Why?

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Handleme, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. Handleme

    Handleme Bobtail Member

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    Why do these Trucking Companies post they are looking for local drivers when they are really looking for OTR drivers? A total waste of everyone's time...grrrrr
     
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  3. Texas_hwy_287

    Texas_hwy_287 Road Train Member

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  4. sabresfan 76

    sabresfan 76 Bobtail Member

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    Cause this industry is rather terrible compared to many others. We are regulated more than most and many drivers at times make minimum wage or less working for sorry outfits. It's becoming a race to the bottom faster and faster every year.
     
  5. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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  6. Hazmat Cat

    Hazmat Cat Medium Load Member

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    “Sorry, the local position you called about has been filled and / or never existed, but while I have you on the phone - how about a 13 weeks out, 1.5 days home?“
     
  7. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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  8. austinmike

    austinmike Road Train Member

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    I responded to a supposed yard jockey job one time - long story short the job was actually unloading appliances off trucks..........then.........loading em on another truck...........then...........driving to various locations..........then.........INSTALLING THEM !

    LOL !!!
     
  9. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    I mean they weren't wrong. You were jockeying the product around the yard... And the customers yard, and their house, and... :)
     
  10. Moose1958

    Moose1958 Road Train Member

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    I'm not attempting to cause an argument and I am not taking sides. Would you be so kind as to link to an example of a carrier you know that is doing ads for local drivers but only accepting OTR drivers. I ask this because I might be able to get this specific activity fixed through other connections I have. This Bait & Switch is 100% BS and needs to be stopped.
     
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  11. TripleSix

    TripleSix God of Roads

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    Sure, for $3k/week and office candy sleep overs during home time.
     
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