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    US Xpress Student Driver Experience

    Just finished my 2 1/2 day orientation in Tunnel Hill today. On my way to Kings Mountain, NC to meet my trainer and knock out these 150hrs. So far this has been a GREAT experience and I'm very impressed with the company and I'm not one who's easily impressed. I do wish I could've been paired with a trainer out of the UsX Terminal in Atlanta which is where I live but no biggie. I'm assuming there were no available trainers out of the Atl Terminal. I'm looking forward to hitting the road and I plan on taking my time to learn everything I need to know about trucking. I know it will take a while before I become a confident & comfortable driver but I am patient and I know each day will be easier than the previous one. Well just wanted to share this NEWBIE experience. God Bless!


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    hello ismith124,very nice outlook on life.made my day.godbless you.

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    Thank you and God Bless you also.

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    welcome to the party

    go to facebook and like the us xpress company page.... you will find it heplful

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    Do they want recent grad drivers to team after training?

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    recent gred will go out with a trainer for 120 hr's (that's driving time) or about 3 weeks then team with a new driver for 8 weeks then solo if you wish

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    Light Load Member Rollin_18's Avatar
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    Thanks. Looks like ill be going to USX in December (that's when my moving violation comes off or in other words ill have 3 in the last 3 and non in the past 2 years). How's it going for you at USX

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    Good luck with your training. Let us know how it goes.

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    ISMITH 124 how did your training and the 8 weeks of team go for you? What is the pay for new grads on teaming?

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    I'm willing to bet he's workig the fry machine by now............


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