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Old 09-29-2014, 10:11 PM
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No respect for the lawn guy

So I'm sitting in my truck, enjoying my mcdonald's after a long day, about 8pm tonight. Then this a$$ pulls up behind me. Measures with arms to make sure there is enough room for the gate, walks on in, I'm sitting here In amazement that he did that, and a truck pulled up right in front of me before I went in, so now im trapped...no respect for the lawn guy. This happen to you all from time to time?
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:16 PM
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Used to but I learned a long time ago when I drove a tractor trailer to park defensively.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:29 PM
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Yea next time park so you can pull out. Its a little trailer, you should be fine.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:09 PM
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A lot of people have never driven a trailer, so they might unconsciously think to leave the same amount of space for a normal vehicle.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:15 PM
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I always park so I'm aimed out of the spot with my truck on an angle and can just pull out. Most people just don't know how to drive when they see a trailer.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:17 PM
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Hope you don't live in Ferguson.

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Old 09-29-2014, 11:37 PM
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A lot of people have never driven a trailer, so they might unconsciously think to leave the same amount of space for a normal vehicle.
True, it just surprised me that he sat there and looked at is a sec and didn't even look at me, i think he tried to avoid me and walked quickly in to mcdonalds lol, I try to leave space but some guy parked in front of me too
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:46 PM
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You forgot about the way a$$holes drive around you when they see a trailer. It doesn't matter if you drive 5-10 mph over the speed limit, they just gotta get around you. What's more upsetting are the ones that once they get in front of you they go slower than the speed limit. I might take off a little slower because I'm moving a lot of weight but I always go the speed limit or a little over. Or the ones that pull out in front of you making you slam on the brakes when there is a 1/4 mile gap behind you. "He's pulling a trailer. He must be going slow." Or the ones that cut over in front of you as you are pulling up to a red-light. That's just damn stupid. Let's get in front of a vehicle pulling a load that's trying to come to a stop. More weight = reduced stopping distances. Or the ones that go around you only to then turn into a parking lot right after. I wish it was legal to beat people for stupidity. Everyone's a tough guy IN their car.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:47 PM
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I always park so I'm aimed out of the spot with my truck on an angle and can just pull out. Most people just don't know how to drive when they see a trailer.
I do the same thing, and I keep my front bumper halfway into the one parking slot, about the same location as most pickups rear bumper will be located.

I also try to park away from where most people will park, but places like Home Depot can fill up fast.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:59 PM
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I could be wrong but i don't think this has anything to do with you being a lawn guy
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