Best Truck For Big And Tall Driver

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Richard R.'s Comment
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Hi folks, What is the best long haul truck for big and tall drivers (I'm 6'7" and 330 lbs) regarding driver's seat, legroom, bed size and general comfort? Thanks Richard

Old School's Comment
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That would be the Western Star, but don't count on finding that one in any of the large trucking fleets.

I would say the Freightliners and Internationals are roomier than the Pete's KW's and Volvos.

Mistelle's Comment
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Hi folks, What is the best long haul truck for big and tall drivers (I'm 6'7" and 330 lbs) regarding driver's seat, legroom, bed size and general comfort? Thanks Richard

My husband is 6'2" and 295. He's a bit smaller but in his opinion the volvo was more comfortable than the freightliner and the kenworth was the most comfortable. We were only in a freightliner (2014) a volvo (2013) and a kenworth (2015). All three were brand new but the kenworth was the only one that was not part of a large fleet. It was custom for us.

Jopa's Comment
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Hi folks, What is the best long haul truck for big and tall drivers (I'm 6'7" and 330 lbs) regarding driver's seat, legroom, bed size and general comfort? Thanks Richard

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My husband is 6'2" and 295. He's a bit smaller but in his opinion the volvo was more comfortable than the freightliner and the kenworth was the most comfortable. We were only in a freightliner (2014) a volvo (2013) and a kenworth (2015). All three were brand new but the kenworth was the only one that was not part of a large fleet. It was custom for us.

You're too big for the Volvo because Volvo drivers wear Adidas track suits, drive with their feet on the dashboard and speak with Russian accents ... unless they don't, in which case they drive Freigtliners (the Lite Version) and have no accent even though they are still Russian ... it's just the nature of things ...

Jopa

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Brian M.'s Comment
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LOL it's a Daniel B thing

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Hey now JOPA, I'm driving a Volvo lol. I'm 6'4 215# and German but no accent.

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