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#3524336 - 02/22/12 09:35 PM Meanwhile on a German highway...
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http://i.imgur.com/Ajo0Y.gif

Was that car or a low flying plane?

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#3524345 - 02/22/12 09:48 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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#3524348 - 02/22/12 09:56 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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There was a youtube video of that, IIRC. Very reckless driving, what if someone pulled onto his lane? Kabam!
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#3524354 - 02/22/12 10:11 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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I'm not saying it isn't dangerous,

But there is a marked difference to how highways work in Europe as opposed to the dozy creatures on North American highways. Actually I think Canada is worse than the US when it comes to highway driving.

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#3524362 - 02/22/12 10:27 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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That'd have to be about 300 he's doing.
When the camera pans down it shows that car doing 150.
I've done 210 on an Autobahn and yeah got passed by Porsche's and so on. smile
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#3524379 - 02/22/12 10:43 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Duchess]
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Originally Posted By: joe_stallin

But there is a marked difference to how highways work in Europe as opposed to the dozy creatures on North American highways. Actually I think Canada is worse than the US when it comes to highway driving.



The three weeks I've spent in California back in 2001 were a fascinating experience in how relaxing driving a car can be. I really enjoyed it, FAR less stressful than here in Germany.

And I say that as someone who likes to drive fast on the Autobahn.
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#3524386 - 02/22/12 10:53 PM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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Germany. Where the police actually pull up next to you to urge you to go faster biggrin
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#3524478 - 02/23/12 01:37 AM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Para_Bellum]
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Originally Posted By: Para_Bellum
Originally Posted By: joe_stallin

But there is a marked difference to how highways work in Europe as opposed to the dozy creatures on North American highways. Actually I think Canada is worse than the US when it comes to highway driving.



The three weeks I've spent in California back in 2001 were a fascinating experience in how relaxing driving a car can be. I really enjoyed it, FAR less stressful than here in Germany.

And I say that as someone who likes to drive fast on the Autobahn.


When it comes to laid back we are the professionals. biggrin

Did you take a drive up the Pacific Coast Highway?


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#3524489 - 02/23/12 02:00 AM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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lots of videos like that on youtube.

check out the bmw 850 guy that routinely hits 300 on the autobahn!

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#3524545 - 02/23/12 04:35 AM Re: Meanwhile in Germany... [Re: Desert Eagle]
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I was once driving my old VW Beetle in the middle of the night on the corridor between East Germany and West Berlin, a large Merc zoomed by and disappeared in front, I swear I nearly stepped off my car. I thought my Beetle wasn't moving, that bad.

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