If You Were a Car, How Fast Could You Go?

Ian Fortey

If it's Sunday afternoon, what are you most likely to be doing with your time?

What's the longest road trip you've ever gone on in your life?

What kind of music is playing in your car when you're out driving?

If you could have any car in the world, what would you get?

What qualifies as a late night for you?

What's the most important feature for you when you go shopping for a car?

How many speeding tickets would you say you've had in your life?

What do you have hanging from the rearview mirror of your car?

What do you do if you get lost on the road?

You're about two seconds from the light when it turns yellow. What do you do?

Who's usually riding shotgun in your car?

How many years have you been driving anyway?

Do you make sure you get your oil changed on a regular basis?

It's not all sunny days out on the highway. What's the worst weather for driving?

Hollywood can craft a pretty awesome car movie when it wants to. What's your favorite car flick?

Sometimes the hardest part about picking a new car is getting the color right. What's the best color for a car?

If you're out on the road, where are you most likely to be going?

When you find yourself in a situation with total strangers, how do you handle yourself?

How likely are you to throw a party for no reason whatsoever?

What's the best kind of fast food in the world?

Where do you park your car when you're not behind the wheel?

Your friend is throwing a backyard barbecue by the pool on the 4th of July. What's the first thing you do when you show up?

Where would you most like to take a road trip to if you had the time?

What's in the trunk of your car right now?

What would happen if your passenger was eating something messy and spilled on the upholstery?

Not everyone's perfect. Have you ever been in an accident?

How likely are you to pick up a hitchhiker?

If you couldn't drive yourself, how do you think you'd get around?

How would you react if you discovered someone had keyed your car?

Aside from a car, what kind of automobile is most appealing to you?

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About This Quiz

It's a strange relationship we have with cars when you think about it.  We create these incredible machines to help us travel faster and carry more over a longer distance while protecting us from the elements, and we have to trust that we'll all use them properly.  We do our best to ensure everyone knows the rules of the road, but really it's up to each individual to follow through on that promise to follow the rules.  And if you've been on the open road for even a few minutes, you know that not everyone follows those rules.  One rule above all gets broken all the time - speeding.  People just love to go fast.

Just looking at the speedometer in any exotic car is a good indication that even auto manufacturers are in on this little ruse of ours.  If speed limits were something everyone cared about, would we keep making cars that can crack 200 miles per hour?  Of course not.   There's a tacit acceptance that some people are just going to go too fast.  And sure, there are times and places when you really can just cut loose and open up the engine to see how fast it goes, but those are usually rare.  But you have to wonder, just how fast can it go?  And how fast would you go?  If you were a car, would you be following the speed limits?  Why not take our quiz and find out just what speed you're set at. 


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