OTR Ride Along Training Question

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Mac, it's fine if you prefer to keep the subject quiet, but you'll have to discuss it with recruiters. We can't help much if we don't know what we're dealing with.

I don't know of any companies that don't require you to ride/drive in a truck with a trainer. These trainers have seen it all, and are making considerable sacrifices to invite new drivers into their living space. I am sure you can work it out, but you are going to have to discuss it with a recruiter before getting a job.


Thanks a ton Old School! You have been really helpful and thorough and I really appreciate that. I don't really want to post specifics on a public forum (and I don't see any private message options) so I am sorry for the frustration that may have caused you trying to help me but again I really do appreciate it.

Change your profile picture and even location if you want, and any other personal info, and fire away. No one knows who you are, public or not.

Susan D. 's Comment
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I'll also add.. it's not a ride along.. typically the trainee is expected to do the bulk of the driving (if it's not a team training situation). It's how you learn to do the job.

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