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Old 07-23-2014, 02:32 PM   #31
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Why worry about it? If they run into your trailer, you and your family are safe. Your trip may be delayed or canceled, but no biggie. It's the idiot that wasn't paying attention that puts themselves in danger.
Did you really write that? Why worry about it, no biggie? WOW!!!
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:11 PM   #32
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I'm not sure whom you were addressing but since you quoted me, I assume it's me.
I'm not sure myself! I think the message as to who said what got lost...
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:35 PM   #33
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I'm not sure myself! I think the message as to who said what got lost...
Happens to the best of us. :-). Worsens as we age.
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:38 PM   #34
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Did you really write that? Why worry about it, no biggie? WOW!!!
Whatever dude. You go what ever speed you want and justify it however you want.
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:04 AM   #35
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Sorry buddy, but the day my family gets rear ended at 80 mph while I'm towing 7K lbs it's a BIG DEAL! BTW, there's nothing safe about that.

I dont know where you drive but so far I have never seen an RV rear-ended on the highway.
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:32 AM   #36
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I have towed a bit, and I never get over 60 to 65 while towing. I am on vacation, so why hurry, and the way I feel about it is I am in their way, they can kiss my grits
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Really, for the most part, the people driving out where the speed limits are high are generally aware of large/towed vehicles, and will most times give them some room and consideration. My biggest problem is in cities. I leave a space in front of me for a reason, and it's not so your Civic can whip right in front of me and stop. So I'm more worried about rear-ending someone than I am about getting rear-ended, or some fool cutting it too close and clipping my front fender.

But to ignore ANY other driver on the road for whatever reason is reckless and irresponsible. Whatever happens out there on the road may not be your fault, but I assure you, it will be your problem.
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In a lot of states the speed limit may be 70 or more but the truck speed is seldom more than 65 and in some states it's less.
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I cruise at 65 when legal - figure there is some headroom in the "specification" of the tires.

One case I was hitting 75 or so - trying to beat sunset on a trip to meet friends in an area with no phone coverage....needed to find them! Mileage went from 15 or so towing down to like 8. Next time will go slow and meet them in the morning should that happen again....

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