What Really Irritates You?

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Michael B.'s Comment
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So I would like to see what really irritates everyone as a companion piece to Rainys what excites you piece. If this too negative an article feel free to delete it but it could be good for new drivers (and even some experienced ones) to not start or correct some bad behavior. I will start with two.

1. When a truck driver drives up behind a car real fast and rides 3-4 feet from their bumper because they want them to move over regardless of their speed. We have a bad enough reputation and have enough haters without adding to the unsafe rep. by driving unsafely.

2. When a guy is too embarrassed to use the urinal so they pee in the toilet stall, too lazy to even use their foot to lift the seat they pee all over it and the floor then walk away without even using their foot to flush. We all have to use them so at least lift the seat.

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

Tractor Man's Comment
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Its been "one of those days." I will refrain from commenting this afternoon. Plus, I think there is a 5000 character limit on a post. Not near enough today!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Turtle's Comment
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The driver who, when parking at a truck stop, stops several feet short of the curb, leaving his nose sticking out and thus making it harder for the next driver to get in/out of their spot.

For heaven's sake people, is it so hard to back up until your tires touch the curb??? I don't get it.

PackRat's Comment
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The driver who, when parking at a truck stop, stops several feet short of the curb, leaving his nose sticking out and thus making it harder for the next driver to get in/out of their spot.

Truth be told, I don’t do that all the time, but I do try to pull up as far as possible if I notice a Prime flatbed driver eyeing the empty spot beside me.sorry.gif

Tractor Man's Comment
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Truth be told, I don’t do that all the time, but I do try to pull up as far as possible if I notice a Prime flatbed driver eyeing the empty spot beside me.sorry.gif

Packrat ...... you're killing me!

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Thanks, I needed a good laugh.

Turtle's Comment
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The driver who, when parking at a truck stop, stops several feet short of the curb, leaving his nose sticking out and thus making it harder for the next driver to get in/out of their spot.

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Truth be told, I don’t do that all the time, but I do try to pull up as far as possible if I notice a Prime flatbed driver eyeing the empty spot beside me.sorry.gif

Ouch! Can't say I blame ya though.

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Hobo's Comment
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Drivers taking their 30 minute break at the fuel island.

JuiceBox's Comment
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Cars that are locked, have no gas, or not parked in the bay they are supposed to be in.

Drivers slowing way down to text or whatever other distraction and then speed up when you go to pass them.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Packrat said: "Truth be told, I don’t do that all the time, but I do try to pull up as far as possible if I notice a Prime flatbed driver eyeing the empty spot beside me."

So, Packrat's dark side is revealed! Lol.

" When a guy is too embarrassed to use the urinal so they pee in the toilet stall, too lazy to even use their foot to lift the seat they pee all over it and the floor then walk away without even using their foot to flush. We all have to use them so at least lift the seat."

geez, guys. I never use public toilets. Gross. I don't care where they are. There are more sanitary options. But if you HAVE to use one, don't sit on the seat. Hover.

PackRat's Comment
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Pass another truck at night and the other driver flashes the high beams for you to get back over. Always happens while looking in the passenger mirror.

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