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Old 09-09-2008, 08:32 AM
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Did you say 70? Didn't you mean 90?
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Old 09-10-2008, 07:52 AM
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Thanks, a.o, you are correct; I originally had typed 80+, but 90+ is more appropriate.
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Old 09-11-2008, 10:56 AM
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Re: speed: I think people generally pick a speed that they are comfortable going, regardless of the actual posted speed limit.

I don't think it overtly has anything to do with safety... people get comfortable at a speed, and they tend to go that speed.
That's certainly true for sensible people like you and me Haven... but I bet there's a good percentage who drive beyond their comfort zone for the thrill -- or because of emotion like anger, drunkenness, competitiveness, etc.

With one hand on the wheel and the other holding their cell phone...
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