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G-Town's Comment
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Attempting to pull the air-horn ripcord and soon realize that you are not driving your truck, but your personal vehicle.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Bumping...

PlanB's Comment
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For me it's the engine break.

My wife always make fun of me when I'm driving our car and come up on a stop or slowed traffic. I always reach down and turn on the windshield wipers...because they are where my engine break would be on the truck!

Attempting to pull the air-horn ripcord and soon realize that you are not driving your truck, but your personal vehicle.

Pete B.'s Comment
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For me it's the engine break.

Same here; last time I was in a rental car, I kept pressing the spot on the steering wheel where my engine brake button is on my truck.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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You going to trucking truth.com when you are on home time...GUILTY

Bruce K.'s Comment
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You going to trucking truth.com when you are on home time...GUILTY

Don’t feel guilty JYK9, the site is addictive. Just get into a 12 step program and take it one day at a time. Lol

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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When you beep your horn before backing up in your car.

Solo's Comment
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When you drive your POV and it has 0 degrees of steering wheel play, but you're all over the road , because through muscle memory, your moving the wheel right and left anticipating wheel movement from road conditions.

Over The Road:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Noob_Driver's Comment
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When you drive your POV and it has 0 degrees of steering wheel play, but you're all over the road , because through muscle memory, your moving the wheel right and left anticipating wheel movement from road conditions.

This x100. We managed to get to our terminal i park at after my first 3 weeks training for one night. We headed out for a good meal and i was terrified. I drive a kia soul! It felt like a pink barbie motorized car. I swear i almost turned into the curb on my first right turn.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Over The Road:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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When you drive your POV and it has 0 degrees of steering wheel play, but you're all over the road , because through muscle memory, your moving the wheel right and left anticipating wheel movement from road conditions.

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This x100. We managed to get to our terminal i park at after my first 3 weeks training for one night. We headed out for a good meal and i was terrified. I drive a kia soul! It felt like a pink barbie motorized car. I swear i almost turned into the curb on my first right turn.

I mentioned this in a post when I first started driving I drive a Silverado and I felt like I was driving a Barbie car first I got back into it. Move the steering wheel an inch and it feels like you're going three lanes over

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Over The Road:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

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