Have you ever gotten in trouble for driving through Atlanta on I-20?

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by A Bug, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. A Bug

    A Bug Medium Load Member

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    Few days ago I was real close on my clock, likely would have gone over a few minutes. It was close to midnight and so I go and drive straight through even while knowing perfectly well about the No Through Truck sign. Saw only a couple other trucks the whole time. Which is probably why it was running so smoothly being that we are outlawed going through town.

    Saved me from running out of time. Just wondering if anyone has ever gotten stopped before, does law enforcement ever really pull over a truck to check and make sure they have a local delivery for those No Through Truck roads?
     
  2. haz-matguru

    haz-matguru Road Train Member

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    Dont try that on 75/85
     
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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    You don't period.

    I don't care what that ELD said, you passed like 12 truckstops to get to hiphop city and their 1000 dollar ticket for going through the core.

    Plenty have been nailed and there are barn sized signage telling you not to do it.

    And you go off and do it anyway. Not very professional me thinks.
     
  4. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    I have did that both on 75 and on 20. In the wee hours. Stayed in the right lane running 55-60. Never had any problems. But it is a crap-shoot and the odds are sooner or later you will find that cop that will stop you.
     
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  5. shogun

    shogun Road Train Member

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    I know a guy that has done it several times (ahem) and didn’t get stopped. He did pass several trucks pulled over going through there.
     
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  6. Linte_Loco

    Linte_Loco Heavy Load Member

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    A week ago they lifted many CMV restrictions in GA temporary for the storm. You got lucky. Don’t do it again
     
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  7. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Dude just stay at the ta in madison. There is parking there every time of night
     
  8. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    no. cut over on moreland ave 285 to moreland ave to 20
     
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  9. nikmirbre

    nikmirbre Road Train Member

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    I delivered in Cummings Ga off of Georgia 400 on the north side then pick up at the airport. I always run down Georgia 400 to downtown to I75.... never an issue.
     
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  10. Ffx95

    Ffx95 Heavy Load Member

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    Shoot my first time going thru I got stopped luckily I had a delivery in there. You got lucky driver.
     
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