Comments By Road Rash

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  • Road Rash
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Posted:  6 years, 11 months ago

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How do I get out of this?

Wow, this is way beyond my area of expertise then. I honestly have no idea. I would say your best course of action is to come to an understanding with her and work it out between you. At the same time I would continue to keep track of what was said and what transpired in case she does decide to make trouble for you, then you'll have an accurate record to help the company understand the circumstances.

OK I can do keep track of stuff now but I don't know if I can work it out with her. She's madder than I thought she was gonna be, thought it was like a fling for her too. She started it if that matters, but I know some people will say its always the guys fault or I'm lying.

Posted:  6 years, 11 months ago

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How do I get out of this?

Welcome Road!

Well the first question is why wouldn't he want you to go solo? If I had to guess, I would say it's because he trusts your driving and wants to keep making good money by teaming with you as a student. Otherwise, I can't imagine why he would say that.

Is this trainer a lease driver by chance?

I would start by immediately keeping track of anything you can think of that he has said about this, and the date and times if you can remember them. If you do decide to approach the company about it, you want a list of statements he made and when he said them so that the training department knows they're dealing with a student who is thinking logically and being rational. Sometimes in training tempers can flair and the student and trainer start getting in a battle to make each other look bad to the company. You want them to understand that this wasn't just a heated argument and you're not just being reactive. From the way you describe this it seems to be a premeditated plan the trainer is considering putting into place for his own benefit, and presumably to take advantage of having you as a partner. So make a log of anything you can remember that was said.

Fill us in a little more about what you think his intentions are and anything else he's said so we can understand the situation better.

Also I'm not sure what the company will think since we had a relationship. Can I be in trouble for that? I don't have anything like text messages or anything since we're in the truck together so we don't text lol. I don't know most exact dates but I sort of know close to when things started. It hasn't been that long. Just not sure if I'll be in trouble or they'll just say "too bad shouldn't of done that."

Posted:  6 years, 11 months ago

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How do I get out of this?

So first I don't want to say which company cuz I don't know who is reading this forum. It could get me in more trouble.

Also, my trainer is a "she" not a "he." And yes I'm a "he." She's a lease operator but idk if thats why she's acting this way. I don't think so. It's embarassing but basically I told her I don't want to be with her anymore and that's when she started the threats.

She's been with the company a few years. I am afraid she could really screw this up for me. I just really want off her truck now because she's so mad since I told her I'm done with the relationship part of the deal. I get that I made a mistake but I'm 21 and she got me at a weak moment. I never should of gone with a female trainer I know.

What do I do now?

Posted:  6 years, 11 months ago

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How do I get out of this?

Hey all, first thanks for all the good advice here. I have read a lot here, and it helped me get started trucking.

I signed up because I got a problem I haven't seen here. I need some advice on what to do.

So the problem is my trainer is threatening to not pass me so I can go solo. I can drive pretty good, my backing needs work but who doesn't? I haven't hit anything or got any tickets, nothing like that. It's more a personal thing.

So my question is do I go to training before the trainer gets a chance to say anything and ask for a different trainer? Or do I do what my trainer wants, but I don't want to do now? And anyways not sure that will fix the problem prolly only make it worst. I only got a couple weeks left.

Any help is great. We're sitting today so I should be able to reply quick sitting at a driver lounge at a truck stop so no privacy worry.

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