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Chris M's Comment
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I really appreciate the kind words and well wishes! Spoke to the DMV today and all I have to do is renew my med card and send it in to the state capitol and I'm back legal. So now I have to resubmit an application to Swift and as long as that is not kicked out I'll be heading to orientation somewhere. I guess I'll be seeing you guys on the road soon!

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Patrick C.'s Comment
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I hope it all goes smoothly for you

Chris M's Comment
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Well I'm checked into the hotel in Decatur Georgia. Orientation starts tomorrow and it's back into this wonderful world of Trucking!

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