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Old 05-21-2022, 04:42 PM   #1
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Traveling in a group question

Polling: when traveling with 4 or more rv’s , is the leader supposed to keep slowing down waiting on the last rv or does the last rv keep up with the leader ,say 65mph ?
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Old 05-21-2022, 04:48 PM   #2
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We just go at our own pace with everyone knowing directions. Let others know when stopping so everybody knows who’s in front. Too much work to try to stay together.
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Old 05-21-2022, 05:11 PM   #3
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With us , " We'll see you there . " Know where to go and where to stop yto sight see .
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Old 05-21-2022, 05:56 PM   #4
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Just make sure everyone knows how to get to the next stop. Everyone have everyone's phone numbers. Everyone heads out when they want and travels at their own pace.
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Old 05-21-2022, 06:12 PM   #6
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Well there's that .

Agree on a destination for the day . Don't worry about keeping in sight .
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Back in the day of CB's we talk and ask whats going on and decide if we are meeting or slowing down. Not a big fan of traveling with more than one for that reason
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Old 05-21-2022, 06:38 PM   #8
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I agree, just end up in the same place and don't worry about it.

BUT, if you are ever travelling in a group through heavy traffic put the leader in the rear. It seems counter intuitive but the rear most driver can change lanes first and make room for the others in front of them. Works well.
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Old 05-21-2022, 06:40 PM   #9
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If you really want to stay together, then you have to put the slowest person in front.
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Old 05-21-2022, 08:27 PM   #10
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If you are going to convoy, the leader should be steady on one steady speed.
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With us , " We'll see you there . " Know where to go and where to stop yto sight see .
Attempting to stay in a large group is inviting and increasing the odds of a crash or other traffic problems.
We've been on 2 RV caravans, one to AK and one to the Canadian maritimes. Both times the wagonmaster emphasized travel in a group of 3 with plenty of spacing between RV's so autos could maneuver around each RV when passing, and drive slower than the speed limit for increased safety.

I did NOT like driving in a group, each driver has different methods; haven't done it since the last caravan. I tell others, give me the destination address and when you'll be there, we'll meet you there before dark.
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Where we going?
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For the love of God, please don’t convoy! As someone else said, maybe it was somewhat necessary before cellphones, but there is no reason to do it these days. Multiple RVs close together will drive others on the road nuts. Just exchange cell phone numbers, know where you are meeting up, and go. If someone has an issue, they can call the others.
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I agree when it comes to traveling with others. We have one couple we travel with frequently and have become comfortable with our differences. No others need apply. See you when you get there.
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