Companies with no tractor age restriction?

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Wildcat74, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Mrfasttrack

    Mrfasttrack Light Load Member

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    The truck i seen was south on I85 near Atl. Poor truck was doing all it could.
     
  2. MassHole

    MassHole Medium Load Member

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    Buy a dump trailer. Then you wouldnt have to worry as much
     
  3. Wildcat74

    Wildcat74 Medium Load Member

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    I already own a dump trailer and day-cab. I've worked about 140 hrs total since the new year and things aren't looking to be so swell for the rest of the year. I think I'm worrying an appropriate amount but thanks.
     
  4. SHC

    SHC Spoiled Rotten Brat O/O

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    From what I was told, Landstar is requiring all new lease drivers to have EOBR and E-LOGS now, so as long as you have and electronicly controlled engine, u will be ok. Other than that, I'd say call Mercer, especially since u already have the flat.
     
  5. MassHole

    MassHole Medium Load Member

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    awww i see. well good luck to ya
     
  6. scatruck

    scatruck Light Load Member

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    Schneider, if the truck passes inspection
     
  7. sharpshooter

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    Not yet driver
     
  8. SHC

    SHC Spoiled Rotten Brat O/O

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    Someone asked this question a few weeks ago, and another guy posted that he wanted to go to Landstar, but when he called recruiting, they said ALL new hire's had to use E-Logs????

    And SNI requires your truck to have an electronicly controlled engine. That I know for sure as I am leased here now with them. They turned away my buddy with a 78 KW and his 3408 CAT due to the fact that their Qualcomm can't function with the mechanical cat.
     
  9. G/MAN

    G/MAN Road Train Member

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    I have seen some older trucks that were in better shape than some of the newer ones. The better paying carriers don't care about the age of your truck as long as it passes the DOT inspection and looks decent. If a carrier is concerned about the age of your truck then they probably don't pay very well.
     
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  10. KrisH

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    Just bought a 90 model 379 with a 3406B in it with intent of fixing it up and leasing it into landstar...Looks like I'll be putting it to work elsewhere.
     
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