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Leo S.'s Comment
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So I see that CFI has very good reviews and rating and I’ve also heard that they run all 48 and don’t put inward facing cameras in their trucks. Can somebody confirm this? They just scheduled me for the orientation. How many miles can I expect there doing dry van solo? Are they sending obese people for the sleep study?

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.
PackRat's Comment
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You didn't ask your recruiter these questions before accepting a date to begin orientation?

Leo S.'s Comment
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You didn't ask your recruiter these questions before accepting a date to begin orientation?

I don’t trust recruiters anymore, they’re all liars

PackRat's Comment
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You didn't ask your recruiter these questions before accepting a date to begin orientation?

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I don’t trust recruiters anymore, they’re all liars

I'm sure you will be an asset no matter how many companies you bounce through in such a short amount of time. After all the useful advice you were given in the past month regarding your driving with Western Express then Roehl, I don't think I can help by typing the same basic advice on the same general topic another name. Good luck.

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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So I see that CFI has very good reviews and rating and I’ve also heard that they run all 48 and don’t put inward facing cameras in their trucks. Can somebody confirm this? They just scheduled me for the orientation. How many miles can I expect there doing dry van solo? Are they sending obese people for the sleep study?

Leo;

Wish you well in your ventures! Ask to speak to Susie, re: the CPAP and otherwise. She's kinda a 'higher up' but if she'll take your call, you'll get info!

Good luck again;

~ Anne ~

CPAP:

Constant Positive Airway Pressure

CPAP is a breathing assist device which is worn over the mouth or nose. It provides nighttime relief for individuals who suffer from Sleep Apnea.

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.
Leo S.'s Comment
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So I see that CFI has very good reviews and rating and I’ve also heard that they run all 48 and don’t put inward facing cameras in their trucks. Can somebody confirm this? They just scheduled me for the orientation. How many miles can I expect there doing dry van solo? Are they sending obese people for the sleep study?

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Leo;

Wish you well in your ventures! Ask to speak to Susie, re: the CPAP and otherwise. She's kinda a 'higher up' but if she'll take your call, you'll get info!

Good luck again;

~ Anne ~

Thank you Anne!

CPAP:

Constant Positive Airway Pressure

CPAP is a breathing assist device which is worn over the mouth or nose. It provides nighttime relief for individuals who suffer from Sleep Apnea.

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.
BK's Comment
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If your BMI is over a certain limit, you will no doubt be required to do a sleep study.

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Leo S.'s Comment
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If your BMI is over a certain limit, you will no doubt be required to do a sleep study.

Well, neither WE, nor Roehl made me do it.

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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Driver facing cams have power to them but not set to record. It was a package deal. They will use the driver facing cam as an option instead of firing someone who messes up bad. You will know ahead of time.

I do not believe they will require a sleep study. Your DOT examiner should have handled that if needed.

I jump on here whenever I have a few.

Good luck. We have plenty of people to help you in your journey with us.

Welcome to the family.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Leo S.'s Comment
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Driver facing cams have power to them but not set to record. It was a package deal. They will use the driver facing cam as an option instead of firing someone who messes up bad. You will know ahead of time.

I do not believe they will require a sleep study. Your DOT examiner should have handled that if needed.

I jump on here whenever I have a few.

Good luck. We have plenty of people to help you in your journey with us.

Welcome to the family.

Thank you Scott! So my recruiter said there is only a road facing camera inside and she also asked me to send her my long-form physical which I already did. It was done here in Roehl just a month ago and it is good for two years. I also found a post of yours where a few years ago you were saying you’ve been in so many states with CFI, do they still run all 48?? Well, 47, actually, cause that same recruiter said you guys don’t go to California, but I’m totally fine with that

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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