Embarrassing, But I Gotta Fess Up

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Tastebuds's Comment
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Oh man, if I'd start writing all the stupid **** I did last hitch, my first solo, I'd have to write a novel! Good on you for not just getting out of it, but learning from it. Stay safe!

Turtle's Comment
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Ha! Yeah it was crazy sitting there thinking I was stuck. Especially with the overnight lot only 50 ft from me....on the other side of the gate!

Parrothead66's Comment
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Now that's a great story

Vendingdude's Comment
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You know how some people just naturally tell a good story, with interesting vocabulary and engaging style. That's Turtle. Now put a drawl and body language in with this story and Turtle's got a backup job as a comedian. Keep em coming!

Chris L.'s Comment
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Crash the gate doing 98, let them truckers roll 10-4.

Funny story, it's cool to hear how drivers get out of situations. Thanks for sharing.

Cornelius A.'s Comment
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Turtle the cable guy

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Just tossing this out here but maybe a non-emergency call to the local police or even fire department, its possible one of or both of them would have a contact number for a emergency.

millionmiler24 (CRST Amba's Comment
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Crash the gate doing 98, let them truckers roll 10-4.

Great Quote from Convoy.

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Navypoppop's Comment
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Many, many years ago with about 1 yr driving under my belt and no common sense, dispatch asked me if I could take a "hot Load" for them even though I wasn't off duty for my 10. I said sure no problem and headed west on Pa. Tpk. out of NJ. About 2 hours later I was a little sleepy so I pulled into one of those parking areas along the highway and laid my head across the steering wheel to catch a little shut eye and left the engine idling. I woke up to see a mountain or hill just in front of me and thought I was going to crash head on so I opened the door, jumped out and rolled across the parking lot. I stood up and realized that I was parked and a couple other drivers standing there laughing so hard they could have wet their pants. After gaining some composure and not blushing I learned real quick that nothing beats the 10 hours to be sure of proper rest.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Marc Lee's Comment
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Many, many years ago with about 1 yr driving under my belt and no common sense, dispatch asked me if I could take a "hot Load" for them even though I wasn't off duty for my 10. I said sure no problem and headed west on Pa. Tpk. out of NJ. About 2 hours later I was a little sleepy so I pulled into one of those parking areas along the highway and laid my head across the steering wheel to catch a little shut eye and left the engine idling. I woke up to see a mountain or hill just in front of me and thought I was going to crash head on so I opened the door, jumped out and rolled across the parking lot. I stood up and realized that I was parked and a couple other drivers standing there laughing so hard they could have wet their pants. After gaining some composure and not blushing I learned real quick that nothing beats the 10 hours to be sure of proper rest.

Classic!

I recall reading about such things being real... gotta really know what is ahead of you when you park, I guess... especially if you don't get s solid 10.

Not sure you could have known.

Thanks for sharing!

ROTPL

(Rolling On The Parking Lot...!)

LMAO!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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