Game: What Excites You Now That You Drive?

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∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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A long hot shower. And I do mean long and I do mean hot!!!

CLEAN SHOWERS!!!

and those massage chairs. I need one for my house.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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I have never tried one of those massage chairs, Danielsahn.

How much $$$ for a “sit”?

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Joe Mc's Comment
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Getting out of California and away from their 55 mph speed limits

Free coffee, showers and laundry at the Pilot/Flying J

Bypass signals

Lots of truck parking available

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Anytime they send me West. I get so sick of driving in Pennsylvania or even the southeast. Especially on the I-40 corridor. The Rockies are a higher range but I really don't mind driving them. Except in the winter when I have to go north through Wyoming. Like they say if it isn't snowing it's blowing. It's just nice straight interstates.. maybe that's just me but I love doing those runs. And I also agree getting a nice hot shower having that water beat down on me. My 15 minutes of Heaven. I also enjoy a good iron skillet Buffet but they are getting few and far between... this might sound crazy but one of my favorite items on the buffet is when I come across an iron skillet that has liver and onions. And of course the soft serve ice cream machine... Not too many of those so I usually eat out of my truck. It seems even the salad bars are pretty suspect at some of them these days.

Interstate:

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

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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I have never tried one of those massage chairs, Danielsahn.

How much $$$ for a “sit”?

I see those at the Petros and the TA's... might have to try that out where these days.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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2$ for 4 minutes, at the few that I have used. Not sure if that is a universal price. I haven't paid for the longer options, yet. But I will.

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I have never tried one of those massage chairs, Danielsahn.

How much $$$ for a “sit”?

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I see those at the Petros and the TA's... might have to try that out where these days.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Turtle's Comment
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A good restaurant within walking distance from whatever truck stop, rest area, or customer I'm staying at.

Any loads that allow me to take some backroads instead of interstates.

Like Packrat, I like a challenging backing situation. Give me a blindside back through a construction site, with a million-dollars worth of machinery on all sides, oblivious workers walking around, uneven ground, and assorted piles of steel and materials strewn about. Challenge accepted.

Interstate:

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

Michael B.'s Comment
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I enjoy a beautiful sunrise as long as I'm not eastbound and a beautiful sunset as long as I'm not westbound!

Rob T.'s Comment
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I enjoy a beautiful sunrise as long as I'm not eastbound and a beautiful sunset as long as I'm not westbound!

Absolutely agree, some of the things we see out here are just incredible. Wednesday I was in Lincoln NE. This was taken just after I docked looking west

0774507001561782181.jpg lightning was going crazy but unfortunately I couldn't get a pic when it did. Probably 20 minutes later I came out and took this looking east

0762413001561782292.jpg as I climbed back into my truck it started raining.

Greg H.'s Comment
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Probably the first thing that comes to mind is making a fresh pot, or a couple of cups, of coffee after each day.

I love a long deserted hwy, with plenty of places to pull off and stop. I was just on one today, US 90 and US 285 coming up out of Del Rio, Tx headed to I-10 W (Fort Stockton). Pretty smooth, and flat, and straight, for the most part. I really tend to hate the winding, hilly East.

I love finding a place to park in the evening. And, depending upon where you are, you can be more grateful in some areas throughout the US. If it's late that is. I love finding a place that is secluded, and quiet. I really tend to shy away from truck stops, even though they can be inviting at times. Hey, a place to park, is a place to park. And we all said, amen.... lol

I don't share others enthusiasm where it concerns backing. Even though I can tend to back quite well, when I'm not having a bad day, I tend to seek the less opposing spots to park in. You guys/gals enjoy, lol....

I love watching Movies, and TV shows in the evening while eating a meal. And, the new Smart TV I just bought helps with that experience, lol. My last, or first, truck with Swift didn't have a mount or place for a TV. So, that's really cool. And, I love being able to run the sound through the trucks stereo system. Both trucks have nice sound.

Mmmm, free laundry at Swift terminals. And showers to I guess.

Oh, lol, yeh, green lights on the EZ Pass is always cool. Who else hates Texas weigh stations. Follow Road Signs. Meh..... :) Even though, they are open few and far between. Except for border patrol areas. Hey, who loves those, lol. I always feel like I just went through a microwave, with all of the things pointing at you.

I do miss doing stuff at home. I love getting projects done when I go home for home time. I love eating a real meal, and cooking one, and turning my phone off, or the ringer all the way down. And, I enjoy also driving my personal vehicle. I love ordering an 18 inch Bruno's Combo Pizza, for those who live in the Tyler, Tx area.

Okie dokie.... I guess that about sums it up. I love the desert. Don't know why, like in NM. Weird.... Love trees to but, the open country appeals to me.

And, I love a long walk in the evening.

Ok, that's enough, Next.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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