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JT
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2009 11:01:00 PM

At what speed do you usually drive on the open road?
The most efficient reasonable speed
I go with the general traffic flow
Well below the speed limit
No faster than the speed limit
Slightly faster than the speed limit
The highest speed that feels safe
As fast as I can
N/A, I don't driv
Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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5w30
Rookie Author Gary

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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2013 7:55:49 AM

Speed limit.
coffeebrake1015
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 11:30:29 AM

60/65 mph. and no faster then the speed limit
floridakeys
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:41:26 PM

I usually set the cruise control at 60 mph, plenty fast enough and still get good fuel mileage
achung53
Veteran Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 10:16:08 AM

No faster than the speed limit
mcapple1996NY
Sophomore Author Long Island

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Message Posted: May 8, 2012 4:22:28 PM

70
MAZmobile
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: May 7, 2012 10:50:09 AM

posted
cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2012 11:04:40 AM

70
mrpolk6
All-Star Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2012 7:42:45 AM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
gator2002
Champion Author Calgary

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2012 2:36:02 AM

110-120KPH
pcprof
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2012 1:27:55 AM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
dental man
Champion Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2012 11:32:39 AM

I go with the general traffic flow
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2012 11:23:55 AM

80
randyt58
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2011 8:13:07 AM

within 7mph on open hwy
googlee
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2011 7:08:02 AM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2011 10:21:02 PM

what ever i can get away with
hhval2
All-Star Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2011 7:32:42 AM

5 over or with flow.
SovietSunrise
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2011 11:36:30 PM

At whatever speed I feel like.
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2011 11:25:32 PM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
777Aviator
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2011 1:48:09 AM

speed limit
777Aviator
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2011 7:56:29 PM

til the paint begins to peel... j/k speed limit...
pcprof
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2011 11:17:32 PM

Five MPH over the limit.
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2011 11:16:00 PM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
777Aviator
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2011 4:43:10 PM

Sometimes Fast, sometimes with flow
Tundralimited2009
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2011 7:34:54 AM

with traffic flow
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2011 11:05:43 PM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
LeftLane1
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2011 5:48:04 PM

Define "Open Road" ---Freeway/Interstate --- 80mph (+/-)

Residential Streets - typically within 3-5 mph or AT Posted Speed Limit.

On Freeway/Interstate all would probably apply

1-Slightly faster than the speed limit
2-The highest speed that feels safe
3-As fast as I can (safely accomplish)
Tundralimited2009
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2011 4:39:30 PM

Speed Limit
HuoXingC
All-Star Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2011 3:47:38 PM

The most efficient reasonable speed. Driving slower on the highways has helped me save a lot of gas.
xwave97
Champion Author Salt Lake City

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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2011 7:34:56 AM

About 5 over.
LXH18
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2011 2:25:13 AM

Slightly faster than the speed limit because many drivers go as fast as they can.
mattsage
Champion Author Buffalo

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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2011 8:22:53 AM

Slightly faster than the speed limit
TriniB
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: May 14, 2011 10:56:30 AM

Between 60 to 65
stepback
Rookie Author Flint

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Message Posted: May 11, 2011 8:55:31 PM

65 or posted speed
solo2
Sophomore Author Calgary

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Message Posted: May 11, 2011 2:29:51 PM

The highest speed that feels safe
TriniB
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: May 10, 2011 8:02:15 PM

I go with the general traffic flow
DB2008
All-Star Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: May 10, 2011 7:19:22 PM

120
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 10, 2011 6:17:48 PM

80
DB2008
All-Star Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2011 10:16:22 AM

Flow of traffic
cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2011 5:11:41 PM

65-70
dangasman
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2011 7:35:10 PM

go with flow
john382
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2011 4:10:02 PM

I go with the general traffic flow
DB2008
All-Star Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2011 9:04:42 AM

I go with the flow.
pemplus
Rookie Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2011 4:31:46 AM

I stay within the Speed Limit. I do not want a ticket nor do I want to speed. I want to make life safe for me and others on the road!
dongo50
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2011 2:27:01 AM

whatever
wrunner
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2011 8:25:56 PM

Slightly faster than the speed limit.
g747
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2011 10:05:44 PM

Mainly 65 posted to hopefully avoid a Ticket from Hell.
bigmac77
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2011 10:14:43 AM

Fast but lately I do the speed limit
bja0030
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2010 9:36:17 PM

80
g747
Champion Author Mobile

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2010 9:17:20 PM

65 mph posted;sometimes 70 posted.
SAVEITIL
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2010 1:28:54 AM

flow
bja0030
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2010 9:37:18 AM

80
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