I Spent A Week In Jersey Yesterday...

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Turtle's Comment
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Seriously, I couldn't wait to get out of there. The amount of people coming and going everywhere was just crazy. With the holiday weekend, the traffic was off the hook.

I did however, get to see a part of Jersey I didn't know existed. Some rural parts were downright beautiful. But no thanks, I'll leave that craziness to you Rainy!

To be fair, the rest of the trip wasn't all rainbows & sunshine either. The trip from Connecticut down to Jersey, followed by I76 through Philly took FOREVER!

ChefsJK's Comment
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Where in NJ where you?

Turtle's Comment
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Where in NJ where you?

I delivered spools of cable to a place called Egg Harbor Township

6 string rhythm's Comment
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...The trip from Connecticut down to Jersey, followed by I76 through Philly took FOREVER!

Everything bottlenecks in Central Philly by the Vine Expressway (676). For future reference, there are ways around that mess depending on where you're going. That Sure-kill traffic is horrible (Schuylkill Expressway).

Brett Aquila's Comment
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They call it "The Garden State" but if you're in Jersey City they seem to be growing nothing but chemical plants and oil tanks. The southern and western parts of the state really are beautiful, though. It really is a crazy contrast between the city and the mountains in a very short distance. Changes faster than the weather.

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6 string rhythm's Comment
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... if you're in Jersey City they seem to be growing nothing but chemical plants and oil tanks.

I used to have a run into Jersey City. Horrible. I haven't been to NYC in a while and I don't miss it. Too many people, too many bridges, too many things that can go wrong. And then there's that smell.

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Lance B.'s Comment
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Yup. All comments above being correct. I am from NJ, born and raised on the shore. Patiently awaiting my departure from this northeast madness. I've never been farther south then North Carolina, never farther west than Pennsylvania. I'm looking forward to going OTR.

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Turtle's Comment
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Yup. All comments above being correct. I am from NJ, born and raised on the shore. Patiently awaiting my departure from this northeast madness. I've never been farther south then North Carolina, never farther west than Pennsylvania. I'm looking forward to going OTR.

Oh yeah you're in for a treat once you get otr. This country is amazing

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.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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When I started OTR I never been outside CA, not even to NV. I loved CA back then, but now that I have been outside it I realized this state is a dump.

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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.

Lance B.'s Comment
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Hey Turtle. I'm off to Joplin for school June 27. I'm looking forward to seeing this great country. Always wanted to see the west coast. Amongst other places. I'll get there. Anywhere other then NJ!!

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