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Junkyard Dog's Comment
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I'm also on another message board and those people all are clamoring to be owner operators. Other than that I like the board. But I just refrain from commenting on those posts. I've met young drivers on the road that are owner operators and the equipment they drive are really just a piece of crap...2007 trucks... Just as an example. I freak out if I have a breakdown... It's costing me money. But just look at what it's costing them and when you drive a piece of equipment that old you're going to be down a lot more than I am. I drive a 2019 Kenworth and I've had no problems with it so far except for a tire. It's trailers that I have problems with... And that's only been twice. Can't imagine the angst these young owner-operators deal with? They got Hoodwinked

Owner Operator:

An owner-operator is a driver who either owns or leases the truck they are driving. A self-employed driver.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DWI:

Driving While Intoxicated

PackRat's Comment
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I asked first so, I get the first ones that way when you hit it big I can cash in.

Sorry, but daycab guys are not eligible. sorry.gif

Rob T.'s Comment
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I asked first so, I get the first ones that way when you hit it big I can cash in.

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Sorry, but daycab guys are not eligible. sorry.gif

Daycab drivers are just part timers, we ain't no real trucker smile.gif

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