Calex Express ...Home Sweet Home.

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by Metallica88, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. Voyager1968

    Voyager1968 Road Train Member

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    I don't know if it's a Kenworth issue or a Calex issue, but I've driven three KW's in my time with them and all three shook and vibrated.
     
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  2. Metallica88

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    About to deliver in Milton at Weis for a 5 am delivery. Hit some nasty weather in Missouri last night. I guess that State doesn't believe in throwing salt. They'd rather pull cars out of ditches.
    Anyways I am tired as hell. Going home and back on the road Monday night yo beat the storm. San Diego bound.
     
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  3. Metallica88

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    Just got home and didn't realize how tired I was till I walked through the door. It seems like they like to start you right at the 34 hour reset mark. I wanna make money but I need to get my feet back under me before I go out and 34 hours is not enough.
     
  4. Wicked Wizard

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    I don't understand why you would want to run all over the country for peanuts when there are plenty of good local jobs in the Pittston area that you could make 70 grand a year at..
     
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  5. Metallica88

    Metallica88 Medium Load Member

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    You're right. I gotta add hazmat and doubles to my license though.
     
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  6. rabbiporkchop

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    Team drivers lose money over there since they seem to average 3 trips per month and split the miles. Solo drivers make 2 trips and keep their earnings.
     
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  7. Texas_hwy_287

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    @Metallica88 hows everything so far at calex. Once you get your experience you need to jump to the LTL world.
     
  8. Metallica88

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    I came in with a great attitude but they sent that right down the tubes setting me up with a #### trainer and making me team drive. I hate team driving.
     
  9. Texas_hwy_287

    Texas_hwy_287 Road Train Member

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    Do you have to team. Did the company disclose that you will team while on training.
     
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  10. Metallica88

    Metallica88 Medium Load Member

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    Well that was quick. My time at Calex has already come to an end. I feel like I was setup for failure with the the trainer they gave me.
    I was supposed to leave on another trip with him today bit I just couldn't do it. So like a dummy I just didn't show up. I called them a few hours after I was supposed to leave bit they said I should of said something earlier about the trainer and there is nothing they can do now.
    Really hurts at the moment. So if you go to Calex honestly I don't think they are a bad company but if you get a trainer named Bob Danko ask for somebody else.
     
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