What I Have Learned Other Than Driving

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40 Days's Comment
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1. You may drive into and out of the same storm 4 or more times. Really I thought we were done with you.

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2. Bottles, chips, and other random things explode. I was going to use that I guess I'm doing laundry now. Bag it.

3. Don't trust it. Gadgets, GPS, ect. Unless its an experienced driver only listen to your gut if its not your belly button don't let it tell you nothing.

4. Being sick on the road sucks. Bring medicine $5 for tiny packages at truck stops hurts the pocket. Wait what if i am at a rest stop in Montana umm nothing that's what.

5. I didn't know my ears could pop that much. Seriously wow.

6. Warm coffee cans are better than no coffee. Keep an extra see #4 for rest stop umm nothing.

7. Shower? Expensive, don't go barefoot, water is different from place to place. Example south use bar of soap and skin squeaks when clean. In Rapid City I kept rubbing and still no squeak thought my soap was messed up almost rubbed my skin off. It was the water. No one told me.

8. Four wheels means your somehow bigger than 18. Crazy logic but they sure are pushy. In the front of or beside a rig is the safest place to be.(Not)

9. Hurry up and wait. True story.

10. The C.B though comical at times and helpful at others. When backing or driving slow best turned off.

Turtle's Comment
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This cracked me up. Funny, but so true.

Things you didn't know you didn't know.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Those are great examples. And it never fails, if I dont have one of those bottles or canned coffees with me, I always end up at a rest stop without anywhere to get coffee when I wake up.

And water for showers in some areas leaves my skin feeling slick. Like the soap doesn't rinse off entirely. Weird, but water is different from place to place.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Those are great examples. And it never fails, if I dont have one of those bottles or canned coffees with me, I always end up at a rest stop without anywhere to get coffee when I wake up.

And water for showers in some areas leaves my skin feeling slick. Like the soap doesn't rinse off entirely. Weird, but water is different from place to place.

Soft water. Supposedly it is slick because you are so clean, but it feels to me like I showered in vegetable oil.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
RealDiehl's Comment
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Thanks for clearing up the water issue, Grumpy. Soft water, huh? I dont like it.

40 Days's Comment
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I felt cleaner before the shower for sure. Lesson use sink in restrooms before committing money to shower. Unless I am that dirty I am thinking next please.

Rob T.'s Comment
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use sink in restrooms before committing money to shower.

Are you spending money on showers? I thought they were free at most truck stops with a certain amount of fuel purchased?

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