Profile For Smokin Joe

Smokin Joe's Info

  • Location:
    DeRidder , LA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 11 months ago

Smokin Joe's Bio

Driving for 20 years in Louisiana (home) , Texas, Arkansas & Mississippi. Pulled Dry Van, Reefer, Flatbed, Haz Mat Tanker (past 16 yrs).

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Posted:  5 years, 8 months ago

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Becoming a tanker driver

Just a little info for you, i started pulling tankers in 2000 without experience, i went with a trainer who showed me the ropes for a few weeks then went on my own, i have been pulling tankers since that time hauling butane and propane around Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas & Mississippi. I know they have a few companies with tankers you might try, Service Transport, Oakley Transport, Air Liquide, Altom Transport Inc. For just a few. Good luck.

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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Good companies.

Just wanted to ask and get good opinions, I am a 20 yr trucking veteran, pulled dry van, reefer, flatbed and tankers and which pulling liquified petroleum gas (butane and propane) for the last 16 yrs in Louisiana ( home), Texas, Mississippi and Southern Arkansas and with the industry the way it is now loads are slow and at the point that my company is actively searching for a buyer to purchase the trucking company, 1.) what i wanted to know is who are some good companies to check into for good home time like every weekend or every other weekend, 2.) Pay and benefit's like insurance with my experience and 3.) Would i have to go OTR or would i be able to do regional or dedicated right from the start with my 4 state's traveled 20 yr career. Thanks! For any feed back.

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