To pass or not to pass

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by tinytim, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. tinytim

    tinytim Road Train Member

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    You're climbing a hill, you're heavy and you're slow. The guy ahead is a bit slower. You're dong about a third of the speed limit. Do you go for it?


     
  2. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    if im faster then him.yes only if able to get around him and not hold up traffic.
     
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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Mr Mayiagi will move pronto soon enough. Pull the mountain your way.
     
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  4. Skorge

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    If your clear then pass
     
  5. "semi" retired

    "semi" retired Road Train Member

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    Big ol' Cat motor, there would be no reason to ask this,,,struggling along with your castrated motors, :mad:,,just sit back and collect your pay.
     
  6. WesternPlains

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  7. tinytim

    tinytim Road Train Member

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    That's a pretty big if at 20mph when the 4's are doing 65-70. In this case he could see me coming up but the two 4 wheelers and the fedex weren't visible to him when he hit the hammer lane.

    But I agree, if you can do it without holding up traffic. Otherwise you have no business in the hammer lane at that speed.
     
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  8. tinytim

    tinytim Road Train Member

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    Them chip and log trucks are weighing in a 130k+ and should be thinking before they pull out like that IMO. The one that was a bit faster probably does have a big 'ol kitty cat.
     
  9. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    key word is should be thinking.
     
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  10. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    i got a question. how many of you turn off your ac when you go up long grades.
     
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