if I quit, can I dead head home?

by lull
(Okechobee Fl)

If I quit my job while in Florida,and dead head home to PA where the yard is, Is that Legal?

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Feb 12, 2016
by: Anonymous

Simple....do and your done.You are blacklisted.

Feb 11, 2016
Sure you can
by: Anonymous

You will never work again in trucking, so its up to you

Feb 10, 2016
It is not your personal vehicle
by: Hervy

The problem with that is that you would be using the truck as if it is your personal vehicle. That should answer your question.

The answer is no. You can not use the truck as your personal vehicle.

The best thing for you to do is get a load back to the terminal and then quit.

If you are in good standing, that should not be a problem because you should be able to have a conversation with your contact/dispatcher that you are going to leave the company and to get you back home as soon as possible.

I address this issue here....
How to quit your trucking job

Page discusses 'should you quit' and 'how to quit'. It covers some things to consider.

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