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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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As G'Town always teaches us : WATCH YOUR WAGON !

Harvest's Comment
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"A good driver knows how to get out of a bad situation. A great driver knows how to avoid a bad situation."

Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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" Better to be at home wishing you are on the road, rather than be on the road (or ditch) wishing you are at home."


That's a good one!

+1 on this one. It's almost worded exactly the same as what I was told when learning to make go/no-go decisions back when I was taking lessons for my Private Pilot License. Here is another old aviation quote that could easily be adapted as sage advice for trucking.

"There are Old Pilots and there are Bold Pilots... but there are very few Old and Bold Pilots!"

Rob T.'s Comment
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" Better to be at home wishing you are on the road, rather than be on the road (or ditch) wishing you are at home."

Amen to that. A state trooper here had a good quote after that pileup that I wish more drivers understood.

“Truckers, all you are is an 80.000 pound sled on ice. No driver in this world can stop an 80,000 pound sled on the Highway and all we see is 80,000 pounds sleds causing these massive wrecks.”

If the ice is that bad park it!

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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It's truly amazing to me how some people drive in bad conditions, I was on I-65 a few weeks ago cars and trucks in the ditchs on both sides I'm doing around 45 and trucks and cars flying by me at 70 mph.

Sometimes I wish I had their level of confidence however.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Here are two thoughts that I sort of made up, but they'll do you good:

Drive your own road.

You have a job to do: delivering that truck load. Messing with other drivers, and allowing then to mess with you, is a distraction. Please move on.


I don't care!

This is for the people that cut you off and such. So what? Get back to your job. If a four-wheeler or even another truck is going to push in front of you, just give them permission (as if!). This will keep the aggravation out of your system.



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