My Return To Trucking

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Jason K.'s Comment
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Yeah, I set it as my profile pic, maybe the mods don't want company logos or anything in pictures, my apologies if that is the case. Everything is well, leaving Friday morning for 2-3 weeks of training.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Yeah, I set it as my profile pic, maybe the mods don't want company logos or anything in pictures, my apologies if that is the case. Everything is well, leaving Friday morning for 2-3 weeks of training.

That's great to hear Jason, if you have the time while training I'd love to hear about it. I often get thinking "what if" because I haven't been able to do the OTR route. Also be nice to see how you adjust after being out of the game for a bit. You're gonna be busy but just know we're all here pulling for ya and stop by whenever you need help or want to help others out. Safe travels.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

G-Town's Comment
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Great to hear from you Jason. Good luck and safe travels!

Jason K.'s Comment
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I’ll do my best rob.

I’m on the truck now. Took about 15 minutes and felt like I was at home again, so to speak. My trainer is awesome, kinda lucked out, everything is still falling right in line, and couldn’t be more happy, with due regard, always bumps in the road but I’ve just dealt with them as they come.

I honestly don’t think I’ve smiled this much in awhile.

Headed to the Carolinas, after that, we shall see, hope to get out West maybe.

I’m only required to do a partial training of a couple weeks which is good.

PackRat's Comment
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Great to read your update. Wishing you continued success!

Jason K.'s Comment
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Hey everyone. I’m a week in now, I have about another week left. Trainer has hometime this weekend, so I’ll be in a hotel for a couple days then back out to finish up. Ran most of the east this week. Got some great experience in snow, also driving on 5-7% grades, and have seen some amazing parts of this United States of America.

I don’t think most people realize the significance of us as humans and our capabilities when we are just a very small piece in the world.

Smile still hasn’t disappeared, well maybe a couple times.

Lastly, my teammate that I’ll be driving with after training, and I, were offered a dedicated Harley account running from PA to the west coast.

Hope everyone else is doing great, if not find the positive in your situation. Life’s not an emergency always try to stay positive.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

PackRat's Comment
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That would be a great dedicated account to drive for, IMHO. Thanks for the update and good luck.smile.gif

Jason K.'s Comment
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Hey been running my face off. 6500 miles in 6 days with my teammate, nice paycheck to accompany it also.

I’ll add to my diary here when I can.

Hope you all are ok out there

Schmidtrock's Comment
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Congratulations Jason, be safe out there. How is that Harley account? I may have a chance at one myself in the near future. Crossing my fingers.

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