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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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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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RacksnSpurs
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 9:00:52 PM

No
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 2:21:04 PM

Yes, I cheat a little on the expressway but only by 2 of 3 mph...
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 7:40:25 AM

no
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 4:23:33 AM

yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 12:59:24 AM

Yes
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2014 11:09:22 AM

not on the freeways 80% of the time
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2014 9:36:47 AM

5/10 over
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2014 9:16:07 AM

depend on the road and time of day. in early morning i'll drive 5 under when just me on the road otherwise i stay within 2 of the limit
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2014 12:00:09 AM

I travel at whatever speed is comfortable. Often that means 80mph. Most other people do the same. Except for the texters and facebookers who pitter patter along at 45 in a 65 zone...punching in nonsense on those stupid iphones.
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2014 7:29:36 PM

Yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 12:56:28 PM

Yes
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 6:12:26 AM

Yes that way I'm keeping my RPMs between 1500-2000 for my best fuel economy.
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 6:00:02 AM

Usually 5-15 mph under unless in town with an automatic; then I try to go fast enough to keep it in overdrive. That might be 38 mph in a 30.
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twt
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 2:51:32 AM

I obey the speed limit. Sounds like somebody, ignores the law.
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DaddyD302
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 2:11:09 AM

I usually only do 4 over.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 8:09:19 AM

80mph pretty much all the time on local interstate. 95mph on Mass Pike - but only when tucked behind someone else running lead.
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 7:52:36 AM

no
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 6:34:51 AM

Usually 5-10 over
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pinbuster2005
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 1:16:36 AM

Yes that way I'm keeping my RPMs between 1500-2000 for my best fuel economy.
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StArrow68
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 10:41:11 PM

More and more as the years pass.
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ccnpkid
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 10:34:40 PM

normally 5 - 8 mph more in speedway
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 8:55:38 PM

yes
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