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Dec 28th 2021, 6:17 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Genuine reasons are always fine. Breakdown Accidents Weather etc. As the owner of the company told me when I arrived. Its very easy to call the customer and explain why you are late. Its not to ring...
Dec 28th 2021, 6:02 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Don't kid yourself. Most of the Canadian Prairies are in the minus 30s with the wind chill this week. That can last well into March/ April. Atlantic Canada doesn't get the prolonged extreme cold but...
Dec 28th 2021, 5:53 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Trucking in NB generally comes in 4 flavours each with its own subsections:

US long haul: This could be Boston (nearest big US city ) 8 ish hours or it could be Los Angeles 6 full days. Most run...
Dec 19th 2021, 11:19 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Yes mate, plenty of reefers. I did that for the first 4 years. I am a bit tied up (ooh err mrs:rofl:) for the next few days but I will write you a full and proper response soon.
Dec 19th 2021, 6:59 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

It means that they will take you on, pay you and help you get through the tests. I was lent books to study from. I did a couple of shifts in the work shop being shown how to get through the air brake...
Dec 18th 2021, 2:36 pm
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Need a bit more info from the OP re experience.

Decent usually means medium to large companies in context of this situation. A quick internet search should be able to get some information on this...
Dec 18th 2021, 12:56 am
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Not having a Canadian commercial vehicle license isn’t a problem. As a foreign driver you are treated as a learner. This means passing the theory test, air brake license and practical driving test....
Dec 18th 2021, 12:38 am
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Posted By Alex2201

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

There are plenty of jobs in trucking. A few you might even want to do ;)

I am a Trucker. I have been here for nearly 12 years. Lived in New Brunswick for 8, now in Ontario. As mentioned above the...
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