Profile For 40 Days

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  • Location:
    AR

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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    1 year, 9 months ago

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Posted:  2 months ago

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Huge Announcement: Road Pro & NBC Today Show

Great show!!! I’ve been reading your stories for years!!! Loved Prime and the other Primates! Turtle!!! But you are truly golden!

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Backing! The perfect setup?

Tight back there for flatbed as well. No playroom watching one I was like he can’t even slide his tandem if he wanted to. Good show Sir.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Backing! The perfect setup?

Got lucky saw Bobby do it and followed. Guess you brought coil we go in tiny gate area and take finished product.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Backing! The perfect setup?

Dry van hauling flatbed freight. St. Louis baldor good call.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Backing! The perfect setup?

Not a rookie. Well put Turtle. On another note left Prime for a regional position m-f on days weekends off. The only reason I mentioned is training company doesn’t send you to the pro level places. Scary stuff even prime with 3 deliveries in downtown Chicago didn’t prepare me for. Have a 10 speed manual now not governed life is good. Wanted thought on this and be the trailer is gold!! Example of fun. Bout an inch on each side maybe 13”10” 0005870001612316973.jpg

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Credit card for truckers

I use chime now cash from account onto card cost $3-$5 to load. Comdata not accepted everywhere. No complaints from wife over $0.64 charges.

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Let's revive Errols' backing practice

Sorry gotta do it. Just nose in between other trucks and blindside a 90 then jump out of your Volvo in flip flops walk into office and hit on whoever’s at the desk confused.gif

Posted:  2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Backing! The perfect setup?

I am aware this is situational. I don’t consider myself a pro as nobody is but expect some of you may be close. Do we go straight then 90? 45 into a 90? One and a half length tractor past target or just one? Or do a weird 180 like you’re delivering to a small Lowe’s. I don’t post much as I have more questions than answers. This is more for thought but tips and tricks might help those less experienced. As always G.O.A.L.

Posted:  3 months ago

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80 in Iowa 1/16...Day after Blizzard

Pretty sure Wyoming doesn’t use the salt mix because the wild life would be in the road licking salt. That’s what some locals told me.

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks 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:  4 months 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:  4 months, 2 weeks 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:  4 months, 2 weeks 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:  7 months, 1 week 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:  7 months, 1 week 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:  7 months, 1 week 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:  7 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:  7 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:  7 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:  7 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.

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