Profile For Donna M.

Donna M.'s Info

  • Location:
    Waynesville , GA

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    1 year, 1 month ago

Donna M.'s Bio

Happily Married will be 27 years in August. Have six grown children and 8 grandchild. Have driven a school bus for the past 4 years and really sick of it. I love big powerful trucks. Can’t wait to get out on the road. Have lived a life of doing for everyone else and fulfilling others demands and now I just want to challenge myself. Want to be appreciated when I decide to come home and not just cause I’m always here. Sounds selfish, however it’s time to be.

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Posted:  2 days, 20 hours ago

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Storm

Hey that’s Rainy’s stomping grounds. Best be nice!

Posted:  2 days, 20 hours ago

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Detention Stamps

In our fleet detention stamp everything. Two stamps per load. Walmart is the worse at trying to get over. They will mark paperwork ready at window at 15:00 but they don’t call u tell16:30.

Posted:  2 days, 21 hours ago

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Storm

Hey I got up this morning and out ran that sucker! Got a 2300 mile load to boot. Going to New Jersey only been once during tnt, and was scared to death. So let’s see how this goes!

Posted:  3 days, 20 hours ago

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How Many Times Do You ACTUALLY UNLOAD YOURSELF?

I’ve never touched any freight. Have been asked if I wanted to unload. I guess they ask that before they tell u the lumper fee.

Posted:  4 days, 1 hour ago

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Storm

To make matters worse the load will be 7 hours late. Pick up now is 22:00 tonight.

Posted:  4 days, 14 hours ago

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Storm

So I’m in Hammond Louisiana tonight. Unloaded this afternoon at Walmart. Have a load out of here tomorrow and it’s going to Texas. That’s in the direct path of this storm. I’m from Georgia seen plenty of hurricanes, and tropical storms. I’m really nervous about this!

Posted:  4 days, 14 hours ago

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Extra Pay

Ours in on one check but the per diem or travel allowance is not taxed.

Posted:  4 days, 14 hours ago

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Rick C... Here's Why I Don't Focus on Detention Pay

0951608001562898116.jpg Thought I posted this but... Rainy u out done me last week, but I gave it a good try.. rookie or not u got to run hard!

Posted:  4 days, 18 hours ago

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Extra Pay

Are there different rates on travel allowances or pretty much the same at all companies. Does every company pay fuel bonuses?

Posted:  4 days, 19 hours ago

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Extra Pay

That’s pretty much the way prime does it . But it always appears as a cash advance, which I guess it is.

Posted:  4 days, 19 hours ago

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Extra Pay

0154704001562881610.jpg Enclosed is my pay check last week. I have a lot of extras as I have circled. I understand what they are, but do other company’s pay this as well? Are there different rates at different companies. Also how does other companies handle lumper fees?

Posted:  1 week ago

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What a mistake

I did that the other night left Kroger in forest park went to petro to shutdown. But petro was full, not even any reserve. So I drove out to Atlanta bond I knew I could over night there. Got there with 15 minutes on my clock. Next morning still had dirty trailer and half empty on fuel . Nearest place was Petro, had to drive back over there. Had plenty of time on my appointment, so got me some iron skillet.

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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The call!

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Always get the name of the ass**** that calls you from weekend dispatch. They will cover their tracks by not using The Qualcomm.....hence no record of who called you.

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i told a guy i call "Tim the Micromanager" stay off my QC. You are creating a hostile work environment with is an arduous task since i work alone."

Never heard from him again in 2 yrs lol but i heard he does the same to the dispatchers covering his board. As a matter of fact... i know exactly when it was. 06/06/2016. 666 omg!!!! that explains it.

That’s what is so strange I started my clock yesterday at 05:00 so my 14 was over at 07:00 . I went in sleeper at 18:37 he calls at 23:01. I couldn’t of moved for another 2 and half hours.

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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The call!

If it had been my phone the ringer is OFF when I go to sleep, no matter what time of day or night.

But I have kids and grandkids at home. I would worry if I turned my phone off. He knew he woke me up. He knew I was clocked on sleeper. My load was to pick up at 07:30 . He was saying it’s time for u to get up anyway. I just went to bed! It was strange, I called dispatch this morning about the call. He said there were no notes about it on night shift. Therefore he couldn’t tell me who called me.

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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The call!

So at 11:01 last night my phone rings. I answer it half a sleep. Oh I woke u up? Well this is night dispatch I need u to go pick up a load right now it delivers at 0600. The driver is sick and can’t drive. I said I’m sleeping. He just kept on u need to pick this load up... on and on.. he was actually rude and then he threatened me.. u leave me no choice but to talk to Ryan about your lack of time management! I said okay goodbye sir. So I get up this morning, check my clock I went into sleeper at 18:37 he is calling me at 23:01, even doing an 8 , I couldn’t have gotten the load. Really, I’m ****ed I’ve never had anyone at Prime talk to me that way.

Posted:  1 week, 2 days ago

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Winner of Rainy's "No Defeat, No Surrender Award" is....

If you were early and didnt hit anything... you did a great job!

We all screw up. I drove all over Phoenix lost rhe past two days. I always add an hour to trip planning for getting lost time though lol

Oh yea, was a tight run from Amarillo to Tennessee. Got loaded 5 hours after the DDT. Got there 30 minutes before appointment, couldn’t check in till 15 till. Picked up from there and now I’m back in my area Atlanta!!!!

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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What does Independence Day (4th of July) mean to you all and how do you celebrate it each year?

My son in-law is overseas doing 18 months he flies helicopters too but I thought they were black hawks. This is like his 4th time over there . His first time going he had to leave two days after my granddaughter (his first child) was born. He had more devotion than I believe I could have had. My Grandfather was killed on D day and my Great uncle was captured in the Philippines and spent 6 years as a POW in Japan. I don’t any of us should take our freedom for grant. I always love the fireworks! But was in Little Rock last night and saw “none”.

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Winner of Rainy's "No Defeat, No Surrender Award" is....

I am so proud to announce something I just read on another thread.

One of our members really struggled in training, and faced challenges with backing. Mostly, she was really tough on herself and lacked confidence. She stayed on her trainer's truck way longer than normal, went solo, then went back out with a trainer to improve her skills.

Once solo she called me a few times for help but she was determined to make this work.

This person just announced that in 5 months solo, she has earned $23,000

That is $4,600 per month and she is headed for $55,200 her first year!!!!!

Totally amazing!!!

Donna, you are the "Prime" example of a "No Retreat, No Surrender" driver!

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U crazy woman! I’ve had two screw ups just today! A man ran a red light, slammed on brakes stoppped right in my driver door. Not even a scratch. Then I missed the side road to Tyson, and then realized I weren’t going to fit under the rail way stopped in the middle of 4 lane. Trying to decide what to do. Here goes another prime he figured out why I was stopped. He slammed on brakes. We both had to backing down a dang 4 lane.

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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The Guilt, Shame & Embarrassment of Being a Prime Company Driver [Sarcasm]

Dang Rainy I saw the title and was like what the h? Cause u know me I’m Prime Company proud! I’ve been out 5 months solo and just broke 23,000$ . Not bad for my first five months!

Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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Diluted urinalysis test

Hey Matthew just giving u a hard time! When I was a bus driver we were tested about every 2 to 3 months. Once my test came back inconclusive! There wasn’t enough sample to test. I couldn’t give what I didn’t have. I would be a little worried about Benadryl. It can cause false positive results. If u have a problem with sleeping you’re gonna have a hard time adjusting out here. I’m new so don’t quote me but I don’t believe any of the pm stuff is allowed. Hope u get results back quickly so u can quit worrying!

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