Profile For Frank M.

Frank M.'s Info

  • Location:

  • Driving Status:

  • Social Link:

  • Joined Us:
    1 year, 4 months ago

Frank M.'s Bio

No Bio Information Was Filled Out. Must be a secret.

Page 1 of 1

Posted:  1 year, 3 months ago

View Topic:

New truck!!

I still have yet to figure out how to take decent interior pictures without opening the hood and standing on a steer tire.



Posted:  1 year, 3 months ago

View Topic:

I'm Running Out Of Logbook Hours. Need help!

And that's assuming you're not waiting at shippers and/ or receivers, which can also eat up your 14 hour clock, and leave you with less than 11 hours to drive.

I always get blamed by companies when the shippers load time starts to eat in to drive time for the day, "you didn't plan your trip properly" they say. Arrrrggh!!!!

Posted:  1 year, 3 months ago

View Topic:

I'm Running Out Of Logbook Hours. Need help!

But the reality is that unless your in the mountains or a large city your going faster, yet a lot of people use 55mph as if they can't go faster.

I calculate drive time by using the "55mph", I think its a good measurement to use especially when I usually have to go through at least 2 big cities per load. Mind you I am going faster than 55 its only being used for calculations.

Posted:  1 year, 3 months ago

View Topic:

Feeling abused

I always feel as I'm picking up for the Trucking companies slack, from late dispatches that should have been picked up yesterday, last week or even last month. They even tried to give me a service failure for picking up a load late, even though the pick-up time was before the dispatch time, I took picture of that Qualcomm for proof of dispatch time.

Trailers with faulty door latches, company repair shop refusing to fix or service broken trailers, being blamed for shippper running late on loading trailer, lost trailers due to a glitch in company computer, or even getting in trouble for pulling a trailer that "didn't belong to the company", even though it had their name on the side and had the correct trailer number that matched the manifest.

Battered women have safe havens they can go to, but where is the safe haven for abused drivers?

Page 1 of 1

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More