I Got Passed by a Prime

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by PacoTaco, May 15, 2021.

  1. Freddy57

    Freddy57 Road Train Member

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    Prime also has OO's, they may look like a company truck but they are not. I passed one the other day, he was going about 65 when I started passing, I had to push it up to 80 to get by him.
     
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  3. PacoTaco

    PacoTaco Light Load Member

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    Since starting this thread I've passed a few doing their normal 62mph as well. Maybe it was one of those Prime outlaw trucks that passed me.
     
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  4. bigkev1115

    bigkev1115 Road Train Member

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    If the OP got passed by a Raider Express truck, then he should be worried
     
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  5. PacoTaco

    PacoTaco Light Load Member

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    At least I haven't been passed by them yet, so that's one less badge of shame for me.
     
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  6. Arctic_fox

    Arctic_fox Medium Load Member

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    Nope i had one pass my pete yesterday too. I was cruseing at 73 at the time too and he blew the doors off GPS and ELD confirmed 73 too. Startled me pretty badly TBH because i thought i had somehow let my self drift down to 50 or below.
     
  7. Jacoooooooo

    Jacoooooooo Medium Load Member

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    US Express trucks have been getting close to 70mph recently too.
     
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  8. JSanborn103

    JSanborn103 Light Load Member

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    I got passed by a swifte the other day, he even flipped me off. I think he was going about 80
     
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  9. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    Not true. We typically cruise in the low 60's as well. Mostly if we pass someone, they are getting fuel, on break, or are broke down.
     
  10. PacoTaco

    PacoTaco Light Load Member

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    To me clear, it didn't bother me having Prime pass me. I don't care whether you're running 55 or 85, although I do get a little testy being stuck behind Raider Express on US 287 in Colorado.
     
  11. Dockbumper

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    I have seen more O/O's pulling Swift trailers lately. They must be offering more Power Only freight right now. There is a ####load of freight out here right now!
     
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