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Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Thinking about going local? Here is a "dock" in Philadelphia I was in today.

It is a one way street i had to back down and not hit the cars or telephone poles... and avoid the cars riding the sidewalk to get around me.

although it would be easier in a day cab... not something i want to do constantly

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Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

Rob T.'s Comment
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wtf.gif that's VERY impressive. Great job. I can only imagine how much more difficult that dock will get during winter with snow piles and ice everywhere

G-Town's Comment
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That is a great job Rainy!

PJ's Comment
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Ouch, that is the northeast though. I’ll stick to playing in chemical plants. No docks only gotta get the dome lid close. Yes I’m spolied.

Great job though young lady!!

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Yikes !! Reminds me years ago went with buddy as a ride along O/O a drop in Hollywood, a similar setting,, I had to stop street traffic ,,as he blocked it off as he got turned into the alley way, with a string of light poles and cars....And he luckily got all the way to the end of it (about 600 yards deep)

PackRat's Comment
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That's one of those places where you want to punch the sales guy that booked that load! What a challenge! Glad you were up for it.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rubber Duck's Comment
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New drivers take note of this nightmare. Imagine showing up on the other side of the building with nowhere to park. Having to circle Philadelphia 3 times while trying to call the consignee to find out where the heck you need to be and how to get there.

Consignee:

The customer the freight is being delivered to. Also referred to as "the receiver". The shipper is the customer that is shipping the goods, the consignee is the customer receiving the goods.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Moe's Comment
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That's meaning my noobie head hurt.......cant imagine a white scene with ice. Looks like you did good though

Thinking about going local? Here is a "dock" in Philadelphia I was in today.

It is a one way street i had to back down and not hit the cars or telephone poles... and avoid the cars riding the sidewalk to get around me.

although it would be easier in a day cab... not something i want to do constantly

0416709001573749175.jpg0186640001573749211.jpg0690588001573749244.jpg0590637001573749273.jpg

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

Don's Comment
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Wow! Much respect to you. It is crazy where some docks are located in cities. I hope to never experience anything like this.

Bre The Newbie 's Comment
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I am truely amazed..and to think I had a rookie breakdown moment having to do a drop off in Downtown LA where i had to blind side back off a two lane street into a receiver with two small docks that dipped underground. This is why I love this Forum. When I think things are bad I can always come here for an attitude adjustment, just by looking at what you guys go through on daily basis. This is the reality of Trucking. Thanks for Sharing!

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