3 Bunks in a truck?
I didn't believe this myself until an astute viewer of my YouTube channel sent me this video.
I don't know what else to say. Could there be more proof that CR England could care less about training people and more about making that money? Now, I emailed the creator of this video and he was kind enough to answer some questions for me.
Trainers are not required to take 2 students but are strongly encouraged to do so.
Students do not have to go with a trainer that takes 2, they can wait for a solo trainer but they may wait weeks, unpaid.
Trainers make $300 per student, $200 when they upgrade and $100 when they get their CDL hard copy. This certainly encourages you to take 2.
Trainers get 1 cent per mile for each mile their students drive for the next year. That also encourages you to take 2.
This trainer is getting about 6000 miles a week and drives little to none of it. He gets 34 cents a mile for all miles plus bonuses and he says he gets $2200-$2900 a week depending on bonus. I can see that a doable.
My take: It should be illegal to take 3 in a truck. CR England should be ashamed of themselves. Maybe they can do a rap song about that. CR England has their own page on my website HERE.
I would like to hear from you if you have been trained in a 3 bunk truck. Email me HERE.
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Hi! Welcome. I'm Mark and I've been a professional truck driver for over 33 years, the last 19 years at the same company. It is time that drivers got paid for every minute that we work and we are treated like the licensed professionals we are.