Cattle/Car Haulers

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DeJuan J.'s Comment
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Does cattle and car haulers really make 6 figures?

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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Does cattle and car haulers really make 6 figures?

Yep but those are extremely difficult jobs to land unless you know someone. Car healers are licensed and bonded(meaning even as company drivers they are responsible for any damage) and that takes a few years to achieve cause no insurance company in their right mind will cover a bond on a drive with zero experience.

Cattle haulers... Well let's just say they are a breed unto themselves. Most of those ole boys grew up around cattle and know how to care for them. You don't get to hop behind the wheel and drive. You have live cargo to take care of. Depending on the length of trip, remember you would be a solo driver, you sometimes have to unload them mid trip to water them and cool them down. Under weight cattle does make as much money. Then you have to know how to reload them all by yourself. Want to haul cattle? Well I hope you know someone that has a cattle farm or has a few cattle trucks cause those jobs don't get advertised.

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Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
DeJuan J.'s Comment
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Give them water mid trip?????? Oh heck no!lol

Matt S.'s Comment
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While waiting for a train some years ago, I chatted up a trucker who specialized in cattle hauling. He grew up on a cattle ranch in New Mexico so he's all good. He said that dealing with cattle can be a pain. He kept a herding dog riding with him. Ain't no way in the shady side of h*ll would this city boy ever want to deal with that.

DeJuan J.'s Comment
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While waiting for a train some years ago, I chatted up a trucker who specialized in cattle hauling. He grew up on a cattle ranch in New Mexico so he's all good. He said that dealing with cattle can be a pain. He kept a herding dog riding with him. Ain't no way in the shady side of h*ll would this city boy ever want to deal with that.

Lol. Me either Matt!

mountain girl's Comment
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Me either. I've heard that livestock and hanging sides of meat are the toughest to haul. No thank you.

-mountain girl

Rhonda's Comment
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Those trailers stink to high heaven!! I hate being in the same parking lot with one ... *Gag*

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Pat M.'s Comment
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Those trailers stink to high heaven!! I hate being in the same parking lot with one ... *Gag*

Smells like money.

I saw a cattle pot one time that someone wrote nature's air freshener in the dirt

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Guyjax (Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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Those trailers stink to high heaven!! I hate being in the same parking lot with one ... *Gag*

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Smells like money.

I saw a cattle pot one time that someone wrote nature's air freshener in the dirt

If it smells like money think I would think cattle haulers would not mind being paid in cow pies. Just saying.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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