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Semi trucks across the nation are being held hostage by protestors

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The BLM terrorist are making friends everywhere they go. If they decide to **** with truck drivers it won't end well for the terrorists.

Over the weekend, Black Lives Matter protests shut down several major highways across the nation and there’s a recurring scene in almost every one — semi trucks unwillingly taken hostage as a prop for protesters.

Semi trucks across the nation are being held hostage by protestors
 

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Wow, one truck in Atlanta doesn't come across quite as spectacularly as the headline would have me believe....
 

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Wow, one truck in Atlanta doesn't come across quite as spectacularly as the headline would have me believe....


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The BLM terrorist are making friends everywhere they go. If they decide to **** with truck drivers it won't end well for the terrorists.

That would be truck driver singular.

One truck.

One driver.

One moronic website.

One mountain out of one tiny little molehill.

Just one.
 

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The BLM terrorist are making friends everywhere they go. If they decide to **** with truck drivers it won't end well for the terrorists.

Actually it will be the wealthy who would suffer the most. That is the point. Just look what a handful of protesters can do by simply standing in the way. Imagine what will happen if Trump is actually elected. The truck drivers might be annoyed sitting in traffic, but it's the wealthy who are losing money on it.
 

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Actually it will be the wealthy who would suffer the most. That is the point. Just look what a handful of protesters can do by simply standing in the way. Imagine what will happen if Trump is actually elected. The truck drivers might be annoyed sitting in traffic, but it's the wealthy who are losing money on it.

Blame the successful people. Blame the guy who took one truck, turned it into a fleet, started a business, and is now rich.

Pathetic left wing nutjobs blame them.
 

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That would be truck driver singular.

One truck.

One driver.

One moronic website.

One mountain out of one tiny little molehill.

Just one.

If you had read the puece, you would see that it isn't just one truck.
 

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Actually it will be the wealthy who would suffer the most. That is the point. Just look what a handful of protesters can do by simply standing in the way. Imagine what will happen if Trump is actually elected. The truck drivers might be annoyed sitting in traffic, but it's the wealthy who are losing money on it.

Truck drivers typically get paid by the mile, or by the load. Delivering late can cost the drivers money.
 

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Actually it will be the wealthy who would suffer the most. That is the point. Just look what a handful of protesters can do by simply standing in the way. Imagine what will happen if Trump is actually elected. The truck drivers might be annoyed sitting in traffic, but it's the wealthy who are losing money on it.

Except that most drivers are paid mileage or percentage of load, so the driver is losing money. I used to drive OTR, traffic jams cost you money in two ways, 1) you're delivering late and not running as many miles and 2) that time you spend sitting has to be entered as "on duty" in your logbook and runs against your 70 hour clock, which cuts into the amount of legal driving time you can use to run miles

And over half of licenses carriers in this country are one or two trucks where the owner is a driver
 
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He do3ant speak for every truck driver in the country.

So you want to dismiss the claims that don't fit your narrative but magnify and distort the ones that do. Cognitive dissonance at its finest.
 

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So you want to dismiss the claims that don't fit your narrative but magnify and distort the ones that do. Cognitive dissonance at its finest.

That's one person. One person rates a, "narrative". Think, before you answer.
 

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Truck drivers typically get paid by the mile, or by the load. Delivering late can cost the drivers money.

It costs the receivers even more money when you consider that most companies do not warehouse parts like they used to.

They depend on " just in time" deliveries to function.
 

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Except that most drivers are paid mileage or percentage of load, so the driver is losing money. I used to drive OTR, traffic jams cost you money in two ways, 1) you're delivering late and not running as many miles and 2) that time you spend sitting has to be entered as "on duty" in your logbook and runs against your 70 hour clock, which cuts into the amount of legal driving time you can use to run miles

And over half of licenses carriers in this country are one or two trucks where the owner is a driver

O/O for a few years.....1998-2003

Log books were to paint a pretty picture for the DOT.

But.....late is late. And that is a killer for the reputation of any driver.
 

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That's one person. One person rates a, "narrative". Think, before you answer.

And who made you the authority to determine what those narratives are?
 

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And who made you the authority to determine what those narratives are?

That's means of a couple hundred calling dead cops, that's a hell of a narrative.
 

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It costs the receivers even more money when you consider that most companies do not warehouse parts like they used to.

They depend on " just in time" deliveries to function.

Late trucks can cause shutdowns in contruction projects.
 

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O/O for a few years.....1998-2003

Log books were to paint a pretty picture for the DOT.

But.....late is late. And that is a killer for the reputation of any driver.

I ran for a fleet with eLogs and strict policies requiring write ups and discipline for busting HoS
 

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if you impede interstate commerce and traffic you should be charged with a felony and incarcerated. period
 

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That's means of a couple hundred calling dead cops, that's a hell of a narrative.

Not sure what you're trying to say here, given the lack of clear writing. As in, I literally can't make it out.
 

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