Profile For Parrothead66

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  • Location:
    Tyler, TX

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 4 months ago

Parrothead66's Bio

Father of two & married to the greatest woman I know

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Posted:  3 weeks, 2 days ago

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Sorry for my error

It’s all good man. I don’t think you sounded snooty or snoty dancing-banana.gif

Posted:  3 weeks, 2 days ago

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Trucking landscape could look different after Nov. 3

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Posted:  3 weeks, 2 days ago

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Trucking landscape could look different after Nov. 3

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Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Trucking landscape could look different after Nov. 3

According to yearly average is the cost of diesel was lowest in 2016 and went up in 17, 18 and 19

Welp, As someone who has to pay for fuel , here is something most company drivers don’t think about. Since we have become energy Independant, our fuel costs have steadily gone down I spent $73000 in fuel in 2018 I spent $65000 in fuel in 2019 And fo far in 2020 im at $31000 (I did sit for 7 weeks due to covid). We have 4 months left in the year but i dont think i will spend $34000 to even come near last years numbers.

Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Trucking landscape could look different after Nov. 3

If it was by popular vote new York, California, and a couple other states would decide our leaders, and we don't want that. About the mask, can you really believe to the people on TV that has second guessed this whole plandemic all year?

But like said above : its either mobs or jobs.

But no matter what you believe hope you stay safe.

Know if it was by popular vote then each and every person would Would count one vote so no matter where you lived your vote would be equal to any other person

Posted:  1 month ago

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Buying my first truck need some info

Just my opinion but if you’re asking this question, ya probably shouldn’t be buying a truck

Posted:  1 month ago

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HATE dealing with people!!

If you hate dealing with people that bad, honestly this job is probably not for you.

Posted:  1 month ago

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Newbie Questions

You don’t need to know how to work on a Diesel engine or really the mechanics of the engine. You will need to be able to learn some things as to how your brakes work (part of the CDL exam). And they’ll teach you things about the truck in school also. But it’s pretty basic stuff that you’ll need to know in order to do a complete and proper pre-trip.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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What is your trucking pet peeve?

Drivers that are too lazy to properly dispose of their bodily excrement’s weather liquid or solid so they just throw it in the parking lot.

Terminal rats and super truckers

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Crossing the border with spouse? Is it allowed?

Just make sure it’s your spouse

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Medical cannabis and CDL license

Good information

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323378#detection-times

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Game: Word Association

Long nose

Posted:  2 months, 1 week ago

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Hi y'all from Buda, Tx!!

Absolutely no memory required for, wait what was I saying?

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Heading to TMC

Congratulations. I had a friend that worked there and he really liked it.

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Is this job a scam?

Another consideration even if he’s legit..If he’s really just starting out and you hire on, say 6 months in he folds up shop..where’s it leave you. Most likely you won’t have much of a job history because they won’t be able to verify anything. Plus mentioned a family, does he have any benefit pkg that would be helpful to your family?

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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2 Years! (I think?)

Congratulations

Posted:  4 months, 2 weeks ago

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Have had CDL for a year but no experience. Who will hire me and train me?

Technically unless it’s changed recently, if you fail a pre employment hair test they can’t share it because it’s not DOT authorized. Would I feel comfortable testing that rule, NO WAY. Take the advice given and wait. I wouldn’t even consider it until I was clean a minimum of 3 months but preferably 6 for a hair test. Also I personally know a driver that just failed a U/A test because he ate a couple CBD gummies.

Posted:  4 months, 3 weeks ago

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Fired

Not excusing what you did but if you were only 3 days out with a trainer and got fired you may not owe for the school. Don’t have any idea how the contract reads but just saying, some companies if you don’t complete the training (other than just quitting) you may not be liable. Just curious though as to how the accident happened.

Posted:  5 months, 1 week ago

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Trailer brake

I have no clue, haha.. but, just wanted to say, it's GOOD TO SEE YOU AROUND, again~!

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I meant to say, Thank You

Posted:  5 months, 1 week ago

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Trailer brake

I have no clue, haha.. but, just wanted to say, it's GOOD TO SEE YOU AROUND, again~!

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