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Old 09-04-2015, 06:56 AM   #15
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I think the time I was so scared I was on a Ca. freeway and people were honking flipping me off and they had to be going 80. My friend told me you will get run over here if you go 65.
Where in CA is that? Where I drive in SoCal, people take their sweet time.
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Old 09-04-2015, 07:46 AM   #16
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I drive 67 mph I don't catch a lot of cars or truck I have to pass other than ABF trucks and most of the ones that pass me don't blow my doors off
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Old 09-04-2015, 07:53 AM   #17
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I set the cruise control at 60 and just let her roll. I don't care if the speed limit is 65 or 75. Doesn't matter to me.
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Old 09-04-2015, 08:10 AM   #18
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The nice thing about driving 60 is you have a lane that is all your own and you almost never pass anyone. Very relaxing. Best to avoid California.

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Old 09-04-2015, 02:31 PM   #19
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A big part of these accidents and people driving too fast is they just do not know better.
Alot of people jump in to towing things or buying a large class A and they have never driven anything bigger than the family sedan. They get taken advantage of when buying trailers and tow vehicles that are unsafe combinations.
If their car will go that fast why can't the RV!!
I agree. I have a commercial license and drove a truck prior to driving a class A, and I can tell you the people driving around you treat you with just as little respect, but my gasser generally has less braking and maneuverability than the big rig I drive. It's best to slow down and drive defensively, and remember you're in a thinly decorated truck chassis with a lot of projectiles waiting to exercise their potential energy.
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Old 09-04-2015, 02:42 PM   #20
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Count me in at 60, as well. It is all about how fast you can stop, not how fast you can go.

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Old 09-04-2015, 10:03 PM   #21
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For some interesting discussion on the topic of speed, check out the thread "Fast DP!" on this forum.
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I set the cruise control at 64 in a 70 or 61 in a 65. I like to enjoy the journey, slow and steady!
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