Profile For Michael T.

Michael T.'s Info

  • Location:
    Dothan, AL

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years, 6 months ago

Michael T.'s Bio

About to begin my career with swift. I have a partner who is going to be doing the same as well, so we plan on being a team. I hope to learn a lot and I hope people can learn a lot from my post.

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Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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On the way to Memphis

Day two.

Today was not as bad as yeaterday. We did alot more and did not have to just sit and twiddle our thumbs. We went over our contract with Swift which explains how the loan for school will be paid back.

Of your from Alabama it would be best to have your hard copy of your permit cause me and my tram driver we're almost sent home. We explained that we could get them overy nighted to the academy and we were given a little more time to get the hard copies here with us. It's just a headache that could have been avoided.

On the bright side we get to start driving tomorrow. I think we are going to do straight line backing. We are both so ready to drive. Tomorrow will be a better day for sure.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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On the way to Memphis

Day one was not that bad. We didn't do alot just got alot of paperwork done, and had to read a few chapters and answer a few questions out of a book that was provided. Today was just checking and making sure that everyone had the correct paperwork and also had a valid CDL permit. Tomorrow will also be a classroom day which sucks but I guess it's better to get it out of the way.

Oh and on a side not make sure that your DOT medical card is marked yes on the CDL box. Mine was not but Swift is such a good company they gave me a free physical and the problem was correcred.

So far so good and I'm sure the rest of the schooling will go smooth as well.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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On the way to Memphis

Oh okay cool

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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On the way to Memphis

Bahaha no he was at some store. What do you at the terminal Errol?

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Swift Academy - Memphis Tennesse 7/11/15

Me and my team driver will be attending the training also on Monday. I guess we will see you there.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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On the way to Memphis

Well me and my team driver are on the way to Memphis to start our training tomorrow. We are lucky enough to be driving our own car and be going threw school together. We are both nervous and overly excited about our new careers. I will try and write about our adventures as much as possible. Wish us luck.

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Training

On the way to Wal-Mart!!!

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Training

Thank you. That kind of puts me at easy.

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Training

So I have never driven a manual car let alone a rig. So my question for people that have went threw training and were in my shoes is it hard to grasp or is it something that is easy to learn on a rig. Thanks and look forward to hearing from everyone.

Posted:  4 years, 6 months ago

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Starting a new chapter with SWIFT

I will start my journey soon. So far this has helped and I hope you can continue to post and keep us updated about the training school.

Good luck with everything.

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