Heading to Covenant Orientation in Chattanooga, TN on the 27th of April. Any advice?

Discussion in 'Covenant' started by AmericanPatriot, Apr 18, 2015.

Good Company to stay with?

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    Good Company for beginners but not good for longevity?

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  2. Good Company all around but has some flaws like usual.

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    Great place to work and they keep their word.

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    Suggest looking elsewhere for a different company to start at.

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  1. ccrutt

    ccrutt Bobtail Member

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    SWIFT means Swing Wide it's a Fricking Trailer. Other than that, just good luck. Stay between the lines and upshift, downshift, time permitting. Also, it is a short test drive, no time limit, hence no rush.
     
  2. DTP

    DTP Heavy Load Member

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    It is not a choice, it is a child ;)
     
  3. ccrutt

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  4. double yellow

    double yellow Road Train Member

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    Don't stress -- everyone wants you to pass the road test. Just swing wide when turning and don't shift while going over railroad tracks & you'll be ok. Afterall, you will be going with a trainer for a month so they don't expect perfection...
     
  5. rpad139

    rpad139 Medium Load Member

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    Hey good luck. If team driving doesn't work out then you can try srt or star transportation for solo driving. I might be in chattanooga tomorrow so who knows i might see you.
     
  6. AmericanPatriot

    AmericanPatriot Bobtail Member

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    I'm at the hotel here by Waffle house. Man this isn't the nicest hotel I've stayed in lol. The road test was nothing like what I expected. I figured it'd be more than one right turn and things of that nature but I got all my really important stuff done already so today should fly by. You make it to Chattanooga?
     
  7. rpad139

    rpad139 Medium Load Member

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    Im in chattanooga right now. They sent us here because our truck was getting traded in for a new one. They gave us a brand new spankin 2015 freightlinere evolution.

    It has the onguard crash mitigation system...really dont like it already, makes annoying sound everytime you turn the key. Suppose to prevent tailgating and increase following distance butbmakes a very annoying sound.

    Saw my trainer here as well, and alot of other people i know.
     
  8. AmericanPatriot

    AmericanPatriot Bobtail Member

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    You at the terminal or hotel?
     
  9. rpad139

    rpad139 Medium Load Member

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    Terminal. Ill be gone by tonight. I have a load picking up in georgia going to chicago illinois
     
  10. AmericanPatriot

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    Well everybody, I've finished the orientation process and I'm just waiting for everything to be finalized so I can rereceive my ID number. I can honestly say the orientation was very well planned and stayed on schedule. We were told what was going to happen and it happened. The schedule that we were given was how it went. I can say that in coming here they have welcomed with open arms and show respect. It's then up to you to not ruin it and show them you have the values you have told them you have. I'm going to start a new thread following my journey through training and so on so forth. I'll let everyone know the name of the new thread so you can follow if you'd like. Thanks everyone! Safe travels.
     
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