Is 700 Miles A Day Possible

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Patrick 's Comment
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I have heard some drivers go 700 miles per day. I did not think that would be possible, considering all the variables that can slow you down on the highway. Can somebody explain how 700 miles is possible? thank you

Mikey B.'s Comment
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700 is absolutely possible. You can drive 11 hours. If you do 70 mph for 10 hours you got you 700 with time to spare.

PackRat's Comment
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Don't feed the Troll.

Delco Dave's Comment
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Rob T.'s Comment
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Are you talking 700 miles in a single 11/14 shift or in a 24 hour period? In a single shift it'd be difficult unless you're able to maintain speed limit in areas of minimal traffic with higher speed limits.

If you start your clock at midnight, 15 minute pretrip and take 8 hour break at 0800 you would hit your 11 driving hours at 1145 post trip has you log off duty at 1200 (noon). Take your 10 hour break and you have just under 2 additional hours to squeeze in more driving in that 24 hour period assuming the load will allow it. So in theory with many interstates being 70 mph or higher you COULD drive 910 miles in 1 calendar day due to having 13 hours driving. Is it likely? Absolutely not unless you're on stretches with higher speed limits in an ungoverned truck and no traffic to slow you down. If you're driving that fast I'd hate to see how much fuel you burn...

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Rob T.'s Comment
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If you start your clock at midnight, 15 minute pretrip and take 8 hour break at 0800

correction : 30 minute break at your 8th hour. Sorry.

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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I have heard some drivers go 700 miles per day. I did not think that would be possible, considering all the variables that can slow you down on the highway. Can somebody explain how 700 miles is possible? thank you

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For a supposedly experienced driver, you would know that it is possible to get 700 miles in an 11 hr driving day, if you have a higher mph governed truck.

When my truck was governed at 75 mph, I regularly got 720-740 mile days out west. Now that it's governed at 72, I can do 700-720 mile days....even with road construction.

Laura

Old School's Comment
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For purely educational purposes, I'm linking a couple of former conversations with Patrick. Notice his pattern of asking these questions. Notice how he never responds to anybody. He likes to start something and then go back to the shadows. For some reason he's back again after a nice absence.

Read the conversations. They might help you understand... well, I don't know if they help us understand anything about him, but they may help you realize we've never been able to help him.

How Many Miles?

I'm Ready To Sue My Employer!

PackRat's Comment
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Yeah. Remember Todd?

Patrick....Todd....Same Troll?

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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Yeah. Remember Todd?

Patrick....Todd....Same Troll?

Good sir, I believe you ARE correct. He started 1st here, as Patrick. . . a green horn child. Evolved into 'manly' Todd. THEN reborn as TomCougar Ford...here, and elsewhere. He's also 'duping' me / others elsewhere, pretending to be a 14 y/o child, wanting the know. Purposely using 'Patick' instead of Patrick...and I can't / won't post the last name he uses. He's consumed endless hours of many peoples' time.

Yessir, PackRat. . . . in my experience of being a 'forum follower' ..... I'd almost bet you a Benjamin. (Actually, I will.)

Ya know, IF YOU REALLY CARE, 'PATICK' . . . 700 MI/DAY 'is' possible, as stated above. Is it common reality with eLogs and speed limits, not much. I bet PJ has days like that. Hubby used to. On paper. Nuf'said?

Fold this topic/thread, IMHO.

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That's probably close to what he really looks like, Pack. ^^^^^^

Be safe, good sir. I've got tons of respect for you, jsyk. thank-you-2.gif

Anne ;)

Elog:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

Elogs:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

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