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Virginia department of transportation. #7452926
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VDOT is really laying down the salt solution on US. 340. I have no clue what I-95 is like. Hopefully people are getting off and finding a hotel room before the road gets locked up again. I try to avoid I-95 because it's almost always a nutcase even in sunny weather.


wanna be goat farmer.
Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7452935
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How long were people stuck in vehicles on I-95 last time?


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7452940
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27 hours is what you hear on the news.


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7452945
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^thanks

I bet 95+% had nothing useful with them.....I wonder who on here has a good winter kit in the vehicle?


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: Marty] #7452955
01/06/22 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Marty
^thanks

I bet 95+% had nothing useful with them.....I wonder who on here has a good winter kit in the vehicle?


Don’t leave home without it!


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453024
01/07/22 12:27 AM
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HA HA,lol.I got some goodies in the truck for sure,lol.


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453025
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I always try to keep a coat, gloves, hat and a can of Copenhagen and a 12 pack of beer but the last 2 don't last very long

Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453105
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I carry tools with me. Yes, they do get used.


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: Marty] #7453134
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Originally Posted by Marty
^thanks

I bet 95+% had nothing useful with them.....I wonder who on here has a good winter kit in the vehicle?


Well if guess I would be among the 5% because I have tools, emergency snacks IE couple freeze dried meals, extra warm cloths as well as some blankets just in case, learned that lesson a long time ago even if my dad had not already drummed it into us as kids, it’s been reinforced over the years by several break downs or ditch stranding, even with cell phones it can be several hours before help arrives especially when your out in the boonies





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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453141
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I just switched to Verizon from T-immobile...

We have emergency kits in each vehicle for sure, but 99% of the phones no service areas were fixed by getting rid of t- immobile. No joke


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453147
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Always a cheap yard sale sleeping bag in mine.........jk


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453158
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Wonder how the electric vehicles made out in that deal? Just sayin'!

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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453168
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I keep a few mre's, water, toilet paper, paper towels, a big box of wooden matches, and an ammo can with wrenches, socket set, screwdrivers, circuit tester, roll of electrical wire, black tape, allen wrenches, pliers and assorted nut and bolts. I have a roll of heavy trotline cord, some ratchet straps and duct tape, two wool blankets. Have an axe and shovel, spare tire, tire plugs and a 12 volt air compressor. Have a couple 20 foot chains. My new jeep has a winch so I carry a snatch block. All that stuff except the shovel, axe , ammo can and cord fit under the back seat. Shovel ax and ammo can live in the bed. Water bottles are under the front seat. That kinda stuff has lived in my pickups since high school.

i need to put together a good first aid kit but first I need to learn more about it. I been working on that


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If the truck wont go in the snow anymore I just unload the 550 and keep going.

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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453826
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I just carry guns and money for situations like that.
Nearby folks will help me make it through. We can do it the hard way or the easy way...
I don't have near the charm and strong-jawed rugged good looks I once had. A fella needs to adapt accordingly.

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I carry a roll of TP , a short twelve gauge pump , and 00 buck ....


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: Marty] #7453840
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Originally Posted by Marty
^thanks

I bet 95+% had nothing useful with them.....I wonder who on here has a good winter kit in the vehicle?


shovel . spare warm clothing bibs , boots , coat , hats , gloves , tow strap , as well as other stuff typically some food and water especially if taking a drive any distance

hatchet , saw , tools , jumper pack , cables ,spare fluids , first aid kit

I used to carry a sleeping bag also but not as much room any more as my van had


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Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453852
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im not even on a road a lot of the time. every now and then im many miles from a house. would be silly not to have a few tools, water and food along. stuff has got me out of a jam and also others i came across a few times


Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Re: Virginia department of transportation. [Re: run] #7453854
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^similar to what I keep. very warm clothes, gloves and boots, some food, mre's, coffee, oatmeal, water, lifestraw, eureka tcop tent, a 40° wiggys bag, alcohol stove & fuel, candles, firestart kit, a couple of wool blankets and assorted odds and ends.... smile I have been cold overnight with no way to get warm and I would not like to experience that again.


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When i was about 14 I hiked up into some hills. It was Christmas break. Took my 30-30. Made a little camp by some rimrock. Built a fire. Slept between the rock and the fire. I got cold and scooted closer to the fire a couple times. I was tired didnt want to toss wood in. Managed to set my bag on fire. I ripped it open and got out unscathed. No moon. Too dark to go home. So I shivered around that fire all night waiting on the sun. That was my most miserable night out. Never did tell my folks. They didnt like me doing that stuff anyway.


Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
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