Hurricane Express

Discussion in 'Report A BAD Trucking Company Here' started by hurricane_victim, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. holiday doc

    holiday doc Bobtail Member

    Apr 18, 2016
    I've been disabled since 2007 and I'm trying to get back into trucking which I miss and love more than anything. for the past year or so I've been working out trying to get my self fit again to pass the DOT physical. I've read all the bad reviews about Hurricane i called to ask questions about the bad reviews they just hang up on me. so I guess I'll have to find some place else to go. if anyone has any suggestions about where I can go to be a Lease operator my e-mail is docholiday1962@hot And thanks to everyone who look out for us other truckers who are trying to get back into a Big Rig...
  2. Lonesome

    Lonesome Mr. Sarcasm

    Dec 15, 2007
    Northern Indiana
    Lease Operator is NOT the way I would get back into a truck, but to each his own.
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  3. Pepper24

    Pepper24 Road Train Member

    Apr 19, 2016
    If your going to do a lease I would talk to lone mountain first.leaseing is not a good option for most indivials tho
  4. superflow

    superflow Road Train Member

    Jan 2, 2014
    Lease operator?
    .... Oh boy
    Maybe you should get your feet wet alittle while before jump into those waters
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  5. Doc W

    Doc W Light Load Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Eastern Oklahoma
    Hey Doc (Great handle BTW!),
    Too many of the companies out here are not worthy of leasing with... many of them simply FLEECE the driver instead of leasing to them!
    However... if I may make a couple suggestions.
    One... check out Hill Brothers at: www . hillbros . com
    And two... check out JCT (John Christner Trucking) at:
    www. johnchristner . com

    On each just click the Lease To Own or Lease Purchase link...

    Both of these are reefer, but I've heard nothing but good from several of each of their drivers. With Hill Bros. you can either have a minimum of $2000 down, or drive for 2 months as a company driver (which in your case, I'd drive the 2 months to get yourself back in the saddle and get used to this life again, and that company)... then you'd be eligible for a lease purchase.

    Anyway... there's my 2 cents worth :yes2557::toothy7:
  6. Yves kanevil

    Yves kanevil Medium Load Member

    Jan 10, 2016
    With all the bad this company has following it on the net. How is it that nowadays in this technological world we live in that people still can go there completely clueless and get the shaft
  7. Doc W

    Doc W Light Load Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Eastern Oklahoma
  8. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Do some reading here before you jump into that. Horror stories abound here about drivers losing their shirts after trying that. You'd be hard pressed to find such an arrangement that isn't HEAVILY skewed in favor of the company.
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  9. Iceman1088

    Iceman1088 Bobtail Member

    Nov 10, 2012
    Wher do I sign lol
  10. bsmoove

    bsmoove Light Load Member

    Jan 10, 2015
    You got to be kidding me JCT is horrible and have nothing but horrible reviews. I've met so many of them who aren't even making more than $900 a week. 5 years to pay off a truck at $.90 a mile lol. Try pay the same as they did ten years ago lol
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