Dump truck questions

Discussion in 'Tanker, Bulk and Dump Trucking Forum' started by I love tequila, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. DClark1970

    DClark1970 Bobtail Member

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    The reasoning behind this is most dumptruck loads are by the load, and that quickly turns into first come-first serve. If your onsite earlier, you can get more loads.
     
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  3. Shawn2130

    Shawn2130 Heavy Load Member

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    I would park my transport truck at home everyday if I could.

    But since I can see my truck at the company yard from my house window, no point. ;) Only about 300 feet to walk.

    Since I don’t have to drive to work, I’m always the first in my truck, engine running, clutch pressed and transmission in gear.

    Also I’m almost always the last to go home.
     
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  4. Happily Retired

    Happily Retired Road Train Member

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    That's true, and I've even seen drivers "camping out" to get that 1st load. I drew the line there,,,
     
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  5. OldeSkool

    OldeSkool Heavy Load Member

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    Sounds like hauling logs. I did it one summer and it was very common for guys to be parked at the mill at 1or 2 in the morning to be first in line to get unloaded. Most of the time they were in daycabs.
     
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