Going Great With Crete So Far

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Jamie's Comment
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...they made sure we did paper logs during orientation, we actually did it first thing in the morning and just wrote it out for 8 hours each day from 6 to 2 or whatever, and then he took them all up.

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As I recall my regulations... THAT is a clear violation!

As you probably experienced at Schneider Jamie, we filled out paper logs in class only untill the next "duty" or "status" change.

I believe pre-filling a full day in advance is a big no-no!

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I thought the same thing but I just did what they asked, since we did generally get out of class by 2pm and started around 6am, but we didnt count for lunch or the breaks we had during the day. rofl-1.gif

Brett Aquila's Comment
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So maybe I should have said may be dated, because I don't know.

....or maybe just recognize that you don't have the knowledge or experience to make that judgment, and therefore make no such comment publicly in the first place.

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My only reason in sticking my neck out to comment on this thread was that you and Kearsey are arguing about the specifics but missing the fact that you generally agree: you have to know the system and be creative in using it. And bending the rules is very much part of being creative.

I recognized that. But she's been taking these subtle shots at me for a while now that have made it clear she thinks I'm out of touch or couldn't hack it in today's trucking world. I finally had enough and decided to address it.

If I'm no longer welcome here, that's fine. Just let me know. But even if I'm excluded from the forum, I will continue to use your website as a resource.

You're very welcome here. You're a sharp guy and I like you. You'll do great in trucking. But you were mistaken to question my knowledge or advice.

Let me be clear about something to everyone. I'm not here seeking anyone's approval or their endorsement of my teaching. I know exactly what I'm talking about. I have nothing left to prove after 26 years in this industry as a driver, a mentor, and a business owner. I've been successful at the highest level in all the roles I've played in this industry. I was a Top Tier Driver for 15 years, and I've played a significant role in the success of tens of thousands of drivers over the years. I'm also very well-respected by the people running the largest carriers in the industry. People trust me because I've proven for many years that no one prepares drivers to be successful like I do. Not even close.

I know what I know because I've made things happen for a quarter-century in this industry, and yet the biggest influence I'll have is still on the horizon. As always, I'll continue to have the same policy - I'll tell you what I know, you do with it what you like. If you're not sure whether I know what I'm talking about then go out there and find out for yourself. But I can tell you one thing for certain; what you'll find is that I'm not in the business of being wrong. That's not being arrogant. That's just the result of spending my entire adult life in this industry.

Rob D.'s Comment
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I'm also going to a new state which I never been to, Arizona.

Jamie, a little Winslow, Arizona visual music trivia for you. And any of the other forum members as well.

The picture below if from the Standing on the Corner Park in Winslow, Arizona. Whose statue is that?

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
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I'm merely taking a wild guess. Could it be Jackson Brown? Or maybe some other member of the "Eagles," who sang that song with the line in it saying, "I'm standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona. It's such a fine sight to see. A girl my lord, in a flat-bed Ford, slowing down to take a look at me."

Rob, I'm hoping you'll be "Taking it Easy" on me. It's just a wild guess.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

G-Town's Comment
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The statue is Glenn Frey.

Glenn Frey and Jackson Brown co-wrote the song. The Eagles turned it into an anthem of sorts with Frey providing the lead vocal on the Eagles first single.

Rob D.'s Comment
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Old School,

According to the official position of the sculptor, it is neither Jackson Browne or Glenn Frey, who co-wrote the song. But I think Jackson Browne very much influenced the sculptor's vision.

See another photo from the park of the flatbed Ford, with an official statue of Glenn Frey in the background.

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Old School's Comment
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Thanks G-Town! I was close. I probably didn't hit the nail square on the head simply because the sound of my own wheels was making me crazy!

Old School's Comment
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Ahhhhhh, we may lose and we may win, but we will never be here again.

G-Town's Comment
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...hmmm

Lots of data indicating otherwise...

Bronze Statue in Winslow

G-Town's Comment
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Thanks G-Town! I was close. I probably didn't hit the nail square on the head simply because the sound of my own wheels was making me crazy!

...or because of all the fine sights you are seeing...

Well played.

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