Profile For Brandon K

Brandon K's Info

  • Location:
    Dallas, TX

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years, 9 months ago

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Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Crete Carrier is Urine only.....won't take too much research to figure out where to go....

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Rookie driving car for the first time in a couple months.

Just finished first month of training Sunday. Xterra feels like a go cart or clown car...then I got into the Kia and it was even more bizarre felt surreal.

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Might be getting fired from my current day job

Grovel to your boss.

"I know I've been ****ing up lately, but I am rededicating myself to being a good emplyee"

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Best time of year for training

I doubt there are any companies that would force a female into a truck with a male trainer.

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Best time of year for training

I am beginning training tomorrow and am glad to learn this time of the year. Its past spring showers and before ice.

For me, knowing that I will have learned how to drive (somewhat?) before snow and ice hits makes me more confortable.

One of the instructors at driving school suggested we stay away from specialization initially, ie tanker reefer flatbed. He said learning how to not die running dry van was enough of a challenge.

-Best

Brandon

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Advice

I think most people here will say they don't regret it, if for no other reason than that most here are still driving. From my understanding the mega-carriers have orientation classes of 100+ twice every week. So apparently plenty of people do regret it.

Give it a go just to keep people from giving you unasked for advice.

- Brandon

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Avoid running out of hours or enjoy time off?

Just getting started this week myself, but I imagine in seven months the weather will decide when you drive.

Posted:  4 years, 7 months ago

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McElroy Truck Lines

McElroy had a recruiter come to our Class, If I remember correctly they are flatbed only, starting pay for fresh out of driving school was .44, but they don't pay tarp pay. Also they pay higher tuition reimbursement than most - $250 per month.

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