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  1. mud

    mud Wonderin' AD-FREE USER

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    Yes, the color is Swamp Holly Orange.[​IMG]
     
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  2. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    Whoever came up with the color must have been color blind and figured it was close enough.
    :17142:
     
  3. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

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    "The orange color for the trucks and logo was a matter of pure practicality. In 1929, A. J. Harrell started to get concerned about road safety. So, he asked the DuPont corporation to figure out what color would be most visible on the highway. DuPont concluded that “swamp holly orange” would be the safest color to paint the Yellow trucking company’s vehicles. Without so much as batting an eyelash, Harrell went for it… and the Yellow trucking company has been paintings its trucks (and logos) orange ever since."

    http://questions.daynebatten.com/2015/01/yellow-orange-trucks/
     
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  4. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    Interesting.
    I learn (try to) something new every day.
     
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  5. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    i heard that Welch will have all dock light bulbs changed to this one before July....
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Elwood

    Elwood Question Authority

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    Is this to commemorate the ‘sunset’ of his career at YRC?
     
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  7. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    Actually my source, on the inside, claims he is tired of hearing on TB some guy in Texas complaining about poor lighting...
     
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  8. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    This may be "fake news"
    Wikipedia says Wong was allowed th choose the color in lieu of his 15% pay reduction.
    If its on the internet, it must be true.
     
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  9. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

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    Wrong! Wong's favorite color is green - as in "green with envy"!
     
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  10. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    He may not have removed his total eclipse glasses.
     
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  11. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    [​IMG]Show me 100% pay not 85% pay , money walks and b.s. talks :greedy dollars:
     
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  12. roadboss

    roadboss Well-Known Member

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    That would be an improvement.
     
  13. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    Can't see all the bad loads and damage in the lighting.
    Good idea.
     
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