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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-26-03 01:16 AM
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30. Does It Help For Me To Blink My Highbeams...
... to let you know you've cleared passing me and that you can change lanes?

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  -I'm a trucker........ask me anything about truckin'. Droopy  Oct-25-03 11:59 PM   #0 
  - Where's your log book? n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:01 AM   #1 
  - Sorry officer  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:02 AM   #5 
  - Ok  Finnfan   Oct-26-03 01:01 AM   #2 
  - Dayton, Ohio  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:06 AM   #11 
  - Did you drive tractor trailers?  Catshrink   Oct-26-03 01:02 AM   #3 
  - I drive tractor trailers  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:08 AM   #14 
     - Why? Do they handle differently?  Catshrink   Oct-26-03 01:09 AM   #16 
        - Vans are the easiest because they don't require  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:23 AM   #40 
  - Ever driven I-55 in south Mississippi? n/t  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:02 AM   #4 
  - Been there, done that, my friend  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:10 AM   #17 
     - I've been from Tuscon to Tucamcari  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:13 AM   #27 
  - I was out on the highway late at night  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:03 AM   #6 
  - maybe it's the medication...  Catshrink   Oct-26-03 01:05 AM   #10 
  - How true are the following stereotypes?  Book Lover   Oct-26-03 01:04 AM   #8 
  - on edit: spelling  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:11 AM   #22 
  - And chronic outbursts of 'roids from sitting for such extended periods?n/t  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:11 AM   #23 
  - Well  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:13 AM   #28 
  - My old man was a longhaul trucker  Rowdyboy   Oct-26-03 01:08 AM   #12 
  - What's Sugar Town? n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:08 AM   #13 
  - I don't know  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:14 AM   #29 
     - Savannah, GA Because of Sugar refinery. (And Yeah I've had a CDL) n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:24 AM   #41 
  - Truckers rock  ProudGerman   Oct-26-03 01:08 AM   #15 
  - Major brownie points for letting a driver in  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:16 AM   #31 
  - Do you ever  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:17 AM   #32 
  - Is it true...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:10 AM   # 
  - That's bullshit  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:18 AM   #33 
  - Why do truckers not enjoy Dead Heading? n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:10 AM   #19 
  - If they're getting paid it's easy money  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:19 AM   #35 
  - Ok I got one  gore42004   Oct-26-03 01:10 AM   #20 
  - They ALWAYS do it for my son when I pass trucks and when we aren't  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:13 AM   #25 
  - Every time  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:19 AM   #36 
  - Cool  gore42004   Oct-26-03 01:28 AM   #43 
  - lol  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:21 AM   #39 
  - What's a Pre-Trip?  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:12 AM   #24 
  - That's an inspection that you do  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:21 AM   #37 
  - Does It Help For Me To Blink My Highbeams...  arwalden   Oct-26-03 01:16 AM   #30 
  - In the Grateful Dead song Truckin', what's a doodah man?  JackSwift   Oct-26-03 01:19 AM   #34 
  - Does your truck have those odd little half-gears?  FDRrocks   Oct-26-03 01:21 AM   #38 
  - I'm all natural  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:29 AM   #44 
     - You obviously do.  FDRrocks   Oct-26-03 01:31 AM   #47 
        - In college for psychology n/t  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:42 AM   #55 
           - Same with my GF  FDRrocks   Oct-26-03 01:43 AM   #57 
              - I'm finishing my PhD in history...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:46 AM   #61 
                 - Well....  FDRrocks   Oct-26-03 01:48 AM   #66 
                 - You will learn plenty of good, solid history...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:51 AM   #68 
                 - If I had to write a doctoral thesis in history  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:52 AM   #69 
                    - But you progress incrementally to that point...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:55 AM   #71 
                       - I wish you well on your paper.  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:05 AM   #9 
                          - I hope I don't sound elitist...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:13 AM   #26 
  - My Favorite Trucker tune  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:25 AM   #42 
  - What state has the worst roads?  Girlfriday   Oct-26-03 01:30 AM   #45 
  - Louisianna has the worst roads  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:31 AM   #49 
  - What are glad hands? n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:30 AM   #46 
  - trucks have air brakes  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:35 AM   #52 
  - What is Jake Braking and why do some find it annoying? n/t  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:31 AM   #48 
  - A jake break is an engine break  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:39 AM   #53 
  - What's a parking lot?  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:33 AM   #50 
  - What is this? A CDL exam?  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:35 AM   #51 
  - Not really. Just the fun jargon and slang. I tried the CDL life myself..  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:41 AM   #54 
     - Where all did you drive?  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:42 AM   #56 
        - SE US Mostly - I wasn't up to it. n/t Way too much regulation.  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:55 AM   #72 
           - You've probably been through my area then, since I live near a major  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:04 AM   #7 
  - A traffic jam  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:44 AM   #59 
  - Been through the Dakotas?  alexwcovington   Oct-26-03 01:44 AM   #58 
  - I've been through both Dakotas  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:47 AM   #63 
  - Does the word Reefer mean something different to truckers than Mary Jane?  alphafemale   Oct-26-03 01:46 AM   #60 
  - LOL!  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:47 AM   #62 
  - Yes  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:47 AM   #64 
  - Yes ma'am  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:48 AM   #67 
  - Thanks Droopy!  Girlfriday   Oct-26-03 01:48 AM   #65 
  - I second that...  jchild   Oct-26-03 01:53 AM   #70 
  - funny thread  Friar   Oct-26-03 01:56 AM   #73 
  - Just how scary is jack knifing?  ProudGerman   Oct-26-03 01:57 AM   #74 
  - I jack-knifed once  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:10 AM   #18 
  - Do many truckers take stimulants?  aquaman   Oct-26-03 01:57 AM   #75 
     - Only caffiene  Droopy   Oct-26-03 01:11 AM   #21 
 

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