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  1. beachbum

    off duty driving

    I’ll put my 2 cents in. As per FCSA May a driver, who drops his or her last load at a receiver’s facility use personal conveyance to return to their normal work location (i.e. home or terminal?) No. Returning home or to the terminal from a dispatched trip is a continuation of the trip, and...
  2. beachbum

    Transit 350 extended a roof do you miles per gallon

    i’m about ready to pull the trigger on a new van, it’s down to the transit 350 for the Mercedes 350 high and long. I’m looking for some real world numbers for miles per gallon For the gas eco-boost. What do you get running heavy up and down the hills running have a flat and running light.
  3. beachbum

    Heads -Up Possible Scam

    It is a scam, FedEx said so
  4. beachbum

    Cargo Van Non resident PA tax.

    Like what regs are the under 10k lbs aren’t we following? Going to love this one
  5. beachbum

    Fuel Tax Rate Increase in Illinois

    This isn’t a surprise been known for months that this was going to happen in Illinois
  6. beachbum

    Loads going cheap lately?

    Just look at what you posted about Laredo and people wonder why the rates are so cheap out of lot of places.
  7. beachbum

    Falcon Transport closes

    This is what happens when most of your eggs are in one basket.
  8. beachbum

    I doubt if this would ever happen, but, it is

    In 30 years more then likely I’ll be dead and gone. Also in the next ten years diesel might not be around for trucks anyway. Change for some is hard to take, but for most of us, we’ll not be around anyway
  9. beachbum

    No Love at Loves Travel

    Sorry, just because you buy something at a loves or anywhere else. It gives you no rights to park overnight. Just alike any other company, they can tell you to leave. Also if you look all around loves it say customers only and 2 hours max.
  10. beachbum

    It’s Fibuary !!!

    And she says, honey sleep on the sofa
  11. beachbum

    A step in the right direction

    Companies don’t go after detention time in most cases for fear of losing the customer.
  12. beachbum

    Drivers Beaten By Security Guards.......

    Another thing, the driver posted the video and if you look at the videos, at least the ones I’ve seen they are edited. The driver posted them on social media, what isn’t shown is his wife leaving the guard shack and attacking the guards who were trying to subdue her husband. Therefore, the...
  13. beachbum

    Drivers Beaten By Security Guards.......

    You do know the driver and his wife were arrested, his court date has been moved to January
  14. beachbum

    2014 International 4300 Box truck

    If can handle the riggers of local stop and go freight, it should be able to handle freeway driving. Also isn’t it true that local trucks age faster then OTR trucks.
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    Isn’t GM owned by the union
  16. beachbum

    Xpo or Landstar

    There’s other things to take into consideration when chosing a company. Do they allow you to take time off when you want or even work when you want. FSC is another, do they allow you to go where you want or do they force you to take loads. One thing about Landstar comes down to the fact we have...
  17. beachbum

    Xpo or Landstar

    Agree 100 percent, I’m in a sprinter and most of my loads this year have been loads posted for straight trucks. Those have been from Ranger and Inway. Looks like we’re down to 40 or so cargo vans.
  18. beachbum

    Retirement can't come soon enough....

    May I ask, why retirement isn’t that great?
  19. beachbum

    when you are retiring

    It depends on what you lose, if you’re getting the max at 66 and if you take it early and you lose 1k a month, maybe it’s best if you wait. It’s all in the numbers. For me it was only about 3 hundred a month because of write offs from business.