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Old 05-05-2008, 01:30 AM   #1
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http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/22/2230.asp

Saw this story on the news. Its about time they raise the speed limit. Cars are quite capable of going 80+ safely and efficiently. All there is in central Utah is cows and dirt anyway.
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does that say night 65 MPH

dont want to hit the cows crossing the road i guess
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The only thing I worry about is if semis will be travelling at 75+. They are crazy enough as it is.
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Most I see already do that everywhere.
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I wonder if it'* a real speed limit rather than some number that'* 15 less than the speed after which cops pull people over. Regardless, I can't drive 80 here without being pulled over. This is awesome news!
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We generally do 90 up here, on highway 2. limit is about 70 (110km/h)
Occasionally there is a speed trap, reserved for those 100+mph drivers..which is fairly common to see
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Depending on gear ratios and several other factors, most cars run more efficently at 60mph-65mph, they should reduce the speed limit to reduce fossil fuel consumption.
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Depending on gear ratios and several other factors, most cars run more efficently at 60mph-65mph, they should reduce the speed limit to reduce fossil fuel consumption.
Na! At high speeds you get there faster so it won't matter. :P :P :P :P
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My car would love it I mean it was built for autobahn cruising.
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