Panic Button...

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Flatwater 's Comment
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I picked up my new truck Friday and went straight to work. Hauled a load of rock from a quarry south of Omaha to a shingle factory in Kansas then boogied to a salt mine in central Kansas and loaded ice salt headed for NE Department of Roads in northwest Nebraska.

Parked for the night and going thru the new truck, having never been in a Volvo before, I noticed a "Panic" button in the sleeper. Hmm... I'm intrigued. Logic tells me what it's for but I'm enamored with shiny, red buttons. So, I push it. Yup. Lights and horns and all sorts of carrying on. Now I'm panicking and smacking buttons and switches, tring to figure out to shut the damn thing off! Finally put the key in the ignition and switch it to the "on" position and... silence. So my curiosity is satisfied and anyone within earshot thinks I'm a jerk.

I think I'll go ahead and read the manual first before I feel the need to go pushing buttons.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Reminds me of a Ren and Stimpy episode, "Space Madness." DON"T PUSH THE RED BUTTON!!!

Flatwater 's Comment
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Reminds me of a Ren and Stimpy episode, "Space Madness." DON"T PUSH THE RED BUTTON!!!

YES! Me, too! "Don't push the big, red, shiny, fun button!" Hahaha! I haven't seen that episode in, oh, 100 years, or so. Ah, my misspent youth...

Wendy W.'s Comment
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Wow! What a great way to start my day….. Now I know NOT to push the red button!

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Wendy, you NEVER push a mysterious, shiny, irresistible red button!

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Congrats on that new truck by the way Flatwater! I heard those Volvos are really nice!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Joe S. (a.k.a. The Blue 's Comment
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I will pass on some training from my Navy days.

If you don't know what it does, leave it alone.

Believe me, words to live by most times.

Keep it safe out here, the life you save might be your own. Joe S.

Jopa's Comment
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Now, THAT''S FUNNY!!! Bet your neighbors at the truck stop LOVED you . . .

Jopa

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Wine Taster's Comment
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GWAD! I have a button on my truck computer that is red. It is a triangle with ! on it. I want to push it so bad to see what it does. I have been scared to do it though. Your story made me laugh so hard. Now I want to push that button even worse!

6 string rhythm's Comment
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GWAD! I have a button on my truck computer that is red. It is a triangle with ! on it. I want to push it so bad to see what it does. I have been scared to do it though. Your story made me laugh so hard. Now I want to push that button even worse!

Don't do it WT! You might open up some sort of evil dimension, haven't you seen Hellraiser?!

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