Speeding in truck stops.

Discussion in 'Truck Stops' started by Gutter, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. JoeTruck

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    I don't think it's ELD. It's 2019 and no one cares about anyone else. It's all about me. They drive the same way on the road.
     
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  2. jammer910Z

    jammer910Z Road Train Member

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    Right.. I've experimented with the "keep it under 4mph" and it wont trip to drive theory.. thats crawling.

    I'd just as soon go the 10mph and get on out of the parking lot.
    I'll eat the 2 min loss before I'll do that.
     
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  3. Coover

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    Honestly, when an old man with a cane gives you the finger as he walks around and passes you, something should click.:rolleyes:
     
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  4. al_huryn

    al_huryn Medium Load Member

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    Like I said Im not doing a super crawl but slow enough Im not going to kill and old man with a cane falling in a pot hole as he gives me the finger.....lol
     
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  5. scottied67

    scottied67 Road Train Member

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    Combination of ELD time ticking down and automatic transmissions which continue to upshift as long as you have your foot on the go pedal.
     
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  6. Gutter

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    I can go 35mph before my ELD kicks in (for now) but I don’t. Lol.
     
  7. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    30 mph in a truck stop wtf? I cuss at myself at 15 mph.
     
  8. S M D

    S M D Road Train Member

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    Back then everyone had respect and those that didn’t have it are the ones who couldn’t shift well enough to even get up to speed.. now everyone has automatics they just pin their foot down!

    Can’t count how Many times I’ve seen a Volvo almost lift the front wheel off the ground leaving the fuel island.

    Edit: had this same discussion with some friends so yeah this was a thing that started happening with the autos and new drivers now days
     
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  9. SteveScott

    SteveScott Road Train Member

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    The only time SWIFT trucks go over the speed limit is in truck stops.
     
  10. x1Heavy

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    That's it?

    HA.... //tease. HAd her at 50+ in wolcott a few times.

    I don't make a habit of it. I crawl. They can dam well wait while i get the fabled mythical old man out of the pothole.
     
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