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Jeremy's Comment
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Well since landing my new job awhile back it kinda left my wife in limbo but she finally decided on and landed a local propane delivery gig which she loves problem is she works every saturday which leaves me home and bored since we hardly do anything apart i solved the problem and got hired part time as a second job to go work with her at this company i know many will say im nuts enjoy the day of doing nothing but im a go’er lol and by fall we should have the cash saved to buy 100 acres in southern adirondacks and sell our house in caroga lake Our goal is to buy land build cabin no mortgage or loans build a nest egg and both take the working either down to a minimum or retire to make our land make our living crossing our fingers and workin our butts off to make it happen If our land has any significant cliffs or falls that freeze ill let ya know brett


Drive-A-Check Report

A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

James J.'s Comment
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Will this affect your hos at your main job?


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Jeremy's Comment
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No pt job is local gig and i only use 8 hours maybe 9 at worst mon-fri

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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I was under the impression a second job must be counted as on duty not driving on your logs. Not sure how a driving job would be classified.

I could be wrong, but I would swear I read that

Jeremy's Comment
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Dont need logs to run in 100 mile radius

Jeremy's Comment
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May be a gray area in there somewhere but both jobs say its fine

Rob T.'s Comment
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Dont need logs to run in 100 mile radius

You're still supposed to take those hours into consideration of what you have on your 70 clock, and when you ended your day to figure out when you LEGALLY have completed a 34 reset. It is for ANY work regardless if it's a different driving job or washing dishes at the local diner. Could you get away with not counting those hours? Probably, but in the event you're in a serious accident that has long lasting effects it will be discovered that you weren't abiding by HOS law.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Michael W.'s Comment
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Good for you, make it while you can.

Turtle's Comment
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Rob T. is correct.

Performing any compensated work for a person or company who is not a motor carrier shall also be considered on-duty, per FMCSA regulations.

Technically, you're supposed to log the part time gig as well. Just saying, be careful. If you can do both jobs in under 70 hours, still giving yourself time for a 34 by Monday, you're good to go.


Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000. Their primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries.

What Does The FMCSA Do?

  • Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • Data and Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Research and Technology
  • Safety Assistance
  • Support and Information Sharing


Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Jeremy's Comment
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I will both be able to keep it well under 70 and get a 34 am i supposed to punch that in on my main jobs eld everyweek or keep an on duty paperlog?

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