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      02-08-2008, 04:22 PM   #23
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unused airstrip, just make sure you dont fly off a embankment.
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      02-08-2008, 09:44 PM   #24
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Sorry about your detention center expirience.

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naw...anything over 80mph is a "reckless" driving and calls for automatic jail time unless you buy a expensive ass lawyer. I paid $500 AND stayed a night at the detention center... VA sucks major oh and Fairfax county is the worst county to be driving your car in. too many cops...asshole cops
Yeah that really sucks. I lived in Fairfax last 4 out of the last 5 yrs, and dude you are spot on. Nice place to live, convenient and all, but really sucks big time for driving. And did you say 80? I thought it was 90...lol. I go up to 85 on occasion in VA, but never much more than that in the of chance I get nailled. I can't lie though I have done triple digits in VA.
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      02-08-2008, 10:15 PM   #25
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No mandatory jail time for disregard of safety in Ohio. Got popped for 117 on the turnpike and the officer wrote me the ticket, told me to slow down and have a nice day, and sent me on my way. Judge didn't give a fine larger than a normal speeding ticket and told me I wasn't the fastest he had, but I was second.

Seemed like a challenge.

Nelson Ledges is a road track and there is Mid-Ohio as well. I've not been to either of them, or any road course for that matter.

The Northern-Ohio Chapter of the BMW CCA is having four schools this year, with the first being at Mid-Ohio. You need to be a member and the cost is $300, but since it is in April, chances are the event has already been filled.

You can try here for more information: http://www.nohiobmwcca.org/. Harvey Rogers is the driving event coordinator.
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      02-08-2008, 10:45 PM   #26
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Montana has some "prudent speed" sections still I think. No limit if it's daylight. Everywhere else, who cares? Speed limits are just a number, drive at a safe speed and ignore the signs.
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No mandatory jail time for disregard of safety in Ohio.

same in MD. no matter how fast you go, you get a speeding ticket thats it....although it's like $500+ for triple digit speeds lol

as oppose to some parts of the US...you can get arrested/car impounded on the spot for speeding
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      02-09-2008, 02:06 AM   #28
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This is why I got the 328. You can't use all that power in the US



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      02-13-2008, 01:16 PM   #29
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on my cross country trip from ME-WA, I took I-90 out, had the cruise set at 85-95 from S. Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. I was still getting passed by TDI Jetta's who were cruising at 110+ mph. I saw one cop on the whole trip, going thru S. Dakota, my V1 Detector detected his radar before he could get us.
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      02-19-2008, 09:51 AM   #30
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Aroostook County, Maine. sortof.

They've been talking about increasing the limit significantly for a while, they can't enforce the 65 because there are 2 troopers at any given time in a county larger than CT and speeds average over 100 up there! That, and they only (can afford) X-Band.
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Arizona has some 75mph speed limit roads.
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not in Ontario (Canada). 50+ kmh over the limit and they impound your car, suspend your licence, and $2000 fine. they'll leave you on the side of the road.
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unused airstrip, just make sure you dont fly off a embankment.
thats really disrepectful
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