PA. Trucker misguided by his GPS gets hit by a train.

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  1. Apostolic

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    I bet Frozen Food Express is in need of a driver now.:shrug:
     
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    Drivers fault for not paying attention to his surroundings and possibly misspelling his destination in his GPS.
     
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    Another of the MANY LOSERS that are slowly yet effectively being eliminated from trucking and usually have the response of "I thought I had enough room to make it across!!":thumbsdown::biglaugh::biglaugh:
    GPS--Generally Pathetic Stupidity.

    WHICH is worse:
    Getting hit by a train or slamming into and becoming stuck under a Bridge?
    Both are serious preventables!!
     
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    Wonder how long it will be before these clowns start suing Garmin because they didn't see the train on the GPS.
     
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    this guy was trying to get to versacold in gouldsboro with a load for wakefern(shoprite).boy was he way off in the wrong part of the state
     
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    WE ought to start a Thread DEDICATED to these LOSER and INCOMPETENT ex DRIVERS. :nutkick::tongue0015::rolleyes1::biglaugh:
    A (well deserving) Humiliation thread can be placed in the new Watering Hole and General Truck Drivers Forum.
     
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    It really would be funny. But cripes it just gets worse every year with these new drivers.

    Just think about how bad it will be when we are 85 years old, driving down the highway at 55 MPH, peering over the dashboard with a blue hair wig on and a disabled license plate on the car, and some crazy truck driver is glued to his GPS/Cellphone/Texting unit while going 75 MPH?

    I mean, who will be the worse driver? Us or them? :biglaugh:
     
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    Damn! Cats out of the bag now! :biglaugh:
     
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    Bad time to lose a job, but I guess he wasnt cut out for it.

    Too bad so many find out the hard way that trucking isnt something everyone is cut out to do just because the trucking school barely passed them on thier shiny brand new CDL.

    In fact, I am surprised that companies dont ask to see the test results before hiring some of these drivers.
     
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    With the still evident requirement of a mere 8th grade education (yet some companies state the need for a high school grad-ye-ashun certificate), we'll keep getting the wonders of society inefficiently and clumsily stumbling along.
     
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    Before my retirement I was a UPS Freight safety trainer.
    Before that when we were still Overnite I trained a few dock workers in the fine art of steering wheel turning of semi's and sets.

    After these folks were trained in the basics,and were able to pass all of our states requirements to get that small piece of laminated paper called a commercial drivers license.

    I told them there was one last thing they needed to learn before they were ready to drive solo.

    You ask what would that be?

    Well the last thing anyone needs to learn after they are granted any drivers license.

    They need to learn (HOW TO DRIVE)!!
    Experience is the only teacher they will have to learn that last little issue,in my opinion.
     

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