Firearms?

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Kerry L.'s Comment
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Also an Illinois resident here. Unfortunately. I deliver to the west side of Chicago once a week. Sometimes twice. I can honestly say low bridges, and four wheelers that feel stopping at a red light is optional worry me far more than anything else in Chicago. But that’s just me.

What about the south side of Chicago? Just curious if those same thoughts would be in that order.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Andrey's Comment
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I had to deliver to a federal facility and they searched my truck.

Were you present during the search? And how thorough was it? I mean, did they just looked or unsrewed panels, looked in the fridge, etc.?

Bird-One's Comment
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Honestly yes they would be. Ive been with my currently company almost 3 and a half years now. The company I was at briefly before that I delivered milk to Aldi’s all over the city. I’m talk Grocery stores that has armed guards standing at the door. I felt uneasy or nervous at any point. People really aren’t targeting truck drivers in my opinion. But again that’s my experience I was always delivering early morning and afternoon hours. In and out. Never had a problem.

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Also an Illinois resident here. Unfortunately. I deliver to the west side of Chicago once a week. Sometimes twice. I can honestly say low bridges, and four wheelers that feel stopping at a red light is optional worry me far more than anything else in Chicago. But that’s just me.

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What about the south side of Chicago? Just curious if those same thoughts would be in that order.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bird-One's Comment
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Meant I never FELT uneasy or nervous. Sure Chicago has some wild stuff going on. I joke that before I deliver to the city I need my vest and Kevlar helmet. But again I’ve never had an issue.

Vicki M.'s Comment
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I had to deliver to a federal facility and they searched my truck.

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Were you present during the search? And how thorough was it? I mean, did they just looked or unsrewed panels, looked in the fridge, etc.?

I was present. Pretty much he just poked his head in and looked around. The only reason he se my stun gun was because I keep it right next to my bunk

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