Profile For Lawrence H.

Lawrence H.'s Info

  • Location:
    San bernardino, CA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years, 9 months ago

Lawrence H.'s Bio

Drove my own trucks 20 years and drove other peoples equipment for ten years. Been married 25 years, no kids by choice. Chasing the dream. Trucking was great for me, I made so much money it was crazy. But those days are long gone.

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Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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What happens if a headlight burns out

Just keep plenty of oil in the radiator and keep water pressure up on tires.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Make sure you scale

I drove for a company that hauled beer. If not going over the scales they ran 53,000 lbs ,but if they went over the scales they were only 52,760. Its was rediculous cus running the local loads no scales within 10 miles. But going over the scales you had to check somewhere. Needless to say I moved a lot beer by hand.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Buying a truck

I had a great account 7 dollars for everymile the truck turned. It came to and end 5 years ago, I drove for a co 3 years and said screw this nonsense. Retired at 48 years old.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Advice on heavy load please

I have 52,900 all the time. Beer shippers are the cheapest. Make sure how much fuel you had when you weighed it. If you were low your gonna have problems.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Hydrocodone

That's funny I've been taking them for twelve years with no bad drug tests.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Prescription meds and drug testing.

I have to take painkillers ffrom a drunk driver doing 70 in a 35 and hit me head on. I take one every 4 hours for pain. I have never tested positive for anything. There's not enough hydrlcodone to make you test positive for anything. You would have to take 10.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Looking for Information on driveaway companies doing singles on tractors while towing personal vehicle

I was an owner operator for 28 years , flatbed. Sold that and drove a co truck for 3 years and I've done it all except what you're doing. Is that pulling mobile homes?

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Hypothetical HOS situation

That would last about as long as a 5 dollars snow tire.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Are trucking companies this bad ???

Errol I forgot to capitol Fresno, sorry. But big strappers go to Hanford after Fresno and pickup chili sauce for delivery in Anaheim at 6 am. And its only 2 pm I just have to go back to irwindale drop chili sauce take a load to San Bernardino yard drop it, pick up empty have it in irwindale at 430 am to pick up dropped chili sauce and get it to Anaheim. Sorry bout the mispelling I'm running on 2 hours sleep. But heah I'm legal check my log book.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Schneider let me go

Brett your gonna have drivers jumping ship to go to next one. Good Job !

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Is long-haul driving health a serious issue?

First thing I do at 3 am turn on the ac. Turn on 4 ways, can I see trailer lights flash. Good saftey check done let's roll.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Ready to go to court

Hey that line I've done more miles in reverse than anyone forward, that's me. Where's the guy that had an airline for an ambilical cord. Gladhand is a wave, goodtimes no doubt. Or do like bj mckay and play smokeybear a game of football over a speeding ticket. Heads I win, tails you lose. Where have all the goodtimes gone. That's what I had across my hood. "Goodtimes"

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Ready to go to court

Hurry up and wait is the best line to describe this industry.. Love it or leave it.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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D13 is idling high

Check your idle control, you hit one of the buttons.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Truck Stop Waitress Shocked After Truck Driver Writes This On The Receipt After Dinner

I'm not an "owner-operator," and I have money in the bank. If I don't spend it, I have to declare my checking account balance on the 1040T (for truck driver), after which, the government just takes it.

Dave

If you're an owner operator and have money in the bank you're doing it wrong.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Sleeping in Truck

Get some ambien, works great.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Are trucking companies this bad ???

And wait, let's not forget weight. What 80k minus your tractor trailer weight is whar you should be able to get over the scales. So short hood pete with little cummins and super singles with a brand new great dane 48 with super singles. Total weight with one half tank of fuel 26,200. Great I can get 53.800 lbs of freight over the scales and on to fresno. On a daycab no less. From San Barnadino. All legal of coarse at 54.6 mph the whole way.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Schneider let me go

They sent you home kicking your lunch pale for that. Tell them you were looking for a job when you found this one.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Ticket help!!! With 150 air miles of home base

You either have to have hourly card time or log book. You can just show on duty until your day is through.

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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I've been corrupted

All you need is bailing wire and duct tape. Oh yeah and one 5/8 bolt to lock the engine fan on in case the sender or fan clutch goes out.

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