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re: Final 3rd quarter GDP growth...5% - tankyank13
this proves how resilient capitalism is...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]one thing which may help with truck congestion is a very recent decision by the DOT to adjust the 34 hour break drivers must take. about a year ago, it was decreed that this 34 hour break must include 2 1am to 5am periods. the complaint was that it would indirectly cause more drivers to get b...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]Congress just voted to allow 18 wheeler drivers to drive 82 hours per week instead of 70[/quote] the hours of driving is still 11 each day, that hasn't changed. The extended hours are in due of delays at a shipper or receiver. That driver has more time and not taking unnecessary risk and i...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]One problem is that both the size and weight of trailers has been increased [/quote] no it hasn't, the FDOT is trying to increase the weight standards and have been for some time and the trucking industry has been against it 100% its been 80000 pounds gross for decades now...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]We need special interstates that take them out of pedestrian car traffic or we need to have a massive re-design for the 18 wheeler. If you can't find logic in that I can't help you. [/quote] who is going to pay for this? our countries infrastructure is already in shambles [quote]The ...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]let's just say frick you to each other and move on.[/quote] nah, but have a merry Christmas and try and make logical sense when expressing ideas...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]My SIL is in very bad shape now. Bleeding in his brain. All due to a dam Mexican that couldn't speak a word of English, driving a dam 18 wheeler without any lights. [/quote] sounds like the company is breaking the law, and yes most sugar cane haulers probably don't even have a CDL. Goes ba...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]You have offered no solution and think there is no problem[/quote] your reading comprehension sucks on top of being a fool...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]18 Wheelers should NOT be allowed to travel on the interstate anymore. [/quote] You want them to fund the interstate maintenance, but they can't use it. You are a fool...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]Need a law saying that big rigs may only travel in the right lane on I-12.  [/quote] Way to much congestion in that area for that to work, would have just one huge convoy of trucks. Wouldn't prevent cars from causing incidents, would actually would lower a trucks visibility to avoid acc...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
[quote]I know truckers are safe drivers,  [/quote] Nope, look at container haulers(ship containers), sand and gravel dump trucks, they're usually the reckless ones...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
Yeah there are some rebel truckers out there, but not like the old days. The trucking industry is the most regulated industry, and due to these companies dealing with lawsuits, they put a lot of pressure on drivers regarding safety. Speed limiters, GPS tracking, and cameras. Not to mention thes...


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re: What can be done to curtail this 18 wheeler problem? - tankyank13
Enforcement of traffic laws would be a good start. More police presence, to curb the reckless idiots out there. The semi is usually avoiding a passenger vehicle when the accident happens. And no im not saying its that way 100% of of the time, but more than not for sure. They need to put a block...


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re: The most famous person you shook hands with.... - tankyank13
Gianna Michaels...


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re: Official MNF Game Thread | Saints 31, Bears 15 | FINAL - tankyank13
[quote]Bench Goodwin NOW!!!! [/quote] Yes! He is atrocious, and is going to get someone hurt out there...


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re: Half of Americans Don't Want Their Sons Playing Football, Poll Shows - tankyank13
Half of America voted for Obama, no surprise here. Football has peaked, along with our country. Been fun! :cheers:...


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re: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show IN GAME thread NSFW - tankyank13
What channel? ...


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re: Aaron Rodgers is the best ive ever seen - tankyank13
Marino threw the football like no one ive ever seen. That said Rodgers is the closest in regards of throwing ability. With his overall ability I can say there is a good chance he can become GOAT. ...


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re: SNF thread. SD -14/ Pats -23. FINAL - tankyank13
I enjoy watching Edelman play the game of football. ...


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re: Transportation to the Polls (Baton Rouge) - tankyank13
[quote]Call and ask if they can bring you so you can vote for Cassidy.  [/quote] I did! Was then told it would be a while because the driver went to vote. Asked how long it would be and she said she had no idea. Told her im at waffle house on seigen waiting ...


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