Questions about alcohol and driving...

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by GiantBeard, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. GiantBeard

    GiantBeard Medium Load Member

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    How many beers am I allowed to have while ..... Nope!

    In all seriousness, I keep a 'victory beer', for the end of my trip, in my storage and I wasn't sure if it was going to get me in trouble.

    Am I allowed to do that? The company tells me that anything goes with them.....so, the law is the limit.....which I have to remind them of, constantly.
     
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  3. mrdot

    mrdot Light Load Member

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    No beer what so ever in the truck. Doesnt mean I haven't done it a time or two though. Its clearly stated in the law somewhere NO. We're all adults here.. just dont be a dipstick about it.
     
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  4. GiantBeard

    GiantBeard Medium Load Member

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    Dang. That sucks... I didn't know I was putting myself at risk by just transporting it.

    Thanks!
     
  5. stevez57305

    stevez57305 Medium Load Member

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    No alcohol any where in the cab. Not even under the bunk or tool box
     
  6. GiantBeard

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  7. stevez57305

    stevez57305 Medium Load Member

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    As long as its on the BOL.
     
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  8. Swedish Chef

    Swedish Chef Heavy Load Member

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    Driver just wait until you get home to tilt a few back. No alcohol in a commercial vehicle. Trust me, it is not worth the punishment if you get caught with booze in the truck.

    Best way I've found to unwind with a cold one is to search for a Chili's or Applebee's or some type of bar nearby. Just make sure you're 100% sober by the time you hit the road.
     
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  9. GiantBeard

    GiantBeard Medium Load Member

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    Thanks. Its tough making my free time my own because I'm living out of the truck.

    Definitely investing in a large tent and some solar panels when I have the cash!
     
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  10. Mountaintrucker4302

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    I always wonder in this day and age and with millions of people actually living on the road, Why trucks arent built with solar panels and at least basic bathroom facilities. RVs have then, why cant long haul trucks?:(
     
  11. stevez57305

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    They do just gotta fork that money over
     
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