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JD's Comment
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Well Werner now considers me to be a professional driver! I tested out today at the Dallas terminal , I hope I'm ready to solo any and all advice is welcome from you experienced drivers.


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.

G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations JD! dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Brett wrote an article earlier in the year specifically addressing your current status. Check it out: Going solo for the first time

Using the search bar in the upper left-hand corner to fin additional information on going solo.

Safe travels!

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Yep we have a tom of rioa and info.

The first is the hardest. It will boost your confidence when you do it.

Go slow. GOAL. Make spare keys to hide outside the truck. And be sure to check the locking jaws every time!



When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Peter M.'s Comment
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Way to go! Many safe miles to you.

Pete B.'s Comment
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Congratulations driver! dancing-banana.gif Get sunglasses, ideally 'wrap-arounds' that help when the sun is shining in thru the side window.

Phillyfan13's Comment
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Many safe travels or you! Keep us posted on how you are doing.


JD's Comment
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Thank you all one week on my own an no big issues I forgot to send a Marco 46 Monday evening so far my only mistake. I love doing this!

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