Company Holding Me Hostage

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Jay B.'s Comment
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I'm trying to leave this company I'm with, yet they're refusing to route me to a terminal and I've been sitting in a truck stop for days. What do i do

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.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Refuse to route you to terminal as in you gave a written 2 weeks notice and they have exceeded that and not sent you to the terminal.....

Or refuse to get you in as in "I told them last night that I quit and I was given a load not going to the terminal at my beckon call". Logistics of trip planning makes it difficult to jump when you want.

So please give us more info. Thnx

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.

PackRat's Comment
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And when we get these details, how about the details from your other topic where you inquired about getting stuck?

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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These are interesting days there for you, eh?

Two days ago you said you had gotten stuck and needed a tow truck, and now you're saying you want to quit your company, but they won't route you to a terminal and you've been sitting at a truck stop for two days.

What's going on? Why are you trying to quit? Why didn't you mention this two days ago?

It's very difficult to help you if we don't understand the entire situation.

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.

Moe's Comment
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No company I have ever worked for inside or or outside of trucking ever put a gun to my head and said, you are stuck.

I'm trying to leave this company I'm with, yet they're refusing to route me to a terminal and I've been sitting in a truck stop for days. What do i do

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.

Joseph I.'s Comment
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If you are truly being held hostage and you have crossed state lines you should call the FBI.😊

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Jay B.,

Is it safe to surmise that you are 'forum bouncing,' and getting 'less than sage' advice, from the other forum, where the 'supa truckas' reside ? Sure, you get quicker responses elsewhere, but how many are actually in your favor, trying to help you?

Just my opinion / observation. Drop my name, tell'em 'HIYA!' ;)

I'm sorry for your conundrums in the two threads you've shared with us here, but you pose two 'situations,' and never come back for the advice that our astute drivers pose to you; nor do YOU answer their requests for additional information! In any sense, I wish you well. I'm married to a man who's been driving for 20 plus years, and have been in and out of the 'hoops' with him. Yes, he's gotten stuck and needed a tow, in the snow. Yes, he's gotten hemmed up at a Pilot for 2 plus days, and no, he didn't try to quit. He toughed it out.

Hope you let these great peeps on TT know what decision(s) you have made, and how the 'tow' affected you and your career, if at all. If you've stayed employed through that, I'd avoid 'abandonment.' It's a driver's CAREER KILLER.

PS: Good one, Joe I. ~!!!

Stay safe~!

~ Anne ~

Mr. Curmudgeon's Comment
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Hostage?

Wow.

Which outfit? Please do let us know, e'er anyone else get trapped in that Shelob's Web.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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Doubtful we'll see a reply. He seems to be a Drive-By Poster.

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