Profile For I Hustle'

I Hustle''s Info

  • Location:
    CA

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 9 months ago

I Hustle''s Bio

God, family, money, and early retirement, meanwhile live your life and give me my space, I'M WORKING.

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Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Private Trucking School or Company Training

Yes sir, exactly as Anchorman said, I'd give them a call first.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Private Trucking School or Company Training

Whatever you decide brother, good luck out there!!! Take it easy, you'll get better and better with time. And don't ever lose your spark to learn more and more.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Private Trucking School or Company Training

$250-400 a week??!!?? I've heard CR England made that kind of money, but when I attended Crst I always made a healthy paycheck, low $550 high $800.. They have great contracts, your running Fed ex, Conway, Estes express, Ups, Yellow, Railroad. No other companies have those kind of contracts. It's called air freight, pick up at one terminal and drop at the other one cross country. But you have to make your appointment times or they'll cut your azz off air freight immediately!! That's why you better find a co driver that's just as eager as you to run 10hr minimum shifts and make some good money!!

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Private Trucking School or Company Training

I wanted to learn truck, I decided to go with Crst, best decision ive ever made. 2 week crash course and i had my lisence!! It's when you finally hit the road for 30 days with a trainer you'll be "more" ready to be on your own. I wanted local to be with my family, I researched everywhere and found that most good local jobs require a minimum of 1yr exp. At Crst they have the quickest contract (10 mths I think it is now). 4weeks out/5 days home. My first trainer let divers laugh at me when learning to back, he didn't help me with anything, most trainers everywhere are o/o and they just wanna hurry up and cross coast to coast to make money. Well, back in my home terminal after 1 horrible week with the walking dead, I fired his azz!! Crst just invested a lot into me, they weren't gonna just let me go because my trainer and I didn't get along, so they set me up with another. Thank you Lord for that man, he cared, he wanted me to learn just as eager I wanted to myself, I've always given everything I've done 120%.

Wtf: long story short, you need time on the road, learn the ins and outs, might as well take advantage of a 10mth course, that's practically free!!

Crst= get in, get out. +Hazmat

Advise=get all endorsements, pay around in the industry until you find what you like, buy your own truck never lp and make real money one day, stick out your contact, Crst will honor you everywhere, everybody will give you a job once Crst vouches for you, they vouch for you in a matter of minutes when you apply to different companies. "Yea Chickie, we know that guy. He's the shyt, let me forward you all his info, and you may wanna give him the job, he finished his contract." HaHa

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I don't want to do 65 (Or under) for my career..

Working for an owner operator, small fleet around 8-16 trucks, just for thought? ? Find them on Craigslist, make sure you don't take anything less then .42/mile, check out their equipment, make sure their trucks and trailers are in good condition, check their DOT number online, and see if they have prepass (most do). Depending on your fileing status, be ready for tax time, most o/o company's will paycheck weekly, no taxes out. IRS will tax when you file. Not much tho, You sir spend thousands of dollars a year on food, appliances, gloves, clothes, ect. Right??? ;) Now be ready, your gonna run, your gonna face highways and many different roads Big Company drivers never experienced or are just Banned all together. Some shippers and customer locations can be tricky to find, communication will be everything, loading and unloading in certain situations can take long but your paycheck at the end of the week we surely be worth your hard work. You'll have a lot more freedom, no company bs, but you will also have a lot more responsibility, this man you work for has busted his azz to become the president of his trucking company, don't let him down!! :) Note: Keep your logs clean, and don't run illegal. Know your truck, report problems so boss man can prevent breakdowns. Be fuel efficient minded when coming up hills, it's not a problem running 70, it's a problem taking off like 'sonic the hedgehog and running up hills @ 18rpm going nowhere fast!! Lol

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Family riders/passengers

Yea, I posted for ALL the new drivers, or people looking into the industry, I wanted to clear up a few things and let them know that NOT everybody is judgeing them, and not everybody HATES driving truck, and CHILDREN enjoy the experience. Truck driving is just like any other job, IT IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT!!

One day my youngest son was with me, we were crossing the i40, several miles outside of Flagstaff. My boy was sitting there kinda quite, it bothered me a bit bcuz he's always in a GREAT mood. I asked him "What's wrong son?, you getting bored?, he replied " Heck no dad, I'm just chilling looking at everything outside the window, it feels good to be away from all the drama." I realized at that point that my kids really do enjoy being on the road for many different reasons, they get a chance to clear up their little minds, not worry about school, homework, chores, friends, girlfriends, ect. ect.

I should mention tho, I am home every single weekend, I only run the West. And I wouldn't advice raising children on a truck, but by all means, bring them along for the truck ride if they want!! For God's sake, stop being so selfish with your dam rig!!!

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Family riders/passengers

Trucking truth is a very informative site (Thank you Brett! Btw) I remember back before I became a driver I used this site to educate myself bcuz as we all know, "Knowledge is power". Never thought about actually joining until now, this thread disgust me to say the least. And since everybody has an opinion on bringing along your children and spouse and so on so forth, here goes mine!!!

My boys love coming along with me from time to time, they love telling all their friends about the experience, the States they've been, all the different things they've seen, ect. ect!! Their friends are always extremely excited to check out my rig in the front yard, they get to understand what "sacrifice" is, "Hard work" is, we get to "Bond" , and there is plenty of room inside my truck!!!! We got satellite radio, high speed internet, PlayStation 4, flat screen TV, refrigerator, and the list of f***ing goodies goes on and on and on!!! Unlike some and fortunately for myself, I keep running and running so it's not like we're just sitting "bored" and "lonely" inside a truck full of spite and depression, on the verge of suicide or committing homicide LIKE SOME DRIVERS OUT THERE, YOU KNOW, THE ONES WHO DONT MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS, THEY CAN SEE YOU COMING FROM A MILE AWAY, THEYRE MISERY AND SELF PITTY ARE ALWAYS SEEKING TO DESTROY, THEY'RE PROBABLY FULL THROTTLE BEHIND YOU RIGHT NOW, OR MAYBE FINALLY SPEEDING UP (AFTER 5MILES @ 61MPH) NOW THAT YOU'VE DECIDED TO PASS THEM... EVERYBODY LIVES A DIFFERENT LIFE, EVERYBODY FEELS A DIFFERENT WAY, THE KEY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY'S HAPPINESS IS TO NEVER WORRY ABOUT WHAT EVERYBODY THINKS, DO WHAT MAKES YOU ALL HAPPY!!!!! IT'S NOT ABOUT WHAT SOME DIRTY UNHAPPY JUDGMENTAL TRUCK DRIVER THINKS ABOUT YOU, ITS ALL ABOUT YOU AS A DRIVER YOURSELF ;)

I don't think DOT really cares about his many people are in a truck, just don't be overweight on your steers.. Cheers

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Hired

*Thumbs up* Good luck!! Pay attention to your trainer, he knows what he's doing.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Over before it started

Crst

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