a lot of spoiled new drivers crying about low pay

Discussion in 'Western Express' started by Dunebuggy3469, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. Summit23

    Summit23 Light Load Member

    May 24, 2009
    Roll down the windows...
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  3. Theryan

    Theryan Bobtail Member

    Apr 19, 2018
  4. Theryan

    Theryan Bobtail Member

    Apr 19, 2018
    Flatbedder are suckers Especially working for WE.
  5. MilkyJay

    MilkyJay Road Train Member

    Jan 26, 2015
    Everywhere you want to be
    Why are WE drivers always on the side of the road? Do they cancel trips often before you get there or something?
  6. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

    Mar 5, 2016
    White County, Arkansas
    That's a cheap shot. And you know it.

    Ive got about 30 years roughly as a company stoogie myself more or less.

    Man has several valid thoughts poor dress code, open drug use in a semi and so on.

    I would have to keep my responses very short and careful.

    If you see someone doing drugs in a 18 wheeler cab and do nothing, then you are guilty by association. Let the law take care of that. Our SIU team in White County has made a total of about 110 busts for close to 200 felony drug charges and a variety other related charges since just last march. Not just that but the strike team even caught a child explotation (Plural) for creating child dirty pictures in a nearby hotel red handed on a tip. Boom Caught. That one is going away for a very long time.

    And it's not just our county, we can have within less than a hour about 8 counties show up with everything that they possess to do all that it needs doing to get the bad guys.

    Needless to say I love the way the law handles the lawbreakers. They are not welcome here. At the same time they are not butchers and show common sense when regular citizens break down or have really basic problems that can use a helping hand.
  7. aussiejosh

    aussiejosh Road Train Member

    Aug 28, 2009
    Airlie Beach QLd
    This quote reminds me of a leading toilet paper manufacturer their saying was "we started at the bottom and we're still there"
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  8. Atlanta trucker

    Atlanta trucker Road Train Member

    Jan 25, 2017
    If i cant wear flip flops and shorts why drive the truck ???
    If i wanted a job i would go get a job.
  9. Trucker T

    Trucker T Bobtail Member

    Mar 9, 2019
    20 years and a company driver at bottom feeding western express . How many roll overs and manslaughters are on your dac? Your at the right place based on what you’ve written. Probably did voice too text while driving thinking that’s ok‍.
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  10. QuietStorm

    QuietStorm Heavy Load Member

    Dec 11, 2016
    I would cry too if I was flatbedding at WE for 35cpm. I would probably commit suicide for how far my life had already fallen apart. Just saying, they're probably right driving those ####ty ### tricks I see, I'm surprised half the company didn't get #### down during blitz.
  11. stayinback

    stayinback Road Train Member

    Jan 24, 2014
    To be fair- couple months ago...I was in Line waiting to pick up and a Western Express truck pulled up behind me, Guy came out,walked up to me to ask if this was the line,etc etc.

    Heck of a nice guy-probably in his late 50's early 60's........We started talking shop and he actually had a decent personality- ex Farmer from Iowa that got into trucking- Says he's treated well at Western Express.

    So don't judge people or carriers by what you read or hear- Give everyone a fair chance.
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