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Old 01-17-2013, 08:59 PM
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I am glad that you keeping busy
Nice pix too

I have not done work since mid December
turned down a job doing a route survey, i don't have a Height Pole, to check to see if the load will clear obstacles, like bridges & over head signs & wires

also turned down a job today, my nose is running like a faucet & i didn't want to shove tissue paper in both nostrils, i would have had to drive to Arizona & then follow the load back to downtown San Diego, 360 miles total, i would have had to wear a bib or something

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Well they knew in advanced since we had to get off the interstate.
What did they say? "Hurry the f*** up, we got shit to do today"
Hahaha. At least they let you snap the pic
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Yea Tom, we've been staying busy. Been hauling a shitload of equipment lately. Seems to be pretty steady freight during the slow time of the year. I don't mind as long as I get paid lol
There were 2 other Lone Star trucks at the port that were 22' wide. They had the buckets for one of those super huge CAT dump trucks. I'm sure that's a damn good paying load

Andrew - Yea it's funny none of them were really interested in stopping for a photoshoot. But once it was all said and done, I had to text it to every one of em lol
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Tomorrow I'm supposed to be picking up some 4x4 off road golf carts that are going to San Antonio
Ill be sure to grab some pics of those
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So I've been running a convoy today!
4 of us are going to the same place
We had to get off on an exit and get right back on in order to avoid a low overpass. When we got off there was a other Brewton driver sitting there. He's the one with the trackhoe
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How many trucks can run together in a convoy before requiring an escort (if there is a number)?
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I don't if there is a requirement. Unless the load's over 12' in width and/or 14'6" in height (in most states)
I know its an absolute no no for multiple permitted loads to be within 2 miles of each other, if originating from the same place in North Carolina.
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Not exactly what I thought I was getting today, but here it is

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Got some big stuff coming up early next week
Couple of dozers and a building to start the week off
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Hahaha!
Want to sit in one of those as you drive
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Did you use an escort for those carts or did you run at night with the lights off?



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