We have EVOC training taught by state troppers who say they go 120 mph (in their sedans).
We never drive faster than conditions allow. Not worth the risk.
Many times I am well under the speed limit because of ice, snow, rain or potential deer, cattle or horses hidden from view. Recently saw a buffalo grazing near the shoulder.
Cresting an incline and finding a herd of deer or bicyclists one the other side is not uncommon.
You go only as fast as conditions allow. If you cannot slow and stop to avoid a mishap, you are driving too fast.
Sorry about that intersection collision. Must slow ready to stop if others miss hearing the siren (easy in today’s better sound-insulated vehicles with excellent stereo systems or people illegally wearing earbuds while driving.) Appears that some drivers panic and freeze unable to hit their brake. I stop and they pass in front of me.
We have long expanses of vacant interstate highways and highways.
Kansas farmers say they routinely drive 100 to 110 mph in their King Ranch Expeditions.
Some police departments also have removed governors from their Expeditions.
Ours is governed at 105. If unsafe, why 105?
Come here sometime and drive on a vacant, straight, dry interstate or highway and tell the hospital which calls you to speed it up that you will not drive over the speed limit.
Engineers say interstates are capable of much higher speeds but they chose a speed which most people can handle.