Profile For JaMere W.

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  • Location:
    Martinsville, VA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 2 months ago

JaMere W.'s Bio

Just a humble gentleman, creating a new life for me and my future family. Friendly, respectful, and just looking for guidance from good people.

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Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Personal tv ps4 and mini fridge

I don’t really have a budget and I wouldn’t be using a microwave mostly a George Foreman grill and eventually a air fryer if everything goes well

OK you’re looking at about 250 W total for the TV and game system DO NOT USE A MICROWAVE at the same time as anything else

A750 W microwave will pull 1100 watts. You can’t go by what you see on the box. Those 12 V coolers are not good. They are peltier based cooling buT if its your only option 💁.

What is your budget. Game systems are sensitive and you should only use true sine wave inverters for them or you will burn capacitors in thier power supply units inside the game systems. Also get the largest inverter you can that is true sine wave. For instance i just got a 3000w industrial true sine wave inverter waiting for me at the house.

You dont need over 1500 unless you use a microwave and then its best to get 2000-2500 . I have a good deal of knowledge in this area and burning up game systems and basic electronics.

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Hey guys I drive a international with a apu i was told I can get 2100 watts before it shuts everything for over powering. I have a 32 in element tv my ps4 and my Xbox 360 I will have in my book bag and I seen In the truck stops 12 volt fridges. Was wondering what watt power strip y’all think I should get I saw the 175w but didn’t know if that was gonna be good enough

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Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Personal tv ps4 and mini fridge

See I’m only out 10-14 days at a time I just wanna it to hold majority liquids like drinks milk etc.

I agree for the most part the 12 volt coolers are not great and have a hard time dealing with outside temperature changes. I am in a different situation than most here I guess. I am home every weekend for sure so I use a 12 volt igloo for drinks and such but for food especially frozen I bought an RTEC cooler, same as a YETI, and put a frozen gallon jug of water in there with my frozen and cold foods for the week and it keeps everything great for the week.

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Personal tv ps4 and mini fridge

It has a apu and 2100 watt inverter

APU or a 2100 watt Inverter?

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Personal tv ps4 and mini fridge

Hey guys I drive a international with a apu i was told I can get 2100 watts before it shuts everything for over powering. I have a 32 in element tv my ps4 and my Xbox 360 I will have in my book bag and I seen In the truck stops 12 volt fridges. Was wondering what watt power strip y’all think I should get I saw the 175w but didn’t know if that was gonna be good enough

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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What did you do before becoming a truck driver?

Man I worked in a warehouse making Below value in the warehouse i drove forklift, I drove cherry picker, I drove the walkie ride, and etc. it was truly a dead end job they didn’t want u to move up unless u was in this click and I honestly got fed up

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Carroll fulmer

lol glad U found it

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What’s going on ppl. Just started my new job with a new company. They are based out of Orlando, Florida. They are laid back. I got a cool dispatcher and I’m alone lol. I run the south region so I touch 12 states and I stay out 10 home 2 which is cool with me.

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LOL! Never mind :)

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Carroll fulmer

Lol yeah I know. I love the northeast but man when it snows it’s bipolar u don’t know what u gonna get lol

Glad to hear you've found a company that works for you 😀. Staying in the south will sure be nice once the snow starts flying!

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Carroll fulmer

What’s going on ppl. Just started my new job with a new company. They are based out of Orlando, Florida. They are laid back. I got a cool dispatcher and I’m alone lol. I run the south region so I touch 12 states and I stay out 10 home 2 which is cool with me.

Posted:  2 years, 9 months ago

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AMAZON

I see alot of amazon loads. who carries AMAZON. i seen jb hunt. just wondering is it more of a owner op thing

Posted:  2 years, 9 months ago

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I-95 south

i really appreciate that help honestly. It was a headache friday trying to come down the road. The ny traffic was horrific and then Baltimore wasnt any better. ill definetly be putting this out there for them to look at i appreciate the info

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I was in Norton, Massachusetts. At ap exhaust technology. I was headed towards Henderson nc

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There are a few variables from there, but I would choose from mainly two.

really

First option is to run straight down 95 through nyc and south. That route is around 670 miles to the rcvr.

Second option is to go from norton up to 90, then 84, then 684 down to the route I described. I would cut over from Winchester, VA via US50 and US17 back over to 95 South. This would be a total of 740ish miles.

Option 2 would add 70ish miles to the trip, but would avoid all of the headache that comes with the northeast 95 corridor.

I have a deep-seeded hatred for 95 anywhere north of Richmond. I've had so many bad traffic-related experiences up there, and I avoid it whenever possible. However, if I can plan my trip to roll through there at night, it's not usually a problem.

My company gives me enough flexibility to route myself as I see fit, within reason of course. There's no question that I'll always go with option 2. It's a nice quiet route, with little to no traffic. Of course you would have to make sure your compas ok with you routing yourself in this way.

Your results may vary...

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Posted:  2 years, 9 months ago

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I-95 south

I was in Norton, Massachusetts. At ap exhaust technology. I was headed towards Henderson nc

Tappan Zee for sure.

Depending on where in Mass you'll be coming from and where down south you'll be going, you'll take 287 over the Tappan Zee, continue down to 78west, take that over to Harrisburg, PA and pick up 81south, run that all the way down to 77south, that'll bring you through Charlotte and into Columbia, SC where you'll pick up 26east, and that'll bring you back over to 95 for points south.

Adds 65 miles to the trip, but saves tons of time and headache rolling through NYC, balt, philly, DC, etc.

There are several options if you wanted to cut over to 95 sooner, like for Richmond or wherever.

Posted:  2 years, 9 months ago

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I-95 south

Hey pray all is well. I drive from Massachusetts alot. When I'm going down south it wants me to go I 95 and go thru ny and take the gw bridge. Just wanna see if yall know any alternatives and suggestions.

Posted:  2 years, 11 months ago

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Cargo Transporters UPDATE!!!!!!

What's going on guys. Its been a while. Well I graduated and have been upgraded to a solo driver. I have been out on the road solo going into my 4th week. It has definitely been fun and different. I have been having my learning curves, but its all been dope. The hardest day so far was when I locked my keys in the truck lol. If u wanna hear the story lemme know. Everything else has been fun tho. I learned always add a extra hour for Massachusetts traffic and definitely 2 if u driving thru NY.

Posted:  3 years ago

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Eye Candy

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Posted:  3 years, 1 month ago

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Cargo Transporters UPDATE!!!!!!

Hey guys not to long ago I said I was thinking about western Express. Well things changed and I went with cargo transporters. Just did my first week with the trainer and he was cool. Started off with sum small va back to shelby, nc. Wed we was off to Massachusetts. We teamed up for Thursday and today. I drove from Massachusetts all the way to va and the experience was fun and I enjoyed it. It was a great week and looking forward to what Sunday is gonna bring us.

Posted:  3 years, 3 months ago

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Western Express

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I decided to give western Express a try.

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Hello Jamere!

I got my foot in the door of this career when Western Express gave me a shot at proving myself to them. To be honest that's how you have to approach getting started in this career. You're not "giving them a try" - they are giving you a try. These large trucking companies really know what they're doing. Don't let the lousy internet reviews fool you.

We all are given a chance to shine when they invite us to orientation. They give us the opportunity to show we can perform at the highest levels in a job that requires heroic efforts. Very few people who make that attempt are prepared for what lies ahead. Brett often says it's an extraordinary job for extraordinary people, and that right there is some "real talk."

I did well at Western Express, and they've got plenty of other drivers doing well also. Always remember that this is a performance based business. It's a lot like sports. The people who work hard and demonstrate the peculiar talents that set them apart from the others on the field are the ones who go on to be successful.

Focus on how to improve your results. Don't worry about stuff you don't really understand about how they run the company. You're responsible for how you run your truck. The results you get are your own measure of how you are doing. As long as you keep improving, they will keep you moving. That's how the game is played. Good luck my friend, and jump in here if you're struggling. We will be glad to help ya!

Don't forget to read this. It will help you understand the basics for how to improve your results.

What It Takes To Be A Top Tier Driver

thank you so much for this believe me I'm in it for the good days the rough days and the tiresome days I know its gonna pay off in the long run. I appreciate you and your words of wisdom.

Posted:  3 years, 3 months ago

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Western Express

Definitely will thank you

Hi JaMere,

Speaking on being out making money, Old School is a top performer here and may chime in once he gets a breather. From many of his previous posts, he was very successful and enjoyed his time there. Search his name out up above and you can read up on several other folks asking about western express and his replies.

Posted:  3 years, 3 months ago

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Western Express

Hey everyone, it's been a minute since I been on here. I took care of some problems at home and I decided I want to go bk on the road. I decided to give western Express a try. I believe western express or any company honestly can be a make it or break it place. I always see negative negative but u never see positive half the time wont see positive cause they out making money. So I just wanna hear from ppl who either had experience or maybe still with the company. Would love for hear encouraging words.

Posted:  3 years, 11 months ago

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Information

Might consider McElroy if you’re in Mississippi. Good company and home every weekend.

I'm in VA, but i'm just trying to get information on these companies from ppl that have drove from them and how they feel about them

Posted:  3 years, 11 months ago

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Information

Wassup folks, I been looking at companies that i can grow with long-term. I been looking at Roehl, Prime, Western express, total transportation of Mississippi, and Jrayl. If you know anything about the companies or if you have any suggestions im all ear's

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