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Old 05-12-2011, 02:07 PM   #85 (permalink)
Moderate your Moderation.
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I find that handling has more to do with driver skill/confidence than anything else, at least in every day situations.

I read once a digression that "Faced with the decision between a .6g curve, or a tree, most drivers trend to chose the latter...". "Most drivers" are pretty bad at critical decision making, it appears.

Personal digression: Driven a she-tonne of cars in my life, and haven't seen too many that actually HAD to follow precautionary speeds for curves. Heck, even my 78 Volare handled "40mph" curves at 55+...
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