Profile For Diver Driver

Diver Driver's Info

  • Location:
    Youngsville, LA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 7 months ago

Diver Driver's Bio

Military veteran, and laid off Oilfield Commercial Diver. Looking to start a new career as a big rig driver, and see the rest of our beautiful country.

Just completed training and am now a solo company driver.

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Posted:  5 days, 19 hours ago

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Recovering Load Locks

Interstate Warehouse is HORRIBLE about that. I was getting push back by my FM so I went in and asked about getting my locks back. They had to get a dock worker manager, who then had to get approval from the warehouse manager, who had to witness and reseal the trailer. THE TRAILER WAS IN THE DAMN DOOR !! To top it off, Prime frowns upon the use of the normal "available at fine truck stops near you" version of load bars and almost "mandates" the use of the more expensive "Jack style" load bars.

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Feeling screwed

As it turned out, the chemical that your body produces when you take cocaine can be transferred through saliva. .

So wait.... we're supposed to believe that you popped on a drug screen because you swapped spit with your wife !? rofl-2.gifrofl-1.gifrofl-3.gif

Posted:  2 weeks, 1 day ago

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What really irritates you?

The PA turnpike.... how the f**** (self edited) are you gonna have only 6-10 truck parking spots at a service plaza just outside of Philly!!?? Retards!!

Posted:  2 weeks, 2 days ago

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What really irritates you?

I was just in Denver. I see a bunch of traffic, including trucks coming down the ramp. I do them a solid and jump in the middle lane, so they can easily merge onto 70. Truck comes down the ramp, gets 1/2 way down my trailer, and then decides to speed up and leaves me out to dry. I finally get past him and then he jumps out in the middle lane, and flips me the #1 driver salute, like I'm the jag off... I'll just call him "Borris"....

Posted:  2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Tough local backing for a newbie

Rainy, that's the same place I went. I had to open the doors to the trailer and run the reefer on high air to get the tobacco stench out off the trailer. One of the more difficult spots to get into for sure.

Posted:  2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Detailed accident report

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Posted:  2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Driver paid 180k in back pay and rehired

Interesting article.... a driver got fired for shutting down in bad weather....OSHA got his back.

Company forced to rehire driver and pay 180k

Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Diesel fuel odor

Eskimos always wash their clothes in Tide because it's too cold out Tide.

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I was just gonna say "don't spill diesel on yourself". Lol

Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Half of us will be unemployed in 5 years.

I remember going through commercial diving school in 94'. The big talk then was how R.O.V.s (Remotely Operated Vehicle) were gonna put us divers out of work. IT NEVER HAPPENED !! Sure they have their use. 10k feet of water is lightyears beyond the capabilities of the human body. But in the average (shallower than 300') muddy, 0 visibility water. The ROV is rendered useless.

So my feelings are that with all of the variables that a computer can't anticipate, (actions of 4 wheelers) they will never take over. The face of trucking may change, but there will always be a need for us human truckers.

Posted:  3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Which company would offer regular home time?

Was scheduled to take home time starting tomorrow. Got to Conroe, Texas and got unloaded. Being out of hours, and no preplan, I was sure Id be late for home time. My FM messages me after about 2 hrs. "Go ahead and dead head home. Have a great home time. When will you be ready to come back out.?" All said and done, I dead headed almost 300 miles, and got home a day early. Yep, I'd say I got it pretty damn good.

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Which company would offer regular home time?

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I love it when a person who knows absolutely nothing about an industry comes in making demands.... 1st tip for you would be to get some humility.

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Storms rock and rollover trucks

Now WTF was out telling me that it was an invalid page when I submitted the link

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Storms rock and rollover trucks

Thank you.

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Storms rock and rollover trucks

Https://ktul.com/news/local/strong-winds-blow-over-semis-near-pauls-valley

Posted:  1 month ago

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FMCSA takes a further look at detention time

Great, that's all we need. The feds getting into detention times / rates. What could possibly go wrong ?

Posted:  1 month ago

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Getting Hire With Preventable Accidents

Good news man. Companies will still hire you. But your going to want to keep this whole experience a secret from them. If you told a recruiter this story he would think your on acid.

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I know, right !!!!

So you're in an accident (still no ***n clue as to what kind) get a ticket for it, but don't understand that it's a recordable ?

Not a drug test, but just a standard P test. Son, I think you need to hone your troll skills. The art of trolling is so that no one really knows you're trolling....

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Getting Hire With Preventable Accidents

As stated, very vague. But if you were ordered to take a DOT drug screen, and you drove from Texas to Tennessee, I've got a feeling that they marked you as a refusal. When ordered to take a DOT, you go directly to the collection site. Not to Wendy's to get lunch or anything else... that is out of your company's hands. It is governed by the fed's.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Coil almost killed me

But the big question is.... While you were down there, did you do a proper pre- trip on your trailer ? smile.gif

Happy to hear your OK.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Cannabis Testing, Swift, NYC Ban on Cannabis Testing

It's simple really..... You say that it's safe to drive while smoking weed.... so you're telling us, and expect us to believe that weed doesn't alter you in anyway... hmm... if that was the case, why do you even smoke it ? (Or eat it) it's because you get HIGH !! Just like people drink and get drunk... ah **** it.... I'm not wasting any more effort on this. People who have a brain cell know what's up

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Stinky Trailers

I was thinking about this issue. Would bleach be allowed? A garden sprayer with a mild solution of bleach would kill the smell, but would probably have to be rinsed out afterwards Just an idea..

Bleach is reactive to metals because of the chlorine. I'd be reluctant to try that.

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