Jim Palmer Trucking - Missoula MT

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Army 's Comment
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Congrats on the first week plus of training...

Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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Update time!

Spent Tuesday and Wednesday not doing much other then PTI. Talked to my trainer on Tuesday.

He said he would be in Missoula Wednesday night or Thursday morning. But had to get some work done and would leave Thursday night or Friday morning. We left Missoula a little after 6pm on Thursday headed to Cheyenne Wyoming with paper rolls.

Trainer drove the first 100 miles or so and got us out of the steeper down grades. I took over and drove about 200 miles then we took a 10hr outside of Billings. Friday we did about 400. Saturday we finished off the last 70 miles and parked for the weekend. Can't deliver until Monday morning.

Backing is getting better. Learning how to navigate around truck stops will be a challenge but I'm getting it. My trainer has help some and I think we're going to get along just fine. :)

Until next time, peace!

P.S. Shifting has improved a lot and so has missed shift recovery!

Old School's Comment
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Oh Geeez - paper rolls for your first load.

Those things can be tricky. It sounds like you're doing well. Thanks for the update!

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Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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Oh Geeez - paper rolls for your first load.

Those things can be tricky. It sounds like you're doing well. Thanks for the update!

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Thanks and you're welcome.

Little tricky is pretty accurate. I'm getting some really good experience in dealing with grades and 80k loads.

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