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Dont post your law breaking on youtube if you wanna speed

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Re: Dont post your law breaking on youtube if you wanna speed

Postby pb » 20 Apr 2012, 17:46

tommy525 wrote:If taiwanese drove as well as germans do in general the taiwan speed limits could comfortably be raised to 150kph max or even more in certain stretches. But the fact is that the taiwan driving public is most certainly not up to the task.

Just look at the recent clip of a car driving straight into a car on the freeway. Now this was at night and that is something that even better drivers could perhaps not see as well.

But in general do you think the average taiwanese driver is up to 150kph on the freeways?

Some cars are already driving with that speed (weaving left and right).
My guess is that it could be done with proper education and enforcement. I just do not know if there is demand for it and if it would really cut travel time as most of the highways are clogged reducing the average speed to well below the limit.
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Re: Dont post your law breaking on youtube if you wanna speed

Postby Pingdong » 21 Apr 2012, 03:52

if you are going the length, do yourself a favor and drive #3.

but yeah, the day Taiwanese are given the go ahead on higher speeds is the day i move somewhere with an MRT.
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