I Have No Clue What To Do

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MichaelC0000 Z.'s Comment
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So now I have talked to pretty much every company that I can think of and every one says no to my application I really have no clue what to do

Tammy A.'s Comment
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Why NO?

So now I have talked to pretty much every company that I can think of and every one says no to my application I really have no clue what to do

MichaelC0000 Z.'s Comment
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You can read my last two post I think I'm pretty much done

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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You can read my last two post I think I'm pretty much done

You are done, because you want to be done. We have offered all types of advice and you have not done anything we have suggested.

Did you get a copy of your DAC report to see what is actually on your record?

DAC Report

You get a free copy once a year. Request a copy, look it over to see what info is on it and if there is something on there that you disagree with you can appeal that from the same website as above. If everything is okay, then you know exactly what it is that is keeping you from getting hired.

Although applying to and quitting three jobs after your accidents can be what is hanging you up. Or it can be the accidents themselves on how they reported it. We can't help you until you know for an absolute fact what it is, that is on your DAC record. It will take several weeks to get it by mail, much quicker by email. Once you get it, if you don't understand it or have a question take a screenshot of it and post it on here so we can help you out.

As for your speech impediment, I have a friend that struggled at Prime getting a trainer because of his severe speech impediment. He left without the driving training. Then he contacted many companies and talked with about 9 if I remember right and had no problem getting information from all and did finally get hired by a flatbed company. On top of his speech impediment, he is a bit mentally slow, so it takes him longer to learn, but his company is working with him and he is doing pretty well all things considered.

Laura

DAC:

Drive-A-Check Report

A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

MichaelC0000 Z.'s Comment
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These are the companies that I've have talked to and everyone say no:

  • Knight
  • Swift
  • Werner Enterprises
  • J,B hunt
  • CRST
  • freymiller
  • transforce inc
  • TransAM
  • Landair Transport told me to call
  • Covenant but have not been able to get in touch with the Recruiter
  • CFI transport say no because they are not hiring from South Florida
  • Pam transport I'm not to sure yet about PAM they told me no because I live in south Florida but they are trying to help me out I have to wait till Monday to see if they say yes
Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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These are the companies that I've have talked to and everyone say no Knight Swift Werner Enterprises J,B hunt CRST freymiller transforce inc TransAM Landair Transport told me to call Covenant but have not been able to get in touch with the Recruiter CFI transport say no because they are not hiring from South Florida Pam transport I'm not to sure yet about PAM they told me no because I live in south Florida but they are trying to help me out I have to wait till Monday to see if they say yes

Michael;

To list everything in 'list' form, either double space, or HTML code it... like so:

  • DutchMaid Logistics
  • Cypress Truck Lines
  • Witte Bros.
  • Western Express
  • Melton Truck Lines
  • May Trucking
  • J & R Schugel

To name a few..that MAY be worth a shot! ^^^^ Dutch Maid has a developing training yard in Sarasota, Florida. Cypress is in Alabama AND Florida.

A good pal of mine from the ole days in Pinellas Park, Florida . . . started with Schugel!

Witte, Western, and Melton... often have reasons to hire from there. CFI perhaps again will, in the future. Their acquisition with TFI has thrown some hiccups.

Try those; if 'i' can find more, so can you! I was raised (for awhile) in Manatee County, Florida. I drove for General Propeller Company, right beside Tropicana. You could always give THEM a shout, too.

~ Anne ~

ps: FOR THE UMTEENTH TIME, please ADD your state, and at least REGION, to get more HITS and HELP!!!!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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Living in florida presents challenges all by itself. Your record doubles the challenge. Like Laura said, if you want it bad enough you will perservere.

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

George B.'s Comment
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Go to fleetdirectory.com. Look at Florida companies, Ga companies etc. A little outdated but a lot of the links work. Also check out Abco, Refrigerated Express, Kennesaw(out of Atl)

PackRat's Comment
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Too many accidents for Schugel. Any dedicated driver position is going to need to show experience as an OTR driver, too.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Rob T.'s Comment
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CFI transport say no because they are not hiring from South Florida Pam transport I'm not to sure yet about PAM they told me no because I live in south Florida but they are trying to help me out I have to wait till Monday to see if they say yes

Being in Florida, especially south Florida is why you've been denied numerous times not the speech impediment you mentioned in your last thread. How far south are you? Typically many carriers don't hire south of I-10 and far more don't hire south of I-4. When I worked at Sysco in Palmetto (south of St Pete) it seemed there was a steady stream or HEYL trucks delivering so they may be worth a look. I do see they have a terminal in Zephyrhills. I have not heard anything good or bad about that carrier but at this point you need to take whatever you can.

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.

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