SRT training after orientation

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  1. LadyTrucker2013

    LadyTrucker2013 Bobtail Member

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    My hubby and I have been talking to a recruiter at SRT about driving team. He has experience so only needs to go to orientation. I on the other hand was told I will have to go out with a trainer for 6 weeks. Does any one have up to date info on the reason why it lasts so long? Also the comments I've read seem to be out dated (2007-2011). Anyone currently or recently have any experiences to share about SRT?
     
  2. nicknack

    nicknack Light Load Member

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    You didn't read the story about how SRT treated the family of the guy who passed away in their truck, I don't see how anyone would want to work for them!
     
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  3. LadyTrucker2013

    LadyTrucker2013 Bobtail Member

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    I must have missed that story...when was it posted??? I would like to know what happened
     
  4. PackRatTDI

    PackRatTDI Licensed to Ill

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    Well in SRTs defense, they did wait at least until he was dead to screw with him. Some, like CR England, will do it right away as soon as you get off the bus, lol.


    I know I'm going to hell for that one.
     
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  5. drvrtech77

    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

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    Never ceases to amaze me...no wonder co's like this crap on drivers.
     
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    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

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  7. Dinomite

    Dinomite Road Train Member

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    You might want to try Covenant. They may allow your husband to train you.
     
  8. stevep1977

    stevep1977 Road Train Member

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    Schneider has a program where you can train your teammate. Not sure if you would qualify but might want to look into it as he would be able to be your trainer under those circumstances. You'd basically run "solo" for the training period (you wouldn't run teams during the training period, he'd sit shotgun "on-duty" while you drove, he might get in an hour or two driving per day while you were on-duty in the jump seat, and then you'd take a 10 hr break).
     
  9. stevep1977

    stevep1977 Road Train Member

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    Well, that driver was a solo driver to be fair. At least in this instance someone would still be alive to drive the remains back to a terminal. Unless by freak chance both people died at the same time, then SRT would charge for a double recovery.
     
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