Profile For Jason R. (Ruck)

Jason R. (Ruck)'s Info

  • Location:
    Clendenin, WV

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

  • Social Link:
    Jason R. (Ruck) On The Web

  • Joined Us:
    2 months, 4 weeks ago

Jason R. (Ruck)'s Bio

Finally following my dreams. I have wanted to get into the industry since I was a kid and just never had the support. I do now and I am gonna take full advantage of it. I have not started school yet but will be soon. I have been in the emergency medical field for over 20 years and am ready to follow my dreams.

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Posted:  2 days, 12 hours ago

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Waiting list for Maverick’s CDL Sponsorship

Thanks everyone! Jeremy, I can’t wait!!! Nervous as crap, but so excited at the same time!!

Posted:  1 week, 3 days ago

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Waiting list for Maverick’s CDL Sponsorship

Hey everyone, my application has been approved and I am on the waiting list for Maverick’s CDL sponsorship program. They say it can be 1-2 mobths wait. I figure I have waited this long to do what I have always wanted, I can wait a little longer. I have been doing the High Road CDL Training Program and have completed the General knowledge and Air brakes portions and working on Combination vehicles now. I’m pretty excited, and scared to death at the same time.

Posted:  2 weeks, 2 days ago

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My Maverick Transportation Diary

Thanks! I appreciate it. Be safe out there!

Good deal! If I can answer any questions just let me know.

Once I get out on the trainers truck I will post a bit more often. Just enjoying some hometime for now. Got my wifes honey-do list knocked out, so I am ready to get out there.

Hoping to hear from him soon. I know he is on the regional midwest account, so home most weekends. I am guessing I will meet up with him this weekend to head out Sunday or Monday.

Posted:  2 weeks, 3 days ago

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My Maverick Transportation Diary

That’s awesome! I got the call 30 minutes ago that my application was approved and I have a spot On the waiting list! I’m really excited!

Currently at home for some hometime before going out with a trainer. We do get paid for the week at the 600 a week training pay. They will reimburse me the cost of a greyhound ticket for the drive home, and again to drive to my trainer.

My trainer should contact me by Thursday to plan everything out. I will be out with him for a minimum of 21 days. Once we both feel I am ready to go out on my own I will graduate the training program, get my truck, and hit the road.

I have enjoyed everything so far. I have learned a ton, and still have a ton to learn.

Just a quick update, you all be safe out there!

Posted:  3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Eye Candy

Movin On

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I couldn't find pic , but I know some of you old guys remember the BJ and The Bear truck.

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Yes, yes I do. Here's a picture of Bear's Kenworth COE, with bonus Kenworth. What show is the W-925 from, Chris K?

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Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Atlas

Thank you everyone!! I especially like the dry erase marker idea Susan D!! I appreciate all the different takes on it. But one thing I think is pretty clear.....paper bad....laminate gooood!!

Y’all be safe out there!!!!

Posted:  3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Atlas

Hey everyone, I am trying to get my poop in a group so to speak. I need a Motor Carrier Atlas and was wondering the difference in the Rand McNally’s Deluxe edition and the standard edition?

Thanks, Ruck

Posted:  3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Maverick CDL Sponsorship Program

Thanks Jeramy! I’m going to call him back tomorrow. I will ask about whether it is deducted or forgiven. Good to know Weston is not gonna BS me. But I have a friend that drives for Maverick and he said the same thing you did about every promise they made they kept. The only concern I have is with the physical agility test due to the fact that I am like an old Cadilac....I’m heavy and sit low to the ground.

If it is the same, except the amount....they do not actually deduct that $30 from your checks. They "forgive" the debt at the new rate of $30 a week instead of $350 a month. You dont pay anything out of pocket unless you leave for any reason. May be good to confirm this with the recruiter. That is how it is working for me though.

Posted:  3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Maverick CDL Sponsorship Program

I hope this worked. I tried posting a photo of where he told me about the contract....I mean “promisary note”. Potato~potäto

Yea I hoped back on there to confirm it, it was Keller trucking that has the 6month contract. I’ll ask this week and make 100% sure it’s not a 2 year contract now.

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Posted:  3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Maverick CDL Sponsorship Program

It is a 2 year contract now at a rate of $30/wk instead of the $350/month. Anything left on it after the two years is forgiven. This is as of Friday when I talked to them. He said they didn’t have the updated file on it and had to semd the old o e. But I am pretty sly....It was via chat so I have his name and videoed the conversation so I have it in writing of sorts.

I just read on Jeramys diary someone said that it’s a 2 yr contract now the recruiter told them that. I was under the impression that is was a 6month contract. What did they tell you?

Posted:  3 weeks, 6 days ago

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My Maverick Transportation Diary

That is awesome Jeramy H. I have talked to a recruiter already and am lookibg forward to calling him back and telling him to sign me up! Your diary has helped me decide what i already knew....Maverick is where I want to be! Stay safe out there!!

Just finished testing....

I PASSED!!

I will sleep good tonight!

Posted:  3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Maverick CDL Sponsorship Program

Thanks everyone! MightyQuinn I was told the same thing about the waiting period. Good luck! Hope to see you in the barn in a couple months!!

Posted:  3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Maverick CDL Sponsorship Program

Hey everyone, I have been researching Maverick CDL sponsorship program (I chose Maverick because I have heard such good things of them. And not even from people that are getting a referral bonus, but from all sorts of people. People who have even left the company on “not their own terms” and even they have nothing bad to say). I’m gonna call the recruiter back for some follow up questions, but was hoping someone here might know the answer to the biggest question I have.... From what I read on here, they use AR State University for their training. I am interested to know if ARSU uses manual transmission tractors because I DO NOT want an automatic only restriction on my CDL.

Thanks, Ruck

Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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Curious Future Student

Hey everyone, I am getting ready to go to a private school to obtain my class A and endorsements. I have been doing the “High Road” classes on here and learning a lot (thank you for making that available). This post isn’t really about me and school. It is more about questions I have always had about the industry in general. 1. What happens if you get stuck in traffic and you hit the end of your hours? 2. Does the company dictate the route you take to your destination, and if so what happens if you are detoured due to an accident or something? Example...you get a run down I-79 through WV amd there is an accident at mm 16. The Law shuts down the interstate and reroutes vehicles down US Rt 119 off exit 19 and back on at exit 9. The milage is gonna be different than interstate travel. If the milage is shorter do they cut your pay...and if it is longer do they pay the extra? Sorry if these are silly or stupid questions but I am just a curious type person and like to know everything I can about what i am hoping to be my future career.

Thanks, Ruck

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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BEGAN MY TRAINING AT ROEHL DAY 1 - 5 -- CONLEY, GA

Congrats amd thank you for posting this diary. I am considering moving i to the trucking industry also. And it just so happens that I have been looking at Roehl a lot for my training and a career. I’m not interested in a job, so i want somewhere that i can have a career. I like what I am reading from you about them. Thanks again! Be safe out there!!

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Passed?

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Success!! Passed the CDL test; man does that feel good!!

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