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Tracy H.'s Comment
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Yes I drove this load (when I was driving VAN) 1050 miles. looks kinda bare back there huh. Only one small paper roll. It was a 2 part load - the first one was only 100 miles. That part had 12 paper rolls. Sad part I had a strong head winds for 2 days so my fuel millage wasn't all that great......


Patrick C.'s Comment
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My smallest was 2 pallets of sugar. Was a 450 mile run. They could of got a heavy duty pickup to do that, LoL. Nope, tractor w/ 53' van trailer.

Jim A.'s Comment
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I got that beat I hauled "an envelope" that was taped to the wall from Ford in MI to CA with a bolt seal and a cable seal watched me lock it. Always wondered what was in that envelope

Bart's Comment
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Me too. Small envelope with 2 sets of keys. Illinois to Phoenix. Crossed 2 load straps from side to side in the trailer and hung them from the x in the middle.

A different load from Seattle to Great Falls Mt. 1 refrigerator and 2 hoses in a 53 ft trailer


Hours Of Service

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Susan D. 's Comment
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The strangest load I've had so far was 10 small bolts /rolls of upholstery fabric in a 53' trailer.. from Massachusetts to Southern Indiana.

Jeff W.'s Comment
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The very first load I ever hauled was just a couple of tons of cubicle furniture from Pennsylvania all the way to San Jose. In a 48' reefer , nonetheless.


A refrigerated trailer.

G-Town's Comment
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I delivered one pallet with four, shrinkwrapped 1qt ice cream containers to a Sam's Club several months ago. It was likely a misdelivery from the previous night. Cannot believe it was worth the cost of running a big truck for 5lbs of lading with a total retail value less than $20. The guy unloading me had a big laugh over that...and just mumbled; "welcome to Walmart".

The other "chuckle" load I get on occassion is a vendor backhaul from Ready-Pac foods near Jamestown NJ. 60 pallets of bagged salads, reefer totally cubed-out weighing in at a whopping 6800lbs. It's a welcome change from the heavy loads we typically haul.


A refrigerated trailer.

Patrick C.'s Comment
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I always get a laugh out of the furniture loads. Open the back doors and looks like someone has been playing Tetris with Couches, Love Seats, Chairs, Recliners, etc... completely filled from front to back. Total weight of the freight..... between 8k and 12k lbs. That is a whole lot lighter than 45k lbs scrap loads. Or 47k lbs sugar loads.

Big Scott's Comment
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Ha. Empty trailer 1100 plus miles. It was shipper's trailer, so took it full. Loved it.


The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

PackRat's Comment
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I've done two large, extremely sealed manila envelopes, in the cab, with empty trailers. Smallest load in the trailer was three, four foot high filing cabinets 1500 miles.

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