Profile For Ryan Baccus

Ryan Baccus's Info

  • Location:
    St.Pauls, NC

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

  • Social Link:
    Ryan Baccus On The Web

  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 10 months ago

Ryan Baccus's Bio

My name is Ryan Baccus Im a 34 year old South Carolinian. I've been living in North Carolina for the past 10yrs and I used to be a security guard I had a quit that the pay wasn't good. I have no kids and never been married, I have a 4yr Pit Bull named Queen and my favorite football team is the Steelers. I recently got engaged to my beautiful lady

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Posted:  9 months ago

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Just finished my first solo run

I’m about to do mine in about an hr it’s only a 194 mile drive and I have 5hr33 on my clock I’m running on recap hrs and congrats on the first run

Posted:  9 months ago

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Upgrade

Thanks everyone

Posted:  9 months ago

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Yes sir I’m being extra careful

Congrats Ryan, remember take your time out there, focus, and make not hitting anything your everyday goal.

Posted:  9 months ago

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Yes I’ll be picking up a load tomorrow then I’ll be heading to Campbell Soup in Maxton NC which is 30 minutes from my house then I’m heading home until the 27th.

That's a sweet looking ride! Any word on when you get to head out on your first solo run?

Posted:  9 months ago

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My first truck

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Posted:  9 months ago

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Thanks everyone man I’m happy and excited PackRat man I think you’re one of my biggest supporters I really appreciate you for that

Posted:  9 months ago

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I passed my tests everyone

Posted:  9 months ago

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Upgrading Today

So instead of upgrading tomorrow my trainer got so much confidence in me that I’m upgrading today

Posted:  9 months ago

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Swift Upgrade

Thanks Errol imma read it

Congratulations, Ryan! You'll be through with your training soon enough. Be forewarned, your first solo week or so can be crazy also. Take some time and search here for terms like "my first week" with "solo" or "OTR" in the query.

Just a few weeks ago a new rookie driver listed several "problems" he had in those rookie weeks. In my first outing, I listed 11 "issues" that soon disappeared as I gained OTR experience. (Read My First Week Adventure As A Swift Driver almost 5 ago now.) I'm not saying these are "horror stories", but to let you and other first timers know you'll run into "big things" that are not all that big once you've gotten a few thousand miles in. Enjoy your new career!!

Posted:  9 months ago

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Swift Upgrade

I appreciate it everyone

Posted:  9 months ago

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Swift Upgrade

Heading back to the terminal in Greer so I can upgrade Friday man this has been nerve racking cannot wait to go solo I’ve had some great trainers. Time has went by fast I left last Thursday and upgrading Friday everything has gotten better for me.

Posted:  9 months ago

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New Mentor

Everything is good she’s like a mama bear lol

How's it going after a few days with your new mentor, Ryan?

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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Swift Military Trailer

I’m finally getting a chance to drive one of these

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Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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New Mentor

It’s huge it’s big man heaven 😆😆😆 I like it better then the freightliner.

That's good. They hooked you up with another mentor without having to wait. Ive never been in a Kenworth. How do you like it?

Thanks

Congrats...and welcome to the Swift Team. When I was in training I had the same mentor but we went from a volvo to a kenworth and maybe it's me but the kenworth feels like it has more pulling power through the mountains (or I could just have a biased opinion since our volvo kept breaking down). Anyway congrats again and be safe out there.

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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Post A Picture Of Your Significant Other Here’s Mine

Nice pics 😀😀😀

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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New Mentor

Came back from leave and I have a new mentor she is great my other mentor is in California so I couldn’t get him back, went from a freightliner to a kensworth which is cool I have only 60 more hours until I upgrade which will be next week. Swift is a great company.

Posted:  9 months, 2 weeks ago

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Thanks Cece, PackRat man your dogs are beautiful and Rob T you have a beautiful family, I’m not there yet.

Beautiful Pic!

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The Campbell's

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It didn't upload Cece! I dont have any current of just the wife and I, but this was taken 2 months ago.

0048340001575599653.jpg Wyatt turns 4 this month, Rodney is 2 and Melanie turned 1 the day before these were taken!

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First one was Dudley.

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Most recent one is Rudy.

Posted:  9 months, 2 weeks ago

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Post A Picture Of Your Significant Other Here’s Mine

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Death in the family

Thanks 🙏 Big T Thanks DMF this has been rough for her and family

Ryan you will find that if you communicate and you are a hard worker Swift will usually work with you.

Companies in general want their driver's to be happy. It is cheaper to retain a driver than train another one.

My condolences to your fiance.

Ryan, Prayers is all I have to offer. 19 is simply too young! I am thankful you will be there, I have had the discomfort of burying my parents. I’m one of 7, with relatives countless. They all helped, and I am sure you will within her family.

My wife is a single child, and when her maternal grandmother ( the one who raised her ) passed. The enormity enormous.

Regardless, the situation; a loss is heart felt. It’s been 7 yrs since Dad passed, I still miss him. ... But He is never forgotten, may this young man of 19 never be forgotten as well.

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