Ask For New Trainer, Or Suck It Up?

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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I spoke with the training office, and she agreed for me to talk with him, and if we can't work it out, to let her know and she will move me.

Turtle's Comment
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That's the best you can do for the moment. At least now you're on record.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Had a chat this morning. He apologized and everything is going much better

CK's Comment
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Had a chat this morning. He apologized and everything is going much better

Please keep this updated. It will be interesting to see if he goes back to his old ways.

JoAnne EC's Comment
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Had a chat this morning. He apologized and everything is going much better

That's awesome - I'm sure that was a difficult conversation to start (at least it would be for me!). Hopefully it's good from here on out! =)

G-Town's Comment
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Good for you Grumpy. Be mindful though...leopards don’t typically change their spots overnight. Really good start though, hopefully it will make him a better trainer and yiu’ll get more out of it.

Look forward to hearing an update..

Good luck, watch your wagon and safe travels.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Good for you Grumpy. Be mindful though...leopards don’t typically change their spots overnight. Really good start though, hopefully it will make him a better trainer and yiu’ll get more out of it.

Look forward to hearing an update..

Good luck, watch your wagon and safe travels.

Thanks everyone. I’m not sure if the training office gave him a call or not, but it is a complete turnaround.

He is teaching me everything, even simple stuff I already know. I’m keeping my mouth shut and letting him. Just drove a couple hours and the flashing red engine light started flashing. I told him and he said get off on the shoulder, as soon as you can.

I immediately popped the flashers, slowed and started to shift to ninth and the engine died. So I learned what it is like to do an emergency stop in neutral with no power steering. :).

At Waterloo Petro now waiting to get in the shop.

Old School's Comment
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So I learned what it is like to do an emergency stop in neutral with no power steering. :).

Gotta love those kind of learning experiences! shocked.png

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Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Turns out the shoulder was so soft I sunk in walking to put out my triangles. Another foot right and I might have flipped.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Well, TA couldn’t fix our truck, so we went to a freight liner dealer. They are booked 2 weeks out. Luckily we had a spare truck there so we switched our gear and hit the road.

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