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    CA

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    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 9 months ago

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Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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I-15 Closure Las Vegas

Heads up, the I-15 in Las Vegas will be completely closed this weekend from 10pm Friday until about 5am Monday.

https://www.ktnv.com/traffic/three-day-closure-of-north-and-southbound-i-15-for-dropicana-project-to-begin-friday-night

Posted:  1 month, 4 weeks ago

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Just above freezing temps are dangerous

The temp could be 33-40 at ground level. But the temp might be 32 or lower up in the clouds where precipitation forms in a frozen form before falling to the ground. The slightly above freezing temp at ground level doesn’t give it enough time to melt before falling to the ground. So, you now have a wet snow or ice, which is very slippery and dangerous. Be safe drivers.

Posted:  2 months ago

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Cb radios and box truck drivers

I have no problem communicating with other cb’s no matter what vehicle it might be in. They might have some useful information, or perhaps I may share something that might prevent an accident or some inconvenience for someone. If your truck has a cb cubby, I would get a regular cb. A handheld just doesn’t get far out.

Posted:  2 months ago

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Anne & Tom are those guys OK?

Good yo see you back Anne and Tom.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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It looks as if a railroad strike is still a possibility

Https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/another-rail-union-rejects-deal-escalating-strike-threat-ahead-of-holidays

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Why does there seem to be a truck parking problem in California (and other states and cities in our nation)?

We don't (my company) doesn't goto California, but I will say, Western Washington thus far has been the worst. And its ironic because I used to live there. They have like 3 truck stops for the entire area and most are paid parking where the TA on i-90 fills up to the brim all the way out to the interstate. The truth of the matter (at least in my observation) is that some states that are run by a particular political class just hate trucks and truckers (or so it feels that way). It isn't just the parking issue but also being able to idle in certain places without getting a fine despite weather conditions being way subpar etc.

My work around to the problem has been to start early and plan plan plan! If you know you are going through a place with horrific parking, try to budget time to shut down for a quick 10 so you can find a better spot the following night.

I haven't had many issues with parking myself but I really go far out of my way to ensure I don't get screwed as much as possible. Even if it means sacrificing the extra couple hours or sleep in the morning to make sure I get prime real estate later.

If you are referring to the TA in North Bend, the city won't allow TA or the restaurant across the street to expand parking.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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What state is this picture from?

Looks like the State of Jefferson. President Biden's claim of 54 states is making more sense to me every day.

Obama campaigned in 57 states.

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Two Week's and On To New Job

Congrats! Will you be in west TX?

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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What state is this picture from?

I was under the impression that you wanted to be annexed by San Francisco, so that they could dictate that you waste your dam water into the ocean, and replace your fruit orchards with fruits from the Bay Area.

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Why does there seem to be a truck parking problem in California (and other states and cities in our nation)?

If you pick up or drop in LA, you might have to drive 50 miles or more to find a legitimate place to park. With traffic in the LA area, that might take two hours or more. There are absolutely no truck stops in OC. Driving south from LA, the nearest truck stop is about 100 miles away. So, most of those drivers probably don’t have the hours to make it that far. There is also the expense factor. The truck stops in Ontario are paid only. I believe it’s $35 now. Now you know just a couple of the factors that keep drivers out of Kalifornia.

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Signage for truckers

Sometimes, the problem is the lack of signage once inside a facility such as a paper mill or refinery. Places like these are usually a maze. Even looking on Google maps can be confusing. There might be several areas that look like loading or dropping areas. And. If you figure out which one of those areas is your destination, and which roads/drives will take you there by looking at maps, once inside things look completely different.

Posted:  3 months ago

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What state is this picture from?

California

What do you mean Kalifornia? It says Jefferson. Yes, Kalifornia near Weed. The folks in that area and South Oregon want to form the new state of Jefferson.

Posted:  3 months ago

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What state is this picture from?

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Posted:  3 months ago

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Schneider Dedicated/Regional - Dollar General?

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Posted:  3 months ago

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Schneider Dedicated/Regional - Dollar General?

This is the new Dollar General in Stanfield OR. It was just built. No consideration was given to drivers. It requires blinded backing from a busy four lane hwy. there is only about three feet of shoulder space, then a drop off. There is only one drive, that is shared with four wheelers.

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Posted:  3 months ago

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Schneider Dedicated/Regional - Dollar General?

Many Dollars locations involve blind backing from a busy street, and having to block off traffic.

Posted:  3 months, 1 week ago

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Rejected Load - No Room

I had 1/2 of a load rejected once. It was disinfectant wipes, about two months before the pandemic. I bet that they regretted that. It was a bit of a hassle. I had to take photos and count the rejected portion.

Posted:  3 months, 1 week ago

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Have things been slow for the rest of you?

I ended up sitting for two days this week with 37 on my 70. I really hope things pick up for the holidays.

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Signage for truckers

It happens all the time. Or, the signs are so small, and in a busy clustered area that you don’t notice.

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Leaning tower

TX I-40 about 30 miles east of Amarillo

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