Another Driver Not Taking Responsibility

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Rainy 's Comment
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This was a bad situation from the start and this driver did nothing to help himself, and allowed it to go from bad to worse. I had a similiar type situation my second year. A security sgt refused to allow me to take a trailer out of a yard, Long story short. I deemed it was unsafe in the conditions to back out. I pulled the brakes and shut the truck down in the gate until we came up with a safe solution. She was mad as could be, however nothing she could argue since it was a safety issue. She was mistaken, made a ugly scene out of it, but I refused to allow her to ruin my day or impact my career past our brief encounter.

hahahah yep. One of my rear doors had broken hinges. i told the gate mechanic not to open the door. He did. then he wanted me to pull the trailer out with bungees holding the door on. i told him i would drop that trailer in the gate and a yard dog could take it. that would look great on my record. "Preventable- Door fell off trailer while truck in motion" yeah right

Brett Aquila's Comment
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This conversation gave me some great material for a podcast. I've already written it and I'll probably record and release it tomorrow or Wednesday. Thanks for pointing this out to us Jamie!

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