Profile For Chris eff

Chris eff's Info

  • Location:
    Akron, OH

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 2 months ago

Chris eff's Bio

Hi my names chris. Im ohio born and raised. I like to laugh and smile. I like to travel, see new things and places.. and of course i love to drive. I love cars and trucks and engines. I love the sound of a diesel engine and the sound of a turbo or two spoiling as the truck takes off.

At the moment waiting for my driving improve. By June ill have 2 points and by December ill have zero! !!

Down to a clean driving record and in my 6month of trucking my first year.

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Posted:  5 years ago

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Tough getting used to automatic

This is real interesting. I've been driving a year and a few months and just learned to shift gears. It was like learning to drive and back again. Normally my right foot is dominant but when i switched to a 10spd it was completely different. Now i use my left foot and let off clutch vs pushing in/on throttle with right. Not to mention no throttle needed for backing. I feel like driving the manual makes me a better driver....instead of go, go, go all the time the truck will shift gears for me im more cautious thinking will i be able to get down or in the gears needed fast enough for the situation. I could go on and on about what i like about it!

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I think I've found the perfect company.

Thanks G-town. Your 59! Doesnt look like it.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I think I've found the perfect company.

Im going to stay the year. The new company has nice equipment and new. The new part doesnt matter as much but that its nice amd functioning. They also have the trucks i want to drive. The pay is good and ill get extra for having an endorsement. The haul some hazmat paint and oil. Also the people that seem to work there seem to really value the job and equipment and seem like they are responsible. As least thats the way its portrayed. Current company is great and i definitely think they deserve the year if not more.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I think I've found the perfect company.

Look at this from two perspectives...

One, did you feel the exact same way when you picked your current company? If not, then why? If yes, then what's to say this move won't end up like your current company? You know that saying about green grass. I've made the jump before (albeit I'm still a DoD contractor) and I've learned the grass is at best the same hue, shade, tone, etc. I

Thanks i agree with what your are saying. My current company i did not see as perfect. I chose them because i already had alot of info on them and was talking to them before I got my cdl. We were going back n forth on me coming over for over a year to say.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I think I've found the perfect company.

Well if your perfect company is indeed perfect I don't see where it would hurt as you will probably be employed there for life. Now, having said that, how confident are you that your perfect company is in fact perfect.

My only real problem i see with this company is that they dont hit all 48 which is on my bucket list but the cover the places i really want to go and some ive already been to. Ive done alot of research and the reviews are pretty much the same via internet, youtube, job magazine, trucking forums and the company themselves. The only thing i haven't done is chatted with other drivers, although they have filmed reviews ehh shoulder shrug.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I think I've found the perfect company.

I think I've found the perfect company and i almost cant wait to apply or try to work there. Its not just about pay..ive been researching and i like and want just about everything they have to offer! I got about six more months until i have a year at my current company. They're a good company and are treating me well its just i think i found everything im looking for at the moment. Its like boiling inside of me to get there. How bad would it be if i only ended up giving my current company 7 or 8 months?

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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My first accident.

I forgot to mention the driver was younger than me by like two years. I think he said he was 25. Somehow that was a relief...i felt like i hit my little brothers car or truck in this case verses some road veterans ride not that it makes it any better.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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My first accident.

I called and requested an officer but they were taking forever. So after all the necessary steps i called back and asked if it was okay to leave and they said yes. On an after thought im glad they never made it.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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My first accident.

Thanks guys. He wasnt in there which may have been good. Sometimes people over react and i didnt know what reaction i was going to get...would he/she want to fight? Bring a gun? Get loud? Get hostile? Talk down on me?? He came as needed by his company. Pretty laid back and calm. I apologized...offered him coffee. He told me about his two younger step brothers and i talked to him on the phone before he arrived which may have helped. I had two cases of pop tarts in the truck waiting to give to family when i get home. (Left overs from a kellogs run). I gave him a case. For hom and his brothers. Turned out pretty well. Going to take better care of me so im sharp and "not let my gaurd down".

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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My first accident.

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Yousa don wrecked my truck!

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