I Just Asked My Dm How Many Miles I Have

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Scott O.'s Comment
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Is 117,520 miles in 7 and a half months good??

Bolt's Comment
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By my calculations thats about 3900 miles a week. That sounds good. Even at the low end of the cpm spectrum that is a gross of 1100 a week.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Scott O.'s Comment
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By my calculations thats about 3900 miles a week. That sounds good. Even at the low end of the cpm spectrum that is a gross of 1100 a week.

Yeah never seen that much in one week lol.. Most I made a week was almost 900 bucks before taxes and advances lol

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Brian 's Comment
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Wonder if that's team miles, it's a big number for a solo driver, I am just coming up on my 1 year, and I have around 125k?????

Scott O.'s Comment
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Wonder if that's team miles, it's a big number for a solo driver, I am just coming up on my 1 year, and I have around 125k?????

Its solo.. I asked my dm for the total miles I drove for crst so far...she said 117520

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Daniel B.'s Comment
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She did her math wrong somewhere because that's absolutely impossible. Not trying to be rude but that is unrealistic especially in a governed truck.

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I'm with Daniel on this one. I've run some hard, hard weeks and doing 3900 miles every week in a governed truck just isn't going to happen.

Brian 's Comment
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My other concern on that is your pay, my best paid miles week was around 3800 and at .35cpm I grossed over $1300 for the week

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

murderspolywog's Comment
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I would say it's not impossible. At 60mph it's still under a 70 hour week. Depending on how you run your clocks. Getting it consistantly might be something else. I have run 4100 miles in a week shut down on the last load with 15 min left on my 70. Truck was a 68 mph truck and I was running back and forth across the flat lands and no city driving. I would take a look at your pay check as well also are those dispatch miles or real miles.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Daniel B.'s Comment
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I would say it's not impossible. At 60mph it's still under a 70 hour week. Depending on how you run your clocks. Getting it consistantly might be something else. I have run 4100 miles in a week shut down on the last load with 15 min left on my 70. Truck was a 68 mph truck and I was running back and forth across the flat lands and no city driving. I would take a look at your pay check as well also are those dispatch miles or real miles.

I've run some amazing weeks too man but you can't do 3,900 miles per week for 7.5 months straight without skipping a beat especially as a rookie in your first year.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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