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C T.'s Comment
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Lol its not swift. I don't see too many swift trailers there.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Most of our trailers are reasonably new but we have some I'm sure must be from the dinosaur age.

Bird-one's Comment
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I've seen some pretty bad Central Transport trailers out there. But in their defense they did replace their entire fleet with Peterbilt 579 daycabs.

Rob T.'s Comment
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By far the worst trailers I've seen of a large company is YRC. Specifically the local ones still branded Yellow or Roadway. Even their local trucks look like crap. Atleast the sleepers they have look to be pretty new and well taken care of.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I've seen some pretty bad Central Transport trailers out there.

Every single on of their trailers has the sides blown out lights that are out along with other issues I am surprised they pass inspections

RealDiehl's Comment
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PackRat said: "I think just about every company has some old relics still on the roads."

PackRat, are you talking about trailers or drivers or both?????

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At the hub we get all kinds of carriers in there. We load up a lot of the "mega" carrier's freight. I must say, US express has by far the nicest trailers out there. These things seem to be fresh off the assembly line. I won't name the worst because it seems rude, but those guys trailers appear to be decades old and falling apart.

Trust me, USX, like most companies I'm sure, has its share of crappy trailers. Although the main problems I recall from my time with USX were not structural but electrical. At least 6 times in my three months OTR I had to have road assist come fix the wires for a trailer light that wasn't working.

A couple times I tried to fix the problem myself. I noticed that the exposed metal parts of the wire had basically turned to a greenish powder.

So far with Prime, in three months solo, I've yet to get a trailer whose lights didn't work. However, I have far fewer drop n hooks (fewer total trailers) with Prime so a direct comparison can't accurately be made.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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I've seen some pretty bad Central Transport trailers out there. But in their defense they did replace their entire fleet with Peterbilt 579 daycabs.

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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What’s a daycab

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PackRat's Comment
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What’s a daycab

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I just vomited in my mouth then laughed so hard I peed my pants!rofl-2.gifrofl-2.gif

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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I sure wish I could post pictures in here; never works. There's a link to it in my profile (i think....) it's our '89 (circa?) Petercar DAYCAB. Hood, stacks, and all. YEP, the ole'Bessie we used to tote asphalt around Ohio with. Sore buns later, but dang that gal could pull~!

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