Profile For Stevo Reno

Stevo Reno's Info

  • Location:
    Oak Hills/Hesperia, CA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 6 months ago

Stevo Reno's Bio

Lifetime mechanic, turned truck driver in 2019. Retiring @ 62 , Dec 1st, 2021. Driving a few more months into 2022 then the plan is and has been since 2016, to move to the Philippines, and live out life there in the province area away from the big city hahaha

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Posted:  2 hours, 57 minutes ago

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Truckers Convoys Worldwide

Trudeau pulled a Biden move, ran and hid from his mess in mommies basement hahahah wuss ! can't take the heat from the fire HE created

Posted:  3 hours, 7 minutes ago

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Medical emergency

Ooops forgot.....Get well soon Bruce ya old goat hahaha you got this !

Posted:  3 hours, 14 minutes ago

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Medical emergency

Eh I quit testing mine, I suffer no ill effects, feel perfectly fine. Just changed my diet last May, which i lost 25 pounds got off my regimen of big glass of water with lemon and ACV strong .....25 more and I, will be at my weight of my 30s lol 215-220, anything less I look anorexic.....cutting out sugar in coffee mush as I can, and way less breads! my FAVE! ugh

Besides Philippines just reopened borders to tourists, so couple/few more months, eating fresh stuff there I will attain my goal on weight and fixin B.Sugars got some tabs to help with that too so see in a bit how those helping (specific to lower sugars)

Posted:  16 hours, 13 minutes ago

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Picking my first trucking job

Another reason I'm glad I'm not married hahaha Bet she'd say different in a year or so, when you can be bringing home $1500 a week or more lol

Good luck in your endeavors going forward

Posted:  23 hours, 49 minutes ago

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How often is your oil changed?

Also got a brand new 2022 FL w/2,673 miles on it, at my new company. By sticker on aluminum door to def cap says 40k due CRST ran em 50k and then they don't replace the 2 fuel filters on the side of engine, which in my day, EVERY filter got replaced.....

El Cheapo's, drove a100k and I never got new fuel filters on the PM's, they wait til they're plugged up lol Told em in the shop, that's cheap insurance, saves a possible break down and tows duhhhhh

Can't fix stooopid huh lol

Posted:  3 days, 11 hours ago

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Possible Schneider Contract Violation (park location was not set to my house so I wasnt getting paid to return to work)

And YES it's a PRIVILEGE, a company allows drivers to take the truck home... When they could'a made you drive YOUR car to where ever your terminal is, 3 hours away lol... I'm 50 miles away from my terminal, in LA traffic....Besides, I DO get paid in a LOT of other ways aside from my miles delivering loads.....Saves wear n tear on my vehicles too, = BONUS lol

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No, Kawawa's

Posted:  3 days, 17 hours ago

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Possible Schneider Contract Violation (park location was not set to my house so I wasnt getting paid to return to work)

I don't expect, nor do I get paid, to take my truck home, for hometime..I'm not get paid driving from home to grab me an empty trailer to begin my new week....I start getting paid, once I hook up my empty and head out for pick up....

It's a privilege to drive home, from where ever my last load delivers lol.... Saturday it was a 65 mile drive home B/T on THEIR fuel!

Posted:  5 days, 8 hours ago

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Nurse to Trucker

Making 60k ++ a year is easily doable within a year or 2 depends on who you get to drive for,and their cents per mile. At my first place just before I left was at 60 cents per mile big difference from the 48 cents I was at before they gave raises across the board to retain drivers. (CRST Team company) As far as health benefits, I don't opt to take insurance, since I really don't have a need for it, since I am pretty lucky to been healthy all my life, Don't get sick much, and really don't need doctors....YET lol Last flu bug I had was back in Sept 2014, nothing since (bro brought it home from his casino job) half a big bottle of Jack D's guzzled straight down, cured that bug the next day ! (and I'm NOT a drinker)

My new company I started with on Dec 2nd, at .59 cents per mile. doing about 3,000+ miles a week, most weeks. If I stayed here the whole year, making almost the same per week, I'd be on target to make over $75,000+, BUT I already started my early retirement at 62, taking my social security ( got 1st check Jan 12th) So, once I get to the maximum threshhold earnings of around $19,000 to not affect that S.S. monthly check,

I'm gunna leave this company on good terms of course, so "Just in case" I wanna return here I can lol. Moving to S.E. Asia, as soon as they reopen tourism to foreigners, and living out life there !

They're doing good by me, my 30 day $1,000 bonus came on time, plus an extra $500 I wasn't expecting ! And I see on my "Pending" amounts, on their app, I will get another $750 March 2nd, driver retention bonus @ 90 days, So I do like it here a LOT more !and they are a bit smaller (800+ trucks) Local Calif. drivers get paid an hourly rate, think $25 hour to start, not quite sure since I didn't wanna do that, I wanted and got more regional/dedicated runs from Calif to Tex/Okla, and back..

I'm netting anywhere from $1,300-$1,600 a week when I get in my 2+ loads. Looking back on my 1st month here of December, 2021 I took home $5,313.84, woulda been like $500-$600 more, but my first week I started on a Thursday, so only got my 1st load done lol I NEVER really made that kind of income as a mechanic for my 35 years as a mechanic !! I shoulda got into this gig 5+ years ago !

Posted:  6 days, 1 hour ago

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Hello all! Newbie from New Jersey :)

I'd think FX might be like UPS? My middle bro got in almost 40 years ago. Dad's buddy was #9 at UPS back in 1968 think he did 45 + years.....Bro did 4 yrs unloading waiting for the right package route, commercial, did that 14 years then went thru whatever UPS does internally, has been pulling doubles outta LA Hub prolly 15 years or so.

My buddies bro did the same, my bro got him in UPS when ,my bro was there his first 2 years. So he runs doubles back n forth to Las Vegas outta Ontario airport hub 38 years now.......Both trained in-house

Have hauled lotta FX trailers, at my first trucking job...... Some hubs I liked better grabbing a load out of, than others

I'd stick with where you are IF it gets you where you wanna be driving, especially after 3 years in lol

Posted:  6 days, 1 hour ago

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Burnt My leg - looking for advice (including pics of the burn)

I did the exact same thing riding my bike around town when I lived in Az. Getting off my inner shin skin barely even touched the pipe as I was getting off, blink of an eye lol....

Kinda looked like Jamie's for quite awhile, kept at it here n there, mostly let the outside air do its thing, finally healed fine....Scarred skin is even lighter, less obviously noticeable than Andrey's pic.....

Lol I can take a high amount of pain !! After my knee surgery, with 70 staples, I was a week late (3rd) to go back to the hospital to have staples removed....Some the skin grew over the tops, the nurse was like "anytime it hurts, let me know, we'll take a break"......Only 1 hurt, so she stopped, the whole time, it felt like she still had the tweezer tool on it. 5 minutes, ok "doc, finish up" lol she was amazed and my threshold, it's just how it is...... Told her "Good thing I'm not planning to be a "leg model" 10 years later can still see staple scars (difference between GOOD insurance, and medicaid

Xrays, inside looks like a jumbled up box of hardware, 2, T-brackets and 9 crooked screws. It has set off metal detectors, show em the scars "ok pass" lol

Posted:  1 week, 1 day ago

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Prime Job Gap

Yes Banks, Werner owns the Roadmasters, training school, at least in Fontana, Cal. (went n applied there my 1st time) Didn't work out because WIOA got budget cuts n RM wouldn't budge lower to meet it.....

Posted:  1 week, 1 day ago

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Companies Not Requiring & Requiring the Jab

Moot point, since the Supreme Court already ruled, it was NOT legal for Retard Biden to make such a mandate....

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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Glad hand problem

Mine especially the red 1 was kinda rusty like rough on the end/ear, so I put some red grease on backside of it or the trailers are rusty lol and yeah I spit on every da,mn 1 too.....Replaced a few, yeah I got a good stock pile of seals have 3-4 on a wire on the cabs grab handle, keep em handy.....

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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Prime Job Gap

Get a couple reference letters from people who have known you for many years, NOT a relative of yours lol on a business letter head, wouldn't hurt.....Sometimes that helps/works....

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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Do truckers bathe

Did see once at a Love's a year or so ago.....Was waiting for shower, with couple other guys. 1 guy IN a shower, was taking a LONG time, the lady kept asking if he was ok??

When he emerged he had to be 500+ if not 600 pounds! Barely could fit out the shower doorway, so yeah, guess it takes him just a lil bit longer than "most" lol

Finally, also learned that drivers from India, why they go in the toilet stall with a drink water bottle, either full, or seen em refill it in the sink??? Guess they don't use T.P. after done lol they splash it clean, kinda like in the Philippines, NO toilet paper used much Ohhhh Hellll ,,,,No sorry,,,, I'mma takin' baby wipes or sumpin'...... a 'splash splash', ain't gunna cut it lol

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Do truckers bathe

Well,,,,,Real,,,,I was thinkin' this was just another, "TROLL" Post, he ain't been back since asking, to see replies lol

Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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Abloy lock (made in Finland)

Never heard of em, so I googled em lol DANNNNG ! Them are expensive padlocks! I'll srick with my heavy duty master locks, got plenty of em, then 3 of those round kinda locks....

Youtube guy "Locksmith" he has videos watched 3 or 4 of em how he picks those Finnish locks, different model #s they have 10 discs and with fake slots eh took him all of 5 minutes to pick it then gutted it all out, disc by disc... Acrually was pretty cool to watch lol But a good couple blows on lots of locks does the trick....Most padlocks have a tiny hole somewhere too for picking? I forget.....

Not a thief so don't need to know lol, only how to get back in my truck, after locking the keys inside (don't ask.....YEAH on the fuel Island ) hahaha Had to go in and buy their $32 lock pick set, all mine are at home.....NOW, I puit the extra in my pocket, that won't happen twice!

Years ago bought me a master lock pick set with american and euro/asia picks off the Mac tool truck, prolly around 100 different key profiles.....

Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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Do truckers bathe

Yeah man, I see a water hose somewheres out yonder, I pulls over, and grab it, take me a quickee bath right then ,,'n',, thar lol

Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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Advice On Where To Begin

Highly unlikely his friends dad could even hire him ya'll hit it right, the Insurance company !!

Posted:  1 week, 6 days ago

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Reference points for backing

Yep I use ALL available space around me. Sometimes I set up off kilter, then adjust better to start backing in, using like mentioned painted marks, lines, and I use the corner of my trailer gauging space on my left and if in doubt I will GOAL a couple times lol get that better view from the rear of the trailer and spacings. Last delivery was easy peasy, wasn't trailers around the dock they sent me to, and fully open in front of me. So I whipped around to be directing in line with dock and straight backed from painted lines up front and at dock. Not often I have to drop AT a dock, usually just in a parking slot. Tried once last week with tandems all the way back, had to at the guard shack...I thought it was easier? NOPE ! So forward they went, until I parked then slid em back again, as they wanted em.

Remember doing 1 VERY tight park between 2 trailers using a 90 back. Took me a bit to wiggle it in, without rubbing the other 2 I had to squeeze between, I mean was INCHES on both sides, barely could get to the landing gear crank..But I did it whewwwww ! Pucker up moments

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