Snow, Please Stop Following Me.

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Rainy D.'s Comment
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Im freaking freezing!!!! negative 10 yesterday with wind chills of -25 to -35 in the midwest. snowmageddon dollowed me through MI, IN, IL, WI. Now im back in IN amd my tandems are frozen, my trailer brakes wont activate due to the cold. TA has heaters around my trailer. it sucks.

southeast regional is looking really good.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

Tandems:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Tandem:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

PJ's Comment
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I hate the cold. But 2 weeks ago I ended up in Michigan when the snow hit. I remembered very fast why I hate it lol. I sent my wife a pic and her response was "Oh how pretty" While she is sitting in 50 degrees. Such support lol. Old school they had to run the plow for me too to get out of the customer. Then all day customers asked me why I was there. What are you really suppossed to say to that.

Old School's Comment
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Then all day customers asked me why I was there. What are you really suppossed to say to that.

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PJ, people are funny. You're reminding me of that "redneck" comedian that would say, "Here's your sign!"

Jim A.'s Comment
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I run over Donner twice a day. Last year by this time I had chained at least 10 times. This year 0. I'm not hating this lol although my boat my night see any water. So I am kinda conflicted.confused.gif

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

PJ's Comment
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Lol Old school, some days it's hard not too come back with something funny. And your referring to Bill Engvall. Drivers could no doubt give him alot of new material.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I run over Donner twice a day. Last year by this time I had chained at least 10 times. This year 0. I'm not hating this lol although my boat my night see any water. So I am kinda conflicted.confused.gif

I drive local in Sac, never go over an hour outside of town. This lack of rain makes me worried.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Pianoman's Comment
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We FINALLY got a little bit of snow in my neck of the woods last week..sort of. It snowed in Denver, but not Colorado Springs where I live. I still got to do some donuts in my POV in Denver though, so I'm happy haha.

I'm ok with missing most of the snow in my truck. We don't usually have more than about 8-10k in the box so I'd probably have to shut down if the roads started getting bad.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Someone take it please. now im on my way to GA and still dealt with IN OH and KY snow. it sucks. cant wait until i get to 30 degree temps.lol

Rob T.'s Comment
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Someone take it please. now im on my way to GA and still dealt with IN OH and KY snow. it sucks. cant wait until i get to 30 degree temps.lol

We actually were hoping you were delivering this cold and snow down there to them.....

PJ's Comment
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No No No leave it up there where it belongs..... It's cold enough here in Ga. I deal with it when I'm at work, I enjoy not dealing with it at homegood-luck-2.gif

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