Trucking has changed so much since I retired back in 2003. The quality of drivers are not as courteous and not as professional as before.The reason is the Electronic logs and the rate of pay have been reduced. The amount of training required to obtain a CDL has dropped. I would to get back on the road but the body say I’m too old.
I may seek a local dispatcher position in Houston area.
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Hey everyone - what's the single best piece of advice you can give to a newbie trucker? I've been asking around and love to hear everyone's thoughts. Thanks!
Keep an eye on them springs. The company says they have a good maintenance schedule to catch these problems and there have been two trucks that had broken springs. One was in a turn and caused a rollover.
Hey, all! I am working on a project - an app for truckers to connect and share day-to-day work stuff. Worth pursuing? And if yes, what would be some cool features to add?
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Looking for a job in as a caregiver are the waitress or Warehouse
So where does everyone live at. Me,I'm in Grand Haven, MI. and I drive local,I'm home every night and every weekend. I hope that's not a bad thing to be in this group.
I haven't gotten my CDL yet, but I'm working it. That's why i wanted to join. To see how the trucking world is today. I do work for Goodyear Commercial Tire changing tires on big rigs,but im ready for a change