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Old October 17th, 2008, 07:50 PM   #181
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I don't care as well. As a tourist, I leave some of my money in this country and whenever I buy something, I pay all the sales taxes just like local population. Plus, in Europe (except Germany) it doesn't make sense to feel guilty because you pay motorway tolls just like everybody else. And it ain't cheap either
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Old October 17th, 2008, 08:12 PM   #182
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If I could drive stick, maybe I'd have this concern. Since I can't, I just stick to taking the train and PT
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Old October 17th, 2008, 11:04 PM   #183
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I don't care as well. As a tourist, I leave some of my money in this country and whenever I buy something, I pay all the sales taxes just like local population. Plus, in Europe (except Germany) it doesn't make sense to feel guilty because you pay motorway tolls just like everybody else. And it ain't cheap either
They are free in the UK and Ireland too.

I can't see whey you would feel quilty.
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Old October 17th, 2008, 11:06 PM   #184
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Motorway tolls in Europe are generally 5 times as high as in the United States. Some turnpikes charge like 1,5 eurocents per kilometer.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 02:52 PM   #185
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Not all motorways are free in the UK and Ireland, though tolls are not very common.

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Old October 18th, 2008, 03:16 PM   #186
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M6 Toll near Birmingham is toll
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Old October 18th, 2008, 05:11 PM   #187
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Theres that one toll yes, but it follows the route of the M6, so you have a choice! Some bridges have tolls.

But anyway back to the topic of the topic; strange topic!
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Old October 18th, 2008, 09:19 PM   #188
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Old October 18th, 2008, 10:08 PM   #189
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Weird topic I must say too, but as to the question, I do not really feel guilty, maybe only when the road passes through small villages or city centres.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:24 PM   #190
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Heck no!
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Old October 19th, 2008, 12:04 PM   #191
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In some countries it is easier to drive with a 'local' licenseplate rather then a 'foreign' licenseplate. Driving with a local (rented) normally means fewer stops by the police to pay some fine
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Old January 1st, 2009, 03:24 AM   #192
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Where in the world? :D



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Old January 1st, 2009, 04:39 AM   #193
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Some American city in the early 1980s.
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Old January 1st, 2009, 05:22 AM   #194
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This has to be in Texas. Frontage roads, paved-over embankments, horizontal signal heads, spindly-looking bridge supports, and the arrow in the bottom right corner of the exit sign are all typical Texas features. I think the vertical freeway route is also not an interstate route since there is no exit number tab on the exit sign.
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Old January 1st, 2009, 05:32 AM   #195
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Old January 1st, 2009, 06:01 AM   #196
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I think I have it. US 59 southbound at I-45 in Houston, Texas. The exit is for McGowen Ave. and Taum St. (couldn't have figured it out without that clue!)

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...,0.025964&z=16
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Old January 1st, 2009, 02:28 PM   #197
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It's big. It's Texas!
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Old January 1st, 2009, 03:40 PM   #198
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wow... big picture too
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Old January 1st, 2009, 06:14 PM   #199
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This is a bit like "Guess the highway", so is it possible to merge the two threads? That would clear it a bit up
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Old February 18th, 2009, 07:37 PM   #200
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Priority question

This one I've asked countless people, and there doesn't seem to be a definite answer, and there seem to be a lot of conflicting views.
On a unidirectional carriageway with more than two lanes, two drivers, situated on lanes n+2 and n attempt to change lane to lane n+1. Assume that if they do it simultaneously they hit each other. Who has to yield and why??
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