23 year veteran trucker fired!

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by cmbyrom, Jul 14, 2019.

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  1. insipidtoast

    insipidtoast Light Load Member

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    Right just like when you do a “load check” flatbedding so you can let the dog out to take a dump on the grass. A trucker ain’t no veterinarian. Like I’m supposed to believe his ten minutes of petting zoo time is enough to diagnose swine flu, make a call to the cdc and save the world. Rofl.

    Caring for the animals. The guy was just having a gay old time petting the piglets. You weren’t there. I can’t blame him. That’s what you could call a job perk. Don’t play the violin about the animals’ welfare when these clowns tailgate each other going 85 like the other poster mentioned. I’m sure the owner of those animals would really appreciate that. Now when one wrecks the animals from both trailers will be dead, but we still give ourselves a pat on the back for stopping to check on the animals’ health (aka petting zoo time).

    The fact of the matter is these clowns endanger the animals, themselves, and everyone they share the road with.
     
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  2. Intothesunset

    Intothesunset Road Train Member

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    Do you let dogs poop on your floor??
     
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    Puppage Road Train Member

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    As long as it’s not MY floor. :)
     
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    d o g Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Characterize it however you wish, but professional livestock haulers stop occasionally to check on livestock while in transit. The ones that don't won't last long in that business.
     
  5. that's going to be a big one with insurances..
    honestly if he wants to keep on driving you're going to have to suck it up be treated like a number might get screwed out of a couple of paychecks but look on Craigslist and find one of those foreign outfits looking for drivers..many of them thrive on Americans with lousy driving records that even a Western Express won't hire
     
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  6. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    Have you ever hauled livestock? I dont see many tailgating each other or doing 85, the ones that are are empty usually and tailgater is looking to pass.
     
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    A large percentage of livestock haulers come from a ranching background, so yes, we can spot sick animals in transit. I’ve had to get in my trailer before during a trip and get a sick calf into a smaller compartment or even one where they are by themselves. Have a great day!
     
  8. cmbyrom

    cmbyrom Bobtail Member

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    @Chinatown.....I tried the link but it keeps coming up "Chinatown Marketplace" on Google search engine. HELP!!!
     
  9. Texas_hwy_287

    Texas_hwy_287 Road Train Member

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    Check out second chances companies such as western express, trans am and carolina cargo.

    Good luck.
     
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  10. Texas_hwy_287

    Texas_hwy_287 Road Train Member

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    @Chinatown is a member from this forum, he be here shortly with more options.
     
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