Questions about what it's like to drive a tank

Discussion in 'Tanker, Bulk and Dump Trucking Forum' started by Adrienna Brown, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Adrienna Brown

    Adrienna Brown Light Load Member

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    Thank you gdyupgal and thermos bottle for the advice and encouragement.

    Btw, thermos bottle there was already a girl who was suing them because an instructor was making racist comments. Just not a good school overall I think.
     
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  3. Tanker guy from SAV

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    He pretty much nailed it. I think you left out stupid plant safety videos though.
     
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  4. DMAX66

    DMAX66 Light Load Member

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    Good for you!! I get the "you don't look like a trucker" all the time. I guess its because I look very young for my age and I am a skinny guy. Everyone told me not to drive a truck and I would hate it..... but guess what? I love it! its the best job I have ever had! Keep on rollin' and never let anyone tell you that you can't do it!
     
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  5. ohsheila

    ohsheila Bobtail Member

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    Have you found a Tanker job yet ?
     
  6. blade

    blade Heavy Load Member

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    Guess I'm pretty late to this but have you tried prime or miller transport. If you went to a CDL school try calling the terminals for what is in your area sometimes you get lucky and they will take on a trainee never hurts to try good luck and be safe
     
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  7. rabbiporkchop

    rabbiporkchop Road Train Member

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    I'm sure some of the low paying milk hauling companies are itching to get their hands on someone fresh out of truck Driving School
     
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  8. blade

    blade Heavy Load Member

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    Ohh I forgot you should also try @groendyke since u have a year they are usually just regional or local
     
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    lilillill Sarcasm... it's not just for breakfast

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  10. Adrienna Brown

    Adrienna Brown Light Load Member

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    Hey yall! I know this thread is super old but AI just wanted to say I'm finally entering the tanker world! I start with Groendyke tomorrow. Wish me luck!
    Btw, I revisited this thread when I decided to rejoin the thought of driving a tanker. So thank you to everyone for the information you posted here. Drive safe!
     
  11. Adrienna Brown

    Adrienna Brown Light Load Member

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    I know it's like a year after your post but that's exactly where I'm going. I have 2 and a half years now. I hope I have a better experience than @rubberducky68.
     
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