I use the outside lanes to make left turns.
That allows me to see if anyone is turning inside and I can miss them.
Right turns depend on how long...
We had a sliding table to bridge the gap. I have also used ramps.
Straps with chain ends work, we also had clamp on hand winches.
Yep, carry a broom. Like others said-they won’t do it or do a poor job. I also left it all at their location-usually neatly!
That is what all my mentors said- - keep the left door shut!
Planning is also very important. Like Cattleman84 said every minute wasted is less...
I agree about Vans and Reefers.
Tanker was great, people are really friendly in that segment of the industry.
Flatbed, OS/OW, and machinery...
That probably did not go far down the road!
It had been damaged and I was hauling it to an insurance yard.
It is 14 something if I remember correctly.
I knew my route and had a permit.
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I thump the tires as well, like Clausland said. I also look at every tire to see if the sidewalk bulge looks the same. If they are not, I check...
My method was to let a big slug of trucks go by at Blythe so there was a line out to the tree when I got to Banning- - scales closed do not enter!...
Trash hauling is a good field. Grocery delivery can be no touch. Equipment delivery is also local/statewide, but can get pretty physical.
Ritchie Specs is a good site to find out dimensions and weights of machinery.
Never get in a hurry with any piece of machinery- they all will...
I ran some really good recaps all winter between AZ and CO. Then one trip to CA in late May between Needles and Barstow, one let go and the rest...
Poor quality recap. Perfect play to ease it in and turn it in to be replaced. A long trip in the heat would most likely be the end of that tire.
Use a separate hydraulic pump tapped into the lines and bypass the PTO pump.
Many times having my cb on has saved me a lot of time and helped to avoid danger.
Ingenious, but not too swift!
Personal responsibility goes right along with it.
I hauled a Timber Pro into CA for the fires last year. I stayed within my 11/14, but went over 70. Documented everything and did a reset when I...