Looking Back

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∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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1 year ago today, I was sitting at a desk, starting my driving adventure at C1 Academy . I just read through my journal, and I am amazed at how fast this time has gone. Swift was amazing, the people, the account, and the support I had were second to none. The equipment, was another story, but they did their best to keep me running. Experiencing my first winter in the NE was crazy, and it has given me confidence going into this next fall/winter season.

Life issues happened, and I found myself leaving Swift, for Don Hummer Trucking. I could not be happier. The information and support I had here, helped me become one of the top drivers on my fleet managers board. I love this lifestyle, and look forward to to many more years of driving.

Fleet Manager:

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.
PJ's Comment
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I’m thrilled you are happy with your choices. That makes all the difference in the world. We all have things happen in life that changes our direction at times, whether it’s within our control or not. That’s life, it is bound to happen. The question is how we choose to handle it. Stay safe

OOS:

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.

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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I’m thrilled you are happy with your choices. That makes all the difference in the world. We all have things happen in life that changes our direction at times, whether it’s within our control or not. That’s life, it is bound to happen. The question is how we choose to handle it. Stay safe

Thank you.

The funny part, is that as soon as I got done posting this, 5 minutes later, I got a message, introducing me to my new FM. My old FM went on vacation, and apparently, my substitute FM, decided she didn't want to give me back!

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.

OOS:

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.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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thats awesome lol

can you believe a year has passed? it just goes to show you, that first year flies by and people fight it into.making it a much bigger deal than it is.

good job!!!!

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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thats awesome lol

can you believe a year has passed? it just goes to show you, that first year flies by and people fight it into.making it a much bigger deal than it is.

good job!!!!

Thank you Rainy

Another bit of irony. Of all the moderators, during my "overly opinionated phase," I lashed out against you the most. And you, have had the biggest impact, on how I handle this truck driving thing. Your example has been followed. I am still rather opinionated though. 😁

Old School, Gtown, Errol, Susan, Fire breath, and I suppose, Brett(😉). You all did the most, in getting me prepared, and being patient with me. Big Scott, and Patrick also had helpful advice.

My only complaint about this site, is that it doesn't reach more people than it does.

Patrick C.'s Comment
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You are very welcome Danielsahn. May you have many more successful years in trucking.

Drive Safe and God Speed

G-Town's Comment
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A job well done. Safe travels my friend.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Thank you Rainy

Another bit of irony. Of all the moderators, during my "overly opinionated phase," I lashed out against you the most. And you, have had the biggest impact, on how I handle this truck driving thing. Your example has been followed. I am still rather opinionated though.

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Im blushing and very flattered. But im hard headed too and saw your potential. I wasnt.giving up on you. I was probably really tough on you also so sorry.

You've done great, including the first time you found a bunch of issues with your truck and did everything safely. Just keep.paying it forward and passing your knowledge onto newbies.

But.....but....but...you hurt my feelings and Im a girl. You need to make it up to me.

nah....even i didnt believe that one.

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Old School's Comment
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Congratulations Danielsahn!

One year down is a major accomplishment in this endeavor - you did good! I hope you'll enjoy many more!

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