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Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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My malamute actually came into the house with the burglars and they fed her. The neighbors saw the criminals but thought they must have been family since the huge dog followed the bad guys around.

Now...my Dalmatian on the other hand was 100 pounds and would eat a small man and take a bullet for me. Lol

Terminal Rat ( aka...J's Comment
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I prefer Huskies, Malamutes, or wolf Hybrids.. no one pushes the issue when something that looks like a wolf wants to turn your face into dessert.

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"Oh, since that guy only has a 110 pound German Shepherd let's get him! It's not like he has a Malamute." - said no one, ever.

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There's also a good reason you won't see those dogs used for law enforcement or military. But they are great looking dogs.

LMAO! Great post! I've actually had several police officers knock on my door only to have Nova, my 85 lb female GS peer through the curtains. The cops actually went and waited by the curb for me to put her away. LOL!

JJ

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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My malamute actually came into the house with the burglars and they fed her. The neighbors saw the criminals but thought they must have been family since the huge dog followed the bad guys around.

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That's hilarious! Labrador Retrievers tend to be the same way. Never met a person they couldn't make feel welcome. "Hey, nice to have a new face around here for a change!" LoL!

The cops actually went and waited by the curb for me to put her away. LOL!

Ha ha! Yeah, I don't doubt that. Protective dogs often freak out when they see uniforms. I don't know what it is about uniforms, but it triggers something in them.

Jakester's Comment
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I know this is an old topic, like to know if you all still feel the same? This is a job and I’m leaning to do it better every day, won’t just leave my life to a company policy, got 4 littleones and a whole bunch of bills to be paid,!i do the rite thing work hard run hard, i in this **** going on would be a fool not to be be packing, not gonna be a victim and don’t really care about any damn law

PackRat's Comment
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Until you get locked up.

I find most people with strong feelings have never had to take another's life.

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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I know this is an old topic, like to know if you all still feel the same? This is a job and I’m leaning to do it better every day, won’t just leave my life to a company policy, got 4 littleones and a whole bunch of bills to be paid,!i do the rite thing work hard run hard, i in this **** going on would be a fool not to be be packing, not gonna be a victim and don’t really care about any damn law

Hay, Jakester~! I remember you...ya don't post much anymore. :(

FWIW:

I'm just a bystander, and trucker's wife....but IMHO, if you feel so strongly about CCP 'ing in a rig, perhaps you could get an intrastate job in Texas? I know (or have read?) that TX has more liberal policies. Just my two cents.

If you are still with FFE, it probably won't fly. My hubby works intrastate Ohio, for a company with zero tolerance .. and even though he HAS all permits, it's a huge NOPE in the company CMV. Immediate termination, here.

PackRat is 1000% right, and he'd probably rather carry, too.

Best of luck to you, either way you decide. Many O/O's (and perhaps companies?) are refusing to deliver to states that have defunded their PD's. Article is here:

Refusing defunded PD counties/towns deliveries

Anne :) ~

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Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

CMV:

Commercial Motor Vehicle

A CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business, is involved in interstate commerce, and may fit any of these descriptions:

  • Weighs 10,001 pounds or more
  • Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more
  • Is designed or used to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) not for compensation
  • Is designed or used to transport 9 or more passengers (including the driver) for compensation
  • Is transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placards

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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Until you get locked up.

I find most people with strong feelings have never had to take another's life.

You, are 100% correct. Military family brat(s) here, too. Again, thank you for that, good sir.

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