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American Autobahn includes a history of speed limits and enforcement and a description of the exhilaration of driving in Germany with no speed limit (as well as in other parts of Europe and Western states where limits are not strictly enforced)...
Mr. Rask says that for most people, driving fast is not irresponsible--it's fun. His book has something of the character of a health guide that says it's all right to indulge in fat and calories. Even if you don't believe it, it may be fun to read. -- by Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1999
From the amazon book description "Mr. Rask says that for most people, driving fast is not irresponsible--it's fun." See, that's just it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by thenightfly
This book inspired me to pursue transportation professionally.
Rask presents data showing that fewer people die on German highways, driving faster on average than we do... Read more
This is a well written, logical, and well supported case for why speed limits are killing millions of motorists each year. Read morePublished on February 16, 2011 by S. Power
The first part of this book provides an interesting and fascinating history of the development of highways and vehicle technology/safety in America, which alone is a worthwhile... Read morePublished on January 15, 2010 by M. Meyer
Excellent reading for those who suffer on America's HWY systems.
How things could be if we didn't coddle the incompetent!