Profile For 40 Days

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    AR

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    Experienced Driver

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Posted:  2 weeks, 3 days 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:  2 weeks, 4 days 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:  2 weeks, 4 days 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:  2 weeks, 4 days 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:  2 weeks, 5 days 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:  2 weeks, 5 days 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:  2 weeks, 5 days 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:  2 weeks, 6 days 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:  2 weeks, 6 days 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:  3 weeks 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:  3 weeks, 4 days 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:  3 weeks, 4 days 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:  3 weeks, 6 days 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:  1 month 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:  1 month 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:  1 month, 1 week 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.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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My story

Wow KJ been awhile since I’ve posted but you’re story caught my attention. Brought back memories good and bad and being on the road for a year forgot those training woes. I also had struggles with psd and it was stressful but looking back now Prime had my back and still does. I know the trailer problem as I’m on the market for an empty trailer myself in Oregon. I know it’s hard to do but Relax. I believe I’m the third primate to chime in here the other two helped me get through the anxiety and struggle. If you are currently wearing that prime badge you’re in good hands I promise. Enjoy the restroom and shower within a few feet from your bed you will miss these greatly. Soon you will leave and you will not even be the same person a month from now let alone a year. BTW Kearsey 65 then on to Atlanta your just mean lol. I don’t want to train so I guess I can’t talk. Best of luck KJ I will be following.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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FM relationships

Sounds like the hard work payed off. Tight schedules help you prove yourself knock those out flawlessly and the miles and money will keep rolling. Good show. I have already made more so far this year than I did last year total. What you got going is how it started getting good.

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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First solo week. I did NOT anticipate the amount of stress!

Not too distant memories for me this post hit home. The anxiety of a full truck stop and the stress of just trying to park and feel safe for 10hrs is brutal. Wrong turns and the embarrassment of mistakes coupled with a feeling of defeat. You are gonna win!!!

It gets a lot easier very soon. I hit rest areas for a few weeks after I did some silly stuff from the start. Trucker path is a valuable tool especially near big cities. Reserve it if arriving later in day your nerves will Thank you. Hard to justify from start not making much money but in the beginning I would rather be safe than eat.

GPS I have 2 and I learned after too many mishaps only listen to your gut and those thing aren't your bellybutton. Still to this day I have to look at them look at the road and say your both f***ing crazy I'm not doing that. I swear sometimes they route that way to see if it can be done not because they know.

In less than 2 months you will arrive at a truck stop with full confidence that any open spot could be yours. You will even get picky like what amenities does it have, is there flat parking, and be able to help the next batch of rookies get a spot and feel safe themselves. You will work hard prove yourself and be making big money and not care what the price of parking or much anything else costs. Until then be safe plan ahead and G.O.A.L a lot.

Guys leave the easy spots for the rookies if you can because someone will have more stress getting into that easy spot than you will blocked by a dumpster in the front backing between two long nose Pete's with your tandem set all the way forward and your tail swinging a mile both direction's.

Good luck and look forward to following you. Great post!

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Mentor for SWIFT don't grow on trees

Just be patient and try and enjoy your last few days outside the truck. As someone that doesn't sit well I know that is easier said than done.

I am sure the anxiety for the adventure to begin is eating away at your very existence but... take 5 showers and a nice hot bath each day you will miss these things greatly. A toilet near you wow no side of the road stuff for you currently. Live it up and don't stress if you can. Hope all goes well and you get a good trainer it will be worth the wait.

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