Tyson Foods Orientation

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Rick S.'s Comment
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Yes they have a strict maintenance program. If its broke it gets fixed. Simple as that. Been with them a year and I have very little to complain about.

Good to see you there Guy. Where you been hiding?

Rick

Bravo Zulu's Comment
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I drove 420 miles today and trainer has driven 250, with 80 more to go. Put a fork in me, I'm cooked!

My lane control is good but I'm still taking curves a little too fast on ocassion. 2 drops tomorrow and then I'm off for a bit. I'm really enjoying it but my body has not adjusted yet

Over all, a great 1st week!

Yeison G.'s Comment
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Hey Brian my name is Yeison I got orientation for Tyson as well I was wanting to ask I got a speeding ticket last year but Tyson still gave me orientation is getting a orientation mean you got the job and are giving me a chance just got out of school but I got the ticket before I joined trucking I loved it but speeding ticket made me be denied at jobs every where I go I wonder if Tyson is going to send me back when orientation starts

I arrived at around 11:30 AM at the designated motel in Springdale, Arkansas. Tyson will pay for a Greyhound ticket or reimburse you the cost of the ticket if you make other arrangements. They allow, but discourage you, from bringing your personal vehicle.

The motel is single occupancy, so that is nice. It is not fancy. It is a motel. There is a Walmart across the street and an Aldi next door.

Tyson pays for breakfast and lunch. You have to fend for yourself for dinner. The breakfast is at a restaurant that adjoins the motel. It opens at 6AM. The bus that carries you to orientation leaves promptly at 6:45AM.

Orientation runs from 7AM-5PM, and is 4 days long. You are given 400 dollars at the end of orientation.

You are told to bring clothes for 7 days, along with a list of other normal stuff. They advise to bring a canceled check if you want direct deposit. They also require work boots (steel toe not required). They advise to bring tennis shoes for off duty time. I am assuming I need to wear boots tomorrow so that's what I'm doing.

I will continue to update info as it becomes available. It starts tomorrow. I hope it goes well!

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Hey Brian my name is Yeison I got orientation for Tyson as well I was wanting to ask I got a speeding ticket last year but Tyson still gave me orientation is getting a orientation mean you got the job and are giving me a chance just got out of school but I got the ticket before I joined trucking I loved it but speeding ticket made me be denied at jobs every where I go I wonder if Tyson is going to send me back when orientation starts

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I arrived at around 11:30 AM at the designated motel in Springdale, Arkansas. Tyson will pay for a Greyhound ticket or reimburse you the cost of the ticket if you make other arrangements. They allow, but discourage you, from bringing your personal vehicle.

The motel is single occupancy, so that is nice. It is not fancy. It is a motel. There is a Walmart across the street and an Aldi next door.

Tyson pays for breakfast and lunch. You have to fend for yourself for dinner. The breakfast is at a restaurant that adjoins the motel. It opens at 6AM. The bus that carries you to orientation leaves promptly at 6:45AM.

Orientation runs from 7AM-5PM, and is 4 days long. You are given 400 dollars at the end of orientation.

You are told to bring clothes for 7 days, along with a list of other normal stuff. They advise to bring a canceled check if you want direct deposit. They also require work boots (steel toe not required). They advise to bring tennis shoes for off duty time. I am assuming I need to wear boots tomorrow so that's what I'm doing.

I will continue to update info as it becomes available. It starts tomorrow. I hope it goes well!

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Howdy, Yeison!

I gotta tell ya; Guyjax and BZ (Bravo Zulu) have not been on here in quite some time; as you can see by the dates of this thread. I'm not aware of any other Tyson drivers at this time, either ~ but there may be some!

If Tyson ALREADY IS AWARE of your ticket, then you should be good to go. Make SURE they've been apprised.

What speed, in what limit, might I ask ?!?!? If it's 15plus over, it's often considered 'reckless driving' depending on the state's laws. You should add your location to your profile, for others to be able to give you better/clearer advice; just IMHO.

It's awesome that you finally came out of the 'shadows' after 7 months; you really should start your OWN thread, in the 'General Discussion' part of the forum; you'd have had MANY replies, by now!! You can STILL do so, tho!

Wish you the best.

Be forthcoming with whatever and whenever, no matter the company.

~ Anne ~

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