Profile For 40 Days

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    AR

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    1 year, 5 months ago

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Posted:  1 week, 5 days ago

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16 hr day legally?

Had a big 2 days. Burned my 14 the day before but only used 8 on the drive line. Tight run so I did an 8/2 split. Started clock at 0520 at the minute 8 was completed in sleeper and got 3 hrs back. Pre trip and 20 minutes to delivery my it was a drop and hook. Asked receiver if I could chill for 2 hrs off duty. Complete 2 off duty and received my 14 with a 10 hr 20 minute drive. So I burned and turned until 2100. Didn’t feel right but my clock allowed it so I ran it as far as it didn’t violate my hos.

Posted:  3 weeks, 4 days ago

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The Best Route

Doesn’t sound very heavy so Wyoming isn’t a good option but Montana has more ups and downs. 80 to 84 then up or 80 to 90? Sketchy either way.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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The TruckingTruth Meet Up Thread

You’re not very fast in that Prime truck you got caught by Turtle.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Can I remove the manual transmission restriction on my CDL

I did this after passing in an auto with Prime. I had to redo pretrip and road test. No shifts in intersections and double clutch required. I am glad I did!!!

Posted:  4 months ago

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Rob T.....direction out of Ames

Laura I tend to be up here most of the time. I’m currently in ID and dispatch tomorrow headed to neosho hit me up sometime you’re from my other home the Pacific Northwest would like to know a driver from here. I see your bio might call sometime.

Posted:  4 months ago

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Swift transportation

They are big and have a lot of resources to help prospective drivers. Don’t read reviews any company that large has bad things said about them mine included. Example driving Wyoming in the middle of the night on treacherous roads in first winter storm of season. I warned drivers behind me on radio of a career ending spot to back er down to 10 or less. They all thanked me big time for the warning. Next thing I hear after they catch me behind the plow is Prime is gonna mess it up for the rest of us. Hey you’re welcome for the warning none of these so great no name companies gave you. Sorry driver was all I heard. Big companies have resources and their drivers stick together not like lone wolf renegades. Ask G-Town he rocks it. We all start somewhere.

Posted:  4 months ago

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Finding a new job with a preventable accidents on my record

My brake question still remains unaccounted for and steering is iffy. I don’t understand and until he does It sounds like a mysterious thing no company can move forward from. I do wish you well William D all I ask is to keep in mind we are accountable for safety and if something unsafe happens we are held accountable and it helps if we understand what we could have done differently.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Finding a new job with a preventable accidents on my record

How did a serpentine belt cause you to hit the guard rail? It is not connected to steering or braking. Maybe I don’t understand all thing involved but sounds odd. You used the word forced.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Tips, Tricks, And Techniques For Rookie Drivers

Listen to your gut not GPS!!!!! I got into some crazy situations from my early rookie days and I have 3 GPS going. Took a little time to learn the country and now I have a good idea where I’m going without them but had I listen to my gut in the beginning I wouldn’t need as much experience. At least 3 times a day I look at them and say you’re all crazy I’m not doing that. If it doesn’t feel right don’t do it!!!!

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Somebody Loves Prime More Than Kearsey

Wow I don’t know but I’m pretty sure those are mandatory after 3 years.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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High winds, winter storms, wildfire smoke, and Wyoming.

Made it to Prime SLC terminal if anyone stopping through hit me up. Wyoming is over finally.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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High winds, winter storms, wildfire smoke, and Wyoming.

Well I-80 just opened black ice but wind died a bit if there is one thing about Wyoming get out while you can. I’m rolling.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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High winds, winter storms, wildfire smoke, and Wyoming.

They shut me down in Laramie Parked at loves checked wy dot no estimate on opening. Spent last winter on this stretch feels like home. Fun timesgood-luck-2.gif

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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High winds, winter storms, wildfire smoke, and Wyoming.

0358294001599570404.jpg I-80 down in Wyoming again a wreak between Cheyenne and Laramie. Then also just closed at Rock Springs. I tell you if there is a winter storm between Denver and Seattle I will be in it. Just as I thought about becoming a trainer this is my home stretch for 6 months anyone wanna hang out on black ice and blizzards In the Rockies for psd. Haha that’s as mean as Kearsey and her Atlanta business. Be safe drivers I’m hopefully going to at least hit a truck stop to wait this out but our brakes are freezing every few minutes and I appear to be the only one unlocking and moving a half inch. Might be fun watching them spin soon.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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What’s needed to run my Xbox one in truck!

An APU works but the time spent not making money doesn’t. I thought about gaming too and love my APU but don’t have time. Have t.v , laptop, and WiFi but when I’m done driving I spend a few minutes watching the tube while eating and I’m done 1hr. 8 hr sleep. Wake up showered shaved coffee 1hr and the break Is over then it’s $$$. You can make time but not money it’s definitely a balance gotta give something up hopefully not a shower or money.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Steering wheel pull.

When you do a brake test does it do it then too? Really bad news in winter.

Posted:  4 months, 2 weeks ago

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On the Lookout for a Turtle....

I’m also headed to PA eta Thursday. But good luck catching a Turtle.

Posted:  4 months, 3 weeks ago

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Prospective New Driver...plz help!

I was going to suggest tmc or others for flatbed but I see prime flatbed everywhere too. With a not to be taken lightly APU very nice thing I am sure others with them are big fans. Reefer is a different beast weird hours and crazy tight hard to get into receiving locations. We sometimes pull into the smallest truck stops and says at least I have room to 90 this in. Not back 30ft down an alley 45 degrees for 20 feet into a 90 with a wall less than a ft from my bumper.

Posted:  4 months, 3 weeks ago

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My story

Endurance helps but memorize and visualize your trifecta that bonus is nice. Still following and wishing you the best.good-luck-2.gif

Posted:  4 months, 3 weeks ago

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Postcards from the Road! (Post Yours Please!)

0833441001598165735.jpg0329636001598165787.jpg Caught this leaving Nevada looking west Friday evening. Was glad to leave the 115 degree valley of fire in north Vegas. Was able to look at sun at first I thought it was the moon but the moon was a crescent. Was shaded by all the smoke from the wildfires.

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