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This morning (July 29, 2012) I got stopped for a roadside inspection. It was educational for both of us. I learned that when they are looking for a quickie inspection they target mega carriers. Our trucks are usually well cared for and compliant so they aren't worried about violations. We run e-logs so he's not worried about false logs. We're just easy targets for a quick inspection on the books. Nice.
At least I get good marks on my CSA.
So I tell him that while I gave his
Ok i went to GB July 17 for Bulk training every thing going good then sarurday i lost balance fell off tanker, lucky not bad injuries, bruised sprain foot and heel, lower back and tailbone bruise. But got home fruday 27th and just talked to my dbl and am headed to Gary OC for light duty work on monday.
Wednesday and Thursday of last week I practiced for the road test, the last step in getting my CDL. My road test was scheduled for 1 PM on Thursday and luckily before the test I received more practice setting up for green light turns.
Approaching the light, by downshifting well in advance into the proper turning gear, was something I needed some work on. After some practice I was ready for the actual test as we rolled into the school and prepared to stop for a simulated RR Crossing,
Updated 07.24.2012 at 05.28 PM by Vito
Why do we see our worst fears come true? Here I left a steady job(with low pay) driving local, to go to CPC logistics(another local job for Walgreens), knowing(and was warned by the recruiter) that the people running the show think they are God.All I saw were the dollar signs, and a chance to get away from my tyrannical,slave driving boss after 5 years. Thursday, I got a call from the recruiter that The bosses at walgreens were upset becuase I missed making a late call by 12 minutes.Then later I'm
NOTE: I've included tips this week for the benefit of any newbies that may be reading this blog...
This week I passed my Pre Trip Inspection, 100 Foot Straight Backing, and 45 Backing tests. The only requirement left for the NC CDL is the road test.
The straight backing was no problem. The trick is to keep an eye on the rear trailer tires and to immediately steer to the problem (tires getting larger in the mirror), slightly, then quickly cancel the correction
Updated 07.24.2012 at 03.10 PM by Vito
It's been a while since I posted because I really didn't have anything new to say. Plus I have been preoccupied with something else I have gotten involved in. But my wife tells me to shut up about it; so I won't talk about the Texas Nationalist Movement here.
So cool stuff. Well, by my last post you know I had a lil bit of a layover in Round Rock and got to see the new Spiderman movie. Recently I saw a car fire; so that was cool. For me anyway. I bet it sucked for the car owner....
Updated 07.20.2012 at 09.32 AM by Blank_Look (bone head error)
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