Profile For Katdaddy

Katdaddy's Info

  • Location:
    TX

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 1 month ago

Katdaddy's Bio

Im a man of no means by no means, ...Old worn out clothes and shoes I dont'pay no union dues. Never stay home and always alone even with someone I love. Each night begains a new day.

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Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Rookie not getting miles....should I lease?

Lease..hummmm Not a good thing..... YOUR GETTING 90 cents a mile, and it cost 70 cents a mile to run the truck... do the math and then you should have YOUR answer..... Safe trucking

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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1St load ever!! I'm a trucker Now (Prime)

Great.. and ALWAYS DRIVE THE TRUCK WITH THE..........WHAT IF.....and know that there will be good days and bad days.........Enjoy and MOST OF ALL BE SAFE.....NO LOAD IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOURS OR ANYONE ELSE LIFE.....10-4

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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KLLM /FFE

June 15 starting class, anyone here going there?

How good are they compared to Prime Inc? *pay....company vs Lease *Home Time *All 48 states? NYC? *Truck Speed.....Company vs Lease *Equipment....Freighliner-Volvo-International * Training time (21days, 2 weeks)? then on the road w/trainer 6weeks?thank-you.gif

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

Concur.......Company Driver is the BEST for newbie..........Thank all ya"ll smart and experience folks for your input...School is 2 weeks away and after it off with my trainer for 6weeks.......Reading the CDL book and taking tests here ............

Bless everyone and thanks again

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

Thanks Bill....... Im still on the fence, but leaning......

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

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Garry, you don't have to start your own trucking company to drive a nice truck and be home twice a month. There are countless companies that will give you that opportunity. Let them take all of the financial risk and do the work of running the business while you drive their beautiful truck.

The more replys.. the more I am thinking company drive.......THIS A GREAT SITE........

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

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Im taking this as a Charlie Daniels.. Devil went down to Georgia.... Approch .... Trucking Company is the Devil and I'm Johnny...:) I cant lose/go broke with that MENTALITY

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

Wow is it that bad? Its not so much the $$ have no problem running 2200-3000 mpw....I want to be able to control some things.... If company Driver... Force logs???... The bear min per week for me would be about 700 x4=2800..heck after everyting is taken out thats enough for me......thanks for you input......

sorry force loads

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

Wow is it that bad? Its not so much the $$ have no problem running 2200-3000 mpw....I want to be able to control some things.... If company Driver... Force logs???... The bear min per week for me would be about 700 x4=2800..heck after everyting is taken out thats enough for me......thanks for you input......

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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Looking for Thumbs up

Ok here is the deal or my plan. I start trucking school in 2 weeks. see below: * Just retired after 30+yrs..No relationship, grandkids n another state..:) and no dog, so I'm bored..:) *Want to see the USA and get paided for it.. *Once I'm outta school and pass the trainer time. I want to Go right into lease, and only wanta be home 2x's a month(gotta give the house watcher some time off..:) I said all that to say this... I want to be in Trucking, I want to have a new Truck, and I want to see the USA.... I have family people that are route drivers and have been out there with them so I know some of the things that go on out there. Im good with numbers and Time...... Long time ago I use to drive a str truck from Pa making deliveries in North Jersey and Downtown Manhatten in front of Macy's. (rush hour in and out of NYC, parking, and paying to unload quicker..:) So Im set to JUMP in and do what I have been missing..... Your opinion will be noted.......

Happy Trucking everybody...

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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OTR Training program

Im 60, and starting my CDL Training in 2 week...... Right now I'm Learning the lines in the Pasty Cline song Crazy.....Crazy I'm crazy Crazy for wanting to truck.... crazy for wanting to truck....I knew I love trucking for a longtime and someday I would get to do it.... worries,,, Not anymore....... that's all folks...hahahha

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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1st Year Anniversary at Prime... Accident Free

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Congrats Ken. I. am here at Prime in Springfield Mo. just finished taking the PSD instructor training course. Picked out my student who already has 57 hours under his belt his last instructor and him didn't get a long . He is pretty good . Waiting on a load for tomorrow to get out of here. So today did lots of backups on the pad and drove around.. so I like being a PSD instructor. Lets see how it goes. I feel sorry for all the kids here who don't have instructors right now tho.

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U mean there are students there WAITING to go out????? Wow Im due to go there 6/15.....better check who I have next on my list..:) CR England or Pam

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Trust me it's better to wait a few days for a good trainer that you might have something in common with than to just blindly jump out on the road with somebody as a trainer and hope for the best...I see more CR England guys in Jam's because they got a quick crash course for Driver Training and sent out as a Solo Driver before they were really ready... Most of the Students coming to Prime don;t have to wait long for a PSD Instructor but some of the Odd Few will not get picked their 1st, 2nd or 3rd day on the Pad but as long as you are a relatively normal and show interest in the Pre-Trip and look/act like you want to learn then you'll get a Trainer Quickly..

Good Luck and Enjoy the Lifestyl Good point on the just JUMPING..... So I am 99.9% sure I will b @ on 6/15(anyone else here going that week).. I FOR SURE DONT WANT NO LW...:)....

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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1st Year Anniversary at Prime... Accident Free

Congrats Ken. I. am here at Prime in Springfield Mo. just finished taking the PSD instructor training course. Picked out my student who already has 57 hours under his belt his last instructor and him didn't get a long . He is pretty good . Waiting on a load for tomorrow to get out of here. So today did lots of backups on the pad and drove around.. so I like being a PSD instructor. Lets see how it goes. I feel sorry for all the kids here who don't have instructors right now tho.

U mean there are students there WAITING to go out????? Wow Im due to go there 6/15.....better check who I have next on my list..:) CR England or Pam

Posted:  5 years, 1 month ago

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1st Year Anniversary at Prime... Accident Free

dancing.gif Great job Ken.... Im a fews weeks away from Heading to Prime as a Newbie.... but I have CR England on my list (cause their training site is 50miles from home( I can come home every night..:) doing my training time.. Money is not the main factor for me I have just retired after 30+ years.. So I wanta see the good old USA and not but a Motor Home..at about 200K.... But boy I sure LIKE PRIMES Perts..:) So the one question is when you get to seat 1 do you have to take the baby truck..hahahaha

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