Fuel Island...THE RULES!!!!!

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by Red Hot Mess, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. QuietMike

    QuietMike Medium Load Member

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    I was at pilot in Michigan on I-94 xit 167 I think yesterday and this bozo comes flying through the parking lot and almost hit me while I'm backing into a spot. Then he pulls onto the fuel island and walks inside. I go inside like 5 minutes later and he's in arbys waiting in line to order. He got his food, went back to his truck, ate in the fuel island, then left. I was there to get food too but at least I backed into one of the 15 open spots.
     
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    charestrucking Bobtail Member

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    One more thing you all forgot...Go take a shower!!! While still in the fuel island. Or pull infront of you to go get a coffe and park in the island so you can not get fuel..
     
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    SHC Spoiled Rotten Brat O/O

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    I got yelled at today by a Star Transport driver for pulling up to the pump and going inside. He was right behind me coming in. When I came back out he mother F'd me up and down about not getting fuel.......then I told him I was getting fuel and started pumping. He then yelled at me about taking so long to start pumping and I just laughed at him. Then I finished fueling and pulled up. He flew into the pump and hopped out and stood at the card reader for a minute. I walked back and said "why you taking so long to fuel, you were just yelling me" and he said "the card reader isn't working" to which I replied "no #### Sherlock, now go walk in like I did.....and hopefully some a-hole steering wheel holder won't be yelling at you like they did me"

    It felt good lol
     
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    Usually I do it this way...

    1) Pull onto the fuel island

    2) Go inside & order my Subway

    3) Stick the nozzles in my tanks (not to fuel, just for looks) and eat half my sandwich

    4) Pull forward

    5) go inside and get a drink

    6) come back out and eat the other half of my sandwich

    7) cruise through the truck stop to find a parking spot

    8) Go inside, use the rest room, and wash up




    All the above is just kidding, of course. I, too, would like to see drivers be more courteous. I try to do my part, though...
     
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    I promise it wasn't me who ripped him a new one today! :biggrin_25519: And Kudos to you for that awesome comeback to him!
     
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    Red Hot Mess <b>Hot Tub Critic</b>

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    Thanks Gummy for giving out those free ideas!
     
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    popmartian Road Train Member

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    The fuel dept just posted it's 4th quarter fuel savings using pilot/flying j, and the boss is real happy...
     
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    SHC Spoiled Rotten Brat O/O

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    I know, things never line up just right like that. Kinda like getting passed by a 4 wheeler going 90mph and a bear being just down the road. Every dog has his day ;)
     
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    Ferret says hi
     
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    I was waiting for that one !!!

    Only 1 more left...

    THE FUEL ISLAND IS NOT A TRUCK WASH !!!!

    Windows, lights, mirrors, that's great...

    Doors, fenders, HOOD, that's just stupid !!!!:biggrin_2551:
     
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