Late Home Time

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Jamie's Comment
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What a odd way to get me home, last night I was literally parked at my home OC but was under load that delivered 50 miles away, no problem. I go make the delivery and instead of sending me back to the OC or anything they give me a load going 100 miles away, which I completed and was told I'd be released for time at home after that. Well I got that done, and now I'm parked 100 miles away with no preplan or anything. Almost two days late for my home time now.

Jamie's Comment
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Right as I posted this I got my return to work assignment, the assignment itself is a bit weird. Its having me drive 57 mile away to pickup an empty, then drive 100 miles back to the yard. confused.gifrofl-1.gif

Army 's Comment
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Guess that was there way to get you home.

Jamie's Comment
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Guess that was there way to get you home.

Probably so, not mad but was a bit annoying. be glad to make it back in a few hours, 177 miles to go!

Rob T.'s Comment
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Will you at least be back in time for that situation you've been stressed about?

Off topic but how did you and the wife like having her ride with you?

Big T's Comment
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It can be annoying but it happens. I'm going to be a week late getting home. The breakdowns and weather have played havoc on everything.

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Guess that was there way to get you home.

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Probably so, not mad but was a bit annoying. be glad to make it back in a few hours, 177 miles to go!

Robsteeler's Comment
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When I was Northeast regional I was late for home time almost every week. They would give me live unloads constantly on Fridays and I'd get stuck overnight because I'd run out of hours. I'm OTR now because I got tired of it. Now they can only mess it up once a month. 😂

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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.

Tractor Man's Comment
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What is this "Hometime" thing that you all speak of??

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PJ's Comment
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That would be where you visit your home occassionally embarrassed.gif My girlfriend has the same issue. Me Not so much. Trying to coordinate can be a challenge

PackRat's Comment
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Home time is WAY overrated! Believe me! I’ve been doing it since mid-February.

I’m ready for some serious ROADTIME!smile.gif

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