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Stevo Reno's Comment
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Lol Stand at the dock and watch the loaders....Back up cameras are a PITA in a regular car/SUV, much less a tractor-trailer. In the 1990's I worked for Waste Management Trash company. We had some backing accidents over the years. It took 1 of our immigrant helpers getting run over at the dump, not once, but twice! by the driver. Of course killing him, since his head was crushed under the duals!, Talk about a safety nightmare, for office personel going out to that mess. Soon after our 200 trucks were outfitted with brake lock up devices, that picked up movement in back @ 6+ feet. Eventually, we had to convert them all over to overhead cameras, with small 4 inch black & white monitors in-cab....I never could use those parking trucks at night after working on em....Later, the monitors were swapped out for bigger 8 inch screens, same thing worthless, using to back up, good to see someone run/walk/stand behind it is all.

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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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Andy F.'s Comment
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And by the way, it was moving forward.

Errol V.'s Comment
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A week or so ago, someone suggested here using a camera to better learn about backing. The next four replies all were in the "No" category. Simple as that.

Best way to learn is to watch as you back up, and Get Out And Look

The Persian Conversion's Comment
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My rookie mistake was forging to check my mirror. Lesson kearned.

I hope you check your mirrors more thoroughly than you check your spelling

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Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Actually, a lot of the new Knight trailers have cameras inside. It's powered by a small solar panel that allows dispatch to "ping" a trailer to get a hard location and pull it up on a satellite view. Then they can look inside to verify if it's loaded or unloaded.

Errol V.'s Comment
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My rookie mistake was forging to check my mirror. Lesson kearned.

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I hope you check your mirrors more thoroughly than you check your spelling

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"Forging" may be correct. Andy could have sent in a "GOAL Plate" * message without really getting out! rofl-3.gif

That's a Swift thing, if you don't get it. Sorry.

Andy F.'s Comment
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And here I thawt i wuz a reel gud speller. Well, I guess my fat thumbs will do me in.

Magoo's Comment
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And here I thawt i wuz a reel gud speller. Well, I guess my fat thumbs will do me in.

See this is really why there is no Edit feature.

Brett is in good ole NY kicked back with a Genny Cream Ale (do they even make those anymore?) laughing at all of us who have fat fingers!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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Genny Cream Ale (do they even make those anymore?)

I'm not sure but that's the first type of beer I ever tasted! My dad kept a little out in the garage and I remember taking one and trying it when no one else was home. It was awful of course.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
D B.'s Comment
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Genny Cream Ale (do they even make those anymore?)

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I'm not sure but that's the first type of beer I ever tasted! My dad kept a little out in the garage and I remember taking one and trying it when no one else was home. It was awful of course.

I believe Matt still produces Cream Ale (I've seen it in stores) the brewery is about 3.5 miles from my home.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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