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Old 09-19-2016, 05:57 PM   #21
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70-75 for me... on the open interstate. Basically running with traffic flow. Maintain your distance and all is well.

60 is s l o w ...
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Old 09-19-2016, 06:05 PM   #22
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70-75 for me... on the open interstate. Basically running with traffic flow. Maintain your distance and all is well.

60 is s l o w ...
Just as long as you don't start a "china bomb" thread, lol.

Texas had this dual thing going on a number of years ago. Not sure when they stopped, but I haven't seen signs in a long time.
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Old 09-19-2016, 06:20 PM   #23
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Don't think so. Have never seen a 55 mph sign for towing in NC.
x2. Lived in NC for 40 years and I have never seen a different speed posted for towing. Just asked a friend who was a state trooper and he confirmed that there is not a separate trailer speed.
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I have nearly 7 ton attached to a 4 1/2 ton vehicle. I don't care the max speed limit or the tire speed limit, I have no need to go over 65 mph. Maybe I take the responsibility of the safety of my passengers, myself, and all those on the highways too seriously.
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:00 PM   #25
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Living in Calif. I agree that almost no one pulls a trailer at 55. I usually pull at 60-62 as that is what my current tires are rated at plus it feels safer. However, I am often passed by other RV's. For us we are not in a big hurry to get anywhere and want to be sure we are driving at a safe speed for the 5th as well as the tires. When these tires go I will upgrade to one that are rated for 70-80 however.
I'm one of the "almost no one" that tows at 55 and often am passed by many others towing that are going faster.
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I have nearly 7 ton attached to a 4 1/2 ton vehicle. I don't care the max speed limit or the tire speed limit, I have no need to go over 65 mph. Maybe I take the responsibility of the safety of my passengers, myself, and all those on the highways too seriously.


... because 65 and less is Mr. Safety, but over that is the devil!

LOL!

You're probably the slow birds blocking the flow of traffic...
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... because 65 and less is Mr. Safety, but over that is the devil!

LOL!

You're probably the slow birds blocking the flow of traffic...
No, I just maintain that in the right lane and have plenty of power to pass quickly if needed. That is a comfortable speed for me. Maybe because I investigated too many accidents? Maybe because too many mechanical things can go wrong or because I've seen too many idiots behind a wheel.
Those that splatter vehicle and body parts all over the highway block the flow a lot more than I ever could.
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x2. Lived in NC for 40 years and I have never seen a different speed posted for towing. Just asked a friend who was a state trooper and he confirmed that there is not a separate trailer speed.
Your friend is fired. 7th article down. Happy motoring.
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55 unless other wise posted so it may not be posted but it is 55
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Your friend is fired. 7th article down. Happy motoring.
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55 unless other wise posted so it may not be posted but it is 55
That would include semis pulling a trailer
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Just like Cali Captn.
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