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    (Original post by Andy98)
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    Stay at 56 mph with the HGVs and you'll have some change to pay for your sweeties kiddo
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    Don't drive at 60. It's annoying and inconsiderate. The law allows you to drive at 70 (unless you're towing a caravan or trailer). Don't hog the left lane and crawl at a snail's pace of 60 mph, it's annoying.
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    Id do 65...
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    Assuming non stop, I'd do 70mph, hate sitting in a car for hours on end.

    And to cap it all, I'd have the air con on
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    Don't drive at 60. It's annoying and inconsiderate. The law allows you to drive at 70 (unless you're towing a caravan or trailer). Don't hog the left lane and crawl at a snail's pace of 60 mph, it's annoying.
    What's wrong with doing 60 in the left hand lane?
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    (Original post by A Mysterious Lord)
    Assuming non stop, I'd do 70mph, hate sitting in a car for hours on end.

    And to cap it all, I'd have the air con on
    What speed would you drive at if there was no limit ?
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    What's wrong with doing 60 in the left hand lane?
    You shouldn't be driving at 60 if the law allows you to drive at 70. Like I said, unless you're restricted to 60, there's really no point in doing it. It's not very considerate for drivers who want to do 70 in the left lane, for example. They're forced to have to overtake you.
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    You shouldn't be driving at 60 if the law allows you to drive at 70. Like I said, unless you're restricted to 60, there's really no point in doing it. It's not very considerate for drivers who want to do 70 in the left lane, for example. They're forced to have to overtake you.
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    What speed would you drive at if there was no limit ?
    No point going flat out (which is around 140 in my car) otherwise I'd have to stop for fuel, which defeats the point. I get almost exactly 400 miles to a tank at motorway speeds, so I'd probably stick to 70, then I can make it back without refuelling.
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    Go at 77 mph. You get 10% leeway if you get prosecuted.
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    (Original post by A Mysterious Lord)
    No point going flat out (which is around 140 in my car) otherwise I'd have to stop for fuel, which defeats the point. I get almost exactly 400 miles to a tank at motorway speeds, so I'd probably stick to 70, then I can make it back without refuelling.
    If you did 140 you'd still spend a lot less time on the road even if refuelling
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    (Original post by Drewski)
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    There most definitely are stupid questions in life.
    To add to this

    "Is mayonnaise an instrument"

    Any way, Id do the speed limit. 70mph is good enough as a compromise for speed/fuel economy. It's also legal
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    To add to this

    "Is mayonnaise an instrument"

    Any way, Id do the speed limit. 70mph is good enough as a compromise for speed/fuel economy. It's also legal
    If the speed limit was 100, what would you do?
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    If the speed limit was 100, what would you do?
    Might do 100 tbh, because the legal limit is 100

    I've always been taught to drive to the limit wherever necessary

    That being said, technically Im actually doing 65-67Mph at "70mph"
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    Might do 100 tbh, because the legal limit is 100

    I've always been taught to drive to the limit wherever necessary

    That being said, technically Im actually doing 65-67Mph at "70mph"
    100 would be horrendous on the fuel economy. I for one would still drive at 60 if the limit was 100
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    Stay at 56 mph with the HGVs and you'll have some change to pay for your sweeties kiddo
    But that's boring

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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    100 would be horrendous on the fuel economy. I for one would still drive at 60 if the limit was 100
    It would be, and I see how this is a contradictory stance to what I had earlier. I guess if I kept in the left lane doing 70, I wouldnt mind that
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    (Original post by Andy98)
    But that's boring

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    Driving at 70 is thrilling isn't it
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    70mph

    I like driving but I'm far too impatient to think about saving money if I have to drive for that long!
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    Driving at 70 is thrilling isn't it
    Meh, bit higher

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