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    (Original post by Andy98)
    Meh, bit higher

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    No thrills to be had on the motorway pal. Save it for the country roads
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    No thrills to be had on the motorway pal. Save it for the country roads
    Do it on both, duhhh

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    I don't worry over pocket change.
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    Out of the 2, I'd go 70mph. I'm not fussed about being 'paid' £6 an hour to drive. I love driving but, at such slow speeds, it would feel like a job; a job that I'd be getting paid less than minimum wage to do.

    I seem to forget about fuel economy when doing long drives since I just want to get to my destination as quickly as possible!


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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    Out of the 2, I'd go 70mph. I'm not fussed about being 'paid' £6 an hour to drive. I love driving but, at such slow speeds, it would feel like a job; a job that I'd be getting paid less than minimum wage to do.

    I seem to forget about fuel economy when doing long drives since I just want to get to my destination as quickly as possible!


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    Is your life so hectic that you can't leave a few minutes earlier ?
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    If I drive at 70 mph, it would take me 2 hours 51 minutes and cost me £20.28 assuming 60 MPG.

    If I drive a 60 mph it takes me 3 hours 20 minutes and cost me £17.38 assuming 70 MPG.

    So I save £2.90, at the cost of another 29 minutes on the road. Or £6 for every hour saved

    So if I'm happy to "earn" £6 an hour for simply driving on a motorway then I should do 60 mph.

    If I'm happy to forfeit £6 an hour for the pleasure of a little longer sleep then I should sleep longer.

    Which would you do?
    Sounds more like a GCSE question than one I would ever hear in real life.

    Time is a precious commodity. People who drive at 60 mph on the motorway clearly have too much of it on their hands.
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    Is your life so hectic that you can't leave a few minutes earlier ?
    It's not a case of having a hectic life. I'm just too impatient to drive so slowly on the motorway.


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    (Original post by just a dad)
    Sounds more like a GCSE question than one I would ever hear in real life.

    Time is a precious commodity. People who drive at 60 mph on the motorway clearly have too much of it on their hands.
    Says the guy with 1,100 posts on TSR lol
    (Original post by live_a_life)
    It's not a case of having a hectic life. I'm just too impatient to drive so slowly on the motorway.


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    Nail head

    It's not that people are too busy, people just like to feel like their making progress and travelling fast.
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    (Original post by SeamanStaines)
    Says the guy with 1,100 posts on TSR lol
    Touché
    The joys of insomnia!
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    Hi Train Tracks


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