I Hate Reefers

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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Didn't take long for me to figure out why some drivers pulled into their parking spots nose first.

Yeah, wait til they have to get out of that spot and the place is packed. Backing out of a spot in a crowded parking lot is a complete nightmare.

Scott O.'s Comment
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Didn't take long for me to figure out why some drivers pulled into their parking spots nose first.

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Yeah, wait til they have to get out of that spot and the place is packed. Backing out of a spot in a crowded parking lot is a complete nightmare.

Ain't that the truth... That pilot on I81 in Virginia across from that TA that closed... The only way to park there is pull in after fueling... What a nightmare...

James925's Comment
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I parked "nose first" in a spot in a West Virginia Pilot once, and I vowed to NEVER do it again. Backing up was not fun at all. But it was raining when I pulled in, I was tired, had already circled the truck stop twice trying to find a spot and just wanted to go to sleep. But backing up in the morning I vowed to never go nose first again.

I drove a reefer and I never really had a problem with parking by people because I used to almost always park next to reefers. I normally stopped around 4:30-5, so I could park in the back where there plenty of spots. If it was late at night, I would grab whatever spot was available. I'd get some angry looks if I parked next to a dry van , but nothing more. The sound of that reefer would put me right to sleep. On the rare occasions I drove a dry load, it took me a while to fall asleep cause I was so used to hearing the reefer cut on and off.

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

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.

Dennis S.'s Comment
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Focus on the issue and resolve it.

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Yeah! one of these buttons is sure to make that reefer nice and quiet.... smile.gifhqdefault.jpg

At least until the driver jumps outta his cab or comes back from his shower. shocked.png

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That would be a bad idea. You could cause that reefer driver their job. Especially if the driver didnt notice or forgets to check on his unit.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Focus on the issue and resolve it.

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Yeah! one of these buttons is sure to make that reefer nice and quiet.... smile.gifhqdefault.jpg

At least until the driver jumps outta his cab or comes back from his shower. shocked.png

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That would be a bad idea. You could cause that reefer driver their job. Especially if the driver didnt notice or forgets to check on his unit.

I'm pretty sure it was meant as a joke. I don't see anyone here condoning sabotage of another drivers vehicle. It was just a little humor injection.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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Focus on the issue and resolve it.

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Yeah! one of these buttons is sure to make that reefer nice and quiet.... smile.gifhqdefault.jpg

At least until the driver jumps outta his cab or comes back from his shower. shocked.png

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lmao!!!rofl-3.gifrofl-2.gif

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That would be a bad idea. You could cause that reefer driver their job. Especially if the driver didnt notice or forgets to check on his unit.

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I'm pretty sure it was meant as a joke. I don't see anyone here condoning sabotage of another drivers vehicle. It was just a little humor injection.

yeah guys, just a joke. I would never seriously suggest messing with another drivers or companies equipment.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

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