Western Express Journey

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Victor C. II's Comment
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Okay update where we are....we are in Pompano, Florida from Orlando, Florida and we got to Orlando, Florida from West Rock, West Point, Virginia. We decided to stop at a rest stop, and wait till a little bit before 23:59 and then we head to Connecticut. Here are some photos.

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Victor C. II's Comment
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Being able to have 4 days home is so nice cause I got to spend it with family! Feels so nice and relieving to be with family off the road and to rest and get up to date with family😊.

God bless you all! Happy Thanksgiving!

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How's it going out there Victor?

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Bird-one it is going well I am so sorry I have not kept you all up to date. So my training is going well. My trainer and I have had a few bumps in the road and butted heads occasionally but we are working through them and I am learning how to back a lot better although it is tough trying to relearn something you thought you already had a decent grip on. Oh well I am making the best of this as possible. I have 97.46 hours to go and I am really happy about that, though I want to make sure I get as many backs in as possible. I might once I get a reliable truck even go and do a lot of backing up in parking lots and terminals to get my practice in even more. Safety first right!

Im pretty sure I have driven over 2000 miles here already. I need to add them up.

Im going to get with Tennessee, and see if they can switch me to flatbed as soon as I get done with training. My recruiter would not let me do flatbed right out the door cause I would not have gone out with a trainer as rapidly as I have with the two trainers I did. She was looking out for my good it looks like.

Thank you for your prayers and help!

How's it going out there Victor?

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.

Victor C. II's Comment
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I am really happy cause we are in the midwest in Tennessee!

Victor C. II's Comment
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We got to our shipper/reciever and waited 5 hours till 10:15am to leave. Traveling since then to New Jersey!

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Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

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