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I Drive a Forklift

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    I drive a forklift at work,

    a high reach forklift that lift to 8.5 meters, a normal counterbalance Forklift and a layer picking forklift which is used to pick layers off a pallet. 
    IamCandyWhite26 IamCandyWhite26 56-60, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I Love My Job

    I love going to work because I drive around on the forklift all day. I work in a bedspring distribution warehouse. We bring in bedsprings from over seas and ship them all around the world. Though I am also now the logistics manager, I load and unload containers. I am the only...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Aug 13, 2007

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    Forklift Heaven

    i got a Certificate for forklift driving just before xmas 07 was brilliant, the course was quite difficult  but now i have a Forklift license. They are fun to drive, very different to a car with the rearwheel steering, i like driving forklifts
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    My Job

    I love going to work because I get to drive around this really big forklift. I work in a distribution center where we ship out lots of items to a nation wide chain store. I am one of the only women in my department and that makes me kinda proud because I know I am good...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2007

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    Komatsu Vs. Yale

    I operate a Komatsu forklift, not a very large one I'm afraid. The other forklift at my job is a Yale, same size, & it has its disadvantages compared to the Komatsu. On the Yale, the mast is directly in front & through which on has to peer through during the normal...
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M Dec 23, 2008

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    Fun Job

    My husband works at a railroad repair warehouse. This is what he says about it. "I work at a railroad repair shop and I haul huge train car parts. It's wild how much **** you need to move around to fix a train. I drive around on a forklift for 7-8 hours straight out of the 10...
    girvingtree girvingtree 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    Enjoying Every Moment On The Forklift

     I just got my Forklift Operator's Licence and am being encouraged to use the forklift more often at my workplace, which is a distribution warehouse.  I trained on the Yale (they're great for training) and used LPG and electric Toyotas at work. Getting more used to the...
    mathandle2009 mathandle2009 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2009

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    try this, I drive truck! people in cars (4 wheelers) obviously think that getting somewhere in a hurry is more important than being safe or courteous. on a daily basis, I get cut...
    Openhonestnudist Openhonestnudist 46-50, M 3 Responses May 1

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    I love long drives to nowhere. I love late night long drives. I love long drives to other towns/cities. Let's go for a long drive ?
    Breannab Breannab 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Part 2; Oh what a night that was!!!!! Due to EP censoring this is the Disney version of events. lol I drove the garage courtesy car to my wife's work's customer's car park with 2...
    AmandaCarrington AmandaCarrington 56-60, T 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    like when the streetlight is RED & the drivers wanna try running a RED Light when it's your turn to cross the damn street. Moron drivers I hate drivers like that
    DeanLangley97 DeanLangley97 16-17, M May 2

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    I own a ranch, which requires work, which means big machines needed for the job. So one day I was transporting two CAT backhoes on a trailer pulled by my Ford F-550. I was driving...
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I own a ranch, which requires work, which means big machines needed for the job. So one day I was transporting two CAT backhoes on a trailer pulled by my Ford F-550. I was driving...
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I know I'm not perfect. I don't ever act like I am. But I hate driving {in the city}. Just about everyday, I drive past accidents that have already happened that immediately...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F May 2

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    It pis*es me off. I did a £600 driving course, could drive perfectly well. but failed cos of the eye test. So i can't drive (found out later i am apparently slowly going blind...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 2

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    My brother died 44 years ago today hit by a drunk driver . I called my sister and asked her what happened to the drunk driver - she said you wouldn't remember ( I was 3 years old...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I drive quite a bit for work related reasons. I have many pet peeves while on the road, what might yours be? Here's just one of mine - when waiting behind a car in the left hand...
    waterseeker waterseeker 46-50, M 1 Response May 11

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    It's actually better for me to drive barefoot because it was raining recently and my foot slid off the brake pedal with my wet slippery shoes. Also I feel like I have more control...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    In UK, if you pass your Driving Test on a manual, you can drive an Automatic but not vice versa. So all my family learnt on manual and all now drive automatic.
    Henry23569 Henry23569 70+, M a week ago

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    and so last night I was the Designated driver....I thought "ok" this is going to be a low-key night...it was anything BUT a low-key night my friend got super intoxicated, as I sat...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Not OTR but I drive for a living. I work for Brinks and drive the armored trucks. I also work as a messenger for the banks
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have my Drivers Permit. I have my boating license. I have my motorcycle license. I just need help with getting the drivers license aka getting a car.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have driven naked several times over the years in the daytime mostly, usually when I" am coming back from the beach or nude resort, it’s definitely a different feeling and...
    exthor exthor 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I have just started dating a driver and having a hard understanding why the first week he was texting and calling everyday and then we met for first and still good but then we had...
    Purple102303 Purple102303 31-35, F Apr 25

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    Bought my first brand new car with manual transmission back in August... didn't really know how to drive it at the time but I only stalled twice driving it off the dealership...
    kushhqueen kushhqueen 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    I want to get in a car and drive without destination. To go on an adventure and never look back. Never worry about being lost or not having enough money. And after that is like to...
    knittygurl23 knittygurl23 22-25, F Apr 30

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    just driven through town (don't do it very often ) why don't people have a bit of consideration no one stops to let people out. No one lets people cross the road it doesn't cost...
    crims12 crims12 51-55, M 1 Response May 1

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    If you think about drinking Have your buddy drive you home.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F May 1

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    so I finally got my drivers license, its a bit sad that the reason I'm most happy about it is because now my friends have a use for me since I'm the first one to get my license.
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M May 4

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    I want to drive to some place without planning anything or where to go. Kinda sort of an adventure to be in one place without knowing what that place has for you.
    Vasha1986 Vasha1986 26-30, F May 5

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    Do us safe drivers a favor: Watch where the **** you are going so that you won't get into an accident which will be an inconvenient for the rest of us. And maybe you won't get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    I'll be 20 in two days. I got my permit on my 19th birthday. I wish I could have gotten my license four years ago like almost everyone else.... I've always had a fear of driving. I...
    jaycer1 jaycer1 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I enjoy taking long drives without any particular rush or hassle because it gives me the opportunity to reflect and to think about life.
    Elsahen Elsahen 22-25, F May 7

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    Not only do I remember I still go to them. On the long weekends you can even catch 3-4 movies in one night. So much fun and relaxing at the drive in.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 1 Response May 10

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    my dream...to drive on a long route at night with the windows down playing a soft music and at a slow steady speed with my loved one
    coolguy5544 coolguy5544 26-30, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I want to drive with a friend in a pickup to Dallas.
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher 41-45, M May 12

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    Hi I am Jan I live in Florida I am 17 and I always drive barefoot. I find it so comfortable. I am always barefoot unless I must wear shoes and then it is only flip flops.
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F May 12

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    I often slip my shoes off when driving.... It's just comfy that way... I was told that it's illegal to drive barefoot..... Ut oh
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 9 Responses May 12

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    Going on a 1k+ miles road trip with my husband and his brother. We're driving like 20 hours straight (my idea) and it's going to be great! I'm really excited!! We haven't had a...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 2 Responses May 13

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    Hi I am Jan I am 17 and live in Florida and I always drive barefoot and am barefoot 24/7.
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Hi I am Jan and I am 17 and I always drive barefoot. I live in south Florida and I am always barefoot.
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi I am Cindy I live in Arizona and I always drive in my bare feet. It is always hot where I live and I am always barefoot unless I am someplace that I have to wear shoes and I...
    lesbiancindy lesbiancindy 16-17, F 4 days ago

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