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  1. runrunner

    any box truck o/o running under there own operating authority? Anyone running under their own dot numbers

    Most expedited loads are light loads. So unless you have a customer that needs what you describe it would be a waste.
  2. runrunner

    Tri-State

    In today's market. Tri-State. I have driven for both. Retired now. Good Luck!
  3. runrunner

    List of Expedite Carrier Mergers & Acquisitions

    Yes, Moot is correct Roberts to Roadway to Caliber to FedEx. Those were the days weren't they. Maybe off topic but this is actually the history of Expediting. Roberts Rules the Road
  4. runrunner

    To stop or not to stop.

    I stand corrected, there must be a sign. (4) An abandoned railroad grade crossing which is marked with a sign indicating that the rail line is abandoned, You would think a judge would throw it out if the tracks were removed,but I would stop,better safe than sorry!
  5. runrunner

    To stop or not to stop.

    All those rules are for railroad tracks,if the tracks are torn up,no longer there then it is not a railroad crossing.
  6. runrunner

    Making a more professional start

    First mistake is that TommyDock!
  7. runrunner

    Question about storing meds in the van?

    Make sure you carry prescription info,as you may already know.
  8. runrunner

    fuel card- advances

    Depends on the fleet owner,some would let you draw the same way you do now,and then reimburse you for the fuel cost. Others would have you use the advances just for fuel,and pay you say every Friday. Others may give you a credit card for fuel and let you draw your pay every run. I think others...
  9. runrunner

    Cargo Van Is there any cargo van freight between New York City and Philadelphia?

    Retired now,but in the past I have got loads out of that area,st.truck and van. Once in st.truck i even had dispatch call me on the phone and ask me to pick 1 of 3 offers. I was with FedEx CC. I have sat there 3 days as well waiting. You just never know.
  10. runrunner

    Another Power Plant Another Story

    Maybe for quality or content testing, that they don't trust to or can't be done at an independent lab? Just a wild guess.
  11. runrunner

    Would like to know what the largest size straight truck there is ....

    The position you seek doesn't exist,not as an employee. You want a truck like that you gotta buy it.
  12. runrunner

    Cargo Van Cargo Van Weight Limit???

    I'll have a six pack when that Brew is done!!
  13. runrunner

    ATTN All owners/fleet owners & carriers

    This is a sad situation,and my heart go's out to the owner,cause he didn't do anything to deserve this. As far as prosecution goes,look at it this way,you loan out a tool and it's not returned,is it stolen? It's more a civil matter than a criminal matter. You can sue the guy,but he will never pay.
  14. runrunner

    Missing/Stolen Truck

    When was Driver told to return the Van? Not sticking up for him,but you must give him a reasonable amount of time to return it. In most States this holds true. Having custody of a vehicle, boat or aircraft pursuant to an agreement with the owner thereof whereby such vehicle, boat or aircraft is...
  15. runrunner

    Hawaii trucking

    Quote from the article. Driving over-the-road involves spending up to two weeks away from home at a time. Depending on the size of your island, you may only be away from home for a couple days at a time. '
  16. runrunner

    New Husband and Wife Team, looking for advice and information

    You guys already have most of the experience you need. The main thing that might be new to you is picking your loads. Have a nice long chat with your Fleet Owner about what loads to except and where to go and not to go. Because expediting is an on demand service,load selection is very important...
  17. runrunner

    Load Extra's/Bonuses. Who gets what percentage? Driver/owner split

    Like I said, every owner gave me 100% of hand load/unload, even the one who did not stick to his promise of 65%. I would not have complained if they had not though. I worked without a contract,the the deal I made with every owner I worked with was a split of truck revenue,weather it was 60/40 or...
  18. runrunner

    Load Extra's/Bonuses. Who gets what percentage? Driver/owner split

    I have posted this in the past and people say I'm crazy! I think the owner is entitled to a share of everything even hand load/unload. I have driven for 5 owners since 1992,and that was the deal. I never signed a contract with anybody,and never had any disputes over money,except the last...
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