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MC1371's Comment
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Well maybe not terminal , but my beloved 14 ProStar started throwing nasty codes. The Cummins guy from down the road is gone for the week.. So I find myself on the Grey Dog again to get another truck.

Should be interesting in the Chinese sense as this was a snap kick. I've got license, med card and a bottle of ice tea.

At the mid point of my trip I hear from my DM that they're going to get me loaded and back to the Jonesboro terminal, but it may not be direct.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

G-Town's Comment
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Well maybe not terminal , but my beloved 14 ProStar started throwing nasty codes. The Cummins guy from down the road is gone for the week.. So I find myself on the Grey Dog again to get another truck.

Should be interesting in the Chinese sense as this was a snap kick. I've got license, med card and a bottle of ice tea.

At the mid point of my trip I hear from my DM that they're going to get me loaded and back to the Jonesboro terminal, but it may not be direct.

You're a Swifty? I think you mean Jonestown PA?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

MC1371's Comment
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Well maybe not terminal , but my beloved 14 ProStar started throwing nasty codes. The Cummins guy from down the road is gone for the week.. So I find myself on the Grey Dog again to get another truck.

Should be interesting in the Chinese sense as this was a snap kick. I've got license, med card and a bottle of ice tea.

At the mid point of my trip I hear from my DM that they're going to get me loaded and back to the Jonesboro terminal, but it may not be direct.

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You're a Swifty? I think you mean Jonestown PA?

That would be correct. I don't always catch the autocorrect.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

MC1371's Comment
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Grr. No edit. Just adding, that I'm being sent to Delmar DE. Freightliner repair... So really, really not getting my hopes up.

MC1371's Comment
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Update..

First off, some people should be shot. Interior is trashed, complete with loaded trucker bombs. I'd post pics but it might violate the decency standards of TT.

Then it just gets worse. It's Red. 8 speed No spare 2 clearance/ overhead marker lights are out.

Chains are still in the bags? What and where we're they running.

Did I mention that it's Red?

LDRSHIP's Comment
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We got BLUE trucks!!!!

Rainy 's Comment
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Update..

First off, some people should be shot. Interior is trashed, complete with loaded trucker bombs. I'd post pics but it might violate the decency standards of TT.

Then it just gets worse. It's Red. 8 speed No spare 2 clearance/ overhead marker lights are out.

Chains are still in the bags? What and where we're they running.

Did I mention that it's Red?

Omg I just spit out my soda from your first line. Lol

My chains are still in the bags. Prime will buy them back if still in bag. I'll never use them cause I park when chain laws are in effect. The heck with that. I rarely go west anyway.

And clearance.markers....we don't need no stinkin clearance.markers. planes rarely land near us lol.

I'm sorry you are frustrated. That sucks.

G-Town's Comment
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MC...if you haven't done so already, contact your DM , send them the pics.

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.
Old School's Comment
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Welcome to trucking!

Most of us have rescued a nasty truck, or two or three.

G-Town's Comment
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Welcome to trucking!

Most of us have rescued a nasty truck, or two or three.

It might actually be his new assigned truck. So rescue and rehabilitation. Sounds like a former Central tractor.

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