What's The Most Exciting Thing You've Ever Seen Or Done As A Driver On The Road?

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TomCougar's Comment
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Good morning! For me the ultimate adventure could be the prospect of driving the Coquihalla "The Coke" Highway (Highway Thru hell) in British Columbia, Canada during a bad winter having seen the TV series with Jamie Davis the recovery operator of Hope, BC. Who here has literally driven this highway thru hell? Another thing that would make me soil my pants would be spotting Bigfoot's crossing in front of my rig while driving through the Pacific Northwest during some foggy night. Who here has spotted the big ape of legend?

millionmiler24 (CRSTs Mos's Comment
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Good morning! For me the ultimate adventure could be the prospect of driving the Coquihalla "The Coke" Highway (Highway Thru hell) in British Columbia, Canada during a bad winter having seen the TV series with Jamie Davis the recovery operator of Hope, BC. Who here has literally driven this highway thru hell? Another thing that would make me soil my pants would be spotting Bigfoot's crossing in front of my rig while driving through the Pacific Northwest during some foggy night. Who here has spotted the big ape of legend?

Never spotted Bigfoot however I must say I LOVE your avatar picture. 😜

Joseph I.'s Comment
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Do not believe what you see on TV, the "Highway thru Hell" is just a highway. Remember all reality TV is TV not reality. One thing I saw a while back is one of those Carvana car dispensaries I guess you call them. I had seen them on commercials but not in real life and was not sure there were even real but they are. As for not exciting but cool I really like bridges and some that I have crossed the Mississippi on have been very neat in there design. No UFO's or Bigfoot yet but I will keep my eyes open.

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Bullitt_VW's Comment
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Todd has done both, me thinks. So ive heard through the scuddlebutt.

Good morning! For me the ultimate adventure could be the prospect of driving the Coquihalla "The Coke" Highway (Highway Thru hell) in British Columbia, Canada during a bad winter having seen the TV series with Jamie Davis the recovery operator of Hope, BC. Who here has literally driven this highway thru hell? Another thing that would make me soil my pants would be spotting Bigfoot's crossing in front of my rig while driving through the Pacific Northwest during some foggy night. Who here has spotted the big ape of legend?

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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Bullitt VW, YOU caught it too, LoL. (And I thought I was the only one, so was keeping my mouth shut, haha!)

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Victor C. II's Comment
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Lets see probably the most exciting was going over the rocky mountains in Colorado. I was once flashed by a lady in the passenger seat in a separate vehicle. Went through the backhills of West Virginia. Pretty exhilarating!

timerider's Comment
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Driving down the grapevine for the first time in a curtain side with the wind trying to blow me off the side of the mountain. This was an old single stack smashed nose Mack truck from the early 80’s and I was driving this in 2006, only semi the company had. I had no otr experience and was just about fresh out of school. I was pulling a fully loaded curtain van crammed full of new atv’s in crates coming out of Bakersfield headed to L.A. The load had shifted and one of the crates slid out pushing the side of the curtain, I could see it in my mirrors and I had no way of getting over to bring the truck to a stop because my breaks were fading and I was scared to try a down shift for lower gears, as this trucks transmission was very specific on its shift points. Engine break was on but it was very weak as I remember so I had to pump the breaks the whole way down and even that was making them fade.

I’ll never forget my ride down that mountain thinking every run away ramp was my sanctuary, but I held in there till the bottom. I had to pull over as soon as I got to some what flat terrain and stretch my whole body because I was so cramped from puckering all the way down.

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40 Days's Comment
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Well there's this T/A in Wheeling West Virginia. JK. Most fun was definitely mountains makes for a wild ride. Saw a train catch fire in California a dam open in I think Montana maybe Washington dont remember anymore.

Victor C. II's Comment
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You know 40 days thats way more wild than anything I have ever experienced! That is neat.

40 Days's Comment
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Haha behind that T/A or the train fire?

0077342001572132007.jpg Was snowing yesterday morning now chilling in flip flops doing a 34 over weekend in Florida. Trucking is hard work but fun if you stop and smell the roses when you can. No pun intended.

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