Hooking Doubles At An Angle

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Victoria's Comment
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Lol they’re short on trainers but aren’t doing anything about it to get some. Well thank you for your help I really appreciate it. I needed the confidence boost because I’m very hard on myself.

After 3.5 years still cant back up a trailer and dolly it always goes sideways on me, if you are not careful it will break the dolly off the pintle hook.

I told them I would train before Xmas and have mentioned a few times to Ops and dispatcher all I ever hear is we are waiting on safety and will let you know.

My first few months where pretty bad as well, it was taking me forever to hook I would move trailers so I could get to them often, I thought about quitting but decided to stick it out until they fire me, now I can pretty much hook a set anyplace, although there are still times it is easier and safter to move a trailer,

Dispatcher:

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.

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.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Lol they’re short on trainers but aren’t doing anything about it to get some

My thoughts exactly, mention it the next time you see the boss man, you probably have more pull than I.

Well thank you for your help I really appreciate it. I needed the confidence boost because I’m very hard on myself.

no problem, I was and still am the same way. If you want I can leave my phone number with dispatch and you can call or text me any problems or questions I have given it to a couple new guys when I can.

How much longer in training do you have? 1 week or two?

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.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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One thing I should mention don't be afraid to ask another driver, a spotter, dispatcher , or mechanic for help. Everyone has always been willing to help when I need it, especially if you tell them you are new and just finished training.

Dispatcher:

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.
Victoria's Comment
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Do you have a Facebook by chance? I can message you my number on there. I have asked tony like 3 times about his trainer situation and he said he’s waiting on Brad lol. Seems like everyone is waiting for everyone. I still have all of next week and then I’m on my own! I have to get over my fear of bothering people too. I would hate to stop another driver or spotter in order to come help me but hopefully they’ll understand.

One thing I should mention don't be afraid to ask another driver, a spotter, dispatcher , or mechanic for help. Everyone has always been willing to help when I need it, especially if you tell them you are new and just finished training.

Dispatcher:

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.
Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I do have a Facebook I just haven't used it in like 10 years.

That's the exact same answer I get so it not just me

Victoria's Comment
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Ok it’s up to you then! If you’d like to leave your number with Rich I’d appreciate that otherwise I don’t want you to go through resetting your Facebook password either lol. Just let me know on here and I’ll find you otherwise not a big deal I’ll grab your number from Rich on Monday night.

I do have a Facebook I just haven't used it in like 10 years.

That's the exact same answer I get so it not just me

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I will just leave it with him.

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