Got To Love When People Can’t Back(Got Hit At A Truck Stop)

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Jamie's Comment
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You just have to love when people can’t back their damn trucks up and hit your mirror before driving off.

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I had to run after the truck but I could only get a picture of his company number and trailer number which I reported to Crete already.

Jamie's Comment
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I meant his trailer number and company name.

Jared H.'s Comment
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Sorry that happened - at the same time. Backing up a truck is hard for new drivers and we don’t get any real training or time under the wheel to have any real skill to do so. Just like when you started.

Though - running someone down to own up to their accident is not right. 🙏🏼

Jamie's Comment
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Sorry that happened - at the same time. Backing up a truck is hard for new drivers and we don’t get any real training or time under the wheel to have any real skill to do so. Just like when you started.

Though - running someone down to own up to their accident is not right. 🙏🏼

For sure, I have no problems with new drivers we all start somewhere, the main issue is about him running after hitting me. His company is from Canada, so not sure if anything is going to happen but oh well, another day out here.

I’m honestly not even sure how he hit my mirror other then if he was tryin to blind side into the spot on my passenger side.

Now I have to wait until the morning to even get into a shop since it’s closed on sundays, which I’m either going have to get towed or I’m tape the mirror down to drive the 14 miles to the shop.

Jared H.'s Comment
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Man that sucks - please don’t misunderstand my response. I’m a newbie but I do know - running is not the way to do it. 🙏🏼

Bird-One's Comment
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You’re right Jared that backing up a truck is probably the hardest thing a new driver has to endure. It’s never an excuse when hitting another driver in a truck stop. Or hitting anything for that matter. You have to goal, goal, and goal some more. Accidents do happen. But you can’t simply chalk it up as “I’m new” if and when it does happen. It’s also possible the driver pulling out didn’t feel it. Maybe and maybe not. I wouldn’t know.

Sorry that happened - at the same time. Backing up a truck is hard for new drivers and we don’t get any real training or time under the wheel to have any real skill to do so. Just like when you started.

Though - running someone down to own up to their accident is not right. 🙏🏼

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Sorry that happened - at the same time. Backing up a truck is hard for new drivers and we don’t get any real training or time under the wheel to have any real skill to do so. Just like when you started.

Though - running someone down to own up to their accident is not right. 🙏🏼

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For sure, I have no problems with new drivers we all start somewhere, the main issue is about him running after hitting me. His company is from Canada, so not sure if anything is going to happen but oh well, another day out here.

I’m honestly not even sure how he hit my mirror other then if he was tryin to blind side into the spot on my passenger side.

Now I have to wait until the morning to even get into a shop since it’s closed on sundays, which I’m either going have to get towed or I’m tape the mirror down to drive the 14 miles to the shop.

Man that sucks - please don’t misunderstand my response. I’m a newbie but I do know - running is not the way to do it. 🙏🏼

Happy EASTER, guys . . . ! (The driver 1/2 of my household said either duck tape, or better yet, GORILLA TAPE.. 'until' ..LoL!)

Be safe, all.

~ Anne ~

ps: the driver 1/2 of the house says he can recall a half DOZEN mirror losses . . . and only a few were comp'd back to the company he was driving for. He's a deep sleeper.

Jamie's Comment
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It’s also possible the driver pulling out didn’t feel it. Maybe and maybe not. I wouldn’t know.

He was backing in beside me, after hitting my mirror, he instantly pulled forward and drove off, exiting the pilot. Almost certain he knew about it but wanted to avoid having it on his record.

Jamie's Comment
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The driver 1/2 of my household said either duck tape, or better yet, GORILLA TAPE.. 'until' ..LoL

Yeah, that’s the plan. But the shop doesn’t open until 0700 so ruined my plans for tomorrow. But only about 14 miles away from the shop.

PackRat's Comment
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Sorry Jamie!

Was it a Volvo?

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