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Old 02-18-2017, 11:32 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Vman455 View Post
Back to the original topic: Chicago freeways, when traffic is moving, is hard to beat for MPG. Wind-protected with walls and whatnot, lots of traffic moving in the same direction, and moderate speeds=great mileage.
I forgot about that - I rarely find myself in those conditions, but that'd be great. I automatically think good roads = little to no traffic, which isn't necessarily true.

Originally Posted by Stubby79 View Post
This town's roads used to be rules by the old and infirm...15 years ago...I thought that was bad at the time...its really gone to sh*t since.
Definitely skewed toward older/retired drivers around Brockville & the part of NS where I've been this winter. I don't mind those drivers at all - slow & mildly unpredictable is better than ragey, fast & tailgatey.

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