What was the most beneficial piece of advice you received?

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Working Class Patriot, May 10, 2009.

  1. slowpoke69

    slowpoke69 Bobtail Member

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    I agree 100% on both parts, I don't care who I piss off going around a curve or ramp, I'm the one who gets tore up if I roll. In more than 15 yrs. driving I've yet to lose a load.

    You have to drive like you have a little sense, always assume the other guy doesn't see you.

    Always drive for conditions, you'd think that goes without saying, it doesn't. I had a sandbox fly by me in the snow the other day in the right lane, I was signalling a left to go back to the barn, and moving into the left turn lane, rather than let me get done he flew by me in the right lane, which was filled with snow. Stupid risk he could've avoided by lifting his right foot for a couple of seconds.:biggrin_2551:
     
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  3. walstib

    walstib Darkstar

    When backing up, don't guess or think when KNOWING is only a 53" walk behind you!
     
  4. king Q

    king Q Road Train Member

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    Turn over is vanity.
    Profit is sanity.

    If you want to see your face buy a mirror.
    If you want to see your ###### buy a truck.

    A dollar saved is a dollar profit not a dollar turnover.

    If what you are going to do is just what everyone else does you have no advantage.
    Unless you get lucky or find a niche or you will never get ahead. So keep your eyes and ears open.Don't be lazy ,Learn all you can every day and you will increase your chances of both.
     
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  5. marmonman

    marmonman Road Train Member

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    shut your mouth and open your ears !!
     
  6. 123456

    123456 Road Train Member

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    Don't

    Get

    Caught !!!!
     
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  7. slick50

    slick50 Light Load Member

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    Take care of yourself (your life depends on it)
    Take care of your truck (your family depends on it)
    Take care of your family (they depend on you)
     
  8. rocknroll nik

    rocknroll nik High Risk Load Member

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    You can't learn with your mouth open.
     
  9. Krooser

    Krooser Road Train Member

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    Don't back off... slack off.... or jack....knife
     
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  10. halfburn

    halfburn Medium Load Member

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    Always call ahead before you go home.
     
  11. king Q

    king Q Road Train Member

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    You don't save money by using cheap tires or lubricants.
     
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