Profile For Stevo Reno

Stevo Reno's Info

  • Location:
    Oak Hills/Hesperia, CA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    6 years, 2 months ago

Stevo Reno's Bio

Nearly 40 years as auto/truck mechanic. Started as diesel tech on trash trucks, then to big rigs/trailers for Pepsi n hazmat tanker place. Engine repair & overhauling specialist.....Heavy Line Tech for Ford dealer, and a Chrysler/Dodge dealer

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Posted:  15 hours, 20 minutes ago

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Working for crst

My experience with them was/is fine.....Still there my 1 year is on Sept 25th....Its like anything, its what you make of it.....Took me 3 co drivers to find a good 1 in #4 lol

Got a better Sr DM now and he keeps us runnin.....We get our next loads ,while still under 1 with 1000 miles to go !!

So we are burning up our clocks turning 6000 to 7300 mile weeks which helps on them checks lol...

Riverside, Calif. terminal outsources schooling which is good too....easy to learn especially the maneuvers taught. Had my CDL in 10 days since 3-4 Of training is spent back at the terminal for orientation paperwork etc.....

Posted:  1 week ago

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High winds, winter storms, wildfire smoke, and Wyoming.

Gawd ! We were just thru there last week whatta difference a few days makes! Yep A/C on max to ALL heat NO ty dispatch, keep us in I-40 routes lol

Posted:  2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Why did Bambi cross the road?

Been lucky, haven't hit any wildlife.....YET ! lol seen like 6 racoons along the 54 highway, from Kansas to Texas/Oklahoma, then about 3 or 4 armadillos thru Texas to the I-40 Deer grazing at times, only look up as I pass lol. Did get a few grazing cows attention blowing the air horn lol (I was bored)......Have had 3 "blow your horn" arm yanks, from older peoples

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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NO EXPERIENCE TEAM DRIVERS NEED HELP

Just fi ished 11th month at CRST My newest DM is a "senior" DM So far he has kept us running coast to coast 2000 to 2800 mile runs.

Next is less Calif. fed ex grd to Illinois fed ex grd......Liking he has us pre planned our next runs before we finish last load.....Plus he is 1 of 4 that also have "dedicated lanes" Which is next in my plans here......Sept 21st marks my 1 year here lol

Oh and they covered everything up front for training....dorm room 2 meals a day. Dmv fee's for permits n licenses.....$40 you pay back weekly for a short bit.....after done out with trainer Was bumped to 60 days now back to 30 since they have more freight than teams.....Also short on lead drivers for now

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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To Roadmaster in Millington,TN,I go!!!!!!!!!

Glad to hear you"re on your path to bigger n better things Bubbles

Cant figure out how you ever got that nic hehehe yes i can lol

Soak it all up, like a sponge

Posted:  4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Just getting started and already it's bad.

So then re=apply at CRST do teams for 10 months. They really ain't that bad, time does fly by too. I tried Gardners for 2 months, wasn't for me sitting more than driving. Returned to CRST, found a new co driver (he and I get along great, so this should be last co) lol

Got another 2019 truck, and we are driving the miles ! burnin up clocks, on another 2800 mile load back to NW area of Portland n Seattle.....

Ur CDL will be considered stale prolly in a month or 2, medical card dont mean diddly if you're not DRIVING.....Time is NOT on your side. So suck it up buttercup, and jump into a drivers seat ANYPLACE.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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What would you do? Almost sideswiped.

Me personally would chew his ass first chance I get

Yep, and tell him NEXT time, will be his last ! lol

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Questions about brake shoes/lining

First off DOT wont get much of a good look at cracks on the shoes surfaces. They are looking at the thickness of the shoes lining , And the push rods travel when applying the service brakes.

I asked the shop guys whats the adjustment on the slack adjusters, since back in my day, it was adjust til screw bottoms out, back it off 1/4 or a 1/2 turn, you're good. But things change, I was told "they are auto adjusting"

I laughed and said yeah and those don't always work right either!! Automatic slack adjusters ain't nothing new, they've been in use as far back as I remember in 1980's as have disc brakes been used on semi's (Volvo-White trash trucks at least) I loved disc brakes, could do all 4 drives in around 2 hours max without rushing even.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Interesting conversation with a driver

And DON'T get speeding, and overweight tickets duhhhhh

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Can I rent and drive a semi truck and trailer for personal (non-commercial) use. Yes, I have a CDL

And a 26 foot U-Haul can hold "up to", a 4 bedroom house.....IF You load it right and don't waste any space lol.

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Anyone have birds hit their windshield?

Nope haven't been hit by flock of birds.....Did befriend a seagull in Oregon.Eating my fries, tossing out a few to them. suddenly seagulls everywhere around us......I flew up onto the hood near windshield passenger side where I sat. I would toss out a fry,and he caught em like a dog hahahaha. Driving off he would not fly away kept staring at me like "Hey I want more!" finally at the driveway exit he got off the hood lol was funny as heck. Co says hmmmm looks like you adopted the gull

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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What Would Cause a Trainer to Kick a Student from a Truck?

I have lots of patience (old age) haha.....Found out other day from safety I was "Certified" in April this year to train. Hmmm I said HOW?? I didn't go to no class (1 day) for that to be certified???? He showed me on the screen and had me as a lead driver....(6 months u get that) I said well, if I am a lead, where's is the MONEY ! hahahaha

Found me a new co-driver today around my age etc we'll see hopefully 1 that we can drive and get along with each other. Team drivings getting to be a pain. Now the training phase OTR has been changed. from 21-28 days out with a trainer, to 60 days !!

Good ! last month some dork fell asleep, and ran off I-80 right into the North Platte river, NE. A week ago I seen pics of a tractor-trailer, laid over , on passenger side on the grass shoulder gulley, on I-70 outside of Missouri.....

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Ever feel like you just can't win

Wow ! and the last driver left it that way huh jeeeze......I tire pass ,every trailer we haul. Has saved us a bunch of times too!

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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There are no dumb questions. Right?

Safe Haven rule. I had to use it a few times with Gardner. I just let Elogs know, why ,n when I arrived at location to park. as they told me to do, after I got parked in safer place. Mostly because of loaders ,killin' my clock when I arrived in plenty of time !

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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About transmissions - multi-speed rear axles

(all in the trans, not the Diff's)

<------ told ya lol

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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What Would Cause a Trainer to Kick a Student from a Truck?

Bubbles,

Mother Nature calls at weird hours, and times.When ya got's to go, you got's to go ! Not like a female can just pull off and water the bushes like guys lol

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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About transmissions - multi-speed rear axles

Range selectors/splitters, do just that split the gears, from low to high range and back again...... 1st thru 5th low, splitter up, high range 6th thru 10th etc (all in the trans, not the Diff's)

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Are there any ever restrictions on carrying cordless power tools on company trucks?

So... Cry baby girls like me have bigger balls than trolls.

*ahem* I didn't say you were 1 hahahaha Still Nice return ......Kearsey

uh wait? trolls have balls? awwww must just be fairy tale trollsconfused.gif

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Are there any ever restrictions on carrying cordless power tools on company trucks?

""Sissies"" as intended, men who cry n whine or worry about things,,, that probably, would NEVER occur like a little girl lol

Steering wheel holders lol yeah some are just that too. As with anything in evolution,,, things tend to improve from which they began.....IE trucks and creature features for more comfort......

So, don't worry about the boogeyman, OP, whatever your name may be by next week.......he' s on vacation With Santa Claus & the Elves

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Are there any ever restrictions on carrying cordless power tools on company trucks?

If you have to worry about the very UN-likely event,,,, of someone breaking into the truck, ,,,,,,stick with whatever job you have ! lol Sissies don't last long.....

Bums ask me for money, I tell em, "Dude, I'm a truck driver, I got NO money/cash! " lol, 1 girl in Tolleson Az. @ Love's I was resetting at, she made the rounds begging (she didn't look homeless)

Hour later she had changed her shirt, and added a ball cap, and again made the rounds, guess she thought her looked fooled everyone hahaha, told her sorry, still the same I gots NO money! confused.gif

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