GPS Under $150

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Superlejera's Comment
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Any good ones? Hitting the open road on the 28th and I want to make sure I'm prepared but I'm a bit strapped for cash. Already have the 2019 atlas.

Go here you can buy one Refurbished for 239 dollar or you can go to the truck stop and pay 500 for the same one here is the linck https://rand.factoryoutletstore.com/details/530231/rand-mcnally-tnd-tablet-80.html?catalogitemid=478836

Old School's Comment
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I'm going with summerford truck line. Small company based near Dothan Alabama.

Good luck man! I hope it all works out well for you. We've got quite a few flatbed drivers in here now days, and I'm sure we can give you some help if you need it.

Going OTR is gonna be quite different for you. You're switching from hourly pay to mileage, learning to deal with electronic logs , dealing with new customers and places, and securing types of loads you've never dealt with, before. It's going to feel like you're a total rookie again for a while. Don't let the new and frustrating aspects of the job discourage you into a rash decision to quit. Take your time to learn how things work at this company, and how to manage your clock. You'll have the potential to earn a lot more money at this job, but it won't just fall in your lap. Remember what we always preach about "performance." A big part of your success is bound up in how you produce results. What most people don't understand is how little that depends on how well you can handle the truck.

If you want them to Show You The Money, you'll have to show them how you can be productive. With all the new challenges you'll be facing it's going to be a tall order before you. Hang in there and "git er done." If you need some advice feel free to jump in here. I'm sure we can help you out.

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Electronic Logs:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

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.

NeeklODN's Comment
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Thanks old school. I'm sure I'll be back on here quite a bit in the next year or so 😬. I definitely won't quit out of frustration for the difficulty of learning something. I actually enjoy it. I get bored when something is too easy. This is why I like flatbed. Thanks again.

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I'm going with summerford truck line. Small company based near Dothan Alabama.

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Good luck man! I hope it all works out well for you. We've got quite a few flatbed drivers in here now days, and I'm sure we can give you some help if you need it.

Going OTR is gonna be quite different for you. You're switching from hourly pay to mileage, learning to deal with electronic logs , dealing with new customers and places, and securing types of loads you've never dealt with, before. It's going to feel like you're a total rookie again for a while. Don't let the new and frustrating aspects of the job discourage you into a rash decision to quit. Take your time to learn how things work at this company, and how to manage your clock. You'll have the potential to earn a lot more money at this job, but it won't just fall in your lap. Remember what we always preach about "performance." A big part of your success is bound up in how you produce results. What most people don't understand is how little that depends on how well you can handle the truck.

If you want them to Show You The Money, you'll have to show them how you can be productive. With all the new challenges you'll be facing it's going to be a tall order before you. Hang in there and "git er done." If you need some advice feel free to jump in here. I'm sure we can help you out.

Congratulations! good-luck.gif

Electronic Logs:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

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.

Parrothead66's Comment
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Look on Rand McNally website. They did have a 5” refurbished with warranty for about $150

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