Worst Interstates For Truckers

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Bruce K.'s Comment
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Today I came down I71 from Ohio to Louisville, KY, where I picked up I65 south. As soon as I got into KY, I hit some of the worst pavement I’ve ever been on. Blacktop repairs were bone crushers. After about 50 miles things got better, but they apparently don’t have anyone in Kentucky who knows how to make even a temporary repair. Whoever is in charge of road maintenance in Kentucky should be fired immediately. What an abomination and an embarrassment for Kentucky. I finally realized who the drivers were who were experienced in traveling this roadway. They all stayed in the passing lane.

Phil K.'s Comment
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For me I would have to choose I-80 in Wyoming because of the crazy winds and the less than ideal winter weather. To be fair anytime I am west of the central states (Dakota's, NE, KS, OK, TX) I am always checking the weather for the day before I head out.

As for everyday interstates I run on a lot (basically everything east of the central states), I hate every interstate with lots of trucks, which might sound hypocritical. Personally I-70 between Indianapolis and Columbus for whatever reason might be the one I dislike the most. It seems to be under perpetual construction and half the time there's a wreck on it.

75 and 95 in Florida are kind of annoying because of the traffic. It always seems to be a mixture of 90 year olds poking around and young guns trying to set speed records. 4 is completely awful. Parking in Florida is a joke. 75 between Chattanooga and Macon sucks too. 95 between Richmond and Boston is common sense bad.


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When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Chris W.'s Comment
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I agree with a lot of the previously stated ones and I can't decide the worst ones. But one I haven't seen a lot is I-40 in the east Tennessee area in particularly around the Campbell station exit. I drive in Tennessee alot when connecting back home to see family and I hate driving in Knox and there is a lot worse but a lot of them have already been mentioned so I decided to throw in Knox TN

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Yep I-40 thru Az/NM. sucks seems worse as you enter and exit those states, the 30-40 miles in and out of the 2 states....As well as many other highways around the country. I always said "WOW ! WHO signs off on these "repairs" when done? And those asphalt patch strips, they can't blend em good. Bridges omg the transitions on and off of em suck too ! Been only over a few bridges, where you didn't get that BANG bump over em.

And those major rebuild highways, where they add asphalt to the shoulder for trucks?? some are very dangerous how your truck wobbles around, trying to remain ON the dang road, and narrow lanes at that ! I sure won't be missing that aspect of driving lol


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