Profile For Tevin C.

Tevin C.'s Info

  • Location:
    Birmingham , AL

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 6 months ago

Tevin C.'s Bio

I'm a new CDL student currently working for CRST. I'm a Driver in training and out to learn as much information as a can about the industry and trucking safely. I'm currently OTR

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Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Accident at fuel Island

I was discouraged for a minute but I realize we have a load to deliver and I have to focus on preventing more incidents like this from happening. Can't point the finger at anyone. Just have to continue being as safe as possible and if something makes me uncomfortable, wait till I feel comfortable in the situation. Thanks for everyone's replies.

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Accident at fuel Island

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He tells me I'm over safe and think to much about problems that could arise. He tell me to just worry about the present moment.

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I disagree with him. Part of being a safe driver is identifying potential hazards before they become an emergency. How long are you with your trainer?

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Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Accident at fuel Island

I should learn to relax more as well I guess. He tells me I'm over safe and think to much about problems that could arise. He tell me to just worry about the present moment. I'm just trying to be the best I can be at trucking so I ask millions of questions all the time.

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Accident at fuel Island

Ahhhh, thank you Susan for the clarification. Now I understand things better.

Trainer gave the direction, trainer's fault. Rookie should have refused (in a perfect world), but can you really fault a trainee in this situation? Bad decision on the trainer's part, that's what is concerning. Is the trainer really qualified?

I agree with you all I accept that I'm in control of the truck and I accept that I should've made my own decision. He has 10 months of experience and knows things I can learn. I just came in as a student and trusted his knowledge about handling different situations. I accept the consequences.

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Accident at fuel Island

What's up fellow Truckers. I have a problem that's freaking me out. I'm a new student with CRST and I passed all of my training. I'm now OTR with my lead driver. We have been on the road for 2 weeks now and he has basically been rushing me to get to loads and safe I'm over safe. Well today we had a load and another trucker was backing into the parking lot and he told me to go pass him because I was waiting for him to finish his maneuver. I followed as he said and the other trucker hit the side of my trailer with his headlights on his blind side. We exchanged information and no parties were injured. He told me I should have swung wider to prevent the accident and said I can't wait for everyone. I called accident hotline and reported accident and no Cops were involved. I'm freaking out because my Goal was to stay accident free this whole year and I want to know how will the effect my CDL. Will I get points or will this show up on my record or anything ? Thanks

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