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Old 09-14-2017, 07:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Swerve now! Lol.

Depends on your speed. I feel 2 ways about drafting trucks. Either be 2 seconds or more behind so you can react to obstacles in the road, or be very close to the truck and accept that you probably won't avoid most debris in the road. I almost never follow close, and most would argue not to do it, and for some reason truckers get upset when they can't see you.

If you cannot see his mirror(s), he cannot see you.

Sometimes at night I'll follow closer just so my headlights aren't in his mirrors.
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