Missing half of my bumper? Illegal?

Discussion in 'Trucking Industry Regulations' started by Askingalexandria, Feb 14, 2018.

  1. Askingalexandria

    Askingalexandria Light Load Member

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    The other night there was mad ice in Missouri I got to a gas station it was dark out I was trying to turn but couldn't just kept on moving into the curb and hill. You could ice skate at this place they did salt some areas but I ended up tear off half of my front bumper in a kenworth t680. Is it q violation? I'm trying to get it fixed but it's hard don't have money right now I'm getting a student this week so I should be able to fix it after I drop him off. I'm just worried if the dot sees they may pull me over or something. I see trucks all the time with the same missing bumper on right side and the left portion is cracked.
     
  2. CrappieJunkie

    CrappieJunkie Wishin' I was fishin'

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    Are you a company driver?
     
  3. Askingalexandria

    Askingalexandria Light Load Member

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    Nope lease
     
  4. CrappieJunkie

    CrappieJunkie Wishin' I was fishin'

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    Ok. That shoots down idea of having them pay for it.

    Honestly, I am not sure of your answer. I want to say it is, but I have been off the road for 2 years and havent been inspected in 2.5 years. Maybe someone else can answer this.
     
  5. Ridgeline

    Ridgeline Road Train Member

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    Lease what?

    You are leased onto a company or are you doing a lease purchasing?
     
  6. Askingalexandria

    Askingalexandria Light Load Member

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    Leased onto company what difference does it make is driving around missing half your bumper illegal?
     
  7. Askingalexandria

    Askingalexandria Light Load Member

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  8. Askingalexandria

    Askingalexandria Light Load Member

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    Well actually title isbowner operator yes I have to pay for this bumper but only 500 insurance deductible but still I don't really have time this week or next just wondering if dot would care? I passed a few cold today in Arkansas none of them seemed to car
     
  9. DUNE-T

    DUNE-T Road Train Member

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    Don't ever touch the insurance unless you really really need them
     
  10. rolls canardly

    rolls canardly Heavy Load Member

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    You near any
    Truck Boneyards; might save a buck that route?
     
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