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  1. Monty

    Must see video ..

    Driver caught on video sleeping, wakes up, crashes into... |
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    It's a Team's Life Government Shutdown: It's a Teams Life

    The reason, imho, the costs were so high was not greed. It was to cover those who worked the system, such as emergency rooms, and never paid their bill.
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    Dodge van?

    Yesterday I had occasion to be in Columbus on I-270. I'm sure as I drove by the Dodge dealer, Performance Dodge, just by Georgesville Road I saw a new Dodge van sitting out there on the front row. Anyone else noticed?
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    What brand of coffee tastes most like McDonalds?

    If you like McD's coffee, try the "Pilot House" blend at Pilot/FlyingJ .... I find McD's, (over the long haul) gives me stomach pains. Acid I guess. Pilot House never did. That said, I also like McD's coffee ..... but most of my "oreder out" coffee is now served in a ceramic cup from Waffle House.
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    Showers at pilot

    Usually because of regulations imposed by the government.
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    T. E. Smith; Liars, Cheats and Theives

    Promises do not a contract make. You are in a volatile industry, there are NO guarentees of the revenue you will make. I don't know anything about TE Smith, but your experience is not unusual in the entire industry.
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    Obamas Syria case flawed

    Thankfully my congressman, Mike Turner, is opposed to this. But his buddy Boehner, who serves the district next to me thinks it is a good idea. He thinks anything the President says is good. As for Senators, Portman seems ok, however, Sherrod Brown is a wimp and is more liberal than his leader...
  8. Monty give or not to give, that's the question.

    If you are doing what seems right to you, then you are never a fool. Rewards do come back .....
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    I'm 67 she is 18

    I couldn't help but notice you said you were rolling down the grade ..... did it make it back up the other side without getting out the crescent wrenches? ;)
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    Somehow, I'm not troubled by this.

    Ariel Castro dead: Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanged in his prison cell -
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    As bad as Bush was, the Obammunist is far worse

    "we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America." Mission accomplished.
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    Average inside Length of cargo space

    Dan, I can think of several reasons not to buy the 3500, tire cost isn't one of them. Over the life of those two additional tires, increased revenues with the extra weight could buy dozens more tires. The major cost of a 3500 vs a 2500 would be having the wheel wells modified for pallets. And...
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    Average inside Length of cargo space

    Only difference, for maintenance, is two additional tires ....
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    Average inside Length of cargo space

    The 9900 pound version is of no interest?
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    Important Notice Gooseberry Tec Love this free program
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    Average inside Length of cargo space

    At this moment in time, the 9900 pound, dual wheel version of the Sprinter van, (3500), is the longest, with the most freight capacity. You can affect the real world limits of that by custom built in sleepers and additional equipment onboard...
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    How Germans React to Ambulance Siren

    My biggest surprise was they seemed to have SEEN it coming before they heard it. I don't think anyone here ever looks at where they have been!
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    Indianapolis I-70/I-65

    You can usually find complete details on such things at your sister site, RoadGorilla. Trucker Forums - Section of I-65/I-70 Soon to Close for About Two Months
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    2 dead, 1 hurt in fiery wreck on I-75 near Tipp City

    I'm watching the ODOT cam at that exit, seems they now have the traffic going off, and back on, at the exit, no detour in affect.
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    2 dead, 1 hurt in fiery wreck on I-75 near Tipp City

    You think it bothers you, Murray? Two people will never be going home ...... Seems it all started, (latest reports), when a semi slammed into the rear of another in construction ..... reports like these are much to common. One can only wonder why the driver was so distracted. Texting, phone...