Profile For Robsteeler

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  • Location:
    Blackwood, NJ

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    10 months, 2 weeks ago

Robsteeler's Bio

AF vet, retired LEO

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Posted:  4 days, 1 hour ago

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3 minutes to spare!

Yeah, Tunhannock is one of the better ones. I took a 34 down in High Point, NC last week at our drop yard. I will never stay there again. No amenities at all. A porta potty is it. I'll risk running out of clock next time! πŸ˜‚

Posted:  4 days, 1 hour ago

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We Had A Major Truck Accident

Been seeing a lot of crashed trucks this week. Hope you recover soon and fully.

Posted:  1 week ago

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Dropping trailers

I've never had a yard dog yet offer to park my trailer, what am I doing wrong? πŸ˜‚

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Tractor Assignment........Finally!

Congrats Tractor! Susan, my 2016 leaks too. Makes it smell great in here..

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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3 minutes to spare!

Ever have your plans ruined by traffic but keep pushing because you think you can make it? I did today. Left Ohio this morning and made it over to North Bergen, NJ. Dropped trailer, and picked up an empty. Then I ran over to Tunkhannock, PA and like I said, I ran 10 hours, 57 minutes! I hope I never have to do that again! Total of 591 miles for the day. I’m going to sleep! πŸ˜‚

Posted:  4 weeks, 1 day ago

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To Ease Your Mind About Winter Driving...

Okay, I tried again to upload my photo, and it just came out blank.

Posted:  4 weeks, 1 day ago

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To Ease Your Mind About Winter Driving...

Posted:  4 weeks, 1 day ago

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To Ease Your Mind About Winter Driving...

Where'd the photo go? πŸ€”

Posted:  4 weeks, 1 day ago

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To Ease Your Mind About Winter Driving...

We also got another message detailing which roads are closed.

Posted:  1 month ago

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Two right turn lanes....

So funny, because I ran into this again on Friday when I went to a receiver in Enfield, CT. I got off I-91 and what did I see? A double right turn lane.πŸ˜‚ Needless to say, I jumped right in the outside lane...then a Smith truck pulls right into the inside turn lane. πŸ˜‚ Light turned and I went with no problem, while he had to pause an wait so he could swing out and not hit the telephone pole on the corner. Older guy too...

Posted:  1 month ago

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Drive time for student

You definitely need to listen to G-Town. You really need to be driving for the experience. I'm not sure how much Swift drivers get, but at Schneider we didn't have much time as it is and my trainer didn't let me drive enough and I didn't say anything. SAY SOMETHING!

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Schneider vs us xpress

I agree. Don’t do the Dollar job. I’m with Schneider and I haven’t delivered to a dollar store, but one of the Big Lots I went to had a terrible dock. Had to pull into a neighboring parking lot between the cars to back in. That’s what Dollar stores have to do. I only had a month driving at the time, so it was very nerve racking.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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This... I'm completely stunned. 2nd year in a row

Congrats!😁

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Compliment

Seriously. I don't understand it. I was frazzled at the very beginning and just couldn't seem to ever get a spot in a truck stop. One week, I wasn't near one and didn't shower all week. I had a bin of shower wipes, they're called. Using these on the times you can't shower, changing into clean clothes after using them, and brushing your teeth using bottled water if you have to, makes all the difference. When I got home and hugged my wife, she said, "you smell good." I said, it must be the citrus scented wipes, 'cuz I haven't showered all week! πŸ˜‚ Buy them and keep them handy if you can't shower!

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Two right turn lanes....

I had this question too. I'm glad someone asked because I forgot about it. Needless to say, I picked the wrong lane. It was really tough with cars on my left, finally, I just let them all get past then I went. Just doing it made me see that I should have picked the outside lane. It is confusing the first time you encounter it.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Fired for accident and not sure what to do.

Dude... seriously, you need to own up to what YOU did. You are responsible for your fatigue management. Ever hear of sleep debt? You need to take the time to pay the sleep debt by sleeping. That's the only way to overcome the fatigue. Fatigue builds up and if you aren't getting the proper rest, you know it. You have to accept responsibility and move on. Everybody has told you so I hope you can get past this.

Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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NYC traffic is terrible

Yep! Surprisingly, it took me only two pull ups too. Well, to be fair, I did reset because my first setup would have run me into the train dock, so I got closer to the building to give myself room to swing the tractor. But it really gave me a great lift succeeding in a difficult back. This was in Pallisades Park, NJ. After this I ran over to PA to pick up the stuff for NYC. Without this success, I'm not sure how I would have done in NYC. I'm glad this week is over, I'll be honest! πŸ˜‚

Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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NYC traffic is terrible

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Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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NYC traffic is terrible

This is me watching a guy back into this strange hole in the wall dock. I was next up and thought. Nope. There's no way I'm going to be able to get in there. There's a telephone pole and a train dock right in front of the door so it's really tight. I wasn't sure where we unloaded when they told me to wait there until the door rolled up and the guy started backing in. My heart sank and I was wondering how I was gonna do that, or if I could get someone else to back it in for me! πŸ˜‚ So did I get in?

Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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NYC traffic is terrible

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