Placarded Tanker Used Empty Lane at Weigh Station

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  1. scottied67

    scottied67 Road Train Member

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    How can you drive through the empty side of the weigh station legally if you are placarded?

    Worse than that, the driver crossed over a solid white line to cut in front of several trucks waiting to get through the loaded side.
     
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  3. Smut

    Smut Light Load Member

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    He’s most likely empty. Placards stay in place because of residue in the tank.
     
  4. flood

    flood Road Train Member

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    Because they were empty......
     
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  5. scottied67

    scottied67 Road Train Member

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    I mean, technically it is not empty if it is still explosive?
     
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  6. scottied67

    scottied67 Road Train Member

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    If they were truly empty would they not remove the placards?
     
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  7. Smut

    Smut Light Load Member

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    It’s empty. If the tanks been washed out, then the placards come off.
     
  8. Lyle H

    Lyle H Heavy Load Member

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    You should send the video to the company and title it “Empty lane Princess.
     
  9. truckdriver31

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    let me guess. it was a fuel hauler
     
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    Tanker? If it hasn't been washed out, it has residue of the last load contained. But it's still considered empty. No scaleman give a ####. I do it all the time.
     
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  11. Chinatown

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    Right, placards stay on until the tank is washed out.
     
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