Cannabis Testing, Swift, NYC Ban On Cannabis Testing

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Turtle's Comment
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She got popped for a dirty urine teat and sent home

I think I saw that in a movie once...

Tractor Man's Comment
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I think I saw that in a movie once...

Keep those videos locked up Turtle, you don't want your Grandkids to get their hands on them!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Michael B.'s Comment
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Who knows, maybe the woman Rainy is talking about was dating R. Kelly at the time.....ohhhh, too early?

Diver Driver's Comment
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I've said it before, I'll say it again.... this is what happens when you take lawn darts and lead based paint off the market. Darwin will NEVER be denied.

I'm thinking this had to be a troll post.... is anyone REALLY that stupid?

PackRat's Comment
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is anyone REALLY that stupid?

Seriously? You’ve been in line at a truck stop (any one, you pick) fuel island before, right?

Tractor Man's Comment
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. I've said it before, I'll say it again.... this is what happens when you take lawn darts and lead based paint off the market. Darwin will NEVER be denied.

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Diver Driver's Comment
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is anyone REALLY that stupid?

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Seriously? You’ve been in line at a truck stop (any one, you pick) fuel island before, right?

rofl-2.gif I was at the terminal talking to my trainer (I had been out of training for 2 years at this time) and catching up. Somehow we got on the subject of heavy loads and out of no where, this total stranger comes up and says that he was at Anheuser Busch in St. Louis getting live loaded. They loaded 300k into his trailer, and when he went to scale his engine and transmission blew up. It was really hard not to laugh in his face, but my trainer and I just looked at each other like "Who the hell is this guy?"

So yeah, liars counter, fuel Island, and terminal....I guess they ARE that stupid. Lol

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Wow how many drug posts is TT going to have a thread on? If the feds say no to any drug that a driver may not use, then why do people come in when they know they are dirty and then go test anyway? It wasn't a full moon last night, was it?

Rainy, even though your replies are are very informative, you really should use spell check. But this one was entertaining at best.

Now--

If you knew that you would be dirty, why would you go to a big carrier like Swift for that matter and submit to a drug test. And yes this is still the US of A, and G.I.'S fought and died to give you the right to whine and complain. And you say you can't support your family???? Would you like some cheese with you whine?

Rick told you the truth about your folly. Old School told you not to whine. But you shafted yourself. When we are under age we get a pass on some things, but once we become an adult we are expected to man up (or woman up), and think before we leap.

Raptor

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D P.'s Comment
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What a hilarious stream of commentary..

First of all, using cannabis in your off time does not cause a safety hazard when you are not under its direct influence. Therefore it is not logical to bar use of cannabis at all in my opinion. Secondly, all driving tests where cannabis was actively altering the driver's minds has resulted in NO change to driver safety except in some cases where people have never used it before in their lives and it caused some deviation for them.

The logic that I see in some threads is that driving while under the influence of opiates, alcohol, etc. relates to using cannabis within 30-90 days of a drug test. You cannot be 'high' for 30-90 days for using cannabis once. It is not a safety hazard for people who ever have used cannabis as it is not a safety hazard for someone who is not drinking while driving. The ignorance about cannabis usage and driving safety is much more rampant than I would have imagined for a field which is so filled with those who are safety conscious. I agree that use of Ambient, alcohol, opiates and even cannabis should be disallowed while driving for safety reasons (despite studies indicated cannabis may be safe to drive with-- I'd like to see someone prove this wrong and cite their own study? Go for it) but use of it during off hours is not dangerous at all and it is a legal medication in most or many states. I won't bother to see if we're over 26 states with legal medical and / or recreational cannabis but it is not more dangerous than alcohol to use when you are not driving.

Calling me stupid for putting this up is forcing me to challenge those to a debate about the safety issues of cannabis. I am calling you ignorant, unintelligent, aggressive, rude and impractical.

Cannabis was banned initially because it was the first fuel for automobiles. It is still the best fuel for automobiles in my opinion.

Cannabis is a cousin of hops and CBD's are contained in beers and ales. Your body produces cannabinoids and requires them. Cannabis is also a food which is ideal for human consumption. Cannabis relieves stress, pain, PTSD, can settle autistics and seizure ridden afflictions when nothing else can. Cannabis was used commonly by horse and buggy drivers before anyone had a stigmatic opinion about it which resulted from vast disinformation in the 20th century which was paid for by Standard Oil.

Thus I cannot really entertain much recognition for the merits of most responses because they are not logical, enlightened, scientifically accurate or interesting. It will not be much of a problem for me to pass a urine test soon and when the time comes I can pass a blood, hair follicle or any test. Then there will be no issue. I do not need to use cannabis but many do and in my opinion it is harmful to the trucking industry, to this country to bar it from any person with any occupation because it simply is not the government's business to stop people from using medications which are not safety issues and which work for them.

If we are in a free country, then we can use what is legal here, what is inexpensive, what works, what is natural, what is our choice-- when we are not working. Alcohol is more dangerous than cannabis-- period.

Thanks so much for your time.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
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I am calling you ignorant, unintelligent, aggressive, rude and impractical.

That's really great.

We're calling you... unemployed.

You're a stubborn one aren't ya. I like the way a guy who has dug himself into a hole thinks the best way out is to just keep digging. Good grief man - give it up!

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