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Old 07-10-2011, 11:34 PM   #11
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A truck was jammed under a bridge locally a few weeks ago. When the patrol guys asked the driver if he was stuck he said "No, I'm just delivering this bridge and I got lost."
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:01 AM   #12
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"Exit Now" book that Good Sam Club publishes has a section in it that lists low bridges by state. We have used it for a couple of trips now and the info it provides has been helpful.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:30 AM   #13
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"Exit Now" book that Good Sam Club publishes has a section in it that lists low bridges by state. We have used it for a couple of trips now and the info it provides has been helpful.
We also keep a current copy of "Exit Now" in the cab of the truck at all times. What a wonderful asset to use for fuel planning and that "I am hungry/have to P" question that prompts a look at what is coming up as we travel.
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We also keep a current copy of "Exit Now" in the cab of the truck at all times. What a wonderful asset to use for fuel planning and that "I am hungry/have to P" question that prompts a look at what is coming up as we travel.
When we have that question come up I just hit the nearest exit with a shoulder and hit the fridge and bathroom Im'a pullin.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:06 PM   #15
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When we have that question come up I just hit the nearest exit with a shoulder and hit the fridge and bathroom Im'a pullin.
That is fine for emergences but I like to tie stops with fuel as well.
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:20 PM   #16
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I just bought the Rand McNally 5510 and still learning to use it, it has a ton of RV features and single tap on the screen next exit feature for the interstates but since I have not used an interstate since I got it I cant coment on how usefull that is.

Like most trucker Gps's you program, your length, height weight etc, so it will not take you under bridges that are too low, (in theory), One great feature is the verbal and viual speed limit warning, the MPH digits on my Canadian RAM Odometer are tiny compared to the KMPH digits and with sunglasses are invisible, this is very useful.

I originally had the WorldNav 5200 which I sent back for a refund it gave endless problems and all though they claim it is for RVs it is not. The Rand though is clearly built for RVs, time will tell, but so far I am very impressed. Camping World members price $319.
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:50 PM   #17
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2Susan was this low bridge in Fort Erie or in the Niagara Falls area?

There are a couple of bridges that I'm familiar w/ that are a bit lower than normal. Generally that route isn't really a truck route, so I doubt you'd see any truck traffic.
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Oh goodness. These videos freak me out. We are new FW owners and have always had TT. Now we have to be so much more aware of our height. We have a Garmin NuVi but think we need something else that allows for height input.
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