truck during home time

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by IluvCATS, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. 1278PA

    1278PA Road Train Member

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    Yeah i live in the Philly burbs it would be tough to find a place to park my truck around here. There are plenty of shopping centers but they don't allow overnight parking. The company i want to start with has a drop yard about 40 mins from me i will park there.
     
  2. BostonTanker

    BostonTanker Road Train Member

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    I park at a truck stop 15 min from home. Its the only one within 80 miles of my house. $15 per 24/ hr.
    Oh well.
     
  3. x1Heavy

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    The camera in your face is a killer. I wont accept that unless they had a pretty dispatcher with a camera facing HER for me to watch too. Fair's fair. If they cannot communicate to your messages in a timely manner, then they are not communicating. Find another outfit.

    As far as parking. Everyone else beat me to the good tips. The entry into back door with bag of clothes and exit the front is a very good one. You would be surprised how much the bad elemet survilllence the drivers coming and going for possible criminal gain.

    Don't stress about the qualcomm. No one is going to mess with it. They are not that stupid.

    Park it and forget it. If you are off duty, if I remember correct, off duty at home means you are relieved of all responsibility of that rig.
     
  4. SchellLynn

    SchellLynn Bobtail Member

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    I think it should be noted here that new drivers DO read these threads and get answers from them. The only stupid question is the question you didn't ask.....just saying. I for one appreciate the ability to access these threads to get answers.
     
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  5. SchellLynn

    SchellLynn Bobtail Member

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    EXAMPLE: I cannot figure out how to upload my profile picture to my profile on here.
     
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  6. Big Don

    Big Don "Old Fart"

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  7. Ty3000

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    Why did you even respond?
     
  8. free spirited1

    free spirited1 Heavy Load Member

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    I know a dude that use to play with himself on break and sit in front of the camera naked at various times on his 10 hr break...they consulted him and he told them, hey I'm on my break I do whatever the hell I want. So they conceded and took the camera out of his truck...that was his goal from my understanding....lol
     
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  9. DUNE-T

    DUNE-T Road Train Member

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    Because when you are an employee (driver) and don't know what to do with your employer's property, you ask your boss and not anybody else
     
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  10. RDBG

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    I totally understand all the advantages of being able to bring your truck to your home or pretty close when you're off but I can't help but wonder......

    If you are driving for a company and the truck is always running or at your house when exactly are they looking after maintenance on it? Just a thought.
     
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