Accidents:

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Serena M.'s Comment
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What is the most common accident in a truck stop? And how many times should you stop when entering a space?

Jamie's Comment
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Backing into another truck has to be the most common accident in truck stops.

Big T's Comment
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Backing into another truck/object and clipping a truck as you leave.

As far as how many times you should get out is up to you. How many times it takes for you to get into a spot without hitting the other truck or trailer.

PackRat's Comment
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Don't forget running into steel poles around the fuel island. Hint-ask Rainy.

Turtle's Comment
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Don't forget running into steel poles around the fuel island. Hint-ask Rainy.

Ouch. Shots fired!

PackRat's Comment
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I meant it as a good example. She was very upset, bounced back from it, and look at her now.

Turtle's Comment
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I meant it as a good example. She was very upset, bounced back from it, and look at her now.

Yeah I know, just thought it was funny.

Truth is, that's where the majority of accidents happen, truck stops and parking lots. All low-level stuff, but taken as a whole it really adds up.

PackRat's Comment
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It was funny. At least in the parking lots, these are usually low-speed impacts. Much worse consequences out on the Interstates.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Turtle, that is exactly what my trainer told me is the number one area of accidents for Schneider I was surprised by that but I can see how that is true.

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