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View Poll Results: What Region Has The Most Speeders?
New England 10 15.38%
Mid-Atlantic 16 24.62%
Mid-West 2 3.08%
West 11 16.92%
Pacific West 2 3.08%
Southwest 6 9.23%
South 18 27.69%
Voters: 65. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-18-2015, 10:48 AM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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I don't notice many super speeders in the Pittsburgh region, but they tend to drive faster on city streets than on the interstates.
That's because I-376 is too poorly designed to drive fast on, and well over capacity to boot. The average speed on I-79 is much faster, and it'll soon be faster on the Pennsylvania Turnpike once they're done reconstructing and widening it to six lanes.


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NJ residents know PA drivers to be unbelievably slow. They're a nuisance on our roads. Sorry.
It must be relative. A friend of mine from Georgia took a road trip through Pennsylvania last summer, and he told me that Pennsylvania drivers are fast, rude and aggressive.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:42 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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LA has the fastest drivers I've ever seen. I was just there, and typically was going 80 while routinely being passed...even by trucks.
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Old 05-18-2015, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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LA has the fastest drivers I've ever seen. I was just there, and typically was going 80 while routinely being passed...even by trucks.
Funny you should mention trucks. I-80 (the nation's highway) across Nebraska is full of truckers who go flying by!
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Old 05-18-2015, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Somerville, MA
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NJ residents know PA drivers to be unbelievably slow. They're a nuisance on our roads. Sorry.
This has been my experience too. The two Northeastern license plates that make me cringe on a highway because I assume they're going to be slow (and probably sit in the left lane) are Maine and Pennsylvania. This is based on nothing other than personal experience, but those two states are associated with being slow to me.
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Old 07-19-2015, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Many people keep saying that Florida has some of the worst drivers in the nation, but that hasn't been my experience at all. I've driven in South Florida, even, with my own car and don't really remember any bad drivers. It was fine.

I thought the drivers in Dallas were pretty intense. It was just as bad as NYC drivers, in my opinion. Atlanta was pretty bad, too. And Fairfield County, CT. Everyone loves to use their car horns here and everyone thinks they get to go first, at a 4-way stop sign. I get honked at at least once a month living here. I've seen a ridiculous amount of hand gestures, middle fingers and the most ridiculous reactions for the STUPIDEST things. People seriously need to calm the hell down here. And people here LOVE to attempt to make a quick left turn at a green light with no left turn arrow, just before the oncoming traffic starts driving forward. It's ridonkulous and I can't wait to move out this hellhole. Worst place ever.
How many years have you lived in South Florida though? I am a Miami native pretty much (I wasn't born there per se, but I lived there since I was 2, yesterday was my 19th anniversary of coming to America) and it's got horrendous driving. I visited it this past week and me and my boyfriend were infuriated by all the idiots cutting us off and the plain illegal stuff we saw. Maybe you went to a smaller town in S. FL
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Old 07-19-2015, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I've only been in the south and southwest, so I can't speak on behalf of the Midwest or Northeast or anywhere like that, but I saw a ton of speeders in Louisiana and of course Florida. A lot in Mississippi too but most of those were out of staters. Most people with Mississippi licence plates either drove pretty well or too slow (which isn't good either but better than too fast) Texans speed a lot, but they speed more responsibly. However driving in Austin is terrifying.
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