I have a bad mvr and can't find other employment in trucking

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  1. Theramsey3

    Theramsey3 Bobtail Member

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    I was surprised too. So far everyone except for prime gave me a pre hire. Of all the companies I really didn't think swift would give me a chance. They asked for 10 years of driving history but I came I saw I conquered. It wasn't a bad course although I felt it could have been better. It is really basic as far as the range portion of the class just backing skills all of which I was doing on the first day except for the 90 alley dock which took a couple days about an hour a day before I realized I was thinking about it all wrong then it became a simple exercise I could do almost every time in one motion the rest of the time it required one pull up. The class size was ridiculous 2 instructors 53 students so it was a sink or swim class of which only 36 swam. It has been a good experience overall it familiarized me with the tractors and how the trailer responds to steering input. I have to say it was massively different from the 22' steel deck car hauler trailer I usually pull behind my pickup truck.

    Thanks everyone for the support.
     
  2. Theramsey3

    Theramsey3 Bobtail Member

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    So this is a final update to this thread. As of today I am officially a swift employee I finished orientation, got my driver code and was assigned a mentor. I am tentatively leaving to go OTR Saturday. Once again thanks everyone for the support. I might if I get bored and have time create a thread over on the swift forum to track my progress.
     
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  3. HappyHardCore

    HappyHardCore Light Load Member

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    Doing good considering bad economy and companies getting more picky.
     
  4. EasyDoesIt!!!

    EasyDoesIt!!! Bobtail Member

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    Atta boy for being mature and encouraging. Very American of you. God bless our states! And, God given right to a better life and pursuit of happiness.
     
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  5. Lonesome

    Lonesome Road Train Member

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    ...he says 4 years later.....
     
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  7. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Try these:
    Senn Freight Lines
    TransAm
    Carolina Cargo
     
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  8. driverdriver

    driverdriver Road Train Member

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    By the way I just hit the report button so maybe the staff can remove( edit ) your personal info. If you see this post before they do you should hit the edit button and do it yourself.
     
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  9. Mineu2swagg

    Mineu2swagg Bobtail Member

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    Thanks I’ll try those
     
  10. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

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    Have you had any luck?
     
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