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

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  1. Lonesome

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    Hang in there, this, too shall pass!
     
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  3. Flatbedder 1966

    Flatbedder 1966 Light Load Member

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    Who does the new driver orientation at Richmond and how long is it? I was told that West Memphis has started their renovations and will be sending all their recruits up there for some time to come. Will Richmond fly you in or rent a vehicle if you are 800 miles away?
     
  4. ExtremeUnction

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    Yeah. Not sure of the details, whether they fly you in, bus you in, have someone in a truck who happens to be in the area pick you up and ferry you back to the yard, or what. But you won't be expected to foot the bill.
     
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  5. Finfn1372

    Finfn1372 Road Train Member

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    Currently sitting in this ice bowl in West Memphis.

    Headed for a drop in Sutherland Walmart.
     
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  6. JohnBoy

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    Wally does the Richmond orientation. As far as the ride to orientation, it could be plane, train automobile or truck. It’s something a new recruit works out with Trish.
     
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  7. Flatbedder 1966

    Flatbedder 1966 Light Load Member

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    Any idea how long the orientation is and what it entails? Thanks for any information you can provide.
     
  8. RebelChick

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    What in the world? Ugh. Hope it doesn’t fall off on the way to my Hill delivery in Jacksonville. No way do I have a ladder that tall.
     
  9. racemaxx24

    racemaxx24 Heavy Load Member

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    These windows were recalled by Volvo forever ago for that problem. I can tell by the hardware that one hasn’t been fixed
     
  10. JohnBoy

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    2 days. Typical stuff. Paperwork, videos, Wally talking your ear off, physical, meeting department people, truck assignment. You get to stay in the LaQuinta by yourself, lunch is on Abilene, the rest on you. Mind you, I went through orientation 8 years ago. Things might have changed a little. But based on my relationship with Wally, it’s the same basis today as 8 years ago.
     
  11. Flatbedder 1966

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    Not sure what happened to my post but it’s in regards to Rebelchicks sleeper window issue. See my response below.
     
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