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Scott V.'s Comment
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Lol thanks 👍

The mattresses in most trucks are about twin size. But don't go out and buy new sheets. A queen size sheet can be folded to fit. Might want to bring a sleeping bag and your two favorite pillows. A warm blanket may or may not be needed but bring one just in case. And if you have a favorite stuffed toy like a teddy bear, bring it also. Schneider allows stuffed animals to ride along but not real pets. Lol

Scott V.'s Comment
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Thanks Steve !!

Lower bunk mattresses are XL Twin size*

Rhino's Comment
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I drive reddaway out of Vegas. Same company and in all with background and pee test took me almost a month if that to get hired on.

Thanks !! Definitely appreciate the insight!! .... I may be jumping way ahead ! It’s just an interview with YRC , the Schneider program is a go with a start date . I’ll obviously keep plans with Schneider and will interview with YRC .... doubt yrc can/will pull trigger from day of interview on the 7th till my start date with Schneider on the 18th , but who knows .. thanks guys

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I agree with Banks, I'd go with YRC especially if it's linehaul. I'll give them some credit I see a lot of new trucks and trailers in their fleet.

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Linehaul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.
PackRat's Comment
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Thanks Steve !!

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Lower bunk mattresses are XL Twin size*

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Get a fitted bottom sheet. One that has the elastic all the way around it. These stay on better and there is some leeway regarding the actual size of the mattress.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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And Scott, when and if you go out solo, consider investing in a memory foam mattress topper. I got mine from Amazon and it makes a world of difference in your comfort when in the bunk. I think mine cost about $70 delivered.

I think the resident expert on mattresses is Kersey aka Rainy. When you have a chance search for her comments about truck mattresses.

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