Can You Take Dump While Driving? I Know It's Nasty But I Was Thinking...

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James C.'s Comment
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What if you really gotta go but there's no trucker's stop near by/not even temporary stop space and you are totally stuck in a highway? And there's no way out... plus you are totally late on your delivery schedule? Have you guys had this experience?

's Comment
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Check the sporting goods department of most stores....they sell a small portable toilet...it even flushes. Just pull over and go....

Diver Driver's Comment
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While offshore at times it became necessary to use a 5 gallon bucket. Just double bag it and don't be a **** bird (no pun intended) and leave it laying around. Properly dispose of it.

Steve L.'s Comment
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I'm sorry. I served on Navy ships, sitting at GQ for hours, been driving 2+ years now and never once have I had this problem. Go when you can, even if you're not sure. Heck, yesterday I drove 7hrs 20min without stopping. And my wife says I have a small bladder.

I'm not saying there aren't times I really gotta go, but you'd be amazed at how frequently you pass rest areas and/or exits with truck stops. I-10 in Florida has 'em about every 25-30 miles. Ohio is pretty good too. Go before you leave the shipper , even if you went when you got there.

You'll also learn places (like Atlanta) where you should stop well before you get there 'cause there's always drama around Atlanta. Chicago you won't wanna need to stop.

Plan accordingly.

Shipper:

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.

Tractor Man's Comment
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While offshore at times it became necessary to use a 5 gallon bucket. Just double bag it and don't be a **** bird (no pun intended) and leave it laying around. Properly dispose of it.

They make toilet seats that fit a 5 gallon bucket. I got one at Walmart for about $10.00. Use Trash Compactor bags, very thick and durable. Carry some kitty litter, dump some in the bag, do your business, tie the bag in a knot, dispose of properly. Saved me a couple of times.

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Tractor Man's Comment
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Check the sporting goods department of most stores....they sell a small portable toilet...it even flushes. Just pull over and go....

I would advise against this. Requires chemicals and water.Chance of a possible spill (that would NOT be good!) Difficult to dispose of. These are more suited for RV or Camping situations where there is a dump station available, and are designed for repeated use before emptying. I would not want to haul that around in my sleeper!

Kat H.'s Comment
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Utube has amazing resources! I watch so much on there and a lot of it is really good sound advice I came across a couple that seem to have it all figured out! check them out here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Wq15df5olQ&list=LLNb46sGdULWH-kwkZQBCrzg&index=10

they use a bucket and it works just fine for them- enjoy!

Pianoman's Comment
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I never had a problem waiting for a rest area or something. Cut it kinda close a couple times but like Steve said there's usually something around.

Diver Driver's Comment
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Tractor Man said:

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I would advise against this. Requires chemicals and water.Chance of a possible spill (that would NOT be good!)

What ? You don't wanna join Blue Man Group ? *picturing a driver walking up to shipping / receiving with sloshy wet, blue boots. "Don't step on my blue suede shoes"

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Jeremy's Comment
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I carry an emergency 5 gallon bucket as well although the one time I used it in a pinch (pun intended) I decided that I'd find me some woods or something next time as it was my least favorite air freshener I've ever had 😂😂😂

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