Frequent Urination

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William H.'s Comment
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How do you address the issue of frequent urination while driving, aside from stopping?

Old School's Comment
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aside from stopping?

Are you serious?

I've got to hand it to ya - you win the prize for the most curious first post on our forum!

Just what type of response were you expecting to get from us?

If a driver can't manage his time in such a way to allow him to stop and drain his bladder every now and then, he's got way bigger problems than just a wet pair of pants.

T-Rex's Comment
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One thing I discovered while I was training was simply cutting back on fluid intake helps. I know that sounds obvious. During my first week I was having to stop a lot more than I would have liked but I quickly realized that I was probably downing too much liquid. Obviously you want to stay hydrated but I found that instead of constantly drinking I would occasionally substitute a drink with like a hard candy or a mint so I could wet my mouth without filling my bladder.

K.R.'s Comment
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Also, I hate to be the one to say it but if you're having too much of a problem with that sort of issue it's also important to get to go see a doctor. Sooner than later. Especially for men, I've been told that can be a sign of some fairly serious problems.

Really though, it all comes down to trip planning. Rest areas where you can get out and use a restroom without having to detour too far away from the highway are your friend.

Big Scott's Comment
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I stopped drinking soda's, energy drinks and coffee while on the road. I also don't eat salty foods. I sip water throughout the day. Rest stops and the right off/on ramp are your friend. Some pee in a bottle while driving. I did see a product at Iowa 80, that is basically a hose connected to a container.


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MC1371's Comment
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Aquarium cleaner/vacume with 8' of tubing. 3/4 hole in floor.

***Kidding, but one of those ideas that came up while discussing this very issue at the academy last year.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Pete B.'s Comment
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I just hang it out the window while rolling, passenger side. It's called 'gitten 'er done.'

G-Town's Comment
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I just hang it out the window while rolling, passenger side. It's called 'gitten 'er done.'

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Matt M.'s Comment
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You just squeeze a little bit out and let your pants dry, then squeeze a little bit more out, and so on. No more pesky stopping.

Errol V.'s Comment
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It all Depends... rofl-3.gif

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