Profile For W. L. Cooper

W. L. Cooper's Info

  • Location:
    Bridgeport , AL

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 6 months ago

W. L. Cooper's Bio

My name is William Lance Cooper, go by lance. I just recently graduated swift driving academy "yea swift I know". Just trying to get my feet planted firmly on the ground right now. I'm looking forward to going solo, and learning by doing making mistakes and Learning from them.

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Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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70 Hour Logbook Recaps explained with pictures.

Question regarding recap hours. May be a stupid question, if so forgive my ignorance. I still have 3hrs 21mins on my 70, and at midnight I’ll regain 3hrs 59mins. Can I start driving before midnight, and still recoup the hours?

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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New to trucking just a question for some of you experienced guy's.

Just an update. I got lucky, and got to go home for a few days. Worked wonders for both of us. I'm almost finished with training, hasn't been near as bad this round. Thanks for the tips everyone, y'all all were very helpful. I'll definitely come back to this site for any future questions. Be safe out there everyone and thanks again!

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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Approved Footwear For Trucking - The LAW

Glad I seen this I just got chewed out for driving barefoot because of an ingrown nail by my mentor. She said it's a dot violation and it's illegal, so I simply asked where did you hear that at. She said it's common knowledge for experienced drivers. 😑😑😑

Any how I read my state manual cover to cover and seen a lot of rules, but not a thing about driving barefoot being illegal. I usually wouldn't care about this because I never drive barefoot, but the one time I do because my big toe is throbbing. I get my head bitten off by an "experienced driver mentor". It's just the principle of it, and the fact that my mentor dosent know anything but hear say when it comes to rules and regs of this industry.

Im just venting a little here, thanks everyone. Btw I love this site it has been very helpful throughout my school and mentorship. Keep up the good work!!

Posted:  3 years, 3 months ago

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New to trucking just a question for some of you experienced guy's.

Thanks everyone y'all have been real helpful. I'm going to see about some home time, but not sure if they will approve of it or not with me being a trainee.

Posted:  3 years, 3 months ago

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New to trucking just a question for some of you experienced guy's.

I'm currently with my mentor training we got along great at first, but after 2 1/2 weeks of being couped up in the truck things are getting pretty tense. Just wanting some pointers from some people who have already went through this. Thanks William Cooper

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