Weer even terug in Nederland / A smal time back in the Netherlands
My first ride to Frankfurt and it's like the devil is playing with it. It is the 13th, and right away it takes more than an hour before the transport papers are in order (you are not allowed to enter the grounds without the papers). then a problem with the first trailer during loading, not all the locks go in when retracting. so it stays on the brake. a service technician has been there, and I can go. Up to 4 hours late. I happily on my way. In terms of working time I can make it to Frankfurt on time and unload there and then sleep to load again in the evening and return to Schiphol. But about an hour before Frankfurt it starts to snow heavily and all the trucks crawl up the hill. 1 hour and have a mile further. I leave the highway to get my night's rest, but there was so much snow on the exit that I got stuck there for an hour before the gritter sprinkled salt in front of the wheels and I could go 250m further to the parking lot (where there was actually not mutch snow) to go to sleep.
Had a nice practice with the LHV today. uncoupling and connecting the two semi-trailers and extending and retracting the front semi-trailer. everything went well. Then on the road, I made a circle from Roosendaal, on the roads A58, A16, A59, A27 and then the A58 back to Roosendaal. there I'll practiced on e again sliding the trailer in and out (this time without help) and it was no problem.
It worked, I have a job at Jan de Rijk transport. I will drive there with an LHV (long heavy vehicle (84 ft. long)) and this on the route Schiphol, Frankfurt. Starting Monday December 5. First a few days working with a fellow driver, to learn to work the computer in the trucks.
Ik moet weer aan mijn verplichting voldoen. Vier maanden in Nederland zijn. Dus heb ik op 20 november een vlucht naar Nederland gemaakt. Helaas zitten alle campings vol, dus heb ik een baan aangenomen als chauffeur lange ritten (dus met cabine overnachtingen) en heb ik dus in ieder geval een slaapplaats.
I have to fulfill my obligation again. Yes, be in the Netherlands for four months. So I made a flight to the Netherlands on November 20th. Only all campsites are full, so I have accepted a job as a driver for long journeys (so with overnight stays in the cabin) then I at least have a place to sleep.