Monthly Archives: January 2011

Still waiting

I am in Chattanooga waiting on a trainer. After a 20 hour bus ride I landed safely, then Chattanooga got hit by a major snow storm. I am still waiting. Today was the first day my training coordinator made it … Continue reading

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Nothing like starting with the hard part

So, my trainer Mike is a great guy and we get along very well.  He has a dedicated run between Denver and Houston for Family Dollar stores.  The VERY sweet part is this means I will get home for a … Continue reading

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The waiting game

My turn for an update. Craig is off with his trainer having a blast. Me on the other hand spent the last day and half on a greyhound bus. Again. LOL. I hope I never have to ride another bus … Continue reading

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Waiting for a trainer

OK, we both passed through orientation and we were hired by US Xpress.  HUGE relief and a paycheck on the way.  We are now waiting for our training drivers.  The next step is to drive 150 hours with me behind … Continue reading

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Day One of Orientation Completed

Day one of orientation was great. Anne is all done with the paperwork and drive test. I held the door open at the Medical Clinic for everyone and so was last in line (big mistake and the last time I … Continue reading

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It was a very LONG day and this was only the beginning.

I do love the cheetohs in the background. She offered to sell them for $10 and my sister in law told me they sell for $5.99. Good thing we didn’t buy them. It was really an interesting trip. We are … Continue reading

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The Road to Dallas

So, we arrived in Dallas today after 20 hours on a Greyhound bus.  Now all we have to do is earn a job.  We do not actually get hired by US Xpress until we complete orientation,  This includes a DOT … Continue reading

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