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HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Freeway life: Why semis get in front of you

Written March 13th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

I don’t know who “Trucker Mike” is, but I’m grateful to him just the same for answers to questions like this one: Why do truckers so often insist on passing each other on the freeway, blocking cars behind them?


Upcoming: Truck speed decision

Written July 20th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Getting stuck behind one slow 18-wheeler passing another on the freeway made me wonder whatever happened to this year’s proposal to raise the speed limit for trucks. We’ll get the answer to that question in a couple of months.


ODOT: Raise speed limit for trucks

Written June 5th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

If you spend much time on I-5, you’ll be interested in this: ODOT engineers are recommending that Oregon raise the freeway speed limit for trucks from 55 to 60 mph, but they expect this would increase actual truck speeds only a little if at all.


 
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