Well put. Developing this type of driving attitude is good for the car, the environment and the driver. (I swear that my blood pressure actually drops when I get behind the wheel of my Prius.)NiMHPrius said::?
Are you planning on speeding? The Prius gets its best MPG at slower speeds and isn’t that the main reason we get a Prius?
Since I've gotten my2004 Prius I have changed my driving habit of starting late, driving TOO fast and getting there with tons of gasoline used and “I didn't get caught by the cops this time". I don't mean to sound New Age, but since I've gotten the Prius, I may have gotten to where I'm going 5 to 10 minutes later then before, but I’m getting their with a clean conscience regarding the Law and the environment. I find that I don’t get into the road rage syndrome, and that calm goes with me after I leave the car.
I feel privileged to drive a Prius, and when I see someone speeding down the fast lane at over 75 with a Prius I feel that person is setting a bad example. Being in a Prius is a statement, a statement that you care about others, because you care what impact you are making on the world we live in.
I’m saying all this really more to myself, because, I don’t want to fall back into my old habit, and loose this wonderful feeling that I’m sure many of us Prius owners feel.
Hee, hee! Really, I have no secrets...just a foot that can find the "sweet spot" for any given road, incline, wind direction, etcetera! Oh yeah, and I try to stay off of I-4 during rush hour!TechnoMage said:
If you feel like driving fast now and then it seems to me that that's your business. A nice thing (if you have the Pri classic) is that it looks like a nothing car to passing troopers. Even if you are doing 75 it looks like its going about 45...(G) In your 'Vette you were a juicy target.nameif said:Has anyone used a Radar dectector plugged into the Pruis cigarette lighter? Do you think that could be a problem? Do you think you could have a clear view in the back window? Thanks for your advice.