Profile For Phil C.

Phil C.'s Info

  • Location:
    KCMO, MO

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    10 years, 2 months ago

Phil C.'s Bio

Ive been in the property maintenance/management/handyman field for too long. Starting a new career in trucking because it pays better, much better, and its something I have always wanted to try. I'm 47 years old and have done many things in my life such as, snowmaker, Snowcat/winchcat operator. class 4 river guide, roofer, framer, caretaker, property maintenance, property management, facilities manager, laborer, shuttle driver, grain hauler, sawmill worker, and more.

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Posted:  7 years, 9 months ago

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TIA aka mini stroke and my cdl.

My Dad suffered from TIA's. They will usually thin your blood and do some anti clotting, he had maybe 20 of them in his elder years. I hope they can diagnose and help you. Dad would slur his words and have trouble speaking, but then he would let out a string of cuss words just fine LOL. You know when its happening and its a very scary thing. I hope it is all OK for you.

Phil

Posted:  7 years, 9 months ago

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Bad news... Advice anyone?

Some companies have a zero DUI ever policy, like Schneider, but most are no DUI in 7 years. Just start talking to recruiters and check the wiki here for info: DUI in TT wiki

Phil

Posted:  7 years, 9 months ago

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Is it truly hard to learn to drive a manual transmission rig?

You wont be tested with a loaded trailer so stalling will only happen if you dont start out in low low on a hill.

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Class B Trucks

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Craigslist and Indeed

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just get your class a..not much of a differance in obtaining it..you would be be better off>

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gee.. yeah Im very quite on this site cause I just like to learn from what I see..but I need to update..

The same advice applies to class a or b, you can find a lot of jobs on craigslist and indeed. Since the OP asked specifically about class B im not sure where you make the leap to "get class A". Phil

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Class B Trucks

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Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Truck driver killed after load comes loose on U.S. 20 in Angola

I don't see any headache rack on there. All of our trucks have the big heavy aluminum headache rack. Not sure but one could have saved his live. A sleeper cab isn't much protection obviously when hauling steel on a flatbed.

Phil

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Tire question

The tire core cannot be more than 5 years old. If the sidewall looks cracked check the DOT number on the tire, the last 2 digits are the year of manufacture. The 2 digits before that are the week, in the photo this is the 51st week of 07 (2007)Post_2000_Full_Dot.jpg

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Sometimes, I think i should carry

Was it windy?

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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I have somebody for ya'll to meet...

Aww Teddy! WTG!

Phil

Posted:  7 years, 10 months ago

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Probably failed DOT drug screen in Sept. 2015

I disagree. There are already tests in Colorado for blood and breath to determine if you are high on weed. Just like alcohol, 24 hours later you are no longer high. Its just because of the fact that it stays in your urine for much longer. Once weed is federally legal there will be federal levels and testing rules for DUI weed. So it will become just like alcohol. The modern testing will be able to determine if you are high at the time whereas all we have now is a UA that can tell if you have smoked in the last 6 weeks but not if you are high right now. It will become just like alcohol only far less dangerous.

Phil

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