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    Allentown, PA

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    Experienced Driver

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    5 years, 7 months ago

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Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Metro pcs on the road

If your going to stick with prepaid i would recommend one that runs off Verizon towers. I have Net 10 with verizon coverage. Im pretty pleased. Tmobile is pretty bad

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Will my accidents be reported?

I have a total of 8 incidents listed on my DAC some preventable some not. Generally companies report to DAC within 30 days of seperation. I was fired from my first company. My new job pays .51 cpm as opposed to the .44cpm I was making. Sometimes change is good. Also keep in mind that you can dispute or add whatever comments to your DAC. My only advice would be if you do leave. Leave the right way. With a notice. Also turn the truck in to an approved location.

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Quick Hello

Thanks smile.gif

Good to see you Red.

Glad you're doing well...

Rick

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Quick Hello

Lol something like that.

Welcome home! Like the long lost crazy cousin!

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Quick Hello

Lol well yall know im originally from Louisiana. I really dont like the NE. And im on track to making $70,000 this year with this co.

Nevermind ... I forgot your tag says "Allentown." shocked.png

Might's well be Jersey .... smile.gif

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Clutch Neutral- Clutch Gear......... Clutch Neutral- REV - Clutch Gear

Oh trust me i remember those days. Its because your clutching to hard. It happens. When you get more comfortable you will loosen up and so will your leg. Just remember the clutch has about an inch of freeplay. Find the free play then you only have to push the clutch in about an inch beyond that to shift. If your clutching too deep shifting takes forever and its ackward. Find the rhythm in your head. Like a song. It does get easier.

Thanks Red! BTW my left thigh and calf are KILLING me! rofl-3.gif

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Getting Sick While On the Road

Thank goodness she didnt get sick. I would have felt so bad.

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I came down with the full blown flu once. And I had a trainee in the truckshocked.pngshocked.pngshocked.pngshocked.png feel better

Red Gator

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Ok, that's worse. I'm glad I'm alone.

-mountain girl

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Bridge law chart.. Rand Mcnalley

Yall are way out of my leagueembarrassed.gif my head actually hurts from this lol

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Clutch Neutral- Clutch Gear......... Clutch Neutral- REV - Clutch Gear

I had a trainee once that drove a manual at home. She grinded every last one of her gears up until the day she got out of my truck. Shes been out here over a year now. Dont worry its not the end of the world.

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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How to get those miles

You have an 14 hour day but only 11 hours to drive that leaves 3 hours to take breaks, do pretrip, any onduty time, ect

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One thing to keep in mind, the miles down on the Qualcomm are for a 24 hour period, but an 11 hour period. If you start driving at midnight, get 10 hours of driving on with a half hour break in there, you can then take your 10 hour and it is still only 830 at night. Plenty of time to add a few extra miles to the day's driving.

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My truck is actually governed at 60 not 62 and I drove 656 miles today according to my Qualcomm.

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It must be governed higher than that. (don't tell your Company,lol). 60 mph for a full 11 hours would be 660 miles. Impossible. If you get paid by Qualcomm miles, then keep this to yourself. I won't tell a soul! shocked.png

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You folks are a skeptical bunch lol. I started at 0400, took a two hour break and a couple smaller ones during the day, and ended around 1845. I clocked 10:51 of drive time, so yeah that doesn't make sense actually. Weird. I don't know, my Qualcomm must be broken.

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Paul W- How about posting a picture? 656 miles driven governed at 60? A pic will shut us up! Also 3 breaks?

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Going Home, But Not Necessarily Because I Want To

Thanks OS. You know I usually stray back in sooner or later.

Hey Red Gator, great to hear from you!

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Going Home, But Not Necessarily Because I Want To

Hahaha NEVER!

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A girl leaves for a bit and all this happens! Im sorry OS that you have to experience this. The BIG C has plagued many close to me lately. Had a scare myself about a yr ago. Still monitoring the girly parts to ensure that it doesn't get worse. Looks like you have a pretty cool looking battle scar. Maybe you can tattoo a mike tyson design on there lol

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Man we thought those swamp guys in LA got you during Gator season... LOL Welcome back.

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Quick Hello

Phew its been ages since I popped inconfused.gif I honestly dont know where the time even goes anymore. Ive been with Americas Service Line for 8 1/2 months nowshocked.png. I like it here. The money is good. They dont hire rookies though unfortunately. Its funny I remember coming in here right after I finished cdl school. I was waiting to start orientation then I blinked and its 3 1/2 years that Ive been out here. Its crazy. I still cant believe it. I dont really have many new adventures anymore just the usual traffic and miles. I did deliver in the Carthage, MO underground caves yesterday. Pretty cool stuff. Not much else is new. What about with yall? I still see a few oldies but goodies in here that probably still remember Redsmile.gif

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Getting Sick While On the Road

Hey 😉

Red!!!

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Which companies have driver facing cameras?

WEL Companies does in some of their trucks. It was optional on the 2015 but mandatory on anything newer or who safety deemed necessary

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Getting Sick While On the Road

I came down with the full blown flu once. And I had a trainee in the truckshocked.pngshocked.pngshocked.pngshocked.png feel better

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Going Home, But Not Necessarily Because I Want To

A girl leaves for a bit and all this happens! Im sorry OS that you have to experience this. The BIG C has plagued many close to me lately. Had a scare myself about a yr ago. Still monitoring the girly parts to ensure that it doesn't get worse. Looks like you have a pretty cool looking battle scar. Maybe you can tattoo a mike tyson design on there lol

Posted:  2 years, 12 months ago

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What happened to that driver?

And to think I almost made the list. lol

I badger Kathy and Guy all the time to pop in here. I always can't help but wonder what happened to Amelia? Haven't seen her since the old forum.

Posted:  2 years, 12 months ago

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Hassle-Free Truck Stops

You know Ive never had an issue at the TA in London nor the Petro in Gary. I will echo W. Memphis AR or and of the TS on the I40 corridor in AR. All have police behind the counters but aside from those I haven't really had many I would say stay away from. I guess because Im in the truck by 8 and dont come out til the sun comes up but then again Im more concerned about creep truckers than lot lizzards lol

Posted:  2 years, 12 months ago

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I-81 through VA and PA?

You will have a few mountains but I don't remember or believe that VA has any grades. PA has mountain grades closer to around exit 100. Not any south of that. Barring any snow or fog its not really anything to them.

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