JB Hunt DCS drivers having max governed speed increased to 65 mph

Discussion in 'JB Hunt' started by A Bug, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Alpinesupra88

    Alpinesupra88 Bobtail Member

    Jan 20, 2018
    A BUG, if anyone is a steering wheel holder it’s you guys that for work these slow companies, sorry that my truck can do greater than 67 mph and it’s also a automatic truck ‍♂️, sorry my boss trusts me and our other drivers to drive the speed limit or greater (70-75mph), sorry my boss doesn’t buy into the slower speeds are safer and it saves fuel bs so go ahead and think your better now that you can do 65 I’ll still be passing you and your co works everyday.
  2. A Bug

    A Bug Medium Load Member

    Mar 15, 2014
    Dallas Tx
    Ha I had forgotten all about this thread!

    Tell me about your job there Alpine;
  3. Atlanta trucker

    Atlanta trucker Medium Load Member

    Jan 25, 2017
    Glorified is better then unglorified.
  4. Oldironfan

    Oldironfan Road Train Member

    May 22, 2017
    I hope you're getting paid at least $0.65 a mile with accessory charges.
  5. lowgear14

    lowgear14 Medium Load Member

    Jun 1, 2014
    This thread sure is old. I am greatly surprised they've not closed it. Actually, the trucks are governed at 66 on the cruise. Yes, we have Bendix on the front bumper on all equipment. Every truck driver in America will cut over right in front of our trucks in less than a second, and the Bendix will beep, and set off a headway. Out of spite. They will deny the allegations, of course. I wouldn't expect integrity here. Other motorist do it as well. It's not only other truck drivers. I have noticed the impatient factor sets in, and we try to pass someone, and someone in front of us slows down in the hammer lane at 62 mph, and we start out in the hammer lane doing 66 mph. The Bendix responds to the vehicle in front of us doing 62 mph, and it kicks back the cruise to 62 mph, and the J.B. Hunt Driver gets the dirty look. I find out that fascinating that they don't understand, and don't think outside the box. After all, it's not rocket science here to figure out what's going on. Most of your bigger carriers have Bendix on the front bumpers, which is designed to avoid a collision.
  6. Wicked Wizard

    Wicked Wizard Heavy Load Member

    Jul 15, 2008
    Northeast PA
    I still enjoy listening to the 8th grade mentality of some of these so called truck drivers. My truck is faster than your truck. WOW. Some guys never grow up and your boss/owner knows this. wow.
  7. lowgear14

    lowgear14 Medium Load Member

    Jun 1, 2014
    I think it's repugnant.
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