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Old 06-25-2020, 08:23 AM
 
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Many of our speed limits make little sense are are in place to appease the part of human nature that thinks punishing acts prevents said acts.

Did you take the time to ask the government in that area why they have speed zones that are offending you?


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Old 06-25-2020, 12:20 PM
 
Location: HSV
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We are generally not talking residential roads here but rather rural limited access highways and interstates.

A majority of speed related deaths in this country are on non interstate roads.
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Old 06-26-2020, 06:26 AM
 
Location: Rochester NY
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On any 70mph road across the country I usually stick with 75-77, anything over 80 and you'll get pulled over. Only time I go 80+ is when I'm with a group of 4 or more cars. But if they are going 85 or more I peel off and drop back to 75-77.
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Old 07-01-2020, 07:10 PM
 
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On any 70mph road across the country I usually stick with 75-77, anything over 80 and you'll get pulled over. Only time I go 80+ is when I'm with a group of 4 or more cars. But if they are going 85 or more I peel off and drop back to 75-77.
Yep, that works. You can also keep in mind that you probably won't get caught if you do not set the pace at speeds much higher than the speed limit.
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Old 07-03-2020, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Did you take the time to ask the government in that area why they have speed zones that are offending you?

Lol
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Old 07-03-2020, 03:30 PM
 
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Our friend that patrols has a saying - "8: You're Great. 9: You're Mine" That's what he uses as his basis for pulling people over. (Referring to how many miles about the speed limit.)
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Old 07-03-2020, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Our friend that patrols has a saying - "8: You're Great. 9: You're Mine" That's what he uses as his basis for pulling people over. (Referring to how many miles about the speed limit.)
Definitely not "our" friend.
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Old 07-06-2020, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Monroe, LA
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On a 70 mph road, never hit 80 or above. 80 is a magic number for most troopers.

This coming from an ex-trooper.
I heard this from an LA State Trooper when I was pulled over on I-20 near Ruston:

"We only pull people over if they're going 10 over or higher. You were going 81 [in a 70], so you're getting a ticket."

There are always sheriff's deputies out between Ruston and Shreveport though, they may go by different rules.
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Old 07-06-2020, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Monroe, LA
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I care about my family and the lives of all people too much to be caught speeding on I-10.

If you cared about the lives of others you would not be posting such inflammatory remarks about speeding for fun in public.
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Did you take the time to ask the government in that area why they have speed zones that are offending you?
Nobody cares about your moral policing.
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Old 07-06-2020, 03:35 PM
 
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if youre in louisana, on I 10, they run 85-95, once you cross mississippi line you need to drop to 80
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