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    Tullahoma, TN

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    Experienced Driver

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    4 years, 5 months ago

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Posted:  3 days, 12 hours ago

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Bullitt's New Journey

Welcome aboard and welcome to the new exciting journey you are about to embark on. There are a ton of resources on this site and a lot of people here with a vast knowledge of things. You can always get questions answered here and find people to support you or give you advice on every step of your journey. Best of luck to you and I will be looking out for your future updates.

Posted:  4 days, 6 hours ago

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Safety Concerns

. There's nothing like having a great foundation under you. Of course you know that already, being that you are working in construction right now.

I see what you did there.. Very clever. rofl-2.gif

Posted:  4 days, 11 hours ago

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Hit the Driver Appreciation cookout Trifecta.

I missed out on the free food this week. I am on vacation so I missed our cookout and giveaways. Glad you guys were able to score enough for me also. rofl-3.gifsmile.gif

Posted:  4 days, 12 hours ago

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Regional over OTR?

Hi there Joel, getting a regional job where you are home for the weekends or for a 34 hour restart shouldn't be a problem at all. There are many companies, especially the larger ones who have a lot of regional and dedicated opportunities even for brand new drivers with a fresh CDL. Be sure and get with the recruiters and they will be more than happy to discuss these with you. Best of luck.

Posted:  4 days, 12 hours ago

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Team vs solo driving

IMHO teaming would be a no go for me. I don't think I could even team with my best friend. Sure you may get along good with someone, however living with someone in a truck the size of half your bedroom will change that really quickly. Small things will start to irritate you about each other and eventually you won't be able to stand the sight of the other person. Also the income may not be the greatest depending on your teammates work ethic. He will have some control over your income also depending on how hard they want to run. Consider this very carefully before jumping in.

Posted:  5 days, 2 hours ago

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Took off with the wrong load today!

I thought you were going to type that you'd grabbed the wrong trailer.rofl-3.gif

This is what I was waiting for also. rofl-2.gifrofl-2.gifrofl-2.gif

Posted:  5 days, 4 hours ago

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Poor trainer

No it is not always like this and honestly it should never be like this. So I am confused, did you already quit and go home? If not then there are things you can do to resolve this. Start by speaking with your fleet manager and the training department at your company. If you just up and quit then that would be a huge mistake on your part. Reach out to someone and see if this can be addressed. Maybe like stated already have a heart to heart conversation with your trainer. While the behavior is no excuse maybe your trainer was having a bad day. Who knows maybe you two can work it out among yourselves and later look back at this and laugh.

Posted:  5 days, 5 hours ago

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The Corn Is As High As An Elephant's Eye...

The Raiders are hosting the Chiefs for the 4:00 pm game this Sunday.

Wonder if their biggest fan will be parked in time to see them lose?

He may not have a paycheck, but at least he has the fulfillment of watching the game lol. We couldn't expect him to maybe listen to it on the SiriusXm while turning miles now could we? rofl-3.gifrofl-3.gifrofl-3.gif

Posted:  6 days, 3 hours ago

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My time at CFI officially came to an end. 😩

Oh man this is a real bummer. I really hate to hear that. Good to see though that you did leave on good terms and you have an open invitation to come back once you get your health back in order and get the medical card issue resolved. Keep your head up and keep doing what you need to do to fix this. I have faith in you and truly wish you the best. Do keep us updated in the future and please do stick around the forums.

Posted:  6 days, 14 hours ago

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Pre-employment call from Medical Insurance company

Yes they did the same thing before I went to Prime. It is actually the clinic that is doing your DOT physical that is prescreening you. They will get some medical history and make sure there is nothing that will disqualify you before paying to bring you out to orientation. Perfectly normal.

Posted:  1 week ago

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Hair testing and prescription drugs

I may be incorrect on here but I believe the standard is a 5 panel with extended testing for opiates. However if you had a prescription I am not seeing the issue here unless you just want to hide the fact you took it. I know that drug may be a no go for a lot of companies. I am not an expert on this subject so take this for what it is worth.

Posted:  1 week ago

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My Truck Has Been Sold...What!?

Well that is a blessing and a curse I guess. You get used to a truck and they sell it lol, however it is also exciting getting something new (or new to you) kind of like a new toy. Anyway be sure and follow up and let us know what you end up in.

Posted:  1 week, 1 day ago

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One month experience! Am I in the wrong place?

G-Town I think you may be right. I didn't catch that about the reefer. You are correct though, this may not even be legit. A lot of what he is saying just doesn't add up. Hopefully he will pop back in and clear some things up.

Posted:  1 week, 1 day ago

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One month experience! Am I in the wrong place?

So, my question to you guys? As a driver with less than a month experience, should I even be in this account?

If this is one of the horrible dollar store accounts then you should absolutely not be on that account. You are a braver man than I. Anyway can your current company not switch you to something else like regular OTR.

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Transport National?

I can't say that I know much about them either, but apparently they have a little yard near my house. I have gotten 2-3 unsolicited calls from them also offering me a dedicated run home 3-4 days a week paying like 1200-1500 a week. I however have no desire right now to back OTR even with that hometime. Like you I wonder how they got my number and my email.

Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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Starting with Wilson Logistics

Congrats!!! Love reading the updates.. Good job. I know the next phase of your training will be super busy. Keep your eye on the prize and I am looking forward to future updates.

Posted:  2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Prime Inc PSD to TNT

Just my 2 cents for what it is worth. I think lease is just a terrible idea for anyone. Also being a rookie with a fresh cdl knowing nothing about trucking, freight lanes or anything, this is just a recipe for financial disaster. Best of luck.

Posted:  2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Information About CR England

I know they keep them wheels rolling.... Just having a little fun.

Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Maverick CDL school Flatbed

I loved Dale Clays videos. He had a great attitude and made it look so easy. I wonder what happened to him. By the way how are things going with Maverick?

Posted:  3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Starting with Wilson Logistics

I’ll take my chances hitchhiking first. It’s safer.

Totally agree. After my super long Greyhound ride going to Prime and lack of sleep I nearly failed the blood pressure part of my DOT physical the next morning and mine is usually perfect. Never again will I endure that if I can help it.

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