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    MA

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    Rookie Solo Driver

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    3 years, 7 months ago

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Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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Your Favorite Truck Stop

Haha, I'm there now. I though it was a decent enough place. I'll definitely be back when I'm up this way again.

Dysarts in Bangor, ME used to be really nice. Before the kids took over. Now it's gone to hell

Posted:  5 months, 2 weeks ago

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Had to extend my Permit for another 180 days in Mass..

I would ask the school, i never had to extend my permit. I think mine was good for 2 years.

If it makes you feel any better, i tested 4 times before i passed.

MASS CDL EXAM...I passed my air brake, pre inspection part of the test first time BUT failed on a alley dock!.. I didn't have to take my air brake test or pre inspection again but i failed stupidly on maneuvers.. 2 times! ughhh. Had to take a little time off due to a family incident. Before my permit expired, I extended it for another 180 days, started back refreshing lessons with the school. MY QUESTION IS: when i go for my exam will i have to take the air brake and pre inspection test again? Like i said, i extended my permit, its a new permit and i no longer have those passing stamps in the back of the permit. Does the state trooper log it into something? one thing i should mention i changed schools.

Posted:  6 months, 3 weeks ago

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Any Werner Drivers?

Be patient. Take your time. Expect the unexpected. Dont be surprised if you dont train on the account you applied for. Training might be closer to six weeks.

Also, that terminal in Joliet is brand new. It just opened a couple weeks ago.

Good luck, drive safe.

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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First (and last) day w Dollar General

The exact numbers vary by DC, but you get cpm, stop pay, and unloading.

If you don't mind sharing, how did the pay breakdown? Was it paid per case, or by stop? also, how much was it per case, or stop? Also, what was CPM? do they have any sort of pay guarantee ( say 800 per week) or anything?

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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Werner and dollar tree route

I run Dollar General with Werner, I've never felt abused. Actually, they leave me alone most of the time. I'm making decent money, its not that bad.

Posted:  1 year, 2 months ago

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Silly Question - Where would I pick up my truck - at a terminal?

When i first started with Werner, I was in Allentown for about a week. The first two days were orientation and the rest was just waiting for a trainer. Im pretty sure i was the last one from my class to get a trainer. I was with my trainer for six weeks. I was issued my truck from the Omaha terminal.

Posted:  1 year, 2 months ago

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Backing Practiceâ„¢ 22 Elite Spice

Theres a light post at the last parking spot too.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Werner making me go 8 hours away instead of one

My guess is that was the closest available trainer. Which terminals are they, if you dont mind me asking?

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Most congested city you've hauled freight to or from.

I dont know if its the worst, but im in Philly right now. I hate it.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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All Roads in Connecticut CLOSED WED

Bethel. I do dollar general off of i78.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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All Roads in Connecticut CLOSED WED

I think penndot lifted the restriction. They have a facebook page. Im headed to PA tomorrow too.

Anybody know if we will be able to get into pa tomorrow? I have a load to mechanicsburg tomorrow. I'm new to this territory. How long do these closures last? Boy I'm missing my Walmart dedicated account right now.

Posted:  1 year, 7 months ago

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Does driving for work diminish your enjoyment of driving for fun

I want to take time off so i can go on a road trip.

Posted:  1 year, 7 months ago

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First trip to far northeast. Advice?

I've been coming up 95 Friday nights for a while now and have had pretty good luck finding parking. There's quite a few service plazas in CT, the first one going northbound is the smallest i think. I don't go there. I also try to avoid the pilot at exit 40.

I think you'll be alright though. I-95 is pretty much a straight shot to Canton.

Posted:  1 year, 8 months ago

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Anyone here use Sprint?

I just switched from att to sprint. It seems i always have signal to make and recieve phone calls, but data isnt always there. Id say i have data 95% of the time, so it's not so bad. It definitely beats paying those overage fees with att.

Posted:  1 year, 8 months ago

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What type of drug screening does Werner do?

I had to do both for werner last march.

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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My first week on the East Coast

I was in pottsville this morning. Now i know why i saw so many swift/walmart trucks

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Have you ever played pinball on your Qualcomm?

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Havent played pinball yet, just freecell and spider solitaire.

Im convinced my qualcomm is running windows xp!

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If it's the same as or Qualcomm's, it is running xp.

I knew it!! Haha.

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Have you ever played pinball on your Qualcomm?

Havent played pinball yet, just freecell and spider solitaire.

Im convinced my qualcomm is running windows xp!

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Qualcomm Stylus

I just found the mute button not to long ago too!

Posted:  2 years ago

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How old were you when you started driving truck?

35...I'm still 35, haha.

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