Wind Speed Chart

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G-Town's Comment
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I just downloaded this from my driver portal.

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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Oh that's really cool. I've never seen anything like that before. Pretty interesting.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Definitely useful. Saved for future reference

Turtle's Comment
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That's very cool. I'm saving it also. The wind affects us flatbedders a little differently, but the information is still very useful.

JuiceBox's Comment
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Very cool. I've seen quite a few questions over the last year and a half or so regarding wind and safety. Maybe a good chart to add to the high road training?

Jrod's Comment
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#Like!

Am I doing this social media stuff right? lol

Nice chart, G-Town.

Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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That is and will be very useful! Thanks G-Town!

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Drove through Wyoming twice last week both days they had wind warnings. Both times they said the winds were 40 plus on the signs and I was pulling around 40,000 lb. I was buffeted all over the road. I did see them pulling one truck out of the ditch. Didn't look like he turned over but he was in the median. Needless to say both trips my shoulders were killing me after I got out of the area..

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Bird-one's Comment
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Interesting chart indeed, thanks G-Town.

G-Town's Comment
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I just downloaded this from my driver portal.

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Thanks for the gratitude. I saw this yesterday on our portal and thought it would be helpful to all of us. Reduces the guesswork.

Safe travels everyone.

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