corona virus...this is no joke!

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by harley17985, Mar 20, 2020.

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  1. harley17985

    harley17985 Bobtail Member

    Sep 19, 2013
    at first out here i thought it was all news bs..but the last few days its getting bad! states closing. i m thankfull got loaded in la ..and im goimg to the house! this ld is going to boston...i live in tennessee .as soon as i get by the house im done 4 the month..i urge you all to get home or somewhere safe..americians are crazy. when the shelf is bare who u think people will come safe!
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  3. Black_Yeshua

    Black_Yeshua Bobtail Member

    Aug 7, 2019
    I live in Riverside county, CA and I just seen the ice cream man driving down my street
  4. Opus

    Opus Road Train Member

    Dec 18, 2011
    South GA
    Um, ok.
  5. Mid-May Trucker

    Mid-May Trucker Road Train Member

    Oct 23, 2018
    Dont worry we got something for those crazy people coming.
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  6. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

    Aug 8, 2015
    I agree, everyone park those Trucks ASAP.. Rates still need a bump up. I need the money. I’ll cover as much Freight as I can. Don’t worry, go home be safe. Got it covered.
  7. Av8torcrj

    Av8torcrj Light Load Member

    Oct 7, 2015
    You think they are crazy now? Wait till the trucks stop running and the scarce shelves are bare.... then you will see crazy.
    I’m going to work. The company says it has more freight than drivers. They are letting me keep the truck at the house. I can self isolate for a 5 day run. We should be grateful, we have one if the few jobs left right now.
  8. TripleSix

    TripleSix God of Roads

    Apr 10, 2009
    Copied in Hell
    I can’t go home.

    1. There’s no revenue stream at home. Well unless your hung like a horse and have a lady with a tight bod and flexibility and she doesn’t mind being nekked on the web.
    2. Been out here for weeks. Everyone at home is safe. I know that as soon as I go home, everyone at home will get sick.
    3. Everything getting shut down is going to hurt worse than any virus ever could.
    4. Somebody has to go to work.

    So, I can’t go home.
  9. Moosetek13

    Moosetek13 Road Train Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    Burnsville, MN
    I'll shut down pretty quickly for snow/ice, high winds and such, but not because of being scared of a virus.

    I think the people that should really be concerned are the ones that try to sanitize everything all the time because they are always so afraid of germs.
    They're the ones with the weak immune systems because of their poor hygiene habits.
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2020
  10. Sirscrapntruckalot

    Sirscrapntruckalot Road Train Member


    Be safe, don't panic, or you know...overreact.

    Sirscrapntruckalot - They really are out to get you.
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  11. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

    Dec 9, 2017
    You can't stick it out once the going gets a little rough and your job is actually in demand and needed, I suggest finding a different line of work.
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