Profile For Big Daddy

Big Daddy's Info

  • Location:
    Cape Coral , FL

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 8 months ago

Big Daddy's Bio

After more than 25 years in the restaurant bussiness I am determined to get my CDL and hit the road. Started school early and got my CDL. Hoping to start training with a company soon. Taking the test for Hazmat and tanker soon.

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Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Private messaging

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Ohhhhh Big Daddy.....she may be tellin' more folks than you know !!!!!shocked.pngrofl-3.gif

Not entirely my fault she's a hot momma!

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Private messaging

embarrassed.gifrofl-2.gif Wait have you benn talkin to wife!?

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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E logs and sleep apnea from trucknews.com

Most trucks that have inverter's, also have the power saver wired in. It will shut off everything, when the batteries get low, and save enough power to start the truck...

Good info Thanks Starcar.

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Hours of operation

confused.gifconfused.gifgood-luck.gifgood-luck.gif Lord, the log books have just about done this ole gal in! Like you I THOUGHT I had a good head on my shoulders, but heckfire, I feel like I might as well be reading German! ESPECIALLY THE SPLIT SLEEPER BERTH! Good Grief, it's bad! We will just have to keep plugging along I guess. GOOD LUCK TO YOU!!!!

Thanks Kathy! It's nice knowing yur not alone with a problem.

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Private messaging

Ok, two different people have sent me private messages and it seems to be working as advertised. Thanks!!!

Opps messaged before I read further on! Sorry!

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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E logs and sleep apnea from trucknews.com

Shoot if its just the question of using the cpap machine it is no big deal! I was diagnosed with sleep apnea more than twenty years ago and the machine has changed my life!Well rested, alert and as a side benefit I can put my self to sleep just about any time by putting on my mask and flipping the switch. My question is If I use my power inverter in the truck overnight will I run the batteries down to far to get going in the morning? It will not draw much amperage but I have no experience as of yet. I suppose if I had to I could purchase one of those little Honda generators to get me by. Now for my soapbox! There are a great number of undiagnosed apnea sufferers out there and unfortunatly there is even more misinformation about the link between obiesity and this disorder. Believe me when I tell you weight is only one of the factors involved but it is what is being used as the identifing symptom all to often. I go motorcycle camping with a friend and I could hear him stop breathing in his tent all the time. Well when I tried to tell him about it he poo -pooed me saying he was in great shape and indeed he was trim and fit. Just before christmas he wound up in the hospital with serious heat irregularities linked to apnea. He now uses the cpap and tells me he feels better than he has in years! Being an understanding friend I looked him in the eye and said: WELL DUUUHHHHHH!

Thants my two cents !

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Hours of operation

wtf-2.gifwtf-2.gifwtf-2.gifwtf-2.gif Thanks Brett I was starting to think I was too dense to pull this off!

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Hours of operation

I have been going through the online CDL training program here and would like to say thank you for providing this valuable tool!

Well I had been sailing along quite well until I hit the section on hours of operation and logs when I started having some trouble.

Is it just me or is it somewhat normal to be confused by this information?

I get the basics but it seems every time I think I have the rules nailed some other provision gets me.

I thought I was of reasonable smarts but this is frustrating me a bit!

Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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Prime Inc and sleep apnea

So are you disqualified from driving if you have apnea?

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