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Post by pablo » December 16th, 2014, 10:37 am

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Re: Idaho

Post by Steve20050 » December 16th, 2014, 12:06 pm

Holy Moly, I guess their not worried about fuel efficiency in Idaho. I had to look this speed up. It gets a -28% efficiency from 55 to 80 miles per hour.

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Re: Idaho

Post by Born2BBrad » December 16th, 2014, 12:31 pm

I wouldn't want to hit a deer at that speed. Or an elk. Or a moose. Or anything.
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Re: Idaho

Post by kepPNW » December 16th, 2014, 12:44 pm

Born2BBrad wrote:I wouldn't want to hit a deer at that speed. Or an elk. Or a moose. Or anything.
Descending into Missoula one night, at about 80mph, a crazed buck (maybe 12-pt?) t-boned us. He was running, without regard to anything, from a wildfire in the woods. Seemed to have just spun off, and kept on moving! Barely any visible damage to our Suburban.

A bit later that night, as we were checking into a motel, the cops delivered three ladies to the same place. They'd met a bear head-on out on the same highway, and he'd totaled their little Suburu.
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Re: Idaho

Post by Grannyhiker » December 16th, 2014, 3:40 pm

Haven't been to Idaho for 5 years; back then the limit was 75. Going west into Oregon, there was big concentration of OSP troopers on I-84, bringing in lots of ticket money. Must be even more lucrative now! I wonder if that's why Oregon won't raise the rural speed limit (at least on the east side) to a decent level?
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Re: Idaho

Post by kepPNW » December 16th, 2014, 3:43 pm

Grannyhiker wrote:Haven't been to Idaho for 5 years; back then the limit was 75.
It's still 75 on I-90, as of about 45 days ago.
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Re: Idaho

Post by Don Nelsen » December 16th, 2014, 4:12 pm

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Post by Koda » December 16th, 2014, 4:30 pm

Hawaii:
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Post by Guy » December 16th, 2014, 5:25 pm

Don Nelsen wrote:Nevada:
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Re: Idaho

Post by BrianEdwards » December 16th, 2014, 7:29 pm

Idaho and Utah both have 80 mph speed limits on certain interstates
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