Fuel island etiquette as a trucker.

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Mototom, Nov 30, 2021.

  1. Mototom

    Mototom Road Train Member

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    What is going on with these guys that refuse to pull up behind someone that's fueling?
    I see it fairly often, guys will block the entire driveway or most of it because they just have to get to the first open pump instead of just pulling up behind someone.

    I will go around them when possible

    Twiçe now I've been stuck in a line of trucks on the friggin off ramp because of some yahoo.

    Am I the one who's wrong and this is the way we're supposed to do it?
     
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  3. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    you would think that the proper thing to do is, get behind the truck and wait.

    but, that "me first" attitude is profound everywhere.
     
  4. Kyle G.

    Kyle G. Road Train Member

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    Fuel island etiquette??? LOL...

    I have one rule: If I pull in to get fuel and all the pumps are full, I turn around and leave. Ain’t nobody got time for dat!
     
  5. Lonesome

    Lonesome Mr. Sarcasm

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    Etiquette? Ain't that a state on the east coast?
     
  6. freebeertomorrow

    freebeertomorrow Heavy Load Member

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    because every time they roll up behind a truck at the fuel island they have to wait on that driver to finish his break, lunch, phone call, skype and whatever else he's doing while his truck sits at the fuel island.
     
  7. WesternPlains

    WesternPlains Road Train Member

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    The mentally handicapped think fuel island reads designated mentally handicapped parking
     
  8. Puppage

    Puppage Road Train Member

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    And in every profession!
     
  9. xsetra

    xsetra Road Train Member

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    It used to work that way.
     
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  10. Dockbumper

    Dockbumper Road Train Member

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    I think we need to get an Army of "Rittenhousers" to monitor the Fuel Island!! If he was there....... I would fuel and G TFO!!!! The boy has good aim and a steady hand!! Lol
     
  11. Mototom

    Mototom Road Train Member

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    I get it, being stuck behind a steering wheel holder who's inside taking a shower sucks, but don't screw everyone else over because of it.

    Some of us just want to either get in and park or are just trying to leave. Ive been stuck for twenty minutes just trying to leave and the drive way being backed up.
     
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