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Pat M.'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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rofl-1.gif LOL nope, not anti prime just anit castration... shocked.png

This summer I went to pick up a rotary screen for a asphalt plant.... It was 11'6" wide and 14'6" high and weighed 75k. I was coming south out of Shelby, MT on I15 and there is a long steep hill to pull and even being over width, height and weight I was passing other trucks grossing the normal 80k going up the hill. I wasn't even running the speed limit yet.

Prime is just an easy target.... LOL dancing-dog.gif

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Heavy C's Comment
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No prime hate here. It was just odd because our trucks are governed to 69 so we hardly get passed by anyone except maybe an O/O. And especially a prime truck!

RedGator's Comment
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I always five Roadkill aka Guy a hard time about his Primemobile and Logan T for his Swiftral truck lol. Yall know I love ya.

mountain girl's Comment
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If you're going downhill, you can "feather" your throttle between acceleration and the engine brake, and even governed, the truck will cruise as fast as gravity will take you. I'm just not comfortable past 68-69mph. Once I hit 70, I let the throttle go and allow the engine brake to kick in. My company governs its trucks and speeds past 69 or 70 are recorded, so I watch the feathering.

-mountain girl

Eckoh's Comment
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Lol i drive for swift and even i can pass prime trucks :D

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