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Very mild. U drive to make others' life easy 2 1.75%
Normal mild. Calm and composed, come what may! 48 42.11%
Aggressive. U like racing with taxi drivers 19 16.67%
Very aggressive. Taxi drivers are scared of you 12 10.53%
Choose your own style. 33 28.95%
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Old 20th December 2004, 14:58   #1
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Okay people... whats your driving style? Its not about the one off adventures u would have had in your car. Its about your overall, general driving habit.
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Old 20th December 2004, 15:15   #2
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i think it will def be agressive......
i hate those mother.....s.....(hahha if u know wht i mean ....GTO said no abusin lol) they r sooo pissin off.... jus hate them giv them no chance to overtake or cut me n i kill them big time when im in the mood....
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Mine has to be aggressive too. My general mantra about driving... "if you are the worst driver on the road, then you are always surrounded by good drivers."
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I'm Aggressive, but not very aggressive. I have my limitations, my driving speed changes with change in driving environment.

Even if i'm on a expressway, i wont cross 160 unless i'm dead sure it's perfectly ok. My car still has tubed tyres, so high speed driving is not my best option. I let the car revv freely, but only upto around 140-160kmph. And that 195 i did was just a one off case, will never try that again, on these tyres atleast.

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Old 20th December 2004, 15:35   #5
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well , i wud choose my own style .

depends on my mood and the way i find people driving. if all is fine , y disturb the peace i drive in tandem to the smooth flowing traffic.

if in a hurry - im downrite aggressive .....

with my gf - my style is slow and romantic

if im with friends and in the mood - im RASH !!

so it basically depends !!

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Hey NC, speaking of driving styles....which style are you on now? not the economy run still I hope! That really takes patience man...hats off to you!

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Old 20th December 2004, 15:58   #7
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Mostly aggressive.
although of late in traffic i have been driving really sane. Only sometimes when these bloody call centre cabs irritate me, i will refuse to let them pass.
Generally trying to be a little less aggressive nowadays.
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Those call center cabbies are the worst! Specially at night when the traffic lessens a bit.
This reminds me of an incident that happened once... i had stopped at an interaction to take a right turn. Obviously i was in the rightmost lane when this call center cab came and stopped on my right side (there was no road divider)!! And he started to inch forward, trying to block my way as he had to go straight... man that got me furious. So i rolled down my window and with as full a swing that i could manage, landed a loud punch into the passenger side door. There was another cab driver sitting there.... LOL... when he showed me his chappal to threaten me, i took out the wheel wrench that i keep under the passenger seat and blasted a few gaalis in shudhh punjabi. The look on both their faces was a kodak moment. While they were trying to recover from the gaalis, i took my right turn, leaving them stranded on the wrong side of the road to face the oncoming traffic.
hehehe... by the way, anush no points for guessing the company that cab belonged to.

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I would choose my own style. I normally drive at a constant speed to work and back . Even on no traffic highways I'm sane ..easy driving with good music. But yes sometimes when I get into the mood I can get aggressive esp when someone the road is trying act smart with me... I'm in a completely different roop that time you know hehe and oh yeah I drive like a mad man if I'm chasing a super car on the streets or atleast trying to chase.

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Hey NC, speaking of driving styles....which style are you on now? not the economy run still I hope! That really takes patience man...hats off to you!

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Rt,
yeah that took a lotta patience and the only time i revved the engine over 2000 RPM was that nite when u told me too !!

but boy did it pay off rich dividend ? oh yes it did - when i tanked up after the economy run , and calculated the FE - it came out an amazing [color=red]13.6 KMPL[/color].

RJ was with me when we tanked up and he was zonked with the FE figure.

but after that ive been rippiing off like crazy - making up for lost time !!

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but boy did it pay off rich dividend ? oh yes it did - when i tanked up after the economy run , and calculated the FE - it came out an amazing 13.6 KMPL.
wow! That is impressive, but i really thought you would have got more out of it. But then again, you were driving in the city with the AC on...

Oh BTW, I get an average of not less than 12 kmpl no matter how I drive the Octi

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Oh BTW, I get an average of not less than 12 kmpl no matter how I drive the Octi
Hey rtech how much from the Octi in the economy run? LOL

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Well the last and only time i ever tried the economy run, the Vtec gave me 18.6 kmpl over a distance of 415kms at a speed of between 80-100, with the A/C switched on and 4 people in the car.

Sad thing is, i don't think i'll ever want to drive that way again. LOL

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Oh BTW, I get an average of not less than 12 kmpl no matter how I drive the Octi

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hehe ....on the next tankful with me ripping the car - i got 11.6 KMPL

yeah but with the octi i guess FE is on another plane all togather !!

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hey dippy, Ive never really done an economy run with the Octi! Darn thing will probably take 3 months to finish a tankful if I do that!! But, as I mentioned before, highway driving gets me 17-18kmpl.

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