PTL is getting BETTER

Discussion in 'PTL' started by Hard Worker, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. Big Ugly

    Big Ugly Light Load Member

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    I've been MIA here for quite a while since I started training. Not enough time in the day.

    Your son in law will probably do ok. He needs to get a competent trainer. Their appearance & how they keep the truck cleaned & maintained will be the best guide in my opinion. A good trainer will be clean cut & his truck will be clean & free of clutter & trash strewn about the interior. There were more than a few trainers who used trainees as steering wheel holders to make extra money & didn't teach them anything. Most of them have been either fired outright or removed from the training program.

    I'll be happy to answer any questions you have on the whole process.
     
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  2. Naptown

    Naptown Road Train Member

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    What I really want to know about PTL is whatever happened to the driver that got stuck on that pedestrian bridge?
     
  3. Big Ugly

    Big Ugly Light Load Member

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    Putting it delicately... He was told in no uncertain terms;

    He could keep walking on any pedestrian bridge of his choosing.
     
  4. tow614

    tow614 Road Train Member

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    I appreciate the response....

    I would get him on where i work but we dont train....

    hopefully after he gets enough time in he can switch
     
  5. imadawgfan

    imadawgfan Bobtail Member

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    I'm glad you replied as well. I just finished CDL school at ICC, and PTL wants me. I was leaning away from them at first, but you've put my mind at ease, and I may give em a call tomorrow (today).

    Plus I had a lot of fun reading page 1 of this thread! I'll pm you for some details
     
  6. imadawgfan

    imadawgfan Bobtail Member

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    Alright, I dunno how to pm using the mobile site. So, you still like it?
     
  7. Big Ugly

    Big Ugly Light Load Member

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    ICC? As in Isothermal Community College? I know the place well since its next door to my hometown. Knowing you went there & knowing a number of the people who run that program tells me you've got more knowledge & practice on skills than most other schools. And in my opinion you'll do well at PTL should you choose to come here. Lots of freight go through the area so home time isn't an issue assuming you are local as well. I'm full time training these days so I've little time to post here. But a PM will always come to me & I reply. Want to know more my older post is still current but some changes have occurred, all for the better in my view. Just ask & I'll answer when I can.
     
  8. DenaliDad

    DenaliDad Retired Wheel Dog

    The first year in trucking is the toughest and most important for any new driver. One has to make it through that to be "valuable" to others; many don't make it for all kinds of reasons.
     
  9. Mrwicked

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    They paid for all that wit money their stealing from O/O PTL is the worst company in the trucking industry
     
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