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Old 10-03-2000, 08:24 AM   #1
Chuck
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Post Construction zone fun???

I was cruising down the highway at about 55mph through a construction zone last night and I noticed the perfect spacing of the tall skinny pylons they use. I thought... I could slolom those sooo easily at this speed, but I held back. What kinda ticket do you think that would get me???
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Old 10-03-2000, 08:29 AM   #2
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Reckless endangerment and fines doubled in a construction zone. Not good. Even if it's, like, 4:00 AM. They'll still get you.

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Old 10-03-2000, 08:30 AM   #3
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It is tempting isn't it....?

I think you would probably get at least a reckless driving, maybe more. But whatever ticket you do get, fines are usually doubled in construction zones (all that I have seen anyways...)

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Old 10-03-2000, 09:02 AM   #4
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You'll only get in trouble if you get caught On a trip from Atlanta back to Tampa I was presented the same opportunity on I-75...so I went for it! I was being followed by some friends who all thought I was crazy for doing it.

The way I look at it, setting those cones up like a slalom on the highway is like opening up a frosty beer in front of an alcoholic...what do you think is gonna happen?
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Old 10-03-2000, 09:23 AM   #5
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Around here they use reflectors in between the dashed lines in the middle of the lanes. Sometimes late at night I slalom those (yes, at excessive speeds). Oddly enough, I got my highest speed out of a particular set last night. With just a rear sway bar set to 22mm I used to run them 45-49mph, now with my suspension and setup decently I ran them 59-60mph and I still coulda squeezed another 5 or so mph out of it if they hadn't ended so early!
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