Depends on your carrier's safety rating with DOT, whether your carrier is paying for one of the scale bypass transponders, and whether your carrier has you driving a POS that's an inspection magnet.I guess that you could really make time in AZ and UT since such open country. Do you have to stop at weight stations and DOT often? How long?
It also depends on backups due to traffic and construction, whether you get shutdown due to weather. Your carrier will probably give you a "fuel route" as a company driver that they expect you to run, with a fixed mileage. Many times you have pickup and delivery appointments that you're expected to be on time for, and some give target fuel economy figures you're expected to achieve. All this, and you have to fit mandatory HOS breaks into it.
Not even talking about being an owner.Driving as an employee is different than diving as an owner...
It's not about speed. It's about using your time wisely and a castraded truck isn't efficient.Yeah because climbing hills and cruising fast is the end all be all of driving truck. 🙄
You keep harping at people for focusing on $/mile. Time to start harping on people who focus on mph.
If you say so.It's not about speed. It's about using your time wisely and a castraded truck isn't efficient.
How about 5 Mpg day and a half early?If you say so.
The more fuel you burn the more work you gotta do to pay for it. It's all about balance. Get there on time without wasting resources.
5mpg 5 hours early for a live ain't efficient compared to 7mpg 30 minutes early. Only way that works is if they take you early and you can boogie to the next gig.
If your with a company that has a good safety rating UT and AZ as well as most others you will just roll through the scale.I guess that you could really make time in AZ and UT since such open country. Do you have to stop at weight stations and DOT often? How long?
When it commonly gets you 2-3 extra loads a week, yeah it makes a difference.Only way that works is if they take you early and you can boogie to the next gig.
I would average around 60 MPH In a 65 MPH truck.