I'll Be Driving Your Brand-new Truck Before You Do!

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Splitter's Comment
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I’ve seen those set ups driving by me all the time & wondered how cool that would be. Congratulations & best of luck going forward.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

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Susan D. 's Comment
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Good luck Errol. My new truck had 18 miles on it.. the distance it was driven from the dealership, around town to test it out and bring it to our terminal in Cedar Rapids. My other half? His new truck had about 1700 miles on it so it was definitely used to tow a few more trucks. Oh yeah and his had some mysterious sticky crap all on the dash and cabinets.. whatever it was discolored it lol so someone wasn't too careful..

Have fun. The 2019 cascadias are a PITA.

Terminal:

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.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Sorry, Susan, I don't use sticky crap. It wasn't me.

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Rainy D.'s Comment
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Whooo hoo whatever makes you happy!!! glad to hear it.

Rob S.'s Comment
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Oooh I HATE you!!

Just kidding of course. I'm jealous. I talked with a guy doing that and it sounded like a blast. I only had a few months experience so I wasn't qualified anyway. Nowadays I'm home and my family likes that.

One of the things I dislike about my current gig is that we slipseat daily. I haven't seen an odometer reading with fewer digits than a phone number in two years.

If I send you a Mason jar will you fill it with New Truck Air for me?

millionmiler24 (CRST Amba's Comment
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Good luck Errol. My new truck had 18 miles on it.. the distance it was driven from the dealership, around town to test it out and bring it to our terminal in Cedar Rapids. My other half? His new truck had about 1700 miles on it so it was definitely used to tow a few more trucks. Oh yeah and his had some mysterious sticky crap all on the dash and cabinets.. whatever it was discolored it lol so someone wasn't too careful..

Have fun. The 2019 cascadias are a PITA.

Any Freightshakers or Intertrashionals are Royal PITA**es.

Terminal:

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.

Errol V.'s Comment
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I spent the whole day yesterday in the drivers lounge. Good place to hear from other drivers and Terminal Rats. If you can decipher what your new "friends" will tell you, you can get good information. Just be careful about negative stuff. So, millionmiler24 drops this:

Any Freightshakers or Intertrashionals are Royal PITA**es.

I laughed. One driver had come in and sat near me. When he found out I was a newbie, he offered a Secret of the Ages:

Don't drive any Internationals (proStars)!

Terminal:

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.

millionmiler24 (CRST Amba's Comment
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I spent the whole day yesterday in the drivers lounge. Good place to hear from other drivers and Terminal Rats. If you can decipher what your new "friends" will tell you, you can get good information. Just be careful about negative stuff. So, millionmiler24 drops this:

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Any Freightshakers or Intertrashionals are Royal PITA**es.

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I laughed. One driver had come in and sat near me. When he found out I was a newbie, he offered a Secret of the Ages:

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Don't drive any Internationals (proStars)!

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So I guess we are in agreement then? 😀

Terminal:

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.

Errol V.'s Comment
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I spent the whole day yesterday in the drivers lounge. Good place to hear from other drivers and Terminal Rats. If you can decipher what your new "friends" will tell you, you can get good information. Just be careful about negative stuff. So, millionmiler24 drops this:

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Any Freightshakers or Intertrashionals are Royal PITA**es.

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I laughed. One driver had come in and sat near me. When he found out I was a newbie, he offered a Secret of the Ages:

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Don't drive any Internationals (proStars)!

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So I guess we are in agreement then? 😀

👍 Yup!

Terminal:

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.

millionmiler24 (CRST Amba's Comment
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I spent the whole day yesterday in the drivers lounge. Good place to hear from other drivers and Terminal Rats. If you can decipher what your new "friends" will tell you, you can get good information. Just be careful about negative stuff. So, millionmiler24 drops this:

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Any Freightshakers or Intertrashionals are Royal PITA**es.

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I laughed. One driver had come in and sat near me. When he found out I was a newbie, he offered a Secret of the Ages:

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Don't drive any Internationals (proStars)!

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So I guess we are in agreement then? 😀

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👍 Yup!

Kenworths and Peterbilts are my favorite trucks so far. 😀

Terminal:

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.

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