I met a Lady trucker today.

Discussion in 'Road Stories' started by Dreazz75, May 7, 2019.

  1. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    Like I mentioned, my prior company is defunct (Boss wanted me to buy the fleet and take over the accounts but....wasn't gonna mtge all I had for hit or miss... so much goes into O/O.. not for me.. nope.) And my current company doesn't team.

    So what do I do? When she CAN drive in January, I've got a few local O/O's that do OTR and maybe just maybe she needs to go with one of the guys.

    Can your hubby's company (or him?) train you?!? I'm telling you it worked WELL for us about 5 years ago. Problem is, wife's gonna probably need a 'refresher' course being off the road for awhile besides a few 'super solo' runs with me at my current company. They DID have us do that on some Chicago runs (where my dispatcher is, even tho I stay in Ohio anymore...)

    @laaylor can probably explain Super Solo .. .it's 'teaming' but it's not. We did it on paper back then, so I'm sure its different now.

    If my wife can drag an 18 (barely, haha) and a 10 easily... YOU CAN DO IT.

    She's 5'2" and about a buck 30 soaking wet, LoL.
     
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  2. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    OMIGOSH... our daughter is ROTC.... GRADUATING this week. KUDOS to YOU , m'lady~!
     
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    rabbiporkchop Road Train Member

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    Sometimes. This one needed a forklift to get inside her truck.
     
  4. laaylor

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    Any of us can do it! Lol! I’m a shortie! Too! But, I’ve done it now for 18 years!
     
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  5. Dreazz75

    Dreazz75 Light Load Member

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    Husbands company won’t allow him to train me he’s only been here 3 months but I can team with him once I get my cdls and they have tuition reimbursement
     
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    She was too! Did 10 years in the Army; has a great job and is strong and solid! She loved almost everything about it: Lol! She was in South Dakota here...
     
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  7. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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  8. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    Wow.. how didn't you cry your face off?~? My wife is... LoL.

    CONGRATS TO THE NINES, btw.
     
  9. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    Wish I could find the thing on CDL life or somewhere about the fat guy in flip flops using a ladder to get into his truck.. BUT YA KNOW WHAT?!? At least he tries, works, doesn't collect SSA or disability. Maybe you know the story; I can't find it.

    @mjd4277 ... you have this one saved?!?
     
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  10. Rocks

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    Well... have you guys thought about going to a company that offers a good dedicated account? So you guys can go home every week?
     
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