Profile For Turtle

Turtle 's Info

  • Location:
    TX

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Team Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    8 years, 10 months ago

Turtle 's Bio

super new to trucking. never had even been in a semi before my training started in June 2013. I have the nick name turtle for the simple reason, If I take my time I run less of a chance backing in to some one (also using GOAL) or running over the tired driver that just walks out in front of me.

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Posted:  8 years, 10 months ago

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Can't get the alley dock, threatening to send me home

Sweety, my first trainer was a looser on teaching me to back. the second one ROCKED!! he told me that to understand what the back of the trailer is doing you need to understand what YOU are doing to the front of the trailer. He also taught me to get even with the driver of the 3rd truck then start the passenger side turn. My set up is always off kilter for other drivers, but it seems to work for me. remember GOAL: get out and look. and also pull ups are free. I am still very much a rookie driver not even two months out of training yet. But once I understood how the front of the trailer could help me well when I tested out. I was the best one that day and I got the ultimate compliment for my decision making. my left knee shook for 3 days after i tested. testing truck had a spring clutch and I was use to hydrolic (sp).Watch the back of your trailer, watch your tandems. but understand the truck and trailer do what you tell it to do. I hope all goes well for you

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