Poorer people drive slowly - German survey

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FRANKFURT, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The poor drive slowly on Germany's motorways while the better-off regularly drive faster than recommended and with scant regard to petrol consumption, a survey published on Tuesday showed. Only 37 percent of drivers with a net income below 1,500 euros ($1,982) a month drove faster than 130 km (80 miles) per hour, the TNS Infratest poll said. But among motorists earning more than 2,500 euros a month, almost every second person exceeded the recommended speed ...

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