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Motorists are seen cruising both northbound and southbound on I-95 near the Old Town, Maine, exit on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Next week motorists traveling north from Old Town will be permitted to drive faster when the speed limit becomes 75 mph, the fastest in New England. Maine's Transportation Department will post 75 mph speed limits from Old Town to Houlton. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

Motorists are seen cruising both northbound and southbound on I-95 near the Old Town, Maine, exit on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Next week motorists traveling north from Old Town will be permitted to drive faster when the speed limit becomes 75 mph, the fastest in New England. Maine's Transportation Department will post 75 mph speed limits from Old Town to Houlton. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

New 75 mph limit in Maine

If you drive across Interstate 95 in northern Maine, "it's nothing but trees, trees, trees," says one motorist. So why not set the cruise control on 75? That's what a lot of drivers have been doing for years, but it's now legal on one isolated stretch of highway, making Maine the only state east of the Mississippi with a 75-mph speed limit. (AP)