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February 06, 2006

Along the autobahn

Advantages of driving in Germany:

1) Cars are in much better condition because of tough inspections
2) Licenses are much harder to get, with much better driver training
3) The autobahn speed limit is "whatever's safe" up to 155 mph

Disadvantages of driving in Germany:

1) When you fly off the road at 120+ mph, you find out why oak was once used as armor on ships

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Posted by joke du jour at February 6, 2006 06:03 PM

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Comments

We sometimes get tourists here who only want to do the Autobahn. So they rent a fancy sportscar or fast BMW and try to race from Munich to Berlin. They are of course not used to the speed and some aggressive drivers around here. Death is often the end of that tourist trip.

Posted by: orangeguru at February 9, 2006 08:27 PM

I believe they us kilometers per hour in Germany. And basically everywhere outside the United States.

Posted by: Anonymous at April 9, 2009 07:47 PM

thats not the autobahn, there are no bicycles allowed on the autobahn!!!

Posted by: Anonymous at April 27, 2011 09:37 AM

Now that's a wrap..

Posted by: Anonymous at June 6, 2011 11:54 AM

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