FEATURE-How fast should Germans drive?


By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Germany's famous autobahns are made for driving fast, as fast as you like in most cases, but moves are afoot to put the brakes on speeding. Few topics arouse the emotions as much as one's right to plant your foot on the accelerator and hurtle down the wide expanses of the country's motorways. One German motoring lobby has even revived the Cold-War era slogan "Freie Fahrt fuer Freie Buerger" (Free travel for free citizens) that equates ...

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