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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I'm going to be in your hood probably around 4 or 5 am if your around.

Rob T.'s Comment
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I usually end up with a midnight gate time on sunday headed west or south. We have a couple routes that are in town or head east I'll let ya know if I'm able to snag one and see if our schedules line up. I should know for sure by 115pm this afternoon

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Good thats about when I go to bed.

Hopefully it will work out we are super busy, they are begging people to work for the holiday weekend so I asked for our longest run.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Unfortunately nothing heading east or in town was available so I'm headed west about midnight. I'm sure one of these times it'll work out.

That should be a nice long run. How many miles?

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Ill wave to the west when I get there, We will make it work at somepoint.

Its 610 miles round trip an with the pay raise that went into effect yesterday it makes a nice payday

Bird-One's Comment
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How close will that put you on hours give or take?

Ill wave to the west when I get there, We will make it work at somepoint.

Its 610 miles round trip an with the pay raise that went into effect yesterday it makes a nice payday

Auggie69's Comment
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How close will that put you on hours give or take?

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Ill wave to the west when I get there, We will make it work at somepoint.

Its 610 miles round trip an with the pay raise that went into effect yesterday it makes a nice payday

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Our longest run (660 miles) you'll be counting the minutes rolling into the gate. I've had a many as 20 and as few as ONE!! Twice I was within a few miles and said the hell with it and went over. Safety lectured me, etc.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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How close will that put you on hours give or take?

About a hour of drive time left if it all goes well, since it's over 600 miles you can use a "fast truck" which does 68. They used to run it when the "fast" trucks where 65 mph I think they said you had like 30 minutes to work with then which is cutting it a little tight for my liking.

Our longest run (660 miles) you'll be counting the minutes rolling into the gate. I've had a many as 20 and as few as ONE!! Twice I was within a few miles and said the hell with it and went over. Safety lectured me, etc.

Other terminals have runs like that like, ours doesn't. I spoke to a guy who has one even with a 70 mph truck he spends a lot of time in hotels.

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.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

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