Best Trucking Companies To Drive For??

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Papa Pig's Comment
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Some of the old stuff that I read and pondered when I joined the site

Jammer a's Comment
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Goin with old school here got a lot of friends that went with swift and they’re making good money as new drivers bro half the super truckers that talk down on them I’ve seen in the ditch down the road cuz they wouldn’t shut down !!! What I have learned you don’t know how good a company is till you’ve worked there yourself!!’

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Anyone have a good recommendation (And not Swift --because we know they are not).

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What personal experiences do you have with Swift that can support your statement? We have had a lot of drivers come through here who started at Swift and done very well.

Nine and three quarters out of ten times when we see someone come in here with that kind of remark it reflects a driver who just couldn't cut it out there in the difficult transition into their first trucking job, or it is based on silly comments that they gathered off of the internet which have no basis in reality or knowledge of the industry as a whole.

Papa Pig's Comment
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I agree jammer. I am a part of a few Facebook sites where people give potential new drivers so much bad info.... “Go with a small company that will treat you like family”—well my reply to that is nobody can screw your over quite as well as family can. Most of the people I see out here that either can’t back, do unsafe stuff on the road or take breaks and showers in the fuel island are not generally with a big carrier. Lots of lease op /owner op super truckers is what I have seen doing it in my limited time. “What the f@&k you lookin at Werner”? I have gotten that a few times as well 🤷🏻‍♂️

Rob D.'s Comment
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I get a lot of crap about Prime being the slowest trucks on the road but surprisingly when I respond professionally and courtesly they usually change their attitude and become more friendly.

Jammer a's Comment
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I agree papa specially some of the owner op guys and a few others I’ve ran into all got opinions they think are god spoken when I was in Chennault Oregon a bunch of us made it into the pilot there an everyone said we were gonna wait it out cuz it was coming down hard and trucks were sliding off the road at 25/30 mph it was a mess guy I asked about chasing up older cat from swift who has been driving 16 yrs said I’d hold off weather report and right then this guy a good 10 yrs younger told him some smart a$$ comment about swift chained up and didn’t make it 10 miles out man seen his truck towed back the other direction so those comments I don’t really like or listen too

I agree jammer. I am a part of a few Facebook sites where people give potential new drivers so much bad info.... “Go with a small company that will treat you like family”—well my reply to that is nobody can screw your over quite as well as family can. Most of the people I see out here that either can’t back, do unsafe stuff on the road or take breaks and showers in the fuel island are not generally with a big carrier. Lots of lease op /owner op super truckers is what I have seen doing it in my limited time. “What the f@&k you lookin at Werner”? I have gotten that a few times as well 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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I get a lot of crap about Prime being the slowest trucks on the road but surprisingly when I respond professionally and courtesly they usually change their attitude and become more friendly.

You've not encountered me on the CB yet, PRIME!

Daniel 's Comment
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I drive a 65mph governed truck. When the ungoverned crowd complains, I tell 'em they should have left earlier in the day.

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