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Old 01-18-2013, 07:51 PM   #11
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at the speed limit or above IMHO it is unsafe to slow down enough to pull over, then wait for the line to pass and then get back up to speed before the next line comes up. I'll also give the cars behind me a couple of opportunities to pass and then forget about them.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:10 PM   #12
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I will pull over at a convenient place whenever there are more than 4 cars behind me on a rural road or highway, or when my rig is unable to maintain posted speed limits (like on long steep inclines). On Interstates, I just try to make it obvious that I'm in no hurry by maintaining the posted speed and stay to the right lane whenever possible. That's not to say that I'll stay behind another vehicle that's even slower than me, it's just that I won't become an "obstacle" in the road for other drivers.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:42 PM   #13
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I pull over when it's safe and convenient because I know I don't like to be in a long line of cars behind a slower vehicle/RV.
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:06 PM   #14
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Here's another one: when you're in the right lane on an interstate approaching an on-ramp with a vehicle on the on-ramp, do you pull into the left lane to let them in?
I usually try to do this but there are times when the traffic is heavy and faster than I drive so don't think it's safe to get into the left lane. It's easy to get stuck in the left lane if the traffic is heavy. Recently had some idiot get irate cause I didn't move over for him, of course in most cases if the vehicle would just accelerate to the interstate speed it wouldn't be a problem.
I usually drive 60-62mph
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:22 PM   #15
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AS far as I am aware, the vehicle coming into the interstate should yield to the vehicle in the right lane of the interstate. I pullover when I can, but otherwise it seems safer to me to maintain my speed, especially if I am on cruise control. Perhaps some state laws vary from this, but many states have yield signs for the incoming traffic.
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