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Survived day #2. More videos, demonstrate another pre-trip inspection , finished up the computer training, attended a weekly live video cast by the COO of Knight, benefits, and safety training.

Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

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Survived day #2. More videos, demonstrate another pre-trip inspection , finished up the computer training, attended a weekly live video cast by the COO of Knight, benefits, and safety training.

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Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

Old School's Comment
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Survived day #2.

That's good! You're making progress!

I know most of this orientation stuff gets old fast. I'm sure you are ready to get in a truck. It's really exciting to see you getting started again!

PJ's Comment
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Hang in there, 3 day vacation for you sir confused.gif

PackRat's Comment
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As long as I get an International, I’m All In! The Volvo’s I’ve been in at the terminal have not impressed me one bit...

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.

PackRat's Comment
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Hang in there, 3 day vacation for you sir confused.gif

No. I’ve been on a “vacation” for nearly five months. Can hardly wait to get out of the class environment and hit the road ASAP!

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

PJ's Comment
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I bet!!! Just awesome too see you back after all you have been through!! A great big congrats too you

Old School's Comment
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As long as I get an International, I’m All In! The Volvo’s I’ve been in at the terminal have not impressed me one bit...

When I was there last week they had some new Internationals sitting behind the shop. I know inventory changes daily, but hopefully they will hook you up when it's time.

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.

PackRat's Comment
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As long as I get an International, I’m All In! The Volvo’s I’ve been in at the terminal have not impressed me one bit...

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When I was there last week they had some new Internationals sitting behind the shop. I know inventory changes daily, but hopefully they will hook you up when it's time.

I will be the squeaky wheel about truck assignment for sure! I’ll stay extra days if that’s what I need to do to get a corn binder.

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.

Old School's Comment
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I will be the squeaky wheel about truck assignment for sure! I’ll stay extra days if that’s what I need to do to get a corn binder.

Haha! There ya go. These youngsters in here won't even know what a "corn binder" is.

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