Knight transport ( bad bad )

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  1. mario94

    mario94 Bobtail Member

    Sep 27, 2011
    Knight people dont work for night , i got more then 18 years experience , dispatch has no clue what he is doing , got my hours of drive with Knight the hours are done you are done electonic log .Truck stops at 5 min time , good luck to sleep called them told them i was told too hot dont stay in the sleeper ummm i work all night where do you sleep ????They said they are only liable for you if you pass out of the heat stroke,only if you are on the sleeper but if you are off need to sleep then find your self a place hang around truck stop ..people bad bad company nobody wants to c/o due to bad economy any suggestions how do you sleep truck turns off after 5 min no matter what ??????????Help .....
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  3. bigdogpile

    bigdogpile Road Train Member

    May 16, 2010
    fontana ca
    what did he say ??
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  4. Rocketman007

    Rocketman007 Bobtail Member

    Oct 11, 2009
    Man,sorry to hear about that.Did you engage the cruise control to get
    the truck to stay running?
  5. Rocketman007

    Rocketman007 Bobtail Member

    Oct 11, 2009
  6. Beer Runner

    Beer Runner Medium Load Member

    Nov 2, 2010
    Go and get 2 sticks. Jam one on the clutch and one on the gas. That will override the shutdown. Works on every truck that has this setup.
  7. Big Don

    Big Don "Old Fart"

    Sep 8, 2007
    Utah's DIXIE!
    I think he was saying something about not being real happy with Knight. Personally, I just can't imagine anyone NOT just loving that company!:biggrin_2559:

    And I'm sure that Dave would agree with me~!:yes2557:
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  8. Dna Mach

    Dna Mach Road Train Member

    Aug 8, 2008
    Pop your hood, if you have a Volvo. Attached to the hood you will see a sensor zip-tied to the inside of the grill towards the bottom. Just remove the sensor leaving the zip-ties in place to hold the wire in place. It's flex loomed and you cant's miss it. You can now idle all you want but of course this will also slow the top speed of your truck down. Just replace it when getting service on your truck...if you make it that long with them.

    So they really told you to "hang out in a truckstop" for your break? I don't doubt that one bit. Clueless tools they are. I stopped by Hutchins one day after picking up a trailer at a customer in Duncanville that had a flat on it. I sat there for two hours while the 7 mechanics did nothing. The load was late due to that. I think Knight hates themselves more than they hate their drivers.
  9. MattMichigan

    MattMichigan Light Load Member

    Mar 27, 2008
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    What a P.O.S. company. Knight Transportation and their management are sorry mf'ers and soon to be convicted felons for their cover up from the hit-n-run in Kansas. It is only a matter of time until Knight drivers have their fuel cards shut off and are stranded 1,000's of miles from home like Arrow did. If you are a knight driver....QUIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  10. kwfan558

    kwfan558 Bobtail Member

    Jul 14, 2011
    Knight Transportation from what i read in other forums they are a great commpny to drive for .
  11. bigblue19

    bigblue19 Road Train Member

    Mar 30, 2007
    Midland WA
    They told you they had a idle policy in orientation. it says it in the drivers manual. And no APU was strapped to the back of the sleeper.

    And now you are ######## because it is 2 hot to sleep?

    The 3 things Knight tells their drivers who ##### about the idle policy after they seat a truck and did not pay attention in orientation or read the drivers manual 3. Buy fans and blow the hot air out the window till your low voltage warning comes on. 2. sleep in the truck stop lounge. and the number one response, You picked your occupation, not us.

    Next company ask recruiter, A. do you have a idle policy, if yes B. do you have APU's if no, then don't work there. Problem solved
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