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Old 06-23-2021, 01:04 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 06-23-2021, 01:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I'm sure that, for example, Germany have even more speed freedom on the interstate roads.

Can you describe your country/state patterns?
What are legal speed limits?
What speed usually people drive there?
What you, as an ecomodder, drive there?
I drive just over 50 km/h indicated in the city when possible as I'm in 5th gear at that speed.
On the highway I'm merging at 130 km/h and cruise at 90 km/h indicated in the right lane because 5th gear is realy short.

Speed limits are:
City: 50 km/h
Rural: 100 km/h
Highway: best I can do is 230 km/h
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Old 06-23-2021, 01:38 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I'm merging at 130 km/h and cruise at 90 km/h indicated in the right lane
This is an important point. Especially, I presume, on the Autobahn.
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Old 06-23-2021, 01:41 PM   #14 (permalink)
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This is an important point. Especially, I presume, on the Autobahn.
Well, Autobahn is just the german word for highway.
But yea, don't merge at a speed lower than the flow of traffic.

AND ESPECIALY DON'T STOP ON THE RAMP
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Capital A makes it a proper noun.

I recommend not spinning out on an onramp. I just missed sitting backward and motionless in the right lane. (d*mn terminal oversteer on black ice)
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Well, Autobahn is just the german word for highway.
And 220 is just a German number for 110
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Old 06-23-2021, 08:17 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Capital A makes it a proper noun.

I recommend not spinning out on an onramp. I just missed sitting backward and motionless in the right lane. (d*mn terminal oversteer on black ice)
My car does the opposite, it spins out when I lift off the throttle and understeers on throttle.
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And 220 is just a German number for 110
Nah, but 230 km/h is 143,75 burgers per hour.
But fuel efficiency at that speed is terrible
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I live on the border of 3 countries, and every small country in Europe has different speed limits. For convenience and above all FE I often use the lowest of the 3 on the highway, being 100 km/h. In Germany it's important to be flexible and adapt the speed to the lane, being somewhere between 90 - 110 km/h right and well above 130 km/h left ... And in the Netherlands you can do 100 km/h between 6 am and 7 pm and 130 km/h at night.


Belgium, where I drive most:
City center: 30km/h (you're faster by bike, but cars are gradually being banned here)
Residential area: 50 km/h
Rural: 70 to 90 km/h
Highway: 120 km/h

Most people here drive 10 km/h faster on the speedo than the maximum speed.
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