Reader Mail: Shop Rite semi drivers
This installment is about the giant rigs bringing in that delicious food we so crave at the local Shop Rite supermarket. You thought driving a car or even SUV is tough in Hoboken? Try driving a tractor trailer, even in the “somewhat less” populated NW area of town.
A 411 reader writes:
Hoboken 411 –
I have some concerns about the Shop Rite delivery semis that use the truck route, especially as they turn down 9th from Monroe Street.
I’ve lived in Fields Crossing for 9 months and I’ve lost count of the number of wing mirrors I walk past on 9th Street out side the Talk of the Town video store – I’ve counted at least 20 and personally seen more 10 semis get trapped on that street.
Only this morning, I saw a couple arrive at their care to find the entire left side of their car with a scrap back to front on it and the roof nearly severed off on the front left hand side – the girl just sat at the side of the street and cried!!!!
Shop Rite should be held accountable! Put a camera up there to catch the drivers or ban parking on that street!!!
The car in question had already left before I had a chance to snap a photo (I guess to go to the shop!)
Here’s some general pictures of the street in question – the semis can never turn down the street or out the other end without hitting something. The street was quite quiet, but I’ll look out for some more evidence of damage – I’m sure it won’t be long!