Profile For Bawshawg

Bawshawg 's Info

  • Location:
    Rockwood, TN

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    1 month, 2 weeks ago

Bawshawg 's Bio

I started my trucking career in 2000

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Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Accidents and Getting a New Job

I must thank for your feedback and direction. Western Express will work with me in spite of my history. I'll go out with a trainer for 240 hours and then be solo on a Richmond to Maine dedicated route.

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My first month solo didn't go well and I was terminated by US Xpress. On my first day I was in a rush, didn't watch my trailer, and swiped the rear corner of two cars parked outside the gate at my first pickup. The same day I didn't ask for help backing into a dark dock (the type inside a garage) and ended up ripping the right trailer door off the hinges. I also got a ticket (this is only day ONE) for turning down a street with a 4 ton weight limit (I was using Google to find a Petro and made a wrong turn leading to the illegal turn). Finally, last week I hooked high and my truck hit the trailer (didn't GOAL to check 5th wheel and trailer height when backing to my trailer). I was terminated just last Wednesday.

I still want to drive but have been rejected by SWIFT and most companies want a very clean record in the past 3 years. Covenant's minimum requirements suit my case so I completed an app today. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

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All you can do is apply everywhere. If you can get a hire you'd better put your game face on and make it happen this time. Otherwise you are done.

You may already be done, but hopefully someone will give you a chance.

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Use your time at Western to hone your skills and this cant be said enough GOAL GOAL GOAL. I know with ADHD you gotta learn to slow that brain down and dont rush yourself and dont try to impress anyone! This is a job and not a popularity contest. If you cant make your delivery ontime communicate communicate communicate.

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