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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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BlueberryFocus
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 6:15:10 PM

for the most part or slightly slower
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 4:02:03 AM

no
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 1:10:02 AM

no
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 11:49:53 PM

Not very often.
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reni194611
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 9:47:23 AM

most of the time
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 9:35:56 AM

Yes...or slower depending on road conditions...
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 9:03:32 AM

Around town here, I creep along. There are so many illegal border jumpers driving that they have become a serious road hazard. I keep my senses on full red alert. The illegals are contemptuous of US law and do what they want. Plus they aren't licensed or insured or have registered cars. If one crashes you, they will bolt. Not even stopping to see if you are dead.


If I ever dared to do the speed limit in town, I'd be hitting illegals one after the other. They walk in the street. Pay no attention to traffic lights. Open their driver's door into traffic (had this happen 2 days ago). Jaywalk shamelessly.

Plus most are armed so hollering at some bonehead move will likely get a gun put in your face.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 7:29:26 AM

yes
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 12:30:34 AM

Quite often driving city, 5 over usually highway, and maybe go with the flow right lane only. I like to keep plenty of following distance, and often use cruise option.
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 11:35:07 PM

Sometimes
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iamjoekewl
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 11:27:25 PM

alway 5 to 10 faster except in the city
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 11:04:49 PM

Most of the time.
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 7:17:21 AM

+4mph
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xmstr
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 6:56:27 AM

I usually go with the flow. If the road is clear, I'll drive up to 6mph over the speed limit.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 9:45:17 PM

Took a day trip up to central Mass. About 75 miles one way. Most of that spent at 80 to 95mph. 80 is loafing along of course. A relaxing speed. At 95 things get more interesting. A whole lotta people were zipping along at 95mph. I just tucked in behind whoever was taking the lead and tagged along for the ride.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 9:36:58 PM

go with the flow
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 6:09:21 PM

I try to match the average speed of the traffic flow.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 12:50:52 PM

yes
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litesong
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:34:58 PM

Hemond hummed:
80mph is a reasonble(sic) speed with todays(sic) cars and modern interstates. You are relaxed at 80mph.
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litesong wrote:
At 110mph on my motorcycle, I was surprised how..... relaxed I was. I knew I was in trouble, then. Fortunately, I never relaxed that much ever again. No one is more relaxed than dead bodies.
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:29:30 PM

I try
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litesong
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:21:57 PM

krazkar koughed:
Sometimes. Speed limits around here are way too low.
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litesong wrote:
Its good to know, YOU KNOW that no one's been killed on your roads & its OK to speed. Teach your kids speeding techniques.....that sort of thing!
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twt
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 11:23:49 AM

Usually. Never more than 5 over.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:12:59 AM

generally
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 12:55:52 AM

Not very often
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Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 3:27:36 PM

well said, donutuknow ohio...
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Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 3:26:42 PM

in good driving conditions, 5 to 7 mph over except in school zones... lower the limit, lower the tolerance
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Settjec
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 1:41:28 PM

Indeed
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MsPeachi747
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 1:12:48 PM

Not strictly!
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 6:38:05 AM

80mph is a reasonble speed with todays cars and modern interstates. You are relaxed at 80mph. It is a nice safe, comfortable speed.



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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 5:39:08 AM

I have noticed that quite often when I drive a one hundred forty mile round trip, notice as I drive 5-7 MPH over the limit to/from. There are many other vehicles that pass Me then go out of sight, moments later contending with 4-7 traffic lights along that route, I often catch back up with 45% of those vehicles that caught reds ahead of Me.

Their speed, I believe would often be 10-15 above the limit, and if a head-wind prevails, they must be burning much more fuel and loosing economy at catching the reds. The seconds of time they gained usually away like tail-pipe fumes, as extra $ $ $ Seems so.... Wind force favorable or not! G-Luck!......
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 1:31:14 AM

no way
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 12:21:37 AM

Sometimes. Speed limits around here are way too low.
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 9:26:50 AM

It depends on the road, the time and the situation.
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 2:52:36 PM

yes
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 1:20:41 PM

usually
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 9:44:06 AM

trying but...
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 9:19:32 AM

Sometimes!
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 11:27:26 AM

yes
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 12:06:37 AM

Twice. Once on the way up and once on the way down!
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Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 10:57:42 PM

pretty close to it, but not quite as conservative as james
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jameskel
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 5:30:02 PM

At the limit around town (and always watching for traffic), and 5 mpg OVER on freeways.

James
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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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