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C T.'s Comment
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Maverick

John M.'s Comment
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I dig those red trucks. Got a brand new Cascadia myself. The engine brakes are amazing. No brakes needed on any grades I've been on.

So jelly...

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
C T.'s Comment
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No need to be jelly. Most mid to large carriers these days have new trucks. Who do you drive for?

NeeklODN's Comment
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Yo!!

Hey parrothead how do you like McElroy? I'm extremely interested in working for then after school in January. Was wondering about detention and breakdown pay. I know that the tarp pay is included in the CPM whis is .48 from what I understand, this is really good for rookies drivers. How are the driver trainers there? Or if anyone else from mcekroy is reading this also i appreciate any info about the company.

Oh and how many of your loads are pretarped? I'm asking because I was curious about liability. I wouldn't feel too comfortable having my load prestrapped and tarped. I mean what if something came loose??

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

C T.'s Comment
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I don't work for McElroy but we also have preloaded trailers in places. Typically a trailer is preloaded and may have a strap or 2 already on so it can be moved safely. We usually finish up the tarp and the straps before leaving. It's not often that you just pick up a trailer and take off.

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