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#1 (permalink) Old 11-17-2007, 09:37 PM
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I'm just wondering what things are like in different area's in terms of how fast people drive. A lot of people around my city get rather tense when driving close to or above 100 mph. Any one have any comments?
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Depends on context.

NYC in the city is slow, period.

I-20 in west TX is a great place to hit 160+.

Atlanta freeways tend to run 80+.

The bottom line is not to endanger motorists around you and stay within the limits of your skill and your car.



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People here in Savannah run 65-70 on Abercorne speedway! The speed limit is 45 and in the mornings on way to work people fly on this twisty road wiht stop lights. I stick to as much highway and avoid Abercorne because a 1987 Oldsmobile ,blowing smoke, flying up behind you at a red light at speeds greater than 55 and no state inspection, you pray to God that their brakes work!
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People here in Savannah run 65-70 on Abercorne speedway! The speed limit is 45 and in the mornings on way to work people fly on this twisty road wiht stop lights. I stick to as much highway and avoid Abercorne because a 1987 Oldsmobile ,blowing smoke, flying up behind you at a red light at speeds greater than 55 and no state inspection, you pray to God that their brakes work!

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The bottom line is not to endanger motorists around you and stay within the limits of your skill and your car.
I agree 100%. Traffic is usually pretty light up here, so there is lots of opportunity to open it up.
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I'm just wondering what things are like in different area's in terms of how fast people drive. A lot of people around my city get rather tense when driving close to or above 100 mph. Any one have any comments?
In Washinton on I-5 usually about 65-80 mph.

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I280 is pretty light and you can get moving pretty quick there....

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ehh around louisville most people hang around 60-75... i find way too many people finding the fast lane going 45 thoug... :grrr
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cali drivers seem to cruise at 85-90 If i enjoy my 40mpg (according to mpg gauge) I cruise at around 70 on a nice flat strip.

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^ yeah like the pirus they go like 70 and everyone else goes like 85 and on 280 some go like 110-130..

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^ yeah like the pirus they go like 70 and everyone else goes like 85 and on 280 some go like 110-130..
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101 in the north bay runs around 75mph. maybe 80 on a fast day.

on my highway road near my house speed is 55, people go 65.

I-5 through the central valley runs anywhere from 70-100 depending on the time of day and traffic.

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Lol the 5 has like 16 lanes at a certain point in SD.

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60-70 here people go nuts if you go faster and some idiots will cut you off and jam the brakes to "teach" you a lesson about going fast

and the cops pull you over for accelerating too quickly

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