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Re: [OM] Freeway traffic - was Re: About nothing at all

Subject: Re: [OM] Freeway traffic - was Re: About nothing at all
From: Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 07:29:49 +0200
The solution to this is simple: a general prohibition against trucks in the 
left-most lane. I have seen this in many places, both in the US and Europe. If 
there are 3 lanes, they can still pass each other, but if there are only 2, 
tough.

Cheers,
Nathan

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On May 10, 2013, at 3:57 AM, Bill Pearce wrote:

> We also have them here in Brownbackistan, but we call them truck races. This 
> is the result of trucking companies, likely pressured by insurance 
> companies, that equip their trucks with governors, generally set in the 
> 55-65 range. the guy in the fast lane likely has his foot all the way down, 
> to no avail.
> 
>> Here in the People's Republic of Iowa, traffic usually zips along well
>> on the Interstates, but we have this problem with truck drivers
>> (18-wheelers, not Bubbamobiles) doing a rolling blockade. Some idiot
>> decides that he's going to pass the other truck and then gets a phone
>> call or something and ends up just cruise-controlling it at 50-65
>> where the legal speed is 70 and the effective speed is 75.
>> 
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