Do you find the quality of truck drivers on the road to be decreasing?

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  1. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    Does it give you red wings?
     
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  2. princess

    princess Active Member

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    Yes and no.

    OTR team drivers seem to have gone down in quality. Seems one or the other can not properly read a map ( GPS is not always accurate) do paper logs, back up to a dock, clueless if on the blindside, do basic non mechanical repairs, do not know what will get them put out of service, accept overweight loads, never say no to dispatch out of fear, never question on safety issues, etc..

    They also seem to think that rolling 24/7, out 10-14 days or longer and getting a $500 paycheck is awesome.
     
  3. Woody

    Woody pecker Champion

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    500 + a rOom
     
  4. tutone710

    tutone710 Your Retirement Canceled

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    Low income housing.
     
  5. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    tutone710Your Retirement Canceled
    i finally got the Red Bull lawsuit settlement money. we were to get "up to" $10.00 for buying that crap.

    i got just under $3.00

    i'll take it.

    also, this website needs a "multi posting feature, kinda difficult to quote more than one person with out it.[/quote]
     
  6. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    Do you mean like this? It does but it doesn't show as 'multi quote' like it used to. Just keep clicking 'reply' in the order you want to line up the post that you want to quote and they come up for you. You can also just highlight part of a post (that's what I did with your section there) and a 'reply' box pops up right next to it and only the section that you highlight will come up in your text box, I use that one a lot.
     
  7. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    i did, hit reply. more than once. twotones posting was on one page, yours was on another. i'd hit reply for his, then go to the page where your's was, and hit reply, and i got nothing, so i had to do a copy paste of his, then hit reply for yours.
     
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  8. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    Aaaaaa ok, when it's on different pages that complicates things.
     
  9. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    both you and twotone are to blame then..>?????

    if ya both responded on the same page, i'd not be any more balder than i already am....!!!!!!!!!
     
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  10. Woody

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    I had a dance pole put in mine....12pack on ice... drive all night !
     
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  11. Woody

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    We just want it fixed...stop being difficult...:lmao:
     
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  12. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    I take it you are speaking of FedEx Ground linehaul teams???
     
  13. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Making Americans Gasp Again

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    [/QUOTE]
     
  14. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Making Americans Gasp Again

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    Just open another window for TruckingBoards. I often do that.
     
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  15. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Making Americans Gasp Again

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    Drink enough of it and you'll have "wings" in the Afterlife.
     
  16. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    drink enough of some of this crap, that after life comes pretty damned quick for some of us!!
     
  17. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Making Americans Gasp Again

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    Remember JOLT Cola??
    That was minor in comparison to what's available and there are too many "drivers" drinking what's available.
     
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  18. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    i tried JOLT, once, and only once,. i do not believe i even drank more that 1/4 of it.
     
  19. princess

    princess Active Member

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    No, just in general.
     
  20. Big Dave

    Big Dave What?! A low bridge and boardwalk at same time?!!

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    Those CRST teams suck. I saw a CRST truck that was floundering around as if the driver was driving with a bag over his head......:17142::poke:
     
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