Not making enough at CREngland

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by newtothisrgv, Feb 12, 2024.

  1. newtothisrgv

    newtothisrgv Bobtail Member

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    @gentleroger im too green to be insulted lol
    @Concorde i had to do 34 twice in the past 10 days due to layovers
    some did show me settlements but I found it odd that the settlements were 1 from this month 1 from another month.
    @Chinatown @Redfish I am looking real quick at marten and the inclement weather pay already caught my eye. CRE said safety is top priority but I told my DM my check didn’t reflect that.
    @everyone thank you all for the input about leasing
     
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  3. LOTSO

    LOTSO Medium Load Member

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    Seems hitting people has become normal now. Nobody really gives a second thought.
     
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  4. Magoo1968

    Magoo1968 Road Train Member

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    Whatever you do jobwise will be affected by what you do now… do not rush trying to make money when on a load because you already have a preventable on your record . Knowing that I’d tighten the belt a bit and stick it out for a full year to improve my driving record..
     
  5. snowmantrucking101

    snowmantrucking101 Heavy Load Member

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    You're under there contract, correct?

    Currently clearing 1k per week, correct?

    Unless you can pay that contract off....stay put if you can stand it.
     
  6. newtothisrgv

    newtothisrgv Bobtail Member

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    Not sure if this is directed at me or your saying companies don’t look to into it. Either way I’m not taking offense.
    @JoeyJunk thanks for the hope.
    @snowmantrucking101 the school contract? Yes I am. Not clearing $1K ATM that’s my issue. Right now my average for the past month is $850 I was making just under this at my old job. This is why I’m frustrated, I left my family for $100 a week more, just doesn’t make sense.
     
  7. snowmantrucking101

    snowmantrucking101 Heavy Load Member

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    The 1st year will kick your rear, believe it. School of hard knocks on top of you learning everything. Why alot of newbies bail the 1st year.

    Ask C R E about a dedicated acct. What doesn't kill ya makes you stronger.
     
  8. lual

    lual Road Train Member

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    As your experience level grows -- you become worth more.

    But this is not an overnite thing. It takes time.

    The above poster is right -- that 1st year or so in the saddle is easily the worst.

    Do your absolute best to get/keep a good safety record (i.e., accidents/incidents/tickets).

    Later on -- if you stay in/with it....with a good safety record....you'll be worth good money.

    Also -- if you don't already have them -- consider getting the relevant CDL endorsements: tanker, hazmat & doubles/triples.

    More endorsements = more opportunities = more $$$$$$$$$ later....

    :Transportation cost :Transportation cost :Transportation cost

    -- L
     
  9. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Do you have endorsements?
     
  10. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Actually, paywise, you're doing pretty well for a new driver, just beginning the career.
    Marten has a minimum weekly pay guarantee, but not sure the qualifications for that.
    You can do really well with a linehaul or tanker job. Where is your location?
    Those linehaul jobs require all the endorsements.
     
  11. LOTSO

    LOTSO Medium Load Member

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    Yes, it was directed at you, and that's the point, you're not taking offense.
     
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