To Those Few Who Give Truckers A Bad Rep

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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Is there a sanitary solution to having to go while on the road? And what do you do with the filled pee bottles that is acceptable? Dump them out in the bathroom toilet?


YES! Sorry, not mad at you.

This is one of the most dumba$$ things a driver can do. If you can go into a shower, you can put those bottles in your backpack and dump them out in the toilet.

Sorry peeps, but this is THE ONE thing I don’t understand about drivers. Heck, I watched a driver pull into a Pilot, stop in the driveway, in the middle of the afternoon, and pee between the cab and the drives. TOO FREAKING LAZY to go inside to the bathroom. And YES, there were plenty of parking spaces.

I apologize for the rant and, unfortunately, the scumbags who need to learn some manners, never will. Kinda like the drivers who stink to high heavens, as if they aren’t earning free showers. 🤦‍♂️

^^^ INDEED. When I rode w/ the other half, they'd see me 'dismount' the rig, and proceed with their 'junk' and shzx show.... and 'ANNE' had 'snap & pops' in a shirt pocket. Like I wanted a show?? (Yes, they ARE safe...Google it; I did first! Haha!)

Tom was raised better.

(Funny to watch their backsplash and errors in judgement, !! LoLoL!)

Carry on, guys. We ladies hate it, too. Ergo, the 'laundry soap' bottles. Videos (not mine!!) on Y/T.

~ Anne ~


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Davy A.'s Comment
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Check out camping toilets, they fold up to the size of a small luggage price. I've contemplated getting one.

In the meantime, I don't empty and reuse bottles. I drink a lot of Gatorade, so I use the empty Gatorade bottles, put them in my trash can which I empty daily. I go through one Gatorade bottle a day which will handle a couple of fill ups. All sanitary and disposed of properly. I use a thermos type drink container for my cold drinks and have a spare one for back up. That way I know I'll always have at least one clean empty Gatorade bottle to use. I keep a standard office size trash can with glad flex handle bags. Always discreetly dispose of trash properly.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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It's not that hard to pour it out in the dirt or grass behind your trailer jeeeze I know ya see that crap tossed out on the sides of the road or pull off's.....We HAD to carry jugs, being team, can't stop everytime lol

Bounced around in the bunk, and drinking so much coffee n water, would juggle my kidneys to no end. Plus age adds up for more pee breaks hahaha....

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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My instructor in school said his brother works for IDOT and gets to mow the lawns on the side of the highways and runs over a lot of "trucker bombs". If he was was a fully enclosed mower its not a big deal but in the smaller open ones he received a lot of splash back, especially from the gallon jugs.

Just dispose of it probably it's really not hard. Same for garbage saw a guy here at Loves toss a bag full of garbage out despite a dumpster and garbage can near by.


Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Art M.'s Comment
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You can not fix stupid, you can not fix lazy, you can not fix nasty and egocentric. That's just the way it is. Fines have to be imposed on such behavior, big ones, especially where trash cans a near by. I had one FedEx driver in the middle of the truck stop yard emptying his bladder on the drives, 60 feet from store entrance, flashed lights on him, got middle finger as a thank you.

We are getting stuck often with warehouses, that provide no nothing for the drivers, so there is a need to have a spare jag at least. Best thing I'd recommend is a gallon size Cranberry juice jag from Wally and a bit of Campa-Fresh tank treatment. Dispose on the soil anywhere, as it is all biodegradable, reuse.

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