Asking The Universe For A Your Next Load. Or Am I Bragging. :)

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Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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My first load of the pay week is a total of 593 miles, not even $300. While driving to my delivery this morning, I say out loud that I would love a load to Laredo. While getting unloaded, I message my FM to tell him I'm getting unloaded and did he have my next load lined up for me. His response was, "I will check." I get unloaded, send my empty call, sweep the trailer, slide the tandems and still no load. I send him a message that I'm heading to the Pilot 2 miles away to wait. As soon as I park, set the breaks and change to off duty. BING! Two new messages. A pick up 44 miles away in Portsmouth, OH, 1460 miles to Laredo, TX. The best part, the load I get out of Laredo will also go on this week's pay. Another great week and It's only Monday. smile.gif

Tandems:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Tandem:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Fm:

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.
Army 's Comment
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Nice, someone heard ya lol.....

Rainy D.'s Comment
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You re bragging. so stop it. i wanna go to laredo!!!

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im.jealous. yay for.u

Don's Comment
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That braggadocio commonly exhibited by those from New York and Jersey.

...snicker......

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You re bragging. so stop it. i wanna go to laredo!!!

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im.jealous. yay for.u

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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