Trying To Find My First Trucking Company

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Daniel B.'s Comment
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I have no idea about that. Really not the best person to ask. Hopefully someone else sees this and can help.

Cody B.'s Comment
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I have no idea about that. Really not the best person to ask. Hopefully someone else sees this and can help.

No biggie I'm gonna ask a recruiter on Monday, just curious though.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I have no idea about that. Really not the best person to ask. Hopefully someone else sees this and can help.

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No biggie I'm gonna ask a recruiter on Monday, just curious though.

Yeah, I'm 23, I don't know squat about GI Bills and all that stuff!

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Cody B.'s Comment
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I have no idea about that. Really not the best person to ask. Hopefully someone else sees this and can help.

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No biggie I'm gonna ask a recruiter on Monday, just curious though.

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Yeah, I'm 23, I don't know squat about GI Bills and all that stuff!

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Same here 23 and just got out lol I'm lost

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I have no idea about that. Really not the best person to ask. Hopefully someone else sees this and can help.

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No biggie I'm gonna ask a recruiter on Monday, just curious though.

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Yeah, I'm 23, I don't know squat about GI Bills and all that stuff!

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Same here 23 and just got out lol I'm lost

Wow! Someone that's actually my age! I would jump all over being your trainer if I were still doing it! Haha!

Cody B.'s Comment
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Yeah for real me too not everyday I run into somebody my age getting into this industry but I'm excited and ready to hit the road.

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I'm going on my 3rd year! I started school the week I turned 21.

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James U.'s Comment
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I was the same as you in 2011 I went to NETTTS trucking school got my class A through them. looked at every company out there applied to many and decided to go to Prime went in as a C seat yeah I felt the same way 40000 miles WOW thats alot but it was well worth it the first week and part of the second your trainer and you get to know each other and it goes kinda slow about 4000 miles a week Trust me he is not going to bed the first day you are in the truck. He will be up showing you different things to look for while going down the road. Tords the end we were running 6000 to 7100 miles a week and was making more than the 700 they offer. It was the best experience made me a much stronger driver learned so much. I still talk to my old trainer at least 3 times a week. I picked Prime for the training pay which Is the highest I found for someone straight out of school.. It took me 10 weeks to finish my training But I came home 3 times and one of them was for 5 days. It goes quick..

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DaveDiesel's Comment
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It's when you use your post 9/11 GI Bill benefits and the VA gives the veteran a check every month from anywhere to 1000-1300 depending on the benefits you have available for the first year of being a solo driver, a lot of the bigger dry van and flatbed companies use it.

Cody, thank you for your service. What branch? I don't think Prime offers the GI Bill benefits program. It's not advertised on their website but, like you said, double check with the recruiter. Below is a list of companies that offer the GI Bill program:

-Crete Carrier

-Roehl

-Werner

-TMC

-Melton

This list is off the top of my head so I'm sure there are more out there. Keep researching and post your finding. There are a good amount of veterans that view this site. Thanks.

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.
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It's when you use your post 9/11 GI Bill benefits and the VA gives the veteran a check every month from anywhere to 1000-1300 depending on the benefits you have available for the first year of being a solo driver, a lot of the bigger dry van and flatbed companies use it.

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Cody, thank you for your service. What branch? I don't think Prime offers the GI Bill benefits program. It's not advertised on their website but, like you said, double check with the recruiter. Below is a list of companies that offer the GI Bill program:

-Crete Carrier

-Roehl

-Werner

-TMC

-Melton

This list is off the top of my head so I'm sure there are more out there. Keep researching and post your finding. There are a good amount of veterans that view this site. Thanks.

The US Xpress recruiter told me they also have the VA apprenticeship program.

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.
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