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  1. VULCAN1999

    VULCAN1999 World's #1 Grandpa

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    He's gotta be the happiest cop on earth. If that driver can't leverage his way out of that ticket he should be shot.
     
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  3. florida ice

    florida ice Bobtail Member

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    wow, a lot of reading we are trying to choose landstar/jct. thanks to all for your postings
     
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  4. fr8tshkr

    fr8tshkr Light Load Member

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    ok all,,i am here at the days inn and will start orientation tmmrw morn wish me luck!
     
  5. jaimesaz

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    Good luck to you! My husband completed orientation just over 2 wks ago. So far so good. He is busy and that is the main thing, doesn't sit around for very long between loads, I think the longest was 2 hrs. He usually has a preplan before he drops his current load. He is still very new and adjusting to the JCT way, but all in all things are going great!
     
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  6. Haystak

    Haystak Light Load Member

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    Welcome aboard and good luck!
     
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  7. Jarbo

    Jarbo Medium Load Member

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    congratz, have fun and we'll see you on the road...
     
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  8. Swaps

    Swaps Heavy Load Member

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    I have a question about the "truck selection."

    do they give an opportunity to drive the trucks around for a little bit to see if you will like it? If not, do they give the opportunity to switch trucks before 60 or 90 days or whatever? Personally, I've only driven a Volvo while in class. It's a decent truck, a well used lease truck, but perfectly fine for a college. It has a short sloped nose though. I would like to drive a long nose pete or KW classic to see the difference. I know most newb companies have cheap fleet trucks like Volvos, Columbias, etc. Nothing that really gives the idea of a long hood.

    Also, I made the mistake of deleting a lot of the messages I have and I forgot who I was talking to about JCT... sooo.... if whoever it was sees this, send me a PM so i can have your name ready if any other questions pop up.

    Thanks!!
     
  9. LMB

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    We saw a Big yellow eagle At Sayre in he fuel isle. I thought it might be Dabs and Hubby. Was gonna go over and invite them in to lunch. We all know how that went last time.
     
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  10. mushroom1464

    mushroom1464 Medium Load Member

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    I could use some advice on JCT i have done alot of research on the company and believe they offer a great oppertunity for a trucker who is interested in being more than a company driver.I need a contact that I can talk to their not including the regular recruiters.I have a spotless driving record and DAC but It wasn't until the economy hit the skids that i began seeing trucking in a different light,and realised how much i wanted to be more invested in my own success,I will be 46 this year and really want to be more than a company driver for whatever time I have left in this industry.I really enjoy reading you guys post and appreciate any advice.Be safe out there.
     
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  11. Jarbo

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    look us up on facebook too, im windyrun@gmail.com send me an email if you want.

    Im not on the phone alot this week due to my piss poor attitude but in the next few days i will be happy to talk to you and answer as many questions that i can. i'm even gonna wave the 1 slice min. just for you.
     
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