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Heavy C's Comment
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So I was driving home from the Syracuse area today when something strange happened. I was actually PASSED by a Prime truck! The only time this might have ever happened was if I played my dash cam videos backwards. I do however have an explanation for this. We're getting another foot of snow and the turnpike dropped the speed limit down to 45 but he wasn't listening.

Daniel do you ever get to pass anyone? It must be exhilarating when you do!

MRC's Comment
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MRC's Comment
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If he does, I'm guessing that he sticks his shirt over his mirror to create a sail.rofl-3.gif on another note; Heard the Roads are bad in Maine all day, Heavy C

Heavy C's Comment
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Yea the drive was a mix of everything. Syracuse was just ok, Albany was a mess, mass was just wet and back home was slicker than snot.

MRC's Comment
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Yeah the daughter said the faculty and students (UNE) had been reporting accidents since this morn. They cancelled all classes at 2

Pat M.'s Comment
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Once in a while he gets to pass a Yugo but it is usually parked at the curb.smile.gifrofl-3.gifrofl-2.gifrofl-1.gif

RedGator's Comment
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I had that happen once on I76 in PA going up hill. They have 3 lanes for this paricular mountain and a strict no trucks in the left lane. Can uou guess which lane Prime was in??????

Jopa's Comment
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Oh man, do I detect a little anti-Prime mood here??? Just so happens I pass a LOT of trucks in my Primobile . . . happens so often I sometimes feel like a real "SuperTrucker" (but to BE a SuperTrucker you have to be Russian, drive a Volvo and put you feet on the dash . . . or drive a conventional bull hauler . . . ) I will admit, though, a goodly portion of those trucks in the mirrors are other "Primers" . . . but they are still in the rear views . . .

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Jopa

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Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

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Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
6 string rhythm's Comment
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Our trucks at Old Dominion are governed at 64 mph. Having said that, I was passed by a Prime truck. I almost **** myself. Perhaps a lease operator???

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I thought I read somewhere that the Prime trucks were governed at 62 or 63 but would run 65 using cruise control ?

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