Rattlesnakes In Trailers

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Bruce K.'s Comment
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I have a close friend who used to drive as an O/O. Now I love this guy but sometimes he is Mr. BS. He told me that he went to Tennessee to pick up a load of green beans straight out of a field. They warned him not to enter the trailer for any reason because they always picked up rattlesnakes when the beans were harvested. He told me that sure enough, after the trailer was loaded, he could hear the snakes rattling because they were mad at being disturbed.

Could this be true or is it bovine droppings?

PackRat's Comment
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rofl-3.gif The beans are harvested either by machinery, or by hand. Either way, the snake would be dead.

Old School's Comment
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As a flatbedder I've never hauled any green beans, but this sounds like typical truck driver myth, or bovine droppings as you stated.

I picked up some really large rubber tires for a front end loader in Laredo once and my dispatch notes said that I needed to look inside each tire to make sure there were no illegal immigrants hiding in the tires. confused.gif I was wondering what would you do if they were? My Spanish is really bad, and I'm not sure my English would convince them to get out. I was glad I didn't find any passengers, because I'm not sure how well it would have gone had I been forced to remove them.

Okay Amigo, this is the end of the line. We're in Michigan now, it's time for you to get out!

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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I was sweeping my trailer out at Purina when I saw what I thought was a piece of rope. Turned out to be a small snake. No idea what kind. He did not survive.

Michael W.'s Comment
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Was the Federal Marshall involved? LOL!

Errol V.'s Comment
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The topic "Rattlesnakes in Trailers" was pure click bait the first time. I thought it was going to be an 18 wheel version of Snakes on a Plane"!

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Michael W.'s Comment
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The topic "Rattlesnakes in Trailers" was pure click bait the first time. I thought it was going to be an 18 wheel version of Snakes on a Plane"!

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