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Jamie's Comment
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So I'm currently at a pilot near the place I delivered too not long ago, and I got to thinking I don't see many if any drivers walk down beside other trucks to get up front faster?

Example: you're parked at the back of the lot, and need to go inside. I personally walk around the trucks just seems weird walking beside someone truck I'm not parked next too.

Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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I personally try not to walk between other folks trucks. Two things come to me; some one decides to leave and I'm stuck in the middle. Other is liability, something happens like a 5th wheel pin gets pulled and you get blamed because you were there.

RealDiehl's Comment
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If you mean walking between two parked trucks on your way into the store, I do it all the time. At least during the daytime when I can see properly. At night you might step in a puddle of something. I wouldn't consider it rude if someone walked beside my truck. Unless there is some unwritten rule I'm not aware of, I don't see why it would be a problem.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Two things come to me; some one decides to leave and I'm stuck in the middle. Other is liability, something happens like a 5th wheel pin gets pulled and you get blamed because you were there.

Never considered that. Something to think about...

Big T's Comment
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I don't walk between trailers, especially at night, because it limits my mobility and sets up an opportunity for crime.

LDRSHIP's Comment
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I tend to walk around unless there are 2 rows back to back and I’m on the other side.

Steve L.'s Comment
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The only trailers I avoid walking next to are cattle trailers.

Sid's Comment
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I'd be concerned about crime first and secondly about being confronted about messing with a trailer, possibly criminal activity, etc.

Is it really too much effort to walk to the end of the row where you have good visibility and the chance to be seen by everyone else?

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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This is something I have never really thought about, and never really paid attention to. I can say, that in some cases, I definitely cut through, because to walk around would be a potential biohazard excursion, or the beware of crocodile signs. Or the Bull staring me down with nothing but 3 very thin wires separating us.

RealDiehl's Comment
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