The clowns have already started in Wyoming...

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by drvrtech77, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. Truckers Report Jobs

    Trucking Jobs in 30 seconds

    Every month 400 people find a job with the help of TruckersReport.

  2. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

    10,154
    52,940
    Apr 26, 2013
    Montana
    0
    Doesnt surprise me . Had a bunch of bozos blow past me on cabbage yesterday in thick thick ice fog. About 250ft of visibility going downhill and was getting my doors blown off by guys doing 50+ .
     
  3. Cattleman84

    Cattleman84 Road Train Member

    5,086
    23,936
    Nov 1, 2017
    The Sticks, Idaho
    0
    First real snow of the year amd they already messing up my lanes... This pisses me off to no end!

    If you dont know how to drive in the snow stay south of I-70 from November until May!
     
    alds, Bud A., Rugerfan and 14 others Thank this.
  4. drvrtech77

    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

    9,539
    61,631
    Mar 20, 2010
    Houston,Tx
    0
    Never used to see this bs in Wyoming..real drivers knew how to drive across there and keep it on the roads without this mess..
     
  5. Cattleman84

    Cattleman84 Road Train Member

    5,086
    23,936
    Nov 1, 2017
    The Sticks, Idaho
    0
    WY also used to throw up the chain law and let drivers get thier job done... Now they just slam the gates and close the roads if it gets even a little dicey.
     
  6. lovesthedrive

    lovesthedrive Is here to help

    13,342
    39,686
    Nov 11, 2008
    Sorrento Maine
    0
    Oh the fun of driving in snowy conditions. Bet they will slow down next time
     
    alds, Bud A., Trucker61016 and 6 others Thank this.
  7. magoo68

    magoo68 Road Train Member

    3,227
    4,832
    Jun 11, 2011
    st malo mb canada
    0
    Real drivers also started out on sticks and developed a feel for the weight they pulled. Now it’s slap it in drive and floor it . You want to slow down let go of the fuel and downshifts to 2000 rpm . Imo you need to develop a feel for trucks before you go to a auto.
     
  8. Deadwood

    Deadwood Medium Load Member

    311
    464
    Dec 24, 2016
    0
    Without a clutch, how exactly would "a feel for trucks" help you when you lose traction driving an automatic?
     
    D.Tibbitt and stillwurkin Thank this.
  9. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

    7,357
    15,348
    Oct 4, 2015
    Fitchburg,MA
    0
    They were already F’ing up back in September when that freak snowstorm hit I-80 in Wyoming and Utah! Barely 3 inches on the ground and drivers were already jackknifing on the highway between Green River and Evanston!! And that was before the 60 mph wind gusts started laying trucks over.
     
  10. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

    5,602
    8,149
    Sep 18, 2009
    The great state of TN
    0
    See what I'm talking about? Some folks want to appear like they know what they are doing. Look at that mess. What kills me is the 4 wheelers getting themselves in ditches and such. Yet if they come south to Memphis where I live, they'll try to make themselves look like Billy Bad ##### to southerners, when many of them are just as ill equipped to drive in snow as most of us down south. That's why I park it sometimes if I can. I know what I'm doing. They don't.
     
    Bud A., Trucker61016, allniter and 5 others Thank this.
  • Truckers Report Jobs

    Trucking Jobs in 30 seconds

    Every month 400 people find a job with the help of TruckersReport.

  • Draft saved Draft deleted