Terminated for accident, now what?

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  2. Ridgeline

    Ridgeline Road Train Member

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    Was the accident your fault?

    just because you didn’t get a ticket doesn’t mean it wasn’t your fault.
     
  3. Chinatown

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    Craigslist and Facebook have trucking pages. Some drivers with a problem past find job on those.
     
  4. snowlauncher

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    If a company terminated the driver for an accident, that means the company determined it was preventable by the driver. That puts the driver at fault. If it had been determined a non-preventable, the driver would have probably kept his job.
     
  5. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    well i dunno about that.

    i did a short temp gig at the postal service (seasonal for extra money).

    we were told in orientation that a driver can be fired if he/she gets into any accident.

    fault, or not...ANY accident.
     
  6. DRTDEVL

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    Be VERY careful in those FB pages, as there are a lot of identity thieves looking to get your PI. Also a lot of foreign-owned and dispatched Chicago companies that you definitely don't need to get tangled up with.
     
  7. Chinatown

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    Right, never give out your social security number of copy of cdl, over the internet or just a phone call. I should have added that to my original post.
     
  8. DrBigRig

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    How bad was the truck? Got pictures?
     
  9. Truckerman7

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    Career over I’ve called like 50 places all denied need 6 months safe driving trans am I think approved me but lady couldn’t read notes well so will see Friday but looks like I’m done driving trucks lol
     
  10. ZVar

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    Something is fishy...
    One wreck won't be a career killer, even for a newbie. Even a roll over, which is about the second worst wreck to get in is not a career killer
     
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