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Old 07-14-2019, 08:09 AM   #101 (permalink)
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The hilarious thing is...I actually am a truck driver!

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Old 07-14-2019, 10:45 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Nobody drive too fast, nobody drive too slow. Everybody relax & go around--especially if you are speeding, please don't go "though" anyone. Be patient, this drama always ends in the same way, eventually, anyway. But I try not to obstruct others with my drivng skills.
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:24 PM   #103 (permalink)
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You mean youíve awakened to the fact of your selfishness being in conflict with their selfishness.

I drive for a living. 100,000-miles in a year. Observations about traffic have to be accurate. And, as the truck is on a schedule which limits the hours worked both per day and per week, a happy medium has to be established with respect to trafffic flow.

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The only time cars and trucks behave is if its a fuel tanker

then you end up with a line queue going the same speed and one car passing at a time ..


if you don't line queue you end up like this guy did

two cars wreaked into the tanker

https://ktla.com/2019/05/26/tanker-c...-clarita-area/


they spilled 4800 gallons, No explosion though very very lucky
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:24 PM   #104 (permalink)
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The only time cars and trucks behave is if its a fuel tanker

then you end up with a line queue going the same speed and one car passing at a time ..


if you don't line queue you end up like this guy did

two cars wreaked into the tanker

https://ktla.com/2019/05/26/tanker-c...-clarita-area/


they spilled 4800 gallons, No explosion though very very lucky
You know we were have a discussion about power transportation the other day and were wondering about this. So they hold 4800 gallons. Hmmm...
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Old 07-20-2019, 08:04 PM   #105 (permalink)
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You know we were have a discussion about power transportation the other day and were wondering about this. So they hold 4800 gallons. Hmmm...
Sizes arenít generic. Neither are loads.
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Old 07-27-2019, 04:41 AM   #106 (permalink)
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Most drivers in the UK fly about like Roger Ramjet on acid. Even driving sensibly at or close to the speed limit has some bell end up your behind getting angry.

We have compulsory speed limiters coming here on all new cars from 2022, and I'm going to laugh my backside off at them as they all have coronories at being forced to drive at a sensible speed.
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Yes, but how popular are oversized pickups there?

I get tailgated by lifted F150s when there are perfectly-good passing lanes.

For some reason people always drive up and down Mom's street with their brights on. Last week someone had their high beams and two light bars on. Were they watching for kids or cats at 10pm?

Either way I was taking my brother for a walk and they never dimmed the lights. I looked at the sidewalk in front of me and my eyes still burned, so I look forward to someone turning on their light bar instead of passing.
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Old 07-27-2019, 03:42 PM   #108 (permalink)
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LOL! What is up with all the lightbars nowadays?! Are these guys night offroading or spotlighting game? Answer is 'no'. I guess it's just the 'in' thing for trucks and SUVs.
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LOL! What is up with all the lightbars nowadays?! Are these guys night offroading or spotlighting game? Answer is 'no'. I guess it's just the 'in' thing for trucks and SUVs.
Must be a nation wide vendetta against aerodynamics.
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:52 AM   #110 (permalink)
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Do people ever get really pissed off at your Eco driving??

I've got some good videos of people beeping and swearing at me from my rear dashcam ..... Compleatly unaware that when we've creeped up to the back of the que of traffic ... just intime for it to move again .... that their not loosing any time
yep, i see this occasionally.

tbh i try to avoid doing anything "eco" that will cause road rage. full coasting or similar i would not do if there was someone right behind me.

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