Feedback and insight from a female truck driver

by Kelly
(California )

Hello my name is Kelly, I am thinking about getting into long distance driving. I have read and gave it a ton of consideration but I can’t find anything on how female drivers who drive alone feel about the career choice.

I am pretty small only 5 feet 2 with shoes is being on the petite side a problem.

This is a thought of concern for my family and I just want to give them a honest prospective from another woman.

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May 20, 2020
should I ? NEW
by: Jimmy

Hi there. What is the reason you are thinking about becoming a driver ? A few things you need to think about. ... long days, everyday. 600 mi/ per day driving will wear on you. Cant always get a shower daily. Noisy truck stops makes it hard to sleep. You drive all day and then you get to climb in the sleeper and sleep in it. 24 hrs/day in your truck. Driving in strange cities looking for an delivery address. Constantly being told what to do by dispatchers, shippers, even $10 hr security guards ! Luck to ya. My advice, just go for it. You can always return home and work back at the office if it doesn't work out. Jimmy

May 19, 2020
Here you'll find women in trucking
by: Hervy

You can ready about the experiences of some women in trucking here.

women in trucking

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