How Many Times Have You Locked Yourself Out?

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Pianoman's Comment
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I did it again this morning..had to use a hanger. I'm getting so good at breaking in to my truck I might just pick up burglary as second career.rofl-3.gif

Kevin H.'s Comment
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A few times, but I have a hidden key. Once I lost the hidden key and locked my other key inside, but fortunately I had left the window rolled down a few inches and I just reached in and opened it. And this thread just reminded me that I actually have a spare key in my wallet now. If I had gotten locked out I probably would have forgotten all about it.

Pianoman's Comment
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Haha. I had spare keys for my other two trucks but I keep forgetting to ask the shop for one for this truck.

mountain girl's Comment
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Twice. First time, the company paid for the locksmith. Second time, I paid for it because I didn't want to look like a dufus the second time.

Internationals automatically lock if you leave them on and shut the door. I didn't know this the first time.

Second time I just locked it and went into the scale.

-mountain girl

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Farmerbob1's Comment
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I've never locked myself out of my truck, or any other vehicle for about 20+ years.

I'm very particular about my personal daily-carry belongings. My pen, wallet, and spare keys are found in one of three places. In my hands, in my pockets (my pen is clipped on the collar or pocket of my shirt), or in my left shoe. Absolutely nowhere else, at any time.

Literally, I only need a new pen when my prior pen runs out of ink. I kept the same sharpie marker in my pocket every day for 12 years after I left the restaurant business, before I stopped carrying it on the truck, because I never need it on the truck.

I'm probably low-grade OCD. Never been clinically diagnosed, but I have a lot of the appropriate behaviors at a level that doesn't significantly impact my life.

Tractor Man's Comment
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Paul, You are beyond help. If you kept a spare key in your underpants, you would leave those in the Truck!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Tastebuds's Comment
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I've never locked myself out of my truck, or any other vehicle for about 20+ years.

I'm very particular about my personal daily-carry belongings. My pen, wallet, and spare keys are found in one of three places. In my hands, in my pockets (my pen is clipped on the collar or pocket of my shirt), or in my left shoe. Absolutely nowhere else, at any time.

Literally, I only need a new pen when my prior pen runs out of ink. I kept the same sharpie marker in my pocket every day for 12 years after I left the restaurant business, before I stopped carrying it on the truck, because I never need it on the truck.

I'm probably low-grade OCD. Never been clinically diagnosed, but I have a lot of the appropriate behaviors at a level that doesn't significantly impact my life.

In the military, that's called attention to detail! LOL

Tim F.'s Comment
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Ok..I lock myself out of my Prostar twice. I probably should post this...but will anyhow. If you remove the plate that sits on your door handle, there is a spring release that will pop the door open. It sits at about 5 o'clock as you look a your handle...through a small hole. All you need is either a hanger...or a thin screwdriver. It's easier than trying to go through a window with a hanger...or...waiting two hours for a locksmith. The plate will snap back into place when your done. I did it twice with Roehl (once under the guidance of breakdown...lol). If you don't drive a Prostar...well then...see other remedies..lol

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

's Comment
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I'm still new so I haven't....YET! LOL Funny you should ask though...my trainer did just yesterday!! 😆 Luckily I was still in the truck...I thought about leaving him out there in the cold Green Bay wind but thought better off it!

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Parrothead66's Comment
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Oh no never....Yeah right...That's why we all have hidden keys

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