29cpm To 57cpm In 5 Month Rookie Driver

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PackRat's Comment
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And this guy hasn't been dropped off at the first truck stop, Steve?

I would be more worried about being alive at the end of your break with that fool behind the wheel if it were me.

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Scratch2win's Comment
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I had a talk with my co prior to him getting on the truck. Even though he had more experience than me. I told him what I expected and how I wanted him to run. See I had the best trainer mel aka big country. I do everything he trained me to do exactly. No issues and sort of trained my co who was very thankful because he learned new things. If you're co isn't very good you have to help get them up to speed.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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LOL Pack rat oh I told him that last time when we were out 5 weeks...He says Go ahead and I'll have your job" i replied you aint got enough horsepower dude lol

Company policy dictates they need to bebooted at 1 of our terminals anyways.

Scratch oh I have been "trying" to help his backing etc but he aint having it. Lol think he forgets his left from his right....Im tellin him little left not full he dies opposite. After 30 minutes it tests my nerves. Besides Im not thegreatest sometimes but still lot better...

Eh team driving wasn't for me but I took what I could get at the time to get driving period. Now luckily I can transfer with the CRST umbrella, get a 12 cpm raise and finish out my 10 month contract, and probably stick it out. Until 2022 when I plan to retire to Philippines...... I hate job hopping lol

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.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

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