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So I havent been around for awhile, Going form Otr to Local, me little story.

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Kyle B.'s Comment
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So when We last left off, I was leaving Prime and was let go for making several major mistakes, How ever they had not Showed up on my record At all, so at the time Ive decided to go with Snchieder to get more experance under my belt. Ive soon learned it was a huge mistake. (Based out of Maine) Ive learned Im not otr capible as i always lose so much time that Im not making a good paycheck each week. Pluse There t.a.h deal was kind of absurd. (only got 34 hr resets at home, and if i wanted more I must work them to take them.) Dont get me wrong they arnt a bad company to be apart of , just you need to be able to have the right drive for it. I dont have such a drive.

So Fast forward to Oct where Ive applied for a local job delivering Icecream. (or cross docking.) So far Im loving the company and the fact it pays houry, every one there treates me good mainly due to its small size, and being home every night is a pluse. Im finding it easyer to drive a daycab as opposed to a sleeper cab. Either way thats my update. (Oh and yes Ive driven in those yucky snow storms.)

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Errol V.'s Comment
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Kyle, it's great you got the local job you were looking for. So many people start their driving career hoping for a local job. But, just like you experienced, most big companies run you OTR.

But you soooo lucked out, driving local! And Ice cream!! Ohhh!

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

G-Town's Comment
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I remember you Kyle. Welcome back!

Kyle B.'s Comment
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Thanks, Its a small comany and honestly I wasnt goign for local to begin with, It only took form after my experiances otr driving. I just not the right material, or cloth so to speak to handle my time otr. There for getting crapy checks

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey I missed this thread completely somehow when you originally posted it. Sorry about that. Glad to see you back and doubly glad you're enjoying the new job!

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