I'm 51 and need a new career. Need help choosing a trucking company and training options

by rande
(belton MO)

I thought I would post this here also.

I'm 51 and need a new career.
What is the best company for me. In your opinions.

I was accepted by :
CR England. they pay for school. (in the end $?????? wk)

and Wil-Trans; but I pay 1500 and I'm on the road with a trainer for 4 mon. making less money; but no contract. (in the end $1000wk)

Would it be better to pay for my own schooling in my area, save 300-400 not having to go somewhere else. And if I got my own license would I be able to lease quicker? and is leasing the best way to go. someone commented they make 2000-2300 a week.

What are the typical wages through the different phases, to compare other companies.

Are there better companies out there? I would like to be home as many week-ends as I can, if possible, but want to make the big bucks too. The big bucks will win me over tho.

thanks for any help
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by: Anonymous

You not gonna make big money till u brcome a company driver pay ur dued over the road build up experience atleast a year u should understand trucking but u want be a driver till the second year your first year will be hell u learn time mangament and may have accidents its verry easy but ull be ready for that lease after a year then u gotta learn fuel and fuel surcharge understand miles per gallon take ur time young man dont rush the money the longer yo experience the greater your check go to tech school and get ur cdl a cdl class from cr or anywhere is a rip off u heard it from west

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