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Vent: Winter the past two weeks has sucked.

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Patrick R.'s Comment
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I've been out for two months cause I went home for the election then prime offered us a bonus to stay out all of December. When the storms kept hitting I told him the date wasn't a special occasion or anything...I'd rather be home alive than kill myself driver ng at night in mountains in snow and ice. But....I'm really close to home and wanna go home..... Lol

Weekend dispatch won't know what to do hahahhaha I'll have to just tell them lol

That's really cool they offered you a bonus for staying out, I will be calling Prime within like the next 2 weeks and see what I can start (been studying my ass off sitting in this cubicle 8 hours a day taking practice test after practice test) Hoping for early Feb just hope im prepped enough.

Susan D. 's Comment
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When road conditions appear they might get bad, we avoid company route suggestion and stick to the toll roads and interstates as much as possible. We came up to South Bend IN from Tulsa and it only encountered a little ice coming through Louisiana St Louis last night and a little snow on IN 49. We're now in Iowa and it's sooo cold but it's dry. We ran around in crappy weather for almost all of December. I'm read for spring now please. Oh wait.. that would make it road construction season.

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Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Haha sue I would rather deal with construction than snow

I don't stick tonthwir routes either...but sometimes there isnjot other way. :(

Patrick.,they have classes every Mon. So my suggestion is get your ducks in a row ASAP. I was literally in prime a week from the day I applied....my first two home time weekends were spent packing up my apartment.

I've posted my phone number a few times., feel free to call. Its much easier talking while driving cause it passes the time.

Despite what SOME people on this forum say...I'm not really a blood sucker or going to call and keep you on the phone all night long laughing..OK. Maybe that one I'm guilty of...but at least you will laugh lol

Good luck ;)

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Pat M.'s Comment
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Found a photo of Rainy D on the web i-just-saw-a-snowflake.jpg

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Haha....I'm not normally like that. But I feel like I've been in AK for a month....come to think of it...AK was 70 degrees when I was there..

Maybe its time to visit my sis in Hawaii lol

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Found a photo of Rainy D on the web i-just-saw-a-snowflake.jpg

Ha! We just did a thing about milk sandwiches yesterday in our Highlight Reel!

Being from the Northeast part of the country, it’s kind of a joke amongst the natives that every time there’s a threat of a large amount of snow (which is quite often for 5 months out of the year), everyone flocks to the grocery stores and empties the shelves of milk and bread.

Why? We can only theorize that there is an entire underground society founded on the enjoyment of milk sandwiches......

Read on!

'Tis The Season For Milk Sammiches!

DWI:

Driving While Intoxicated

Nancy F.'s Comment
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Lamar, Colorado. -12 degrees, Feels Like -26. Arggg!

Brett Aquila's Comment
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The coldest outside temperatures I think I was ever in was -25 F actual temp with 50 mph winds in Wyoming and they said the windchill was -72 F. I had to put a blanket over the radiator to keep enough heat in the engine while I was idling to keep the truck warm inside.

The coldest temperature I was ever in was when I worked in a freezer warehouse and the blast freezer was -38 F actual temp and it had huge fans in there blowing the air around to boot. No sense in crying about it cuz your tears would freeze your eyes closed I'm sure!

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OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Rainy D.'s Comment
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I just drove through philly and bensalem to get home. I just realized our snow is more "yucky" than the rest of the country. But that wet heavy snow that quickly packed into a sheetnof ice made me feel close to home ;)

Signing off for the weekend. Drive safe everyone

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