Fuel Bonus

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Jamie's Comment
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I've reached my fual bonus goal a few times but afterwards I've gotten some heavy that would kill my MPG due to hills, etc. I'm wondering what's the best way to keep your MPG up in general rather you're heavy or not?

I talked to another Schneider not long ago while I was doing a Walmart load and he said he tries to drive at 55 MPH when possible to keep his MPG high.

So my question is simple: if I want to keep my fual goal, should I go a little slower? Our trucks are governed at 63MPH, so I didn't want to slow the people down behind me anymore. I guess they could just go around me. rofl-3.gif

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Keep it slow, generally around 60 or less and anything else you can do to keep the RPMs down.

Jamie's Comment
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Keep it slow, generally around 60 or less and anything else you can do to keep the RPMs down.

I'll give it a go, that probably why I see so many prime trucks going 60MPH or less.

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