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BLTHNDR

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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2011 10:35:58 PM

Unless you stop at a bar and got a buzz I would say no to all !Or maybe you have a radar detector Right?
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 3:26:37 AM

yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2015 10:24:08 PM

Yes...
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Grizzlyraptor2
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 10:09:38 AM

Within 5 mph.
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TeeInDE
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 9:46:22 AM

Never!
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 9:10:03 AM

Very seldom in a Hurry to get anywhere, stay concerned for fuel savings, have MPG. indicators that work, have zoned speed signs where I go driving. No texting, only answer my cell to say "I'm DRIVING/HOLD" A MOMENT".... then if they (caller) can't,....? I end call! No BUT,BUT,BUTS........!

With the flow or - 5 ... + 5-7 over, maybe! (only highway)
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 8:44:20 AM

Not typically! I would get run over around here if I did the speed limit.
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 1:06:58 AM

not very often
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bcressy
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 1:40:34 PM

depends on when and where. Example - I drive 55 on the highway even if the speed limit is 65. There are some 45 zones near me I go 55 in though.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 12:11:45 PM

yes
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puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 8:37:23 AM

yes
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twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 3:07:16 AM

I will go 5 miles over the limit depending on the flow of traffic, but no more than that.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 2:07:22 AM

yes
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2014 9:13:10 AM

no
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gpranger94
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2014 7:36:46 AM

5 or 6 mph over the limit and when in heavy traffic I try to move with the flow.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 11:30:16 AM

Only in known speed traps. Otherwise I push it.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 6:48:13 AM

I try to drive with the flow of traffic.
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2014 8:15:36 AM

On it or under.....gas mileage is most important to me....
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2014 5:44:27 AM

I try to stay within 5 MPH over the limit on highways and at the limit around town.
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nickless
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2014 2:38:53 AM

yes
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twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2014 3:48:07 AM

I never drive more than 5 miles over the posted limit.
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2014 2:02:20 AM

highway +5, around local always under
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2014 12:21:54 AM

not very often
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 2:14:06 PM

Usually 5-10 MPH over.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 1:11:31 PM

yes
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 6:18:24 AM

I stay pretty close 96% of the time highway, and not into Zooming anywhere else. Left that back in the "90's" memories.
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k7lvo
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 7:53:30 PM

5-10 over - unless I get behind a rabbit...
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 10:11:47 AM

5 to 10 over
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 9:04:15 AM

Occasionally
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 4:04:37 AM

I try to drive to road conditions. Sometimes I drive a bit faster and sometimes slower
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 11:38:41 PM

I'm actually forced to do less than the speed limit several times a day now. There is always one of those insane iphone gabbers pitter-pattering along at 40 mph on the interstate.

Completely blocking traffic and utterly oblivious to the hazard they are at the center of. I'd rather have drunk drivers on the highway instead of iphone nitwits. At least the drunks are looking at the lane.

These offenders should be arrested on the spot and spend the day in jail. iphone offenders are far worse than drunks.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 6:55:59 PM

Not always
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 11:47:17 AM

yes
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 11:29:17 AM

yes
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 9:19:34 PM

Honestly, rarely. I do +5 on the streets and up to +10 on highways.

But, I also do what the traffic is doing to fit in and not get picked out of the crowd for tickets.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 2:02:57 PM

when I can
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 11:46:44 AM

yes
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 6:50:18 AM

Driving the speed limit on most of the roads around here will get you run over!!
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 4:06:08 AM

I go with the flow, but never more than five miles over the speed limit. Some folks drive, like the Devil is chasing them.
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 12:45:40 AM

Here in Canada, the speed limits are a joke. I go above it, but not as much as I would like to.

I like how many of the US Interstates are 70 - 80 mph!
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 12:40:24 PM

A steady 80mph to 90mph on the interstates.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 10:29:03 AM

yes
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 8:08:17 AM

Never owned a detector, I stay with the limits >> city/suburbs, sometimes 5 under. Highway it depends on the traffic load, but I tend to average the flow or stay 5....7 over or near the zone limits.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 6:37:11 AM

Usually 5-10 over, which generally keeps up with the flow.
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NJDeMarco
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 2:25:18 PM

I keep up with the traffic.
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 2:06:53 PM

I rarely exceed speed limit.
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 8:09:54 AM

Retired and living 20 miles out in the desert from the nearest community it's pretty hard to drive more than 30-35 MPH on the roads (if one calls them that) without running the risk of losing control.

Once on black top we usually keep the speed below 65 MPH.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 8:07:05 AM

most of the time, yes. On road trips where it's hours to my destination, I'll drive 5mph over.
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 7:42:22 AM

little faster
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 12:52:31 AM

yes
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 12:32:35 AM

a little over
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 9:28:44 PM

Yes
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