Profile For Justin M.

Justin M.'s Info

  • Location:
    Burkburnett, TX

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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    Justin M. On The Web

  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 1 month ago

Justin M.'s Bio

Just a hard working guy trying to make a living.

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Posted:  3 years, 1 month ago

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Are manual Transmissions dying?

Thanks for the reply, my main concern is, if I decide to go to say a smaller company that's local. I won't be able to land a job with the auto restrictions.

My next worry is not being able to advance, 98% of the trucks I work on have always been manual. And the people driving hual anything from flatbed, refer, to heavy haul. Are auto's restricted in say heavy haul?

Been a heavy equipment mechanic my whole life, my trucking experience is moving the truck in the shop or field repairs or overhauls on the engine only. Mainly C15's lol. I'm a complete noob 🤣.

My main goal eventually would be flatbed or heavyhaul. I just wanna make sure I'm moving in the right direction for what I want to do.

If I did remove the auto restriction would company's view it as zero experience?

Sorry for all the questions lol

Posted:  3 years, 1 month ago

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Are manual Transmissions dying?

New to the forum, newbie soon to be driver. Bought into the cdl training, looks like their trucks may be automatics. Putting a restriction for manual transmissions on my soon to be Cdl.

In this day in age, are manual transmission dying and autos taking over the truck world?

And how much will this restriction effect my newly sought out career?

Also what is the difficulty to remove the manual restriction, if thats what I have to do for now to gain experience.

Future thanks for the advice!

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