My Tip For The Day...

Topic 3836 | Page 1

Page 1 of 1
Flatwater 's Comment
member avatar

If you ever deliver salt to a tannery, breathe through your mouth. And Frebeeze is your friend. I thought feedlots had a "unique" scent. Ugh...

Brett Aquila's Comment
member avatar

When I pulled food-grade tanker I used to pick up liquid lard from the slaughterhouses. Strong smells rarely bother me the way they do most people but I think most people would nearly barf the first time they pull into a slaughterhouse. Awful stench.

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
member avatar

Years ago I used to haul frozen pig and cow skins from the slaughter houses in Amarillo Tx. I still have that smell in the back of my throat. It's one of those smells where the air is so thick with the oder that you can taste it.

Nothing worse than having a pallet (only 6 skins per pallet) fall other and you have to re stack it and you thought you would not need your gloves. First and last time I made that mistake. Smelling like a slaughter house in the middle of August is not my idea of a pleasant smell.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
member avatar

Oh man Flatwater, that is a smell that I know well - there is something about that smell that seems to get into the linings of your nasal passages. Every time I get near that smell it seems that I can smell it for days afterward, even after changing clothes and bathing, it still seems to stick with you. Just reading your post made me start thinking I could smell it.

Kevin C.'s Comment
member avatar

So much for breakfast now....rofl-3.gif

Page 1 of 1

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More