Parking at the truck stop head first

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by Badmon, Jan 25, 2020.

Do you defend the nose-in drivers ?

  1. I pull nose-in myself

  2. No, they're idiots

  3. I dont care it doesn't affect me

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  1. Badmon

    Badmon Medium Load Member

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    Some here seem confused on whether or not I'm worried about a truck sticking out too far. That was never my point. Looks like you get it Mr. Joints
     
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  3. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

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    Those things are dangerous, I can always smell them,hear them putting along outside my sleeper. Can’t be good for the Truck or the Driver. They need to run a stack, I would if I had one. It can’t be safe.
     
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  4. Mrlanza

    Mrlanza Light Load Member

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  5. DeanOfMac

    DeanOfMac Bobtail Member

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    Park in head first. Send the drone up to check for traffic. Back out and have the drone fly back to the driver's window.
     
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  6. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

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    That’s a great idea!! Can’t operate the drone and the Truck at the same time though. Would need a Homing Drone. Lol
     
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  7. Infosaur

    Infosaur Road Train Member

    Window? I'm thinking soon someone's gonna make a roof mounted docking station.
     
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  8. kylefitzy

    kylefitzy Road Train Member

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    If they were so dangerous why are there so many on the road? I’ve never seen one with a stack, and I’ve never had issue with one parked next to me, other then the noise.
     
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  9. jason6541

    jason6541 Road Train Member

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    I go to back row and pull in nose first. Reason because I don’t need to be woken up to some ####### ripping the hood off my truck. I don’t care if you like it or not. You spend 190k on a truck then wake up to some rookie ####### that just put you out of work for several weeks and fight with some mega #### box company to pay for repairs. Yep I pull in nose first or go find a quiet spot away from everyone.
     
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  10. sealevel

    sealevel Road Train Member

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    I had my mirror ripped off one time by a nose first guy who quite apparently couldn't back. There are only two types. Old school drivers who nose in because they have spent the past thirty years doing it, or guys that can't back. Before I back besides a nosey I look his truck over real good and try and determine which one he is.
     
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  11. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    As I said earlier.

    Don't like it. Too bad. So sad. That your problem. I could care less.
     
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