"Trucker Bombs" are becoming a big problem in California (and other states)

Discussion in 'Other News' started by Frank Burns, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

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    To say this behavior is disgusting is an understatement. Make no mistake I will hold it in to find a restroom. Seriously,how in the world do you s*** in a plastic bag???SMH
     
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  2. Muddydog79

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    Thats easy... lay bout 15 bags in the sleeper floor. Whichever one you hit, is the one you pick up and chunk out the window lol
     
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  3. Tall Mike

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    It’s just drivers showing Cali how highly thought of that sorry excuse for a state really is... :thumbup:

    Nothing to see here please keep the line moving... :tongue5:
     
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  4. x1Heavy

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    Maybe the current power off at midnight tonight to three million people to avoid wildfires in CA will encourage people to dump outside in the dark. //snarky.

    In the real world CA Power companies are killing power to whole counties and millions at night now during the windy dry time where the risk of fires is unacceptable. So third world living in a first world country. Congratulations.
     
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  5. Frank Burns

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    From what I hear it's because they were sued into oblivion over the last fires. The power company is in CYA mode.
     
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  6. x1Heavy

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    I have followed the problem involving them since the Camp fire which was something else. I call that one a proper firestorm. A term people do not use because it's just unacceptably scary on the left coast.

    You would think people will know how to build power lines underground so that there will never be the wind driven risks that they are talking about today. Ever since I heard about this this week, I cannot remember the last time power lines sparked in that kind of wind enough to light off a forest fire or a firestorm. We have thunderstorms pass through all the time and hear zip about power lines causing fires in wind.

    Me thinks something is afoot. But what do I know... nothing.

    Consider this.

    Powers gone. OMFG... run around panic, yell, scream etc.

    After three weeks of a power loss through a proper ice storm, big deal.

    I wonder if the people in CA are being trained to accept very long periods of time without power at all.
     
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  7. Frank Burns

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    The main reason they don't run power lines underground is cost. It's cheaper to run them along poles. All about the $$$$
     
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  8. x1Heavy

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    Yes... and as the Camp Fire demonstrated it is cheaper than having been sued out of existence.

    Maybe I am the nut. I don't know. I guess we will continue to have big fires no matter what they do power or not.
     
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  9. Frank Burns

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    Yep. I really don't think it's the power companies fault, they are just a patsy with a lot of money people can sue.. Hell, a storm can produce a lightning bolt that sets off a fire. A careless smoker can toss out a cig butt and it start a fire if the wind is just right. The tree huggers won't let them clear fire lanes to help minimize where the fire spreads. California is it's own worst enemy and they find any way to blame it on something else other than their liberal policies.
     
  10. 70’Nova

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    Truck drivers make an easy target. Yes some truckers leave bombs and pee bottles. But it’s not just them. California has lots of illegals and many of them are nasty as hell. I’ve been to places where illegals gather in big numbers and can smell the urine and crap.

    There are nasty people in all walks of life. I recently stopped at a Walmart late at night with a mostly empty parking lot and had to watch my step with all the dirty diapers thrown everywhere. And there were ample trash cans.
     
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