July 7th, 2008


6 hours, 490 miles, average speed: 84

From Poznan to Königstein outside of Frankfurt.

distance: 790 km, 490 miles

time: 5 hours, 50 minutes

time gps said it would take: 8 hours

average speed: 135 km/h 85 mph

top speed: 225 km/h 139 mph

car: volvo s40 2.0 diesel

The route

Note to Americans: learn how to drive (Autobahn is safer than the Interstate system), not a single time:

Did someone overtake me on the right side

Did someone enter my lane without indicating

Did someone hog the left lane

Only one person tailgated me