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Posted:  1 month, 4 weeks ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Definitely going to look for something in Florida. Had enough of the winter I would like to grill in my backyard on Christmas day... (Bucket list)

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Is that the name of a company in Orlando or do you mean LTL type of trucking?.. thanks for the commment and help

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I knew I should have quoted you!

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You checked out LTL in Orlando? Also I see lots of Indian River Transport up in MidAtlantic too.

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

I got your point ... Thanks for the insight

I knew I should have quoted you!

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

I've seen the timing charts for DUI on the different companies. Some say " No citations/convictions and some just say "No convictions" going to fill out apps with the no convictions hopefully they will never ask me on the apps if I was ever charged if they do, then I know that will be a no go because I know better not to lie on the app they will always find out..

Check out Company dui policies. Although you got it dropped to a non conviction you will likely be asked if you were ever CHARGED with a DUI.

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Very true.. thanks for the comment

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Look at it this way, if you want to get top tier work out here, you still have to prove yourself with 1-2 years experience with a training/starter company.

I'd recommend sucking it up & going with the best option of the choices that are in front of you. The sooner you start, the sooner you can move on. Good luck!

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Splitter, I've got to say I completely disagree with your approach. People don't "get top tier work out here" by "sucking it up" with some "training/starter company." Top Tier Drivers create their own opportunities. Those drivers who understand that principle are not looking for some golden opportunity at some special company. You are obviously trying to put in your time at Prime and then moving on to advance your career. At least that's what a lot of your comments lately are indicating. You are even giving that type of advice now.

There are hundreds of thousands of drivers out here who are never satisfied with their trucking careers simply because they've fallen for this deceptive notion. They're always on the hunt for some super special opportunity that they think is not available to them where they are currently employed. They are convinced there's this special golden egg laying goose out there, but it can only be discovered by those who have "sucked it up" at some "starter company" for a few years. It doesn't matter where they work, they're always on the hunt.

It just doesn't work like this. I did great at Western Express, a company where everybody was taking your same approach. None of the drivers were happy because they thought they just had to endure a few years so they could move on to that super secret special opportunity that had to be elsewhere. I determined to make my own opportunities there. I prospered financially and had great relationships with management. They knew I "got it." A driver has got to create his own success, and there's no reason he can't do that at Trans Am or Mesilla Valley.

The company isn't responsible for creating a driver's success. Every driver who falls for that idea is continually frustrated because he thinks he's being held back by something he doesn't have control over. The truth is that you can be very successful out here in any company's truck. You have got to understand how that's done, but most people would rather not accept the blame for their shortcomings. It's much easier and convenient to have a scapegoat.

Posted:  2 months ago

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Thanks man

Frank, tbh, you have to play that hand that's being dealt to you right now & do as Packrat suggests. You have to get a track record for "better" companies to take a chance on you. Look at it this way, if you want to get top tier work out here, you still have to prove yourself with 1-2 years experience with a training/starter company.

I'd recommend sucking it up & going with the best option of the choices that are in front of you. The sooner you start, the sooner you can move on. Good luck!

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Appreciate the response. Thanks

I don’t know where you heard bad things about either of those two companies, but lots of former drivers with an axe to grind may post anything on the www. You may have to lower your expectations in order to get a chance driving at a “less desirable company “ in order to get your foot back in the door. With more favorable results and experience, better opportunities will present themselves in your future. Keep putting applications out and see what happens.

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I did do a program which downgraded the charge to a non conviction but I do understand that some companies don't care if it's a conviction or not and don't hire with that and some companies accept it as a charge that I wasn't guilty of. I've been told you just have to keep looking which I am currently doing all my research and only come up TRANS AM AND MESSILA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION. heard both are nightmares to work for. My record is clean other then that my work history is solid. Just made a horrible decision 2years ago on my 40th birthday. I'm currently working as a yard jockey but the pay isn't what I'm use to and not enough for my family. I've been alcohol free since then and looking to go back with out looking back because you learn from your mistakes

to avoid conviction? Some companies have a zero tolerance for DUI in a lifetime. Others have a 2 or 3 year distance. First, have you seen our starter pack?

Then you can search in the search bar above for DUI. Good luck.

Posted:  2 months ago

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About to reach 2 years with a Non conviction DUI aka A.R.D (ACCELERATED REHABILITATION DISPOSITION)

Hello out there,

I'm approaching my 2 year Non conviction DUI I do understand that it will show up, but as a non conviction. I'm reaching out to anyone that can help me out and tell me if anyone knows a company that looks at the DUI as a true non conviction. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys

PS. I just joined the site and loving it

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