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AUTODIVA

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2005 6:09:52 PM

is it the posted limit, higher or lower, and by how much?
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:54:21 AM

+five
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 12:19:55 AM

+5
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 10:42:12 PM

Speed limit plus 2
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 10:32:23 PM

+4 in/around city --- +9 on open road
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 9:45:53 PM

+9
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 4:43:04 PM

+5
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 9:39:16 AM

Going to work in the AM I usually set it about 60 mph until a light catches me. Sometimes I can get all the way to my cut off before this happens.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 2:45:17 AM

5 over the speed limit
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 10:50:34 PM

0
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:18:30 PM

Plus 5
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 9:00:03 AM

10-15 km over the speed limit.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:51:36 AM

Limit +7
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:45:47 AM

5-9 MPH over the limit depending on traffic.
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bearone2
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:36:49 AM

+5
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:22:06 AM

+5
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 1:01:50 AM

5 or 6 over.
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:19:17 AM

speed limit.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 8:26:32 PM

Five over limit.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 11:32:18 AM

60
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 9:44:29 AM

Limit plus 5
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 2:32:22 PM

five over
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 6:32:53 PM

usually 5 over
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gvan
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 12:30:12 PM

65-67 mph in a 65 mph zone.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 5:04:41 PM

Limit +5
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 8:09:39 AM

speed limit plus 5.

[Edited by: OilerFan at 3/16/2014 8:09:56 AM EST]
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:56:39 AM

Limit +7
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:30:40 AM

at 5 above.
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 11:55:01 AM

higher, but not as high as I would like
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 11:12:22 AM

5 over
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down2fumes
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 7:29:29 AM

7 OVER
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 7:24:33 AM

Plus 5
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 12:54:29 PM

Just 5 over so I won't be pulled over.
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 12:53:59 AM

80
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 12:34:21 AM

speed limit.
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bobcatfan
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 3:17:08 PM

I always drive speed limit +5 MPH. Fast enough to make a little time, but not enough to get pulled over.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 3:05:07 PM

+5
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2014 6:16:50 AM

five over
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charladan
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 11:19:32 AM

plus eight or nine on interstate
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 7:40:32 AM

+5 on hwy.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 6:40:33 AM

Plus 5
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 6:51:43 PM

Tad over 5.
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 7:58:26 AM

+9 on a highway
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 4:11:25 PM

Normally the Highway Patrol will tolerate up to 10 mph over the speed limit posted, because should they pull you over within the 10 mph the ticket is not worth the price of admission. But go over the limit, and they are licking their chops as the minimum price you pay will be $180.00, and will increase every 10 mph over the posted limit.
Most highways in Canada are rated 100 km per hour.
So as we are in kph and 100 km being 60 mph, i'll set it at 110 kph (65)
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 3:47:00 PM

plus 3
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 10:33:55 AM

+5
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2014 3:34:15 PM

5 over.
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down2fumes
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2014 9:44:34 AM

7 OVER
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bentley86
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2014 8:15:46 AM

Usually 10 - 15 kph over posted limit
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 7:23:27 AM

5-over
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2014 2:54:49 AM

a little higher.
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