What Areas Do Y'all Feel The Safest Driving In And Which Areas Do Y'all Avoid Like The Plague?

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millionmiler24's Comment
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I am surprised this topic hasn't been started up on here yet but I was wanting to know, what areas do you feel the safest driving in and what areas will make you want to "run for the hills" as they say?

My safest areas: 1. Southeastern US anytime with the exception of South Florida. 2. Midwest area except 50 miles in any direction from Chicago, IL. 3. Central part of the country: South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas (except the Dallas and Houston metro areas) 4. Desert part of So Cali, Arizona (Except on I-17), & New Mexico. 5. Anywhere really in the Western part of the country east of Winnemucca, NV

My Scariest Areas:

1. ANYWHERE within a 100mi radius of NYC. 2. ANYWHERE within a 100mi radius of Los Angeles. 3. ANYWHERE within a 50mi radius of Chicago. 4. ANYWHERE South and East of Sebring, FL and Melbourne FL. 5. Most ANYWHERE in California.

Since I was in trucking the first time and became homeless, this list has been updated. What you see above is as of today based upon my personal experiences. What are some of your areas that you feel safe in or where you want to get the heck out of asap?

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Bill F.'s Comment
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South of the Mason-Dixon Line and east of the Mississippi minus South Florida feels safe to me. Everywhere else is no mans land. rofl-1.gif

Phox's Comment
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My list is pretty much identical to yours... specially chi town area....

Auggie69's Comment
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I am surprised this topic hasn't been started up on here yet but I was wanting to know, what areas do you feel the safest driving in and what areas will make you want to "run for the hills" as they say?

My safest areas: 1. Southeastern US anytime with the exception of South Florida. 2. Midwest area except 50 miles in any direction from Chicago, IL. 3. Central part of the country: South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas (except the Dallas and Houston metro areas) 4. Desert part of So Cali, Arizona (Except on I-17), & New Mexico. 5. Anywhere really in the Western part of the country east of Winnemucca, NV

My Scariest Areas:

1. ANYWHERE within a 100mi radius of NYC. 2. ANYWHERE within a 100mi radius of Los Angeles. 3. ANYWHERE within a 50mi radius of Chicago. 4. ANYWHERE South and East of Sebring, FL and Melbourne FL. 5. Most ANYWHERE in California.

Since I was in trucking the first time and became homeless, this list has been updated. What you see above is as of today based upon my personal experiences. What are some of your areas that you feel safe in or where you want to get the heck out of asap?

South and East of Sebring or Melbourne? THERE'S NOTHING THERE! How much better could it be for a trucker? Flat, good weather, few towns.

Now if you want to specify West Palm or Miami, then I can understand.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

G-Town's Comment
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Secaucus NJ. Hands down.

G-Town's Comment
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Secaucus NJ. Hands down.

On the AVOID list.

Unholychaos's Comment
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I thoroughly enjoy I-70 in Kansas. Long stretch of interstate through the Great American Desert into the beautiful state of Colorado. Lots of miles to cover in decent time, truck stops are big with easy backs (alot of them have straight backs if you get there early enough), the pilot (flying j?) in Limon CO is my favorite stop along that stretch.

As far as ones I hate, probably I-95 going into CT. The afternoon traffic is horrid!!

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Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

Eric G.'s Comment
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I feel safe anywhere, I just don't feel comfortable driving in really big cities not really built for 100 foot combo vehicles.

Haze Gray 's Comment
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I feel the safest anywhere but Chicago, S Florida, Cali anywhere along the coast, NYC and NJ. And Laredo, nobody is safe in Laredo, but that's for a whole different reason brother! 😁

Unholychaos's Comment
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I feel the safest anywhere but Chicago, S Florida, Cali anywhere along the coast, NYC and NJ. And Laredo, nobody is safe in Laredo, but that's for a whole different reason brother! 😁

I was in Laredo once so far and, other than going to our OC down there, I could care less if I ever go back. Just the simple fact that EVERYONE parks on the curbs waiting to get loaded/unloaded or whatever they're doing there just seems like an accident waiting to happen.

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