What A Mistake

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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I had all weekend to fuel my trailer, but I though after I get unloaded and start heading for my next stop about 100 miles away. Well when I got to the shipper (just across the street, Hershey's), I was told that they were too busy being it was Monday and I would have to drop it. And take my pick of empties. Well I had a out 1/4 tank left and I had to fill it to at least 3/4 full before dropping. Now is where the stupidity on my part, there was a Muphy's a out 2 miles down the road. They don't take comdata cards or checks. So she said the Marathon in Lawrenceville 19 miles had diesel. Great I travel back there through construction roads a d the sign says no semis. 12'10" canopy. I trek back to Murphy's and put in 73 bucks worth on my card and of course turn the receipt with my load number. Moral story, either get fuel before you get to destination or go through the time , and fuel to get fuel.

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Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Donna M.'s Comment
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I did that the other night left Kroger in forest park went to petro to shutdown. But petro was full, not even any reserve. So I drove out to Atlanta bond I knew I could over night there. Got there with 15 minutes on my clock. Next morning still had dirty trailer and half empty on fuel . Nearest place was Petro, had to drive back over there. Had plenty of time on my appointment, so got me some iron skillet.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Love the Iron Skillet. I wish all the truck stops had restaurants instead of fast food. I so sick of Wendy's, Subway and Popeyes.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Love the Iron Skillet. I wish all the truck stops had restaurants instead of fast food. I so sick of Wendy's, Subway and Popeyes.

start finding mom and pops or restaurants with parking. there are tons!

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Reefer? What's a reefer? You guys need to make life easier and pull dry van!

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Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Bruce K

Your afraid you might have sit for a couple of hours are you?

Raptor

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