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Old 08-01-2013, 04:55 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by songman View Post
I get a strong feeling here of a concept that the maximum is actually the "required" speed in the US

It is the required minimum and in some places is strictly enforced by everyone, except for the few self righteous assholes blocking traffic.
Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
In real life, the road was not built to be your personal amusement park and other people use it sometimes. And so we get this:
You're right. The interstate highway system was originally built for 70mph, back in the bad old days of bias ply tires and drum brakes.

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