Freightliner produces 15000th tractor for OD

Discussion in 'Old Dominion Freight Line' started by JIM BOB, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    It's not dozing off when you've got both eyes open, both hands on the wheel, and are centered in your lane of travel.
     
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  2. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Get some social skills so you don't think the worst of someone when you don't even know them.
     
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  3. Big Dave

    Big Dave What?! A low bridge and boardwalk at same time?!!

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    Or at least find a bench, right Billy??
     
  4. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    No problem Skippy
     
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  5. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Then how are you texting while driving?
     
  6. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Most of these Line guys walk in with the imprint of the steering wheel on their forehead after a nights work.
     
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  7. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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  8. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    When you worked as many years as I have kid, you deserve to take a cat nap. But let's face the truth, won't find many drivers my age out here anymore moving this freight that these line sloths bring in at night.
     
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  9. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    Fixed it for you
     
  10. leftie

    leftie Member

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    A company I worked for briefly had these systems and it is a common issue.

    The solution was to have the shop recalibrate them, the new problem was finding a tech who knew what he was doing. Sometimes the trucks came back worse than before
     
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  11. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    Okay, I'll sandbag it just for you. Since I have a Seattle trailer. You're a freaking nut. Oh by the way there's technology called speak to text.
     
  12. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    It's very sad that nowadays companies would rather spend money on whizzbang "technology" that makes us safer than to spend the money on requiring more rigorous training and more of an emphasis on professionalism in their driver pool. If we were regulated and trained like airline pilots a lot of this stupid technology would be unnecessary.
     
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  13. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Billyboy, lets do face the truth, I move more freight than you, ( Miller Lite) between the refrigerator and my dock.
    Probably take more naps too.
     
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  14. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    I'll done tell you what, I drank my share also and you probably got more miles put on going to the bathroom from that stuff than I do driving a truck all day.
     
  15. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    When you roll another set of triples and lawyers go through your phone records good luck on telling them that was just a speak to text.

    This is a new OD, what may of got you your job back after the last triples rollover may not work this time. Best keep away from them electronics when on the drive line.
     
  16. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    I think you been reading my mail!
     
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  17. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    The better to snitch on you my dear...
     
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  18. 00mustang

    00mustang ON THE ROAD IN THE WAY @61.97

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    That's Billy's job along with lawn mowing and other assorted duties,he may file a grievance on this
     
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  19. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    There you go again, flapping your lips. You don't know crap about me. By the way Billy I have never wrecked. Get it through your conceited skull. But if you know. Anytime old man.
     
  20. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Song, hate to disagree, but training is the last thing a truck driver needs, we are born knowing everything!!
     

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