Delays In Many Varieties

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G-Town's Comment
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CSX level grade crossing in Newport DE. Store was a10th of a mile away. About a 40 minute delay. Took my 30 minute break while I watched a static series of rail cars.

Keep on trucking

Bird-one's Comment
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What would of happened if that train ended before a 30? Guessing you would of had to start over?

G-Town's Comment
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Great question...I would have crept to the shoulder, it was wide enough.

PackRat's Comment
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Ask any Millis driver about the trains near the Trenton, Ohio terminal.

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Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Greg M.'s Comment
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Worst location ever for a trucking company. Right in the middle of a triangle with tracks crossing all roads in. And not just any tracks. About a quarter mile away is a large switching yard so the trains coming in may block the roads for hours.

Not to mention the firing range right next door visited by a large number of 50 cal enthusiasts. First time one of those let loose I just about wet myself.

Ask any Millis driver about the trains near the Trenton, Ohio terminal.

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Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

PackRat's Comment
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Yep!

I got delayed by at least one train 82% of the time I had to go by the terminal.

I could not park there during the day because the gunfire was a trigger for PTSD.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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