Scales, open or closed?

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  1. mile marker 27

    mile marker 27 Medium Load Member

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    What app or where do y’all get your intel on scales?
     
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  3. T.Rucker

    T.Rucker Medium Load Member

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    I use the “truckers path” app. Not 100% but I’ve had good luck with it. It works based off of other drivers input as they pass weigh stations.
     
  4. clausland

    clausland Road Train Member

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    We always used the CB back in the day, worked very well...
     
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  5. Six9GS

    Six9GS Heavy Load Member

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    I run legal, so don't bother checking if a scale is open or not. That said, I use the Trucker Path app and try to update open/close status on scales when I pass them.
     
  6. supersnackbar

    supersnackbar Road Train Member

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    I use these things I have had for my entire life... they're called eyes. If they see the OPEN sign, I go in...if they see CLOSED or nothing at all, I go right on by. They're 100% accurate.
     
  7. Catmando

    Catmando Medium Load Member

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    The App I use is pretty simple.. you either plan on going in or going around..scales.
     
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  8. T.Rucker

    T.Rucker Medium Load Member

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    I remember those days. I’ve met drivers within the past couple years who don’t even know how to operate a cb. They had one in the truck because the company put it in but they never turned it on, didn’t know how and don’t know what to do once it was on let alone what channel to be on.
     
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  9. Ridgeline

    Ridgeline Road Train Member

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    Wait!

    if you run legal … you can’t use a hand held device to update anything …
     
  10. Catmando

    Catmando Medium Load Member

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    Please don't school them on how to use it ... there are enough idiots already
     
  11. Wasted Thyme

    Wasted Thyme Road Train Member

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    Which knob turns it on again? ;)
     
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