Do you have an APU? Is the weight of the unit still taken off your overall?
Have never run into a tank with sliding tandems. All the tanks I have hauled, the only way the trailer group is over is if you are overweight overall.
You should tell the OM those smoke detectors work much better when installed on the ceiling.
I used to deliver to them regularly. (Had all my endorsements). The supervisor I did paperwork with started going on travel to open another...
Doesn't matter what the product is with a single tank (smooth bore or otherwise). If it is liquid, the percentages of weight on the axle groups...
I remember reading a story by one of their ex-drivers. It was terrible. Hopefully they have changed.
Used to be neighbors with a Dominoes driver,...
You doxxed yourself.
P.S. Heh, my uncle lives in Glendale. On a golf course.
No way in hell I would have stopped! Driver did the right thing....
Think they are talking about one on the left?
Looks like it would be fairly expensive as an add-on, rather than just getting a used truck...
Only one is known for "The Bristol Stomp".
Went to my first "first night out" there.
"Company owner said that trailers probably should've been uncoupled."
More like ten minutes before the "accident", company owner was yelling at...
What are these "patterns" and where can I find them?
I used to scale in behind these guys at the mill.
Same setup except daycabs. 105.5K limit.
They were almost always over by 2 or 3K....
When you start to pull out from under a trailer and there's that moment of sticktion.
You wonder, "Did I unlock the fifth wheel?"
Then it breaks...
Don't park near a mobile home community.
Just talked to one of their drivers today. He said he's from Georgia. Wasn't digging the cold too much, but seems he gets down southeast US on a...
I did have some sweat on my forehead after that incident.
Guy at a warehouse had a black shirt with "Safety First" in dark red latters on the back.
There I stood in my fluorescent yellow shirt trying to...
Depends on how far past the rear axle the box extends.
Some straight trucks will make you intimately familiar with tail swing.