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Old 08-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #25 (permalink)
Mustang Dave
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
...But low speed is the real winner. Most of all the presence of the semi provides a legit reason to drive slower than the rest of traffic, which is eager to overtake that semi anyway....
That is my basic strategy for driving southern California freeways.
Let the other drivers enjoy their rat race. Even if they win, they're still rats.
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The presence of traffic is the single most complicating factor of hypermiling. I know what I'm going to do, it's contending with whatever the hell all these other people are going to do that makes things hard.

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