Germany may put a speed limit on its autobahn of highways. The autobahn is 12,996 kilometers . There is no speed limit on it for many . There are in some areas, like that have accidents, or roads that are being repaired. On some of the network, there is an speed limit of 130 kph (80 mph). Germany may now put a speed limit on all of the autobahn. It has to meet fuel emission set by the European Union. It wants to reduce the damage done to the environment by cars that drive .
Many drivers are with a speed limit. They do not want the 130kph limit, even if other EU countries have it. Politicians say Germany's would never pass a speed limit . One politician said: "I don't think the of a speed limit is practical." One of Germany's best-selling disagreed with any speed limit. It wrote: "Our autobahn roads are a of freedom. 'Tested on German autobahn' is a seal. There are speed limits." Germany could face big EU if it does not cut its greenhouse gases.