10542 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
There are some places where speed limits are unnecessary, but are there for "speed traps" so the po-po s can meet their quotas.
The po-po's. hahahaha
This is why I never actually touch a piece when I need to adjust it. I lean in over the board, and blow really hard to move the piece.
All that was just a rant. I wasn't accusing anyone of anything.
I just don't like people disobeying the speed limit. The car handles a lot differently at 90mph than 60 and a lot of people won't be able to make the proper adjustments if something suprising happens. The danger worsens depending on how little space there is on the road. The limits aren't there just to give people something to complain about.
Fair enough. When there is traffic, I don't speed ('cause I can't) and my senses are tuned to the environment. I have, however, passed others at a high rate of speed on expressways. I also sometimes see drivers in the left lane driving at a slow rate (I'm often behind them). In my state, a law was passed where you can get ticketed for holding up traffic while in the left lane-even if you are obeying the speed limit. I've also been on expressways where there is quite a bit of traffic, and everyone is travelling at least 15 mph over the posted limit.
I have a relative that is a cop. He has basically told me everything I've read. There is a speed limit, and there is a "real" speed limit. Don't tell me you're unaware of this. In my state, the head of the state police once said that everyone is going to do 70. The posted limit was 55 at the time.
For me, my hours of work involve less traffic. I'm able to do 80 mph many days where the only issue is when I have to slow down for an idiot in the left lane at 55.
When you state that a car handles differently at the speeds you mention, you're excluding two factors. The car and the driver. Face it, most cars made in the last decade can easily handle 80 mph. It's about the driver handling the car, as it always has been.
Do you drive a Chevette?!?
55 in the left hand lane is fine in my country.
why do so many reject a second game especially if they loose?
by kleelof 10 minutes ago
9/19/2014 - Eric Schiller vs. D.Jackson, 1996
by shivemf 15 minutes ago
Your Favorite Chess Sets Still in Production
by Chicken_Monster 18 minutes ago
European Club Cup 2014
by fabelhaft 23 minutes ago
9/18/2014 - Mate in 4
by marcelluss 23 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Champions
by MutatedDoge 33 minutes ago
What do you like to play with Black against e4?
by MelvinDoucet 49 minutes ago
Highest Performance Rating ever
by gekkehenk 61 minutes ago
Chess Sets Addiction-Does Your Wife Or Girlfriend...?
by BillPhilip 65 minutes ago
by Chicken_Monster 76 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!