Profile For Simon N.

Simon N.'s Info

  • Location:
    Montegut, LA

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 7 months ago

Simon N.'s Bio

I just received my Class B license with no restrictions...,I'm looking for a Class B job that would benefit me an my time..

I completed 80 hrs of Class B classes..I went to MTC Truck Driving school... I had 200 hrs of BTW Driving with a Trainer... Now I'm a Solo driver that started with US XPRESS...Loved the Company...I accepted every load they gave me...My Highest miles are closed 2 2800 miles...even went to Maine... I do have my Class A License.I have my X & T End....I worked for Western Express for a month..

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Posted:  4 years, 7 months ago

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My 1st Year at Western Express

Well some days are gd sum days are frustrated....I wanted to try Flatbed with Western....I'm on contract with westrern..I have 3 more months with western on my contract... The reason I want to leave ..I have young nephews an niece I want to spend time with..So I would like to get off the Road to have a job closer to home... Thanks for the advice..

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What should i do next if i dont want to work there any more... I do need feed back on Flatbed tho...I know it lot work but i like to try it for a lil while to get a taste of it.. Thanks

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Well Simon, that seems like a no-brainer to me. You already have a job at Western Express. Just switch over to their flatbed division and give it a go. That's what I would do.

If you switch companies just to try flatbed and then decide you don't like it, you'll be looking for another company yet again. You're way better off sticking where you are for now.

What is it that makes you want to leave? I think you know I worked there. I can honestly say I never heard one of their drivers have anything positive to say about the company. That alone is enough to discourage anybody. I always sat and thought about my actual experiences with the company and they were almost always positive.

Don't allow the Terminal Rats to determine what your opinions are. You've made it for one year. You've had to have some good experiences with them. Think about what I'm saying. It hasn't been torture, and you could go somewhere else and have to start all over establishing a track record with a new dispatcher. That's going to cut into the money you are making.

I never advise leaving a trucking job for a slight increase in your CPM. You've got to have a better incentive than that. Learn to look at the big picture.

Posted:  4 years, 7 months ago

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Western Express orientation Ashland Virginia

Sharon...When backing..always stay on ur right side to correct ur self w it en you can..

Posted:  4 years, 8 months ago

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My 1st Year at Western Express

I made it thru my 1st year at Western Express ...What should i do next if i dont want to work there any more... I do need feed back on Flatbed tho...I know it lot work but i like to try it for a lil while to get a taste of it.. Thanks

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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New Job

Thanks y'all....Ill let y'all know how it goes...Ill be goin out this Saturday...

Congrats!!

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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New Job

I been accepted by Big M Transport...Orientation this week.

Posted:  5 years, 11 months ago

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New Trucking Company

If there A P U's in the truck I wouldn't have to idle my truck..Tuition that was paid for my CDL while in school..

confused.gif Where were you working for four months? What was the accident? Why do you need an APU? What tuition do you need reimbursed?

Posted:  5 years, 11 months ago

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New Trucking Company

I was not let go from Western Express...I quit Western because the trainer said I wasn't ready for the road when she was driving unsafe around curves...I did take a road test an past it... They wasn't worried about being a safe dry van company..

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Big Scott...if I’m correct it was US Express and he was dismissed for the accident. I’m pretty sure this is the same Simon.

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Looking at his bio he was let go from the 2nd company he worked for in his 4 months of driving. It appears me started at us Xpress, and let go from western express. Simon N, what was the nature of the accident that caused you to be let go. Seems odd you'd be let go for a single accident your rookie year, many of the large companies expect it to happen your 1st year. It also says you loved it at US, so why'd you leave after such a short time? I feel like your not being completely honest. Its hard to offer the help you're seeking if we don't have all the information.

Posted:  5 years, 11 months ago

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New Trucking Company

Yes that's me... I did had an accident... I'm looking to get with another company..

Big Scott...if I’m correct it was US Express and he was dismissed for the accident. I’m pretty sure this is the same Simon.

Posted:  5 years, 11 months ago

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New Trucking Company

Can any one helping me pick a company that will be a good fit..Im looking for tuition an rider programs...I had an accident...Im looking for companies that have A p u's..i can drive manual mostly like automatics..Im not into running teams..I have 4 mos exp..

Posted:  6 years, 1 month ago

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Western Express

I would stayed a yr if I wouldn't have wrecked...

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