Profile For Louie B.

Louie B.'s Info

  • Location:
    Detroit , MI

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years, 6 months ago

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Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Good trainer or bad trainer

Still with the company didn't quit.

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Good trainer or bad trainer

If you mean on the interstate, in my opinion you might get away with it. On local streets, though, safety in any amount of traffic is important. In fact, and depending on conditions, I usually travel less than the speed limit.

But the bottom line about speeding is that the person holding the steering wheel when you get pulled over gets the ticket - which goes in your record.

I bet you are with a lease operator. You can always tell him that as a new driver you are not comfortable going so fast. If he insists, contact the training office and ask for a different trainer.

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If you mean on the interstate, in my opinion you might get away with it. On local streets, though, safety in any amount of traffic is important. In fact, and depending on conditions, I usually travel less than the speed limit.

But the bottom line about speeding is that the person holding the steering wheel when you get pulled over gets the ticket - which goes in your record.

I bet you are with a lease operator. You can always tell him that as a new driver you are not comfortable going so fast. If he insists, contact the training office and ask for a different trainer.

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What Errol said here 100%. NEVER in a CMV is it a good idea to go over the speed limit. That truck is an 80K lb missile just waitin to hit somethin. We are governed the way we are for the protection of others.

No we wasn't heavy,but I was governor at 70 and he kept telling me to go 70, and I wasn't comfortable with that plus my trainer have 3 days off, then put me in a hotel where there was a lot of drugs users at no restaurants around me but one had to walk on a road to get to the restaurant plus I'm a diabetic so I grab me a greyhound ticket and left

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Good trainer or bad trainer

My trainer keep asking me to do five mile over the speed limit good or bad

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Finally got it

Thanks everybody I really do appreciate it

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Finally got it

Thanks drivers

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Finally got it

Got my cdl today!!!!!!

Posted:  2 years, 10 months ago

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Roehl Transport: Get Your CDL Diary

Sounds like you'll be just fine. It's brutally cold there, but I got used to it. If you dress in layers you'll be fine. You'll be spending most of your time in the truck so it warms up. I have no idea what the weather is like year round, but after a while I didn't mind the cold but hated that it was overcast nearly every day.

So roehl doesn't have you standing outside all day for training?

Posted:  3 years, 12 months ago

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Starting with Schneider. How can I know when to trust a recruiter.

Im not sure but how long have you been driving thinking about go to schender after i go to truck driving school

Posted:  4 years, 4 months ago

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DO NOT TRAIN WITH SWIFT!!

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Thanks for the advice. I was gonna get the toy truck, but my roommate thought it was a dumb idea and money is tight anyway. And I tried to do Memphis or Richmond, (only a few hours of home) but my recruiter said it was SLC or nothing. And yeah, there's about 8-10 per truck and I haven't been in a truck one time with an instructor. At least the weather is nice.

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My First truck. John Deeere grain trailer, kind of a Pete tractor, by Ertl
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You will quickly see how the back end behaves as the front moves. You need to manually "turn" as the real tractor would turn. And you don't have anybody trying to kick you out of the cab!

how much does the truck cost I'm considering buying me one

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Need help with truck driving school will pay back

If it wasn't for this information I probably would be stuck in a 1 year contract http://www.blogtalkradio.com/truthabouttrucking/2012/05/17/choosing-the-best-cdl-truck-driving-school#

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Need help with truck driving school will pay back

ROTFL Dude you can't be serious. Everyone who comes this forum are seeking advice about becoming a truck driver and you come asking for money. LMFAO. These guys are giving you advice how to become one and you throw it back in their face. Seriously. I know this is not a forum that judges people on their comments but dude this by far has got to be the most silliest thing I have ever heard in my 30 years of being on this earth. Every trucker here have paid their dues and the ones coming into trucking also have to pay their dues. And plus I think these guys girlfriends, wives, children, or mistresses LOL will appreciate you begging them for money. LMFAO. Get serious dude. If you want this you going to have to earn just like everyone else.

like I said why are you wasting your time even commenting I'm going to get this money regardless of you or anybody else if you're not going to donate shut your trap I can ask for anything in this world that I want I'm not bout to get stuck in A one year contract so I'm going to do what I have to do I'm not selling my soul for A one year contract

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Need help with truck driving school will pay back

If you're not going to help save them comments for somebody else not bout to get myself caught up in some one year contract with a company I might not About have to pay back $6000 I will get this money with your help or without your help so save your comments for somebody else

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Need help with truck driving school will pay back

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