Would you like to know how to save lives on our highways?Simple. Raise the speed limits.Yes, I have been down this road before. But new research has come to light which bears re-examining this issue.Raising speed limits to save lives — sounds counterintuitive, doesn’t it? Surely, if you crash at a higher speed, there is likely to be more damage?Article Continued BelowI’m not trying to refute the laws of physics here; the above sentence is true. But the key word in that sentence is ‘if.’ It requires us to look a bit beyond what is staring us in the face.For example, it is intuitively obvious just from looking out your window that the world is flat. Anyone who says differently might be burned at the stake. OK, so Galileo was only imprisoned.It’s only when we look at reality from a larger perspective that we understand what’s really going on.