Profile For Curtis C.

Curtis C.'s Info

  • Location:
    Springfield, MO

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    6 years, 5 months ago

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Posted:  6 years, 3 months ago

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Its been a year!

Hey i am 20yrs old and 3 Months away from my 21st!! Ive been reading and studying on here for about 4 or 5 months now. sence you were in my position you have any advice that really stands out? ....and P.S. just to let everyone know im from springfield, Missouri and this month (sept) on the 27th and 28th just down the road from me in JOPLIN, missouri the CHROME SHOP MAFIA is putting on there GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION truck show here in a couple weeks if anyone is in the area!

Posted:  6 years, 4 months ago

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APU's and inverters

I need to buy an inverter. The mechanics at the shop will install it for me. Any advice on what brand. I at least want a fridge, coffe and a george forman grill to run off of it. Thanks.

I was an apu mechanic at prime right after i got out of highschool, witch was only 3yrs ago, but the smallest we would install was 1500w and used several different brands. But you need to be sure and read online and ask other drivers about what inverter they are using and what they are running with them, because i found that some refrigerators would not run off/or flip the reset switch on certian inverters, the same would happen with microwaves. so see what works for other drivers before spending $$$ on a brand you've never heard of.

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Youngster looking to start a career!

I also wanted to ask, about some general requirements, obveously since it is a driving job you want a clean driving record right. Well when i was 16 and got my license (4yrs ago) i was big into drag racing with my best friends and naturally got a few speeding tickets nothing too extreme. although my past three years have been clean other than my first and only fender bender accident in a non-commercial vehicle, would this be a problem? or would they oversee the tickets i got as a teen and understand i was young and dumb, because im afraid it will come back to bite me

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Youngster looking to start a career!

Thanks for the help yall, that cleared alot of things up, mean while there's a CDL job fair here in springfield tomorrow so i'm gonna try an see if i can get in with a local company till this december an see where it goes from there'

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Youngster looking to start a career!

I turn 21 on December 18 so ive got plenty of time to do lots of research. My first full time job while i was STILL in high school was actually at prime, i graduated before my class an heck' i even had to request a day off to go to my graduation. i was an APU mechanic, and installed power inverters, and did some other odd's and ends on the trucks, and got to talk to lots of drivers, learn about there rigs and it seemed to be a pretty good outfit to start with.

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Youngster looking to start a career!

Howdy' I'm 20years old an been dreaming of the day i could get behind the wheel of a big rig like my daddy an grand dad has before me. My 21st birthday is coming up at the end of the year. I'm live very close to springfield, missouri and the biggest company around here is Prime Inc. ive read up an they seem to have a pretty good deal i assume? Free cdl training an on the road training for one year contract with the company. Then after i get my first year in, i want to transfer to a regional midwest company to hopefully be home weekends... any thoughts? ive got my Class B cdl but i find it very hard for someone my age to get into transportation even localy.

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