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Speed Limits in Nz
« on: November 16, 2006, 10:06:18 pm »
With the speed limit at 50kph in town and 100kph on open roads, how have you adjusted to these sloth limits without falling asleep at the wheel.

I have tried driving 100 on our highway & 50 around town and it has felt like it would be faster to get out & walk.  :buck2: Maybe it would be more reasonable with NZ's winding roads?

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Re: Speed Limits in Nz
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2006, 01:24:53 pm »
I really do not know how I will cope with the speed limits. I have difficulty sticking to the 75km limit through our main road. I will have to adjust VERY quickly or walk :laugh:
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Re: Speed Limits in Nz
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Re: Speed Limits in Nz
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2006, 04:16:14 pm »
My biggest adjustment will be in town as I tend to drive 80 more than 60  ???

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Re: Speed Limits in Nz
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2006, 04:23:01 am »
You will adjust quickly enough... the law enforcement WORKS there!

Actually it is amazing how quickly one does adjust, partly because everybody else is complying.  And then you find that gee, this isn't so slow, and hey, I'm more relaxed as a driver... wow, life doesn't freak me out so much anymore... take time to smell the sheep... I mean roses!  :)
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Re: Speed Limits in Nz
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2006, 10:52:36 am »
LOL, I suppose the first speeding fine will also do the trick, though I am determined not to get any.