Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign

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Villain's Comment
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Okay the moose & bear yellow caution signs weren't a big deal. Then I say a Falling Rocks Sign & thought - What!? Then down in the San Diego area I saw the sign of a man running holding a women's hand who was holding a child's hand & again I went - What!? But today I saw the king of all What!? signs: Massachusetts I90 West, approaching Exit 3 & there it is in all its glory. Caution Low Flying Planes! So naturally I thought - WHAT!? Then GTFOH! Seriously? So now I not only have to worry about running in to deers, bears, & moose; but I gotta worry about running into.... a frigging plane! LOL! I almost turned back to get a selfie! But I'm thinking the trainer would not be amused.

Craziest/funniest sign that you have seen? (bonus points for pictures)

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Jeremy C.'s Comment
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Patrick C.'s Comment
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Here is one to add some confusion

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andhe78's Comment
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Sign story-second week solo. Two driveways into the location, slowed down at the first one and saw a no truck sign, the one that has a truck with a red circle around it and a line through it. So naturally went in the second driveway. Got chewed out for going in the wrong driveway. Pointed out the no truck sign. Was called an idiot because the truck silhouette on the sign was clearly of a box truck and this meant while box trucks couldn’t enter, flatbeds could. I’m dead serious.

Valuable lesson learned, have ignored every non flatbed specific sign since. 😄

G-Town's Comment
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andhe78:

Sign story-second week solo. Two driveways into the location, slowed down at the first one and saw a no truck sign, the one that has a truck with a red circle around it and a line through it. So naturally went in the second driveway. Got chewed out for going in the wrong driveway. Pointed out the no truck sign. Was called an idiot because the truck silhouette on the sign was clearly of a box truck and this meant while box trucks couldn’t enter, flatbeds could. I’m dead serious.

Valuable lesson learned, have ignored every non flatbed specific sign since. 😄

Who chewed you out? Did they really call you an Idiot?

Unless it was a LEO chewing you out, I'd be very careful ignoring any sign on a public road with a boxtruck and some other type of instruction. It's a universal symbol for any truck.

I would have done the exact same thing you did. The person chewing you out? Consider the source and do your job the way you know it should be done.

andhe78's Comment
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Lol, G-town, second time this morning my sarcasm has gone over your head-guess it’s time to get serious. Of course I follow every no truck sign, just that company’s interpretation of the sign still makes me laugh.

As for being called an idiot, those situations usually end up pretty humorous for me too, due to my size. This time it was a dock worker who came storming over ranting, but calmed down shockingly fast when I got out of the truck and top of his head reached my nipples.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rainy D.'s Comment
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No need to tell me not to park near venomous snakes lol

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G-Town's Comment
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Lol, G-town, second time this morning my sarcasm has gone over your head-guess it’s time to get serious. Of course I follow every no truck sign, just that company’s interpretation of the sign still makes me laugh.

As for being called an idiot, those situations usually end up pretty humorous for me too, due to my size. This time it was a dock worker who came storming over ranting, but calmed down shockingly fast when I got out of the truck and top of his head reached my nipples.

Context...

The last sentence of you reply about "ignoring boxtruck signs" didn't appear sarcastic. Had you added something like the above, you wouldn't have heard a peep out of me...

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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I don’t have a pick but more than once I have seen signs reading “Prison area do not pickup hitch hikers”. Sometimes common sense goes along way...

Villain's Comment
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Trying to drink my coffee this morning while reading the replies I almost choked to death! Funny stuff!

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