First Three Months Doin City P&D

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Ken N.'s Comment
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Wow over 3 monthes have passed. have not posted for a while... 60 hr weeks.. Not complaining. Getting real good at sight side backing into the worst type of rinky dink docks known to mankind. Gotta keep practicing blind side backs. Just a shout out to New Comers. Good Luck ! , and Thanks Brett. Your prep exams and positive feedback has really helped me on my way.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey that's awesome news Ken!!! Things getting easier out there for ya? Those first few months are brutal!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Ken N.'s Comment
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Yeah man... Brutal is right.. Being new and backing into single space dock between trailers .. from the street... but it is becomeing second nature to feel out a good setup, then execute a back.. G.O.A.L has saved by pride, job, and license mre than once. Also being new, I have learned that shippers will not always load you proper if you dont tell them what you want. A shipper put 34K in the nose of my trailer in the first 16 feet. Not cool. Needed to be right down the center and spaced 1 K per foot Max. Anyhow thanks for the reply. P.S. A guy asked me about trucking while I was at a random UA, I gave him your web site, told him to look here first. Good advise, good people, good info. Thanks.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Thanks for letting people know about our site! Really appreciate that! smile.gif

G.O.A.L has saved by pride, job, and license more than once.

Nothing will shake you up like when you're backing into a spot and you think everything is fine but you decide to G.O.A.L. anyhow (get out and look for those who aren't familiar with it) and you realize you were going to hit something if you had kept going. It's like "Holy cr*p!!! I was about to ruin a perfectly good day and make a mess of things!"

The moment you let your guard down or start making assumptions it can all go South in a hurry!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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