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Old 04-02-2013, 10:49 PM   #134
stevehnm
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Originally Posted by flyboy1100 View Post
Didn't you hear, if you slow down you save less than you can make at minimum wage? Therefore there is zero money to be saved by going slower than the speed limit, even if it only adds minutes to your daily commute (in my case if I slow down 5mh, it would be 6 minutes/day, and would take me 2 weeks to reach that extra hour, I would save 10% in fuel which is like 20.00 over 2 weeks, but apparently that is less than minimum wage)

: devil:
"mpgforspeed" is sadly lacking in economic reality, for one thing. How many more passenger hours would it take to save that 42 million dollars for Southwest Airlines, for example?

Also, according to them I should get less mpg at 35 mph than at 55 mph. I actually get 24% better mpg.

But just go ahead with your touchy-feely trip to lala land...
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