Abilene Motor Express....A New Place To Call Home

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  1. Rocknroller4

    Rocknroller4 Road Train Member

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    Well I start with Western Express next week. Other option was May but their 61 mph trucks and apparent micromanaging put me off but they do have a terminal just down the road. I dunno who to go with. I have to take a 16 hour bus trip to Western in Southern Cali.
     
  2. jarhead0311

    jarhead0311 Light Load Member

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    My rant for the day: So had my advance cut in half due to excessive use. I haven’t neen misusing it, been legit reason I gotta take it out everyday, let me explain. My fiance has crohns disease, pseudo obstruction disease in her intestines, 33% of her heart working and on top of that she has cancer in her uterus and that area. My miles had been low so I had no choice but to start sending the advance everyday to her to get all her medicines and got stuck in that rut. She needs these medications to survive and have a normal life. She is going to beat this cancer but she needs all her medications to do so. They total over 3,000 a month. Even my entire VA monthly check goes to her meds. Her health insurance pays for everything but medicine and no deductible or nothing either, her insurance is cost free. Thankful for that. She is sick throwing up nonstop now since they took my full advance away since can’t get medicine she needs now. She is crying her eyes out because of this and I have been too. Checks are big enough to get some of the more costly ones but need advance everyday to get smaller ones since stuck in that rut like I said. We met 10 years ago when I was still in the military and would like to continue rest of our life together. I don’t know what to do now as Im beside myself. Can’t believe ppl would say tough #### and let her suffer and die when she can live if can get full advance restored. We didn’t ask for this, not our fault. Ive done nothing wrong since Ive been here. Ive always done everything asked of me and still do since Im a company driver. We are just trying to make it until end of May when she will be getting a lot of money due to her brother being killed in action last year in Afghanistan, he was a Marine. He left her all his life insurance, both gov and private as well as 401 k money. With that we will be back on top again but til then need to use advances for her medicine. Maybe if I can somehow go up the chain of command someone will understand.....end rant.....
     
  3. gntorres61

    gntorres61 Road Train Member

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    Jarhead, I wish you all the best and Godspeed to your girl. I can't imagine a tougher predicament. God Bless both of you.
     
  4. Silverdriver

    Silverdriver Medium Load Member

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    Sorry to hear about what's going on. I'm sending you a "P.M."
     
  5. RebelChick

    RebelChick Road Train Member

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    Sending you a PM also.
     
  6. MidWest_MacDaddy

    MidWest_MacDaddy Road Train Member

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    You don’t know who to go with but starting next week...

    May I suggest... Abilene Motor Express???

    I hear they are hiring and I could even put you in touch with a couple of their Drivers too.

    @Chinatown might have some insight too.

    PS ... in my never be humble opinion, a “terminal just down the road” would not offset 61mph with micromanagement too... unless you want to run local with them and be home at night.
     
  7. MidWest_MacDaddy

    MidWest_MacDaddy Road Train Member

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    PM sent...
     
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  8. RebelChick

    RebelChick Road Train Member

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    LOL...terminal rift down the road is exactly why I chose Abilene in the first place! I got tired of 5+ hour bus rides!
     
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  9. MidWest_MacDaddy

    MidWest_MacDaddy Road Train Member

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    And see how THAT turned out!!! :D

    5+ bus rides? Crazy... glad they let us take the trucks home for home time... that bus or train ride to South Florida would totally suck... lol
     
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  10. ExtremeUnction

    ExtremeUnction Road Train Member

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    Rocknroller4 lives way out of our hiring area. He's tried to hire on before.
     
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