Pairing The Sleeper Berth

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Daniel 's Comment
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I really like the new rule.

Today I was more than eight hours ahead of schedule for a 530 mile run to Fostoria OH. After driving for 275 miles or so I decided to stop for three hours(ended up being closer to four), clicked the 'pair sleeper berth' on the Qualcomm and didn't loose any time off of my 14 hour clock. I then continued my run still arriving 4 hours ahead of schedule.

Comes in handy as well when stuck at a shipper or receiver.

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.

Sleeper Berth:

The portion of the tractor behind the seats which acts as the "living space" for the driver. It generally contains a bed (or bunk beds), cabinets, lights, temperature control knobs, and 12 volt plugs for power.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I really like the new rule.

Today I was more than eight hours ahead of schedule for a 530 mile run to Fostoria OH. After driving for 275 miles or so I decided to stop for three hours(ended up being closer to four), clicked the 'pair sleeper berth' on the Qualcomm and didn't loose any time off of my 14 hour clock. I then continued my run still arriving 4 hours ahead of schedule.

Comes in handy as well when stuck at a shipper or receiver.

Dang!! Didn't KNOW the QC had that feature added; how SWEET, eh?

My man runs a QC, but .. in a daycab; doubt we have that button. AWESOME they've integrated that, tbh.. eliminates some confusion, and affords you, the driver, some MUCH needed SLEEP " AS YOU NEED IT!!! " COOL~!!

~ Anne ~

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.

Sleeper Berth:

The portion of the tractor behind the seats which acts as the "living space" for the driver. It generally contains a bed (or bunk beds), cabinets, lights, temperature control knobs, and 12 volt plugs for power.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Daniel 's Comment
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I really like the new rule.

Today I was more than eight hours ahead of schedule for a 530 mile run to Fostoria OH. After driving for 275 miles or so I decided to stop for three hours(ended up being closer to four), clicked the 'pair sleeper berth' on the Qualcomm and didn't loose any time off of my 14 hour clock. I then continued my run still arriving 4 hours ahead of schedule.

Comes in handy as well when stuck at a shipper or receiver.

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Dang!! Didn't KNOW the QC had that feature added; how SWEET, eh?

My man runs a QC, but .. in a daycab; doubt we have that button. AWESOME they've integrated that, tbh.. eliminates some confusion, and affords you, the driver, some MUCH needed SLEEP " AS YOU NEED IT!!! " COOL~!!

~ Anne ~

Yes! It was a nice nap. Plus it helped me avoid sitting in the same spot for 18 hours. Now I've only been here for 12 hours hoping to get docked soon....

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.

Sleeper Berth:

The portion of the tractor behind the seats which acts as the "living space" for the driver. It generally contains a bed (or bunk beds), cabinets, lights, temperature control knobs, and 12 volt plugs for power.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Hmmm. We have that too No one ever did explain what it was for. So I looked it up, what I fou d basicly said it was for Drivers in Canada??

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Hmmm. We have that too No one ever did explain what it was for. So I looked it up, what I fou d basicly said it was for Drivers in Canada??

Never heard it was for Canada. Prime did a video about it explaining but they made it sound like only a 2/3 would pause the 14. Not true. I have taken longer in off duty and paused the 14 as well.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Hmmm. We have that too No one ever did explain what it was for. So I looked it up, what I fou d basicly said it was for Drivers in Canada??

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Never heard it was for Canada. Prime did a video about it explaining but they made it sound like only a 2/3 would pause the 14. Not true. I have taken longer in off duty and paused the 14 as well.

Compliance lady told me about it a month ago. Comes in handy

JakeBreak's Comment
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Hmmm. We have that too No one ever did explain what it was for. So I looked it up, what I fou d basicly said it was for Drivers in Canada??

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Never heard it was for Canada. Prime did a video about it explaining but they made it sound like only a 2/3 would pause the 14. Not true. I have taken longer in off duty and paused the 14 as well.

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Compliance lady told me about it a month ago. Comes in handy

Yeah I use that all the time. I seldom have a live load/unload that takes less than 2 hrs so I get to extend my days all the time. Its nice to be able to choose whether or not I wanna push and get the load a little farther or if im feeling tired n want to take a break.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

PJ's Comment
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That must be a qualcom thing. Peoplenet doesn’t have a button. I haven’t paid alot of attention, but I think it does it on its own. Guess I need to pay closer attention

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