Profile For Zachary T.

Zachary T.'s Info

  • Location:
    NC

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Team Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 10 months ago

Zachary T.'s Bio

Im 21 and married and Currently working for CRST

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Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Tv mounting

Easy.. Go to walmart and buy a good swing arm mount for a flatscreen tv (ours is 32" also). We are in a Freightliner Cascadia and have the mount bracket bolted to/through the inside front of the cabinet just behind the jump seat. The tv tucks flat against the front inside facing the sleeper and can be watched in that position in the sleeper, Or the swing arm can be pulled out allowing tilt the tv a bit and you to watch it from either the sleeper or the drivers seat when parked.

The mount costs about $50 and we used heavier bolts with nuts and large washers than the mount kit originally came with. The larger washers was to add more support to that flimsy cabinet so the bolts wouldnt pull out.

To keep the tv from swinging around when the truck is moving, we use a very tiny bungee that is hooked to the back of the plate attached to the tv from a tiny hole in the inside upper back part of that opening/storage cubby. We just unhook it when we are parked and want to swing the tv out.

To mount the tv this way, we had to put 2 holes through the cabinet that are hidden by the sleeper curtain. We did get approval from our company to drill these holes. When the tv is secured it does stick out of the cubby about 5" or so, but not far enough to really be in the way.

. ok thank you very much because I was worried that a 32 in wouldn't fit

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Play Station 4 in semi

Me and my co driver use are 70 hours a week very easy to do

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Tv mounting

Got another question what is a good way to mount a 32 inch flat screen tv inside a 2017 cascadia freightliner?

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Play Station 4 in semi

I drive a 2017 cascadia and we will be using a 300 watt power drive for the tv and then another 300 watt power drive for the ps4

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Play Station 4 in semi

I keep my laptop on the truck with a few games and I also use it to watch amazon instant video.

There will be times when you'll have to wait.on a load or something, but it's not going to be often. Still, it's nice to have something around to blow off steam when you do have time. Just have to look for those places where you can get a good enough cell signal where you can Hotspot to your phone, unless you have some sort of dedicated Internet service on your truck, like satellite.

I do ok with using my phone as a Hotspot, sometimes, it's no good at all. And truck stop WiFi is usually no good. Even pilot, where they are advertising upgraded WiFi, I've tried it, and it's still bad.

How do you secure it all ? From moving around

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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Play Station 4 in semi

So I have searched everywhere for idea's on how to secure a. Play Station 4 in my semi does any body have any good idea's? Thank you

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

That's funny this place don't pay good as it is least not while in the contract

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

And I do love the trucking life so far I see things I never thought I would see and I have done more things at 21 years old then most people will do there entire life. So if I can make the married life and trucking life both work together I will be in this industry a very long time..

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

Paul W and tractor man I do agree with yall I have explained this to the wife and she some what understands the situation but I do thank yall for everyone's insight on the manner

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

With CRST you get one day for every week up to 4 weeks nothing more after that but I am also trying to get either dedicated or regional because it would help out alot back home

I would start first with dispatch. I drive regional and home every weekend but from what I've gathered most OTR companies I thought were for each week out you earned a day off. I understand the importance of the family but if there's any and I mean anything you can do to keep from breaking that contract it would absolutely be best for your families future.

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

Thank yall I'm 4 months into my 10 month contract but I'm afraid that it will tear my marriage apart because I am gone 5-7 weeks at a time and only home for 4 days. I do take my contract's serious and im very commented to my work but before I signed the contract I was told 3 weeks out 5 days home and once I signed I was told different that is the only reason I asked.

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

Well reason I'm asking is that bring away from my newborn baby is very hard and this MIGHT not have been the best time to start this career choice im not looking at driving for another company.

Posted:  5 years, 10 months ago

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CRST 7000$ Contract

If one was to break CRST contract would it go on your credit score? Because I know this is a often asked question but doesn't seem to have a direct answer.

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