Well pretty much writing out the heart of matters on other journal, this one might get a little sketchy on details at this point. Good luck finding that other journal! lol
Never-the-less, did start working out again, finally, this week at a local gym that costs all of $10.91 per month for unlimited use. No, it's not a junky gym, either. Nice equipment, clean, they don't allow people yelling and all that stupid stuff, so yeah.
Got into it with another employee at work today. I'm tired of his BS. He has a BIGGGGG mouth. He comes out and tells me off about how I should load the truck the way he wants it loaded. No, I flatly replied right to his face: The way you want to load it is ILLEGAL! Freaking pipe would be sticking off the sides of the truck by 8 inches anyway. He started in on me and I gave it right back to him, I took his s*** for a while but no longer. First off he has no clue what he is talking about and secondly/more importantly, he is an arrogant ****-****** and I have had enough of it. I told him Federal rules prevent you from allowing loads to hang off the side of a truck that far.
"Well I don't give a f****** s*** about the Federal Government, this is Louisiana and we do it however the hell we like it here!", basically telling me I am going to do it his way to which I just ignored him. Loaded the pipe legally, informed an office worker as to why I was fuming and he didn't disagree with me and took on off out of there. This guy also told me he wasn't going to get any new straps because "the concrete ruins them". Well now, they aren't going to replace damaged straps because they get used and eventually have to be replaced? Bul*****.
Yes, the guy pissed me off, crossed the line and that's usually when I just stand up to people even if it's going to "hurt" me - ie: trouble at work, and let them know exactly how I feel about them and their ridiculous and outrageous statements and ideas that are not any part of any reality. It's the same everywhere you go - people that don't know about trucking and all of it's regulations don't care about whether a truck legally loaded or if the equipment is in proper working condition because they aren't the ones that are facing getting pulled over and having a State Trooper tell you off and then start writing out tickets!
I still cannot believe they were driving that semi around without any working brakes on that semi trailer!
Oh well, my time is up, off to work. Woohoooo!
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