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  1. 1nonly

    1nonly tease-y-ness

    Jul 2, 2008
    The burning sands of the SW
    A severe state of boredom.....
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  3. otherhalftw

    otherhalftw Insignificant Otter

    Nov 18, 2008
    CA...gold discovery foothills
    Get this....taking an unplanned 10 at the Plymouth, WA POE.....thanks to OR Ashland scale recording me (supposedly) at "06:17:42PM" crossing on the 19th, northbound....exactly 12 hours AFTER my pre-pass recording puts me passing the closed scale.

    Officer Johnston, here at Plymouth was doing a regular Level III, and the log check print out from OR 7 days ago, shows the error....and with the new CSA mandates on the State of WA, the officers MUST shut down a driver for a mandatory 10, with any "possibility" of a false or fictitious log. Officer Johnston did not write me a ticket, but did have to show....with his comment agreeing with the pre-pass information (from my lap top, and directly from the pre-pass web site) that the driver (me) was in possesion of a "potentially fictitious" log book, and that he was shutting the driver down for a mandatory 10 to "satisfy an obvious mistake by OR scale recording device" and "following the guidelines set forth from his department". Also Officer Johnston noted...."driver is not upset, or irritated at this Officer, or the WA DOT, and is fully cooperating with the directive."

    Officer Johnston....is a 25 year experienced driver, still drives on occasion for his father, a 40+ year Independent O/O.....we have just concluded a rousing back and forth for 3 hours....regarding FMCSA, WA regs, OR FUBARS, and especially CA FUBARS! Good people this Officer Johnston!

    I will be departing the Plymouth scale at 2300 and continuing to my Post Falls, ID delivery with plenty of time to spare!
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  4. Heirforce1

    Heirforce1 Medium Load Member

    May 16, 2011
    The Windy City
    Currently at the FFE yard in Ft. Worth, Tx
  5. mitchtazz

    mitchtazz Road Train Member

    Sep 6, 2009
    Lake Wales, Fl
    In Indy at the term.. just say the pizza man deliver something to the gate.. think i'm bout to call 'em up and order something. Heard an interesting convo on the CB (yep, finally got one) about the Amish as i drove through Ohio. It's jus crazy what drivers allow to come out of their mouths.
  6. lostNfound

    lostNfound Road Train Member

    Jun 28, 2007
    Home of the Stampede
    You are a far better man than me.
  7. Jolsen

    Jolsen Heavy Load Member

    Mar 6, 2010
    East of the big crick
    grabbed a load out of green bay,wi
    found a picture of arron rodges in the stall took my #2 on his face :)

    went to sterling,il
    dh to rockford,il
    now off to witchata,ks or how ever you spell it.
    all I know is I-35 here I come
  8. Bumpy

    Bumpy Road Train Member

    Jan 27, 2009
    New Ulm,MN
    Aw,man....:biggrin_25513::biggrin_2559:Well,that's when you know your famous..I guess
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  9. Injun

    Injun Road Train Member

    May 15, 2010
    West o' the Big Crick
    Who the ...... is Aaron Rodges??

    I'm in BFE.
  10. Bumpy

    Bumpy Road Train Member

    Jan 27, 2009
    New Ulm,MN
    The starting quarterback for the world champion Green Bay Packers..:biggrin_2556:Jeeez,dont get over here much,huh?:biggrin_2559:Children who haven't been born yet in Wi know who he is.
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  11. Sequoia

    Sequoia Road Train Member

    Dec 4, 2010
    Tampa Bay, FL
    Haters gonna hate.

    Sioux City, IA.
    Words cannot describe the wind and rain I drove through up I-29 to get here. I swear the lightning was going from the ground up through the clouds and forking out across them. It was awesome yet scary at the same time. Oh and I swore the wind was going to blow my truck over. Also, thanks to a detour on I-29 I got to drive through a flooded street. That was a new experience. Me and the truck behind me were the only two who weren't worried about stalling.

    Oh and check this out! I bought a 2011 Black Hills Rally t-shirt. The label reads Officially licensed Sturgis product. I feel cool again. :)
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