Yahooooo I Upgraded To Solo Status

Topic 24655 | Page 1

Page 1 of 3 Next Page Go To Page:
Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
member avatar

Well I upgraded today to solo staus. I have a new mattress and will get a new Qualcomm display tomorrow. None of the buttons work. So who ever had this tractor before really screwed it up.

Anyway enough whining. I will pick up a fridge tomorrow or the next day at Wallyworld. I think Old School said they were like $200.00 for the one with the separate freezer. It will fit under one of the cabinets. Next month I will pickup a microwave that will fit above the fridge.

It sure is going to be weird living in my closet alone. No more snoring or coughing or Vaping in the truck. Will I be able to sleep tonight? Hope so. Still need to find chains at either one of the other terminals or buy from one of the truck stops.

Well off to find something to eat at the driver's lounge.

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.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.
Turtle's Comment
member avatar

Congratulations Raptor, you've earned that solo status. I'm thinking you'll sleep quite well tonight.

Old School's Comment
member avatar

Congratulations!

Don't buy chains. You can get them at a terminal.

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.

G-Town's Comment
member avatar

Congratulations Raptor!

JoAnne EC's Comment
member avatar

Congrats Raptor!!! That seemed fast! (in my perception anyway...) dancing-banana.gif

Tractor Man's Comment
member avatar

Great news!dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Pete's Comment
member avatar

Congratulations!!

Rainy D.'s Comment
member avatar

Whoooo hooo!!!

Im comin for you Raptor

:::evil.laugh:::

PackRat's Comment
member avatar

Terrific!!!dancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gifgood-luck.gif

FreakTrain's Comment
member avatar

Congratulations Raptor!

dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Page 1 of 3 Next Page Go To Page:

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More