The “off Duty Creep”

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BK's Comment
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Anne, I had to laugh at the ambiguity of the title. It didn’t occur to me when I posted, but now I have this picture in my mind of some driver parked at a truck stop and walking around looking in other drivers windows. That would be an off duty creep, right?

Ryan B.'s Comment
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Anne, I had to laugh at the ambiguity of the title. It didn’t occur to me when I posted, but now I have this picture in my mind of some driver parked at a truck stop and walking around looking in other drivers windows. That would be an off duty creep, right?

I thought it was going to be a posted about some creepy person.

Don's Comment
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I do the OD creep all the time, but only in our yard, drop lot or at Consigness. But, when I do, I make sure I am out of the way of others with plenty of space for them to go around. Saves big time on having to burn my drive time and getting my 30 min DOT break before that 8 hour drive time is gone. Keeps me moving in the day cab world.

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

DOT:

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.

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Anne, I had to laugh at the ambiguity of the title. It didn’t occur to me when I posted, but now I have this picture in my mind of some driver parked at a truck stop and walking around looking in other drivers windows. That would be an off duty creep, right?

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Anne, I had to laugh at the ambiguity of the title. It didn’t occur to me when I posted, but now I have this picture in my mind of some driver parked at a truck stop and walking around looking in other drivers windows. That would be an off duty creep, right?

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I thought it was going to be a posted about some creepy person.

SEE !?!? And can't UNSEE ?!?!? LoLoL~! Told ya!

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~ Anne ~ thank-you.gif

Turtle's Comment
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the OD creep

Wait... Are we talking about Bobcat Bob here or....?

NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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"So there I was...... Creepily creeping along like a creeper....... "

Yep. If I can do it AND remain out of the way, I'm all over it. If the area is short on room, I won't even think about it.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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the OD creep

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Wait... Are we talking about Bobcat Bob here or....?

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Noob_Driver's Comment
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I do the OD creep all the time, but only in our yard, drop lot or at Consigness. But, when I do, I make sure I am out of the way of others with plenty of space for them to go around. Saves big time on having to burn my drive time and getting my 30 min DOT break before that 8 hour drive time is gone. Keeps me moving in the day cab world.

A yard move wont screw up your 30. It counts as on duty fueling would. I do it during a 2hr or 3hr break so I can pause my 14 if I need to when moving off a dock.

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

DOT:

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.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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This is true.

However there are plenty of times I have done it to do a split berth or to save my 70.

For those who get ****ed just remember it may be you needing to do it someday. The driver is just trying to get the job done, and sometimes it takes creeping.

You should try to stay out of everyone’s way if you can.

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I do the OD creep all the time, but only in our yard, drop lot or at Consigness. But, when I do, I make sure I am out of the way of others with plenty of space for them to go around. Saves big time on having to burn my drive time and getting my 30 min DOT break before that 8 hour drive time is gone. Keeps me moving in the day cab world.

double-quotes-end.png

A yard move wont screw up your 30. It counts as on duty fueling would. I do it during a 2hr or 3hr break so I can pause my 14 if I need to when moving off a dock.

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

DOT:

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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Yep. The people who get all butt hurt about it can go pound sand, and pass on the left. I'll smile and wave. There will come a time where it's the best way to preserve your break. It sucks, but it's what eld has forced upon us.

This is true.

However there are plenty of times I have done it to do a split berth or to save my 70.

For those who get ****ed just remember it may be you needing to do it someday. The driver is just trying to get the job done, and sometimes it takes creeping.

You should try to stay out of everyone’s way if you can.

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I do the OD creep all the time, but only in our yard, drop lot or at Consigness. But, when I do, I make sure I am out of the way of others with plenty of space for them to go around. Saves big time on having to burn my drive time and getting my 30 min DOT break before that 8 hour drive time is gone. Keeps me moving in the day cab world.

double-quotes-end.png

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A yard move wont screw up your 30. It counts as on duty fueling would. I do it during a 2hr or 3hr break so I can pause my 14 if I need to when moving off a dock.

double-quotes-end.png

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

DOT:

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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