Profile For Dixie Rose (Vicki)

Dixie Rose (Vicki)'s Info

  • Location:
    Terre Haute, IN

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Team Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    8 years, 4 months ago

Dixie Rose (Vicki)'s Bio

46 year old female working towards two master degrees in accounting, but tired of being taken advantage of. Married and looking forward to working with my husband as a team driver.

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Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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Finally done

Thanks for the info. Still haven't gotten a call back from Dawn, but we also don't have the license yet either. Hope to get those Friday.

Good call I drive swift and they are very fair typical large company bs. Ut Good miles if you. And ur DM get along.

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We are trained and supposed to be going with Swift. Called them, but waiting on a return call.

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Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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Finally done

We are trained and supposed to be going with Swift. Called them, but waiting on a return call.

Posted:  8 years, 1 month ago

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Finally done

My hubby passed his state exam last Tuesday on his first try. Myself it took three times, but I finally did it. We are now trying to raise the money to get our licenses and are excited to get started on our new career.

But it is funny how $32 seems like a million when you need it bad.

Just wanted to update everyone. Drive safe and see ya on the road.

Posted:  8 years, 2 months ago

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Husband and Wife to start April 11 with Driver Solutions/PAM

Swift is pretty cool. Been with them for nearly 3 weeks & can't find anything negative to say. My mentor is a solid dude & I'm loving life OTR.

Is Walter still lurking around with that grumpy look on his face? 😂

Yeah Mr. Grumpy is still there. But I do have to say that the staff at C1 has been amazing. The only one I am not impressed with was the medical person. She is the one that DQ'd me. Even Katie was super upset that it happened. We were supposed to test the next day...which makes me think they are going to push us this next week. Yes we go back on Tuesday. Yeah.

Posted:  8 years, 2 months ago

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Husband and Wife to start April 11 with Driver Solutions/PAM

Curious about the medical d/q, was it something they found in your history? I had an issue a cpl years ago and I'm waiting on my records to see how the dr worded/states the problem. Just don't want any surprises once I get started.

My medical wax somewhat my fault. Dehydration with exhaustion. Nearly passed out at school.

Posted:  8 years, 2 months ago

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Husband and Wife to start April 11 with Driver Solutions/PAM

Been a while since I posted. We got to week 3 and boom I got DQ'd on a medical. But I am happy to say that everything is clear now and we start back up this coming Monday (May 30). Only one thing though...we are not going to be driving for PAM anymore. Apparently they wouldn't sponsor us even with the all clear. So we went with Swift. We were one day out from testing at state when my little mishap occurred, and that frustrates me more than anything. Oh well things happen for a reason. And we go back, and will most likely be pushed hard since we know most of what we need to pass state.

Posted:  8 years, 3 months ago

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Husband and Wife to start April 11 with Driver Solutions/PAM

Today is Saturday. We finished week one with no problems. Hubs even got his permit yesterday. He is picking up pre-trip quick too. He almost has the four point down. I myself have about a third of the pre trip memorized. First week is hard, I won't lie about that. But if you are serious about doing this it does come.

Now with this all being said I should be at the range right now, but sadly laundry doesn't do itself. LOL We are going to the range tomorrow though. I will have that truck memorized before Wed. I want to start driving as fast as I can.

Right now my biggest obstacle is self confidence and being razzed about how I am doing my pre trip. Some say I look like I am trying to land a plane. But hey whatever works.

Our class has lost about 8 people so far. Some to family not liking them being gone, some to money issues and then the dumb ones. Drugs. If you are serious about driving you have to get off the drugs and alcohol. There is a zero tolerance when it comes to that sort of thing. You do the homework, you study and you study more....that is the only way to get through this. It takes dedication and it takes mental strength to even get through week one. But once you get through it you have accomplished something big!

Posted:  8 years, 3 months ago

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Husband and Wife to start April 11 with Driver Solutions/PAM

Day #2 ...Well today was super busy. We had a full day in class with five practice tests. Then afterwards those of us who didn't have our permit(about 7 of us) were sent off to go take it. It was nerve racking to say the least. I can say one thing about the tests, read between the lines when you study. The questions are worded so oddly you are bound to mess up.

I can also say I am now the proud owner of my CDL permit. Sadly though my husband didn't pass today, but neither did the rest of the group. I kind of feel bad because I did pass and no else did. ( And I am getting "teased" about it too.) But from what I have heard not many do pass the first time taking it. He goes back tomorrow and will focus on the general knowledge test. I am helping him study but not sure how much it is going to help.

Anyways not a lot happened besides testing today. Hope tomorrow is more eventful and I have more information to give. Until then!

Posted:  8 years, 3 months ago

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Swift Training @ C1 Indy

We are gonna test tomorrow. I think we are going to do just fine. And if we blow it the first time, like you said there is always the next day. Not gonna stress about it that is for sure. Thanks for the offer to help, if I have questions I will ask on that you can bank.

Posted:  8 years, 3 months ago

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Swift Training @ C1 Indy

Was awesome meeting you today. Sorry if I seemed a bit standoffish. I had no clue who you were at first.

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