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Rob S.'s Comment
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Great post Daniel! Always like reading your posts as they are interesting without any BS. You are definitely an asset to TT and to trucking in general. Good luck at your new job and I wish you and your wife all the best life has to offer. God Bless.

James R.'s Comment
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Oh you and your click bait titles smile.gif

Old School's Comment
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Hope everything is going well for you Daniel (I always want to call him "Little Buddy"). He's just too young to catch on to the "Gilligan's Island" reference.

And don't forget that most important piece of advice I gave you! Remember to always vent the tank when you're unloading the fuel!

Hey, just curious, do they still have some sort of way to ground the tanker when you are at a gas station and emptying out your fuel?

I like that truck, it just seems odd to think of a 98 pound dude in there driving that Peterbilt with double tankers behind it!

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Hope everything is going well for you Daniel (I always want to call him "Little Buddy"). He's just too young to catch on to the "Gilligan's Island" reference.

And don't forget that most important piece of advice I gave you! Remember to always vent the tank when you're unloading the fuel!

Hey, just curious, do they still have some sort of way to ground the tanker when you are at a gas station and emptying out your fuel?

I like that truck, it just seems odd to think of a 98 pound dude in there driving that Peterbilt with double tankers behind it!

When I'm loading I hook up what's called a "Scully Cord" to ground the unit but there is no way to ground the truck when I'm unloading at a gas station.

78lb kid driving a Pete with tankers, you better believe it. Yikes, and I thought my very first OTR company was taking a giant risk by hiring me - this company must either really see something in me or they're just whacko's!

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OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Brian M.'s Comment
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Their just wackos Daniel LOL. Happy to see your finally back close to home. It's been a long journey of OTR for you. Enjoy reeping the rewards. My only question is how did you get California to allow you back in on a full time basis?

Anyway good luck and I look forward to reading about having a bomb strapped to your back.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Old School's Comment
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You really should take up some bad habit that makes you look a lot more like an adult, like smoking... smile.gif

Daniel B.'s Comment
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You really should take up some bad habit that makes you look a lot more like an adult, like smoking... smile.gif

That's what the beard is for!

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Brian M.'s Comment
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I think Daniel should dress as a lighter on Halloween. The bosses will be impressed

murderspolywog's Comment
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Daniel does the Scully provide high level shut as well? The ones I used were always broken so we had to stick the tanks and check the chart for how much fuel you had in them. Then just reload back to 5k. For backing that up I would try steering backwards works from what you know. When we towed planes it was the same 2 pivot point system, you will get it. I miss fuel.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Daniel does the Scully provide high level shut as well? The ones I used were always broken so we had to stick the tanks and check the chart for how much fuel you had in them. Then just reload back to 5k. For backing that up I would try steering backwards works from what you know. When we towed planes it was the same 2 pivot point system, you will get it. I miss fuel.

Yes the scully connects electronically to the high level shutdown sensor located inside the tank and will shut off the flow if need be. Of course, that will shut down the entire loading station (including everyone elses) and get you in trouble and possibly suspended from using that customers' loading station for some time.

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