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Posted:  6 years ago

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Maverick trucking auto transmission

Doc is right - as long as you take your CDL exam in a standard your license won't have a restriction for automatics. Once you have your license (without any restrictions) it won't matter where you work or what you drive. Once you know how to shift you won't forget. It might take you a few minutes to get the feel for it again after driving an automatic for a while, but no big deal.

Going to Maverick and driving automatics won't hurt you.

Thanks Brett, this too was one of my concerns as I am considering maverick over the next two weeks...trying to decide between them and TMC..just cant seem to pick one over the other! The one thing I really think might be great do try is to haul glass. Plus it seems the pay is really great even as a beginner...any thoughts? Thanks!

Posted:  6 years, 1 month ago

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Western express lease purchase....thoughts???

Just wondering if anybody has heard anything about the W/E lease purchase good or bad. I'm going to orientation Sunday for flatbed ding. Any input would be appreciated.

Greetings Jon,

I have been looking into the lease purchase program with western express. My situation is much different from your however as I will be graduating CDL school next month. I understand that most people suggest working for a company for a few months to a year to gain some insight and experience but I still am thinking about taking the plunge. I figure if its not the right fit after 3-6 months I can always switch at that point. I was wondering if you started with them. If so, what is your opinion thus far? Are you getting miles? How is the money? After speaking with them, the deal they offer is for a 2011 freightliner with 156 monthly payments.. There is no penalty for walking away at anytime. Thanks in advance for any input!!


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