Types of truckers passing me

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  1. PackRatTDI

    PackRatTDI Licensed to Ill

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    Highway workers are worth double points.
     
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  3. Johnny-FlipFlop

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    Yes, according to some.
     
  4. corneileous

    corneileous Road Train Member

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    Hmm, I guess that explains why I see so many trucks cruisin in the hammer lane so much with no one around.... No ones flashed them over yet...lol.
     
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  5. FatDaddy

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    I never thought about that. You might be on to something.
     
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  6. Johnny-FlipFlop

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    Germany has this "mindlessness" that you are talking about. When it's snowing or huge rain, they turn on these LED signs into which they can put a picture of a car or truck, depends who is prohibited to pass. It's mostly trucks that are. And so you are stuck behind this fool up front who is going 40-50mph in the right lane and the whole right lane has to follow him.

    Something like this
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  7. FatDaddy

    FatDaddy Road Train Member

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    We have that here too. It's called The Gorge
     
  8. CasanovaCruiser

    CasanovaCruiser Road Train Member

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    My favorite are construction zones with signs that read "Trucks use left lane" and some ####### gets on the CB yelling about me driving in the left lane.

    Everyone tells everyone how to drive but nobody seems to be able to read a sign anymore.
     
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  9. corneileous

    corneileous Road Train Member

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    I guess I've long done forgotten what the purpose of that was since I don't run OTR anymore. Goin thru Sherman Texas down here on 75, they got a "thru traffic keep left" sign. That the same thing in the construction zones in some states?
     
  10. CasanovaCruiser

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    Yeah, serves a purpose just the same.

    I've yet to see the "wait for permission to change lanes" signs yet lol
     
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  11. Johnny-FlipFlop

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    With quick Google of it, that actually looks somewhat fun.
    We're so programmed with right lane that it's hard to break the habit. Hehehe
     
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