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Old 11-18-2016, 01:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it will only be worth it to import you car if you plan on selling it.

I travel to Dallas at least once a month. You can find or sell pretty much anything. There may be a good demand for a euro spec car locally.

They have 75mph speed limits, close to the 70mph in england.

Do not go on a roundabout in dallas. I have only found 2. One has its edges littered with rubble from many diffetent car wrecks. Also the rules of the road for roundabouts are completely stupid and backwards from what you are used to. Drivers in the roundabout do not yield to incoming traffic.

In Dallas they don't put up any road signs until all the road work is done. It will be easy to get lost.

If you get on the motor way with a 60kph bike some insane lory driver will run you over and laugh. Then no one will atop because they are all arse holes.
We also have lots of uninsured, unlicensed illegal immigrant drivers who will hit and run.

Do not drive any motor cycle in Dallas unless you want to die. People there drive like maniacs and there is always major road construction pretty much every where.
Just a few miles away in Fort Worth people are much more friendly on the road.
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