Profile For Dee Squared

Dee Squared's Info

  • Location:
    Perry, IA

  • Driving Status:
    Considering A Career

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  • Joined Us:
    3 months ago

Dee Squared's Bio

Been wanting to drive truck since I was way young when my dad drove for Navajo back when trucks were turquoise with the female Indian on them Early 70's. Remember getting a black Peterbilt believe was a 379 model for Christmas in 1974. My dad loved law enforcement and worked as a policeman and Deputy sheriff a few times but always went back to driving to make money. His last driving company was Yellow and did that until he was voted in to secretary of the Wyoming Teamsters. He always told us he would kick our @$$ if we drove truck. Well think I am safe now he died in 1993 and we buried his ashes with my mom when she passed in 1999. After 33 years in the automotive biz I have had enough and looking for not just a job but something I want to get up and do each day. I started looking at TMC and talking about it and my son looked into it and as i write this he is thru orientation and is in 3rd week with a trainer. To say the least I am jealous. Joined here to get as much info as I can.

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Posted:  4 weeks ago

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Watch your surroundings both on ground and up high.

Went back and forth sharing my stupidity from this weekend. Its not a semi trailer but it just as well could of been. We have gone up about 5 years to help with a Poker Run "Motoring for Mammy's" in Wisconsin. Pulled in without incident for four. I have to come in tight to building to get under a guide wire for a radio tower. Most times a dumpster is at this corner of building I need to go around. This time across the drive on pavement. No overhang on Gable end and I assumed none on eve side. I looked in mirrors and I was about 3ft out with the tires from the corner. I thought I was golden. Mirrors only show about bottom 1/2 of this trailer. Big mistake on my part. I have pulled campers for over 20 years and people laugh at me when I get out to look and I could care less. One time I did not ....let's just say it was a long weekend of people going way out of their way on my left. Don't care going back to getting out and looking for obstacles both low and high. This just cost me my pride and a few $$. Once I work for someone could cost me my livelyhood.

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Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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A fun little exercise for the rookies.

Well my second thought is back in off of Chambers St. Why? My luck lots marked 1 and 2 would be full when if I pulled in and would have to back out onto Chambers St anyway. I know with my 40ft camper I would rather back off a street than try to back onto a street. A long distance to back but looks to be clearest path.

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Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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A fun little exercise for the rookies.

Sorry I must of forgot map picture.

Look at Google Maps to study and then call and if the allow entering of of W 8th? If so drive past, adjust, and back it in? Looks easiest and safest to someone like me that is not yest a driver.

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Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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A fun little exercise for the rookies.

Look at Google Maps to study and then call and if the allow entering of of W 8th? If so drive past, adjust, and back it in? Looks easiest and safest to someone like me that is not yest a driver.

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