Prime And Knife Policies

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Reaper's Comment
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First off i tried to use the search and i found nothing pertaining to this particular question.

I know no firearms or tasers etc on board the truck. What about multitools for work purposes or small knives to use for work purposes. Im not talking about some fancy butterfly knife. But one thats like 3 inch blade or so (smaller than kitchen knives)

Errol V.'s Comment
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3" is the, er... "Cut off", I think between pocket knives and weapons. I carry a pocket knife everywhere Including on my truck, but not in airports.

Reaper's Comment
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Ok thank you i was really hoping theyd allow something for work purposes.

Errol V.'s Comment
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I only carry Victrinox.

the world's greatest and biggest swiss army knife

G-Town's Comment
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I only carry Victrinox.


You must have huge pockets

Errol V.'s Comment
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As long as I pass scales, I'm OK.

Rick S.'s Comment
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Do you carry one every day now?

I carry a Benchmade AFOII - 3.5" blade, pushbutton every day. Pushbutton knives aren't "universally legal". bench_AFO_II.jpg

Probably have to leave that one home and carry my Kershaw Whirlwind. 1560swst_profile_1020x400.png

A knife is as much a TOOL as a potential weapon. You're going to want one with the serrated blade, which is more useful for cutting seatbelts and packing straps and the like.

Pretty much every driver carries a knife. What they tend to discourage, is stuff like Rambo K-Bars ka-bar-1257-short-black-military-knife-c

Katanas, or pretty much any large, sheathed fixed blades - which fall more into the lines of a "weapon" versus a pocket knife.

I prefer knives like the one's I showed - with pocket clips, are they are easy to access and deploy one handed (as either a tool or a weapon) - and typically - knives with clips that are visible are not considered "concealed weapons". A knife in a pocket, or belt-sheath under a shirt - might be construed as "concealed".

When I'm home I carry one of these: PI9209LP_1200x7821.png

Which is why I rarely think of a knife as a weapon anyways...


Tractor Man's Comment
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Never bring a


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Reaper's Comment
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Lol ok so a nive small spyderco would be allowed. Perfect, now i have a reason to have it on me again. (Hospital is quite not happy about knives and the such... gee i wonder why rofl-3.gif )


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Top Llama's Comment
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Buck 110 buy it for life. buckknives_folding_hunter_270434.jpg

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