Profile For David P.

David P.'s Info

  • Location:
    Duluth, MN

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    8 years, 1 month ago

David P.'s Bio

I'm very simple. I love fishing , camping, and most of all my beautiful wife who puts up with me for some reason. Other than that I look forward to driving otr for a few years and having a great time doing it.

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Posted:  8 years ago

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C B Radio

Quick question. I have a couple of weeks before I get my own truck. What's the best cb I can put into my truck under $200 ( I don't want to go crazy) And also what is the best antennas to run run. I'll be getting a KW T880. Thanks

Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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What a miracle

Oh I forgot to mention. They said they are hiring me before I go out with the trainer and when I finish that is when I take my test for my license. Atleast I'm pretty sure that is what she said. :)

Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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What a miracle

Welcome aboard David. That sounds like a pretty cool deal!

When do they plan on having you take the driving, pre-trip inspection, and backing portions of the CDL exam for your license? Before you go out with a trainer, or after you get back?

The week that I'm in the yard practicing I'll have my mentor helping everyday with my pre trip, backing and every other aspect of taking my test.

Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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What a miracle

I was going to go to one of those big company-sponsored training programs on Monday. I was all ready to share a room with three other dudes, study in a big group wait my turn to practice and all the other stuff that goes along with it.

Then today I was talking with a friend and he said try this local company. So I called them and they said they were looking into doing training like the bigger companies. I told them I have my class A permit and my DOT physical all done. They made a interview with me and told me they were willing to let me train in one of their trucks for a week in the yard (they are paying me for that) and after that they are sending me out with a mentor for 6 to eight weeks ( they are paying for that also). I don't have to pay them anything. I have to sign a contract for eighteen months though. Which I don't mind cause the terminal is 14 miles from my house. The average run is 10-14 days out with 2 days home. I couldn't be more happy than I am now.

Hope to see you guys on the road and having a great time.

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