Prime has the SLOWEST sorry trucks on the road today, it's not even close

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  1. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    I have a governed 62MPH truck and the ONLY company trucks I consistently ever pass are Prime trucks... and it's not no 60MPH... they're going about 57-58 tops :biggrin_2552:
    Man I switched companies going from 65 to 62.. I don't know how these people go 57 all day long in 70 MPH zones and not go crazy. Prime must be paying their driver a lot of money to make up for their slow trucks.
    Any Prime drivers out there care to explain why you are with them with their sorry slow Freightshakers? I'm actually pretty curious
     
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  3. fuzzeymateo

    fuzzeymateo Heavy Load Member

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    They go slower than 57MPH at times... I've got radar in my truck and have come up on some doing 48MPH. It's unsafe! But there is another thread somewhere on here that has talked about this issue before.
     
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  4. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    When you're paying $3000 a month in a flease deal with them for a truck and getting $1.05 a mile I guess all those MPGs matter
     
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    All trucks will be governed to 65 by 2015; this is all over the news.
     
  6. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    links please
     
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    skyviper73 Heavy Load Member

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    Will that be the max or will slower trucks have to be turned up to 65?
     
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  8. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    If Prime trucks were governed any lower you'd see them going backwards down the highway
     
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    freightlinerman Road Train Member

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    Where's that picture someone had in their signature of an Amish wagon passing a Prime truck? It was a good laugh. If you can post to who ever has it, that would be great to share.
     
  10. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    wergwrg.jpg

    There you go

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  11. MsJamie

    MsJamie Road Train Member

    Prime trucks aren't governed that slowly. The drivers choose to go that slowly to maximize their fuel economy; Prime has some serious fuel bonuses.
     
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