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I Can Drive A Semi

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    You Haven't Lived

    Until you get behind the wheel of a semi truck, turn it on and FEEL that rumble, THAT POWER from a Caterpillar engine at your hands and feet, listen to it roar and fill your ears with delight.  Mmmm, it's ready to go!!!  Push in the parking brake, push in the clutch...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Feb 13, 2010

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    Yes, I Can Drive A Semi

     For 17 years I drove a semi. Can't think of a trailer I haven't had behind my truck for one reason or another. Wait, there is one or two. One was a Bull wagon and the other was swinging beef. And as far as frieght goes, live cows etc and swinging beef is things I did not...
    Nitehowl Nitehowl 56-60, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    My Trucking Career

    started 30 years ago just loving to drive so I cross trained to streight trucks but I fell in love with semi-trailer trucks so I went and got my articulated licence been driving ever since even in my dreams
    sistermary sistermary 51-55 14 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    As sad as it may sound I'll be 23 in December & still can't drive. I guess you can say I have sort of a phobia & it's kind of embarrassing. A lot of people laugh & make fun of me...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I was 22 years old, my boyfriend who is now my husband, taught me how to drive stick shift. You would think he would have taken me to an empty parking lot to start. No, that...
    Artvg Artvg 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 5

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    I believe that the mastery of the manual transmission is beginning to be a lost art. It should be a requirement in driver's education. More than 75% of the world relies on a stick...
    Unreasonable1 Unreasonable1 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Seem for a minimum of three or four 3-wheelers prior to deciding to settle down). It truly is very difficult to negotiate Along with the tuk-tuk parked within a tuk-tuk parking...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    I believe it should be mandatory to learn to drive them...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Learned to drive and took the test in a stick shift. All the cars I've owned have been stick. Looking to buy a new one now, and it'll be stick. I hate driving automatics, it...
    LaurelTree68 LaurelTree68 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    Well who in the hell can't in the uk. Most cars vans and lorries are "stick shift"
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M Oct 3

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    I'm just so good at finding the coupling point .. You can only get a driving license in a car with a stick shift here by us .. Almost all cars have a stick here... ;)
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Most vehicles in Europe are stick shift.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Ever since I got an automatic, driving is so boring.
    MoragaroM MoragaroM 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Woooo! Third time is the charm! Finally got it after a bunch of bogus... Still not fond of driving because of idiots and whatever but meh it gets me where to go and I can drive in...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    most people save money to buy new things. I save mine for petrol so I can drive around aimlessly. Pretty sure I get the same joy from driving/cruising as a person who just bought a...
    vtf10 vtf10 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    calabroka calabroka 26-30, F Oct 6

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    So, I met this wonderful guy. We've been together for 6 months now and he just recently became a truck driver. It is his dream job and he loves it. I'm so proud of him and try to...
    iammorgs iammorgs 22-25, F Oct 5

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    I don't want to learn to drive right now, I know I have to eventually but I don't want to right now, especially from my mom! She taught my brother and it was horrible she kept...
    bella1863 bella1863 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    While listening to my car's built-in radio (not a hand-held device) I heard a story about a young man. This guy, in 2006, was texting on his flip-phone while driving in the icy...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M Sep 30

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    Blast it Baby Yes I blast it in my little car. As loud as I can. I love the base my sound system produces. It reverberates in my blood. Right into my skull and deep into the pit...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    Whilst I know that some of us just get all the cràp luck, I disagree with the title of this group entirely. For a start, it’s such a broad sweeping, negative statement to say...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 14 Responses Sep 29

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    I love to drive out to my Aunt's place. When I do it alone I can sing to the radio for a few hours and enjoy the scenery be with my own thoughts awhile. I like long drives with...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I've had a long day at University, The lecture was very long lasted 2hours and a half the seminar itself was draining so much reading to do in a literature degree. Not to mention...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    William8059kvg3 William8059kvg3 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I only have my drivers permit , but I drive all the time . I love it . I love the feeling of taking control of the car and man do I love speed . Ella le gusta la gasolina ! Lol...
    boriquanaty boriquanaty 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    My name is Macy. I am going to visit my parents for a week. I am leaving in the morning and have a 7 hour drive. To be more comfortable I am going to drive in my bare feet and keep...
    macyisalesbian macyisalesbian 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    So I have the job of teaching my 16 yr old daughter to drive. Ok so we went over the rules: 1. No radio while you're driving it will distract you. 2. No you cant bring your...
    Redneckmom1992 Redneckmom1992 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 27

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    I Love to get in the drivers seat and just go! I love when my car is smooth when I can catch all six gears perfectly flying down a highway, or when you can turn a corner clutch...
    Cbh004 Cbh004 18-21, M Oct 7

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    Love to drive. I live in a place where traffic is terrible, so everyone begrudges driving. When asked for work or whatever I am always gungho to drive! Nothing beats it.
    Ozz210 Ozz210 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Earlier today I blocked a woman driver from cutting the line at a junction. The opposite traffic came and she tried to bunk in, I purposely drove closer to her so she would be...
    ringgo69 ringgo69 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I hate 55. I really hate 55. It's way too slow for most of the highways that have it as a speed limit. The only reason highway safety nuts love it so much is because of the...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M Oct 5

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    I love just getting in the car and driving, it gives me such a feeling of freedom, sadly I only drive a little 1,4 Audi A1, but it gets me from A to B and that's all that matters...
    DefianceUK DefianceUK 26-30, M Sep 30

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    I am Jan I am 16 and I always drive barefoot. I love driving barefoot and am always barefoot. I live in southern California so it is always warm and I am always barefoot. It is so...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I absolutely love drives so much. Gonna re-book my theory test and get passed ASAP. I know as soon as I pass I'll be driving everywhere <3
    Chloeeee17 Chloeeee17 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i am learning to drive and it get really nervous when I'm with my parents. They start to panic then i start to panic and its a whole mess. Don't get me wrong, i like the sense of...
    llswizzle llswizzle 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Going out in public dressed as a woman is a thrill, but I have always wanted to drive and just cruise around turning heads and getting looks. I could stop at a few destinations to...
    nyloncrush nyloncrush 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Anthony820l5ij6 Anthony820l5ij6 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have already been with Car Treatment for more than 2 many years now and with their assistance The complete way thru my business is beginning to actually consider offCar or truck...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    ... and these are the things I'll never say to you. There's something heavy inside you that you try to avoid because you're afraid of being wrong so you fight it. You fight to...
    Heather1234567 Heather1234567 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I swear to God my dad is not even worth it in this family. My mom works her butt off to put food on the table and help pay bills while my dad doesn't do anything instead he spends...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago