Orientation With Swift

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Thanks guys it's a sad world we live in that the lazy thieves can get away with it. A lot of it has to do with that when you make a transaction with your debit/credit card, the clerks don't bother to check I.D. for them. Especially big purchases. I did narrow it down to one gas station while I was down in Ontario. So hopefully they will get it straightened out soon. I had been saving every penny I could for the trip to Swift orientation.

Fleetwood Mac's Comment
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Hang in there, man. There was a snafu due to miscommunication on the part of Swift and the lab on my UA and it wound up costing me two weeks waiting in a hotel that I was under the impression Swift was paying for until I got the bill. Laid my foot down, went and retested and got the results back the same day. My advice (if you're not already doing this) -- pester them every day because they let things slip through the cracks. One of the reasons I had to leave them -- we get lost in the shuffle alot because they're so dern big. You have to be very proactive with Swift. Good luck!

Thanks guys it's a sad world we live in that the lazy thieves can get away with it. A lot of it has to do with that when you make a transaction with your debit/credit card, the clerks don't bother to check I.D. for them. Especially big purchases. I did narrow it down to one gas station while I was down in Ontario. So hopefully they will get it straightened out soon. I had been saving every penny I could for the trip to Swift orientation.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Well this how this week went:

Monday I called, no news. Tuesday they called me and said that I tested positive for Oxycodone (Because of my knee surgery in July.) Which I knew it would and I told them it would. So they sent me a form to give my Doctor to sign. She said because of the wording she can't sign it. It has the Words "Commercial Driver Medical Evaluation" on the top of the form plus the 49 CFR 391.11 (b)(12) and she said she is not qualified to sign off on a Federal DOT form. But she wrote a letter about when I was on it and when I stopped, which was August. Anyway they accepted it finally and now I wait for my mentor. So that snafu is done.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

JoAnne EC's Comment
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Well this how this week went:

Monday I called, no news. Tuesday they called me and said that I tested positive for Oxycodone (Because of my knee surgery in July.) Which I knew it would and I told them it would. So they sent me a form to give my Doctor to sign. She said because of the wording she can't sign it. It has the Words "Commercial Driver Medical Evaluation" on the top of the form plus the 49 CFR 391.11 (b)(12) and she said she is not qualified to sign off on a Federal DOT form. But she wrote a letter about when I was on it and when I stopped, which was August. Anyway they accepted it finally and now I wait for my mentor. So that snafu is done.

Any updates, Raptor? =)

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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