Thursday, July 17, 2008

Moving Too Fast to Drive 55

This article in the NYT (or here)
describes how the idea of driving at 55 mph is catching speed in this country. A few days ago I heard/read somewhere that because a lot of people are already driving slower - number of fatal accidents on the highways have come down rapidly.
What will it take for most if not everyone to remove there foot off the gas pedal? A law? So be it.
Here is a chart of the optimum speed at which you get the maximum gas mileage for your vehicle.
There is also a website dedicated to driving at 55 mph! (

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