Getting hired after "accident"??

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Batman13, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. Batman13

    Batman13 Light Load Member

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    I have a clean dac..clean driving record..not a thing bad on my dac/license...but today some dumb ### tapped my trailer while I was making a turn.. but of course..im put to blame!! Not even a scratch or dent on my tractor or trailer nothing..but the driver of the ####ty car had a small piece of his bumper missing..but of course they put the blame on me and label it as an accident..so my questions are..(I'm an owner op btw) I pay for all kinds of insurance thro a company I work with..will I be fired for this so called "accident" even with no damage at all?? And will other company's..if I try to be with as an owner op..not hire me?? If so..what company will accept me?
     
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  3. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    do you have your numbers and are running power only or are you leasing a truck under a company
     
  4. Batman13

    Batman13 Light Load Member

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    I own my truck..
     
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  5. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    im sure its just a claim and you can move forward
     
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  6. fishonron

    fishonron Medium Load Member

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    With only "dumb ###" and "bull####" for details it's hard to say there Batman.
     
  7. Diesel Dave

    Diesel Dave Last Few of the OUTLAWS

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    Your not an owner operator, your a leased operator. They own you.
     
  8. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    You gotta watch that crap. In your mirrors. YOU have to watch out for THEM.

    They'll do that to you. All day long. And YOU. As the professional driver. Should know that.

    Cars are your enemy. If they can make you hit them. They will.
     
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  9. FozzyNOK

    FozzyNOK Road Train Member

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    Calm down dude.. Were you "at fault" or was this just labeled as "preventable"? There is a legal difference.
     
  10. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

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    People with accidents get hired all the time. The real question is: if you already have a job, and assuming you're decently happy there, why are you worried about getting hired elsewhere?
     
  11. TallJoe

    TallJoe Road Train Member

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    Yeah...it was hardly an accident. Waste of time.
     
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