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Old 08-03-2013, 09:38 AM   #90 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cbaber View Post
So semi trucks can decide how slow they want to go, but I can't? If a truck can only go 55 mph why is that acceptable and safe, but when I go 55 mph it's considered stubborn and less safe?
A group of vehicles is a consensus. Get in line and do not continually force a long duration pass by the next slowest, and very clumsy vehicles. 63 mph and following at 2 seconds will give better economy and safety than leading out on your own at 55. A lone vehicle that far outside the norm is an aberration. Other drivers are not expecting this on a super highway. Which increases risk to all. This cannot be denied. When I want to ride the scooter to work at 50 mph, I stay off of the interstate. Running that speed on a 65 mph interstate would be completely rude and unsafe.

Last edited by sendler; 08-03-2013 at 02:33 PM..