A Fun Little Exercise For The Rookies.

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Dee Squared's Comment
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Sorry I must of forgot map picture.

Look at Google Maps to study and then call and if the allow entering of of W 8th? If so drive past, adjust, and back it in? Looks easiest and safest to someone like me that is not yest a driver.

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Fatsquatch 's Comment
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Sorry I must of forgot map picture.

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Look at Google Maps to study and then call and if the allow entering of of W 8th? If so drive past, adjust, and back it in? Looks easiest and safest to someone like me that is not yest a driver.

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That used to be the truck entrance, however that gate is now blocked and inaccessible. Good eye though.

Keep em coming y'all.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Well since I have 28 foot trailers and a day cab , I'd come in spin it around in the middle and back it in. And then rejoice I don't have a sleeper and 53 footer.

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Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

Adam J.'s Comment
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That is a good eye. I didn't even see that

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Sorry I must of forgot map picture.

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Look at Google Maps to study and then call and if the allow entering of of W 8th? If so drive past, adjust, and back it in? Looks easiest and safest to someone like me that is not yest a driver.

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0469312001534512691.jpg

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That used to be the truck entrance, however that gate is now blocked and inaccessible. Good eye though.

Keep em coming y'all.

Fatsquatch 's Comment
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Okay, here's a second shot, with some approximate distance measurements to give a little better idea how much actual maneuvering room you have. The large white block on the northern end of the lot is the employee break/smoking area, the large white block on the southern end is dumpsters and pallets, and the narrower white strips on the sides are vehicle parking. And yes, those parking areas on the left do go right to the edge of the gate, and yes, there are always vehicles in them.

Again, these are approximate measurements. I haven't taken a tape measure to the lot. They're guesstimate based on how many truck lengths and/or widths will fit in those spaces.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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I told you it couldn't be that easy, LOL

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Will this work?

Red is forward, blue is backing.

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Army 's Comment
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I don't drive yet, but here is my take.

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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In your second picture, are there normally cars parked where the red box is drawn above?

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G-Town's Comment
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Grumpy and others...

Think arcs/half circles, not sharp angles.

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