CR England: Told I can't upgrade

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Truckdrivingtrailerpuller, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. Blkcowboy

    Blkcowboy Light Load Member

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    true i had on insist me on what i thought was a impossible mainever he had like a 350wb with a house for a sleeper
     
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  3. Lab work

    Lab work Medium Load Member

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    I see this quite often and looks like the same story again. Someone works on a degree and can't find a decent job without experience. I looked through the school link the op provided and no career placement assistance from the school. But it looks like they got the money from the GI bill so I guess they are satisfied. 20180625_175422.jpg
     
  4. gentleroger

    gentleroger Road Train Member

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    Its not that they have no experience - they have no skills to speak of.

    Its like my guy this week who has no concept of the HOS and hit 6 curbs in the first 15 miles. He has a cdl, but is not remotely qualified. IT companies don't want to spend their resources teaching new hires things they should now before they got the degree - like all surge protectors are power strips but not all power strips are surge protectors. These for profit "colleges" are basically scamming veterans and the government (don't forget the wia grants).
     
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  5. Truckdrivingtrailerpuller

    Truckdrivingtrailerpuller Light Load Member

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    UPGRADE

    Passed my backing and road after an hour of guided practice on the range.

    Being routed to my home to pickup my hardcopy CDL.

    I am still on thin ice but "winter is coming" and as predicted above I will be eligible to be a trainer six months after my most recent accident.

    Thank you all for your support and input as I struggled through the uncertainty.
     
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  6. Moose1958

    Moose1958 Road Train Member

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  7. Lab work

    Lab work Medium Load Member

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    Cool. Do you see those females in the video that Moose1958 provided? They are saying don't use this thread anymore. Just create a new one so we can evaluate your lease purchase options. Also I will be creating a thread called, Hiring Safe and Courteous Drivers. I need you to find it and reply.
     
  8. taodnt

    taodnt Light Load Member

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    I think Moose was saying don’t become a trainer after 6 months experience.
     
  9. Moose1958

    Moose1958 Road Train Member

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    Both. If the OP is saying he plans to be a trainer in 6 months that would not be a post I would want to see.
     
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  10. Truckdrivingtrailerpuller

    Truckdrivingtrailerpuller Light Load Member

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    I am certainly not planning on it.

    I enjoyed a chuckle when it was brought up by my inspector as the idea was foreshadowed by a poster earlier.

    In 6 months it will be my first winter on the road, suspect it would be disingenuous to "train" winter driving as I experience it for the first time.

    Also I thought the thin ice, winter is coming word play to be clever
     
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  11. MsJamie

    MsJamie Road Train Member

    Wait until you get the "All we have available are team trucks/loads" speech.

    Seriously, keep looking for a better company. Even with two preventable accidents during your training, someone will hire you.

    Personally, I recommend Swift, as I've been with them for five years. (Even the most hard core Swift basher will admit that Swift is an upgrade from CRE.) If you feel you need more training from a competent mentor, they'll provide it.
     
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