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Old 06-04-2010, 01:17 AM
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Windsheild time

I would like to hear how much time or miles you or your crew spend behind the wheel on your longest route.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:28 AM
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2 years ago we had a route that took about 2 hours to get to. We gave it the old heave ho once the economy tanked.

I will not do it again, nice tight routes now, all within 10 miles of the shop.
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Old 06-04-2010, 02:01 AM
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I drive about 22 miles for one of my accounts, I'm hoping to pick up some neighbor's to this one, otherwise it get's the shove at the end of June.

I could add that in total I drive something around 36-38k miles a year.
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Old 06-04-2010, 03:01 AM
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I put 9,000 miles a year on the truck, total.
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:25 AM
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I drive about 22 miles for one of my accounts, I'm hoping to pick up some neighbor's to this one, otherwise it get's the shove at the end of June.

I could add that in total I drive something around 36-38k miles a year.
Most of my accounts are in one town 30 miles away from me. I live in a rural area. Just wondering what most others have to drive.
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:01 AM
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wow, my farthest client is 5 miles away. It takes 8 minutes to drive from one end to the other. You folks do a lot of driving!
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:20 AM
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My farthest account is only 9 miles from my house, most of mine are around 3-5 miles, I love it! The part I hate most about windshield time is getting stuck at every freaking red light there is, and its always on the busiest days. Especially great when around 50 cars on the main drag all stop to let one or two cars from a side street go, or when there is not any cars at the intersection and the light still goes red???? Why should all those cars stop when no one is even on the cross street? Burns me up sometimes when this happens!
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:58 PM
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If I stayed within 5 miles I would only have my yard to mow. LOL but I will take the drive to live in the country.
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:36 PM
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I'm usually 30miles total a day.
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:15 PM
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300 miles a week including picking up parts, giving estimates etc.
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