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Own up, who was this?

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by Durzel, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. Durzel

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    Andy Cox on Twitter

    Looks like a MSM SR+ to me.

    Ridiculous speeds. We don't need to put even more pressure on emergency services at the moment.
     
  2. freekie

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    Do the aero wheels make it a M3? Can’t believe someone would even have the nerve to attempt such a speed on our motorways never mind in a 40 limit.
     
  3. ckoval7

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    The tweet also mentions someone doing 76 in a 50. Is that not normal over there?
     
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    unless things have change 25 over the limit is a court case and 30+ over is generally a ban. So those three listed are all above the usual just give them points/send them on an I've been naughty course. But ... 94 over ..... um ..I dunno what you get for that.
     
  5. Russinating

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    What do you mean, "normal"? o_O

    Is it normal to break the law everywhere over there?
     
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    If you are doing 75 on the motorway (multiple lane, 70mph) then you are overtaking most vehicles... not that I would do that
     
  7. vitesse

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    I'm surprised the police bimmer caught the Tesla (it's a Model 3)
     
  8. kevuwk

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    They usually have a 330d so it wouldn't be too far behind in acceleration and will have a higher top speed
     
  9. ~Tony

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    Having driven for 2 weeks around Florida just before Covid kicked off, it seems that it is very normal to set the max speed at 5 mph over the speed limit - of which there are many (45, 55, 60, 70 mph) and constantly changing on a drive in any district. Even 10 mph over seemed fairly common, but I gather you are then risking a ticket.

    Explains why there is a setting for default mph over speed limit in the Tesla
     
  10. Russinating

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    I get that. He's talking about 52% over the speed limit which is somewhat different!
     
  11. Jason71

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    I like the comment from someone on one suggested punishment:

    "An ban on owning anything bigger than a 1.1 engine in the future might be a good one in these cases and be good for car sales..."

    um technically............
     
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  12. Durzel

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    I wonder if the police are wise to pulling TeslaFi logs yet?
     
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    ... and anyway many ICE 1 litre cars these days are as fast as a 1980s hot hatch ... well able to blitz the speed limits.
     
  15. Leilani

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    OMG, Does teslafi log historical speeds?
     
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  16. Roy W.

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    Hopefully an instant ban. And confiscate the car. And prosecute to the full extent of the law.

    They were probably trying to meet a toilet roll delivery at their local Tesco.
     
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  17. Roy W.

    Roy W. Battery running low...

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    And Tesla of course, which is where TeslaFi gets the data.
     
  18. Leilani

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    Hmmmm....people should really slow down.
     
  19. Mr H

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    a holiday courtesy of the queen
     
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  20. Leilani

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    With all expenses paid, right?:D:D
     

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