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I always suggest that you should drive for a year at least before becoming an owner operator.
If you are naturally inquisitive or business inclined and therefor ask a lot of questions, maybe 6 months after being over the road.
The #1 thing for you to remember as you consider whether or not you should become an owner operator is that it is a real business.
That means you need insight as to what your options are and what it looks like to go down different paths. Find out works and what works against you. Ask questions. Learn about running your truck and running a business.
Be a better man and it will help in keeping your woman loyal as an OTR
My hubby has been driving a truck for about 5 years now. We recently bought a truck and I am his dispatcher. I never had a problem with trust at all
I failed a random drug test 2 years ago! Still having a real bad time finding a job! Completed SAP program! I have a perfect CSA score Clean Lic. No accidents
Remember although time is money, it better to arrive alive and safe than having an accident. When in doubt slow down! SLOW YOU GO, FAST YOU CRASH!
Becoming a trucker a trucker is not hard to do. Here are some things that you should consider first. Then you will learn how to proceed.
What kind of background do you need to be a truck driver?
Does an overweight ticket affect the cdl license?
We have been together 6yrs thinking of doing this to save money for a house. Would you recommend this? Also, many dogs can you have? We have two small
When my man is home we just hang out the whole time, we go places visit family, spend Time with our two year old. Sometimes he will drive all night
It's easier to become a trucker than it is to be a Professional Truck Driver.
First you need to have a certain amount of confidence when you get out on the road. Here are some tips in the video for being more at ease about going out on the road after training.
But that's just the start.
You also need to have the right attitude about the job in order to make trucking a successful career.
There is a certain mindset that good truck drivers have which makes them a professional.
You must care about your performance and safety. You must be mindful of your health and family. You must place value on developing more patience and a positive outlook on the future for you.
Consider the video and information that is on the popular article about becoming a Professional Truck Driver.
I was in the vehicle with my buddy during a snow storm and we were having a little fun sliding back and fourth and ended up getting stuck in the snowbank
My husband has been OTR for almost four years now, it was hard at first, we had 4 children, the youngest was 3 months old when he went back on the road.
I got into haulin containers right outta truck drivin school in 1987. That's all I've done ever since. So I really am not qualified to compare to other
My name is Trina and I'm a newlywed we've been married 1 month and my husband is an over road truck driver. I'm completely new to this industry and
How far will state of ohio go back on driving history?
How do I loosen the black plate that clamps down on the CB radio to secure it?
How is orientation at Millis Transfer?
Don't worry about learning how to back up. You will learn the principles in trucking school. You will only perfect it by getting a chance to do it over and over for a period of time.
For drivers who are already out on the road. It is good to practice on your backing. See how much time is saved in the video because of good backing skills.
On your down time at the truck stops. Practice a few times before stopping for the night.
My fiance is gone for a week at a time and is only home 1 maybe 2 days if we're lucky. I've been finding on his phone porn. I tried talking to him about
I drive for a food distribution company non cdl and i got a dui six months ago. If i apply somewhere else would i get hired, will their insurance accept
I was involved in a minor fender bender in a tractor trailer. can they suspend my license for a minor fender bender
This is a video that I made a few Thanksgivings ago while out on the road trucking in South Carolina. Make sure that you read the comments within the video.
Happy Thanksgiving to all truckers, wives and all others reading this text.
I have been with my man for 4 years now. We have one child together and help raise our others together. In all we have 3 boys. 3, 6, and 13. I am 25
Life as a Trucker at Stevens Transport
Does Millis Transfer or Werner Enterprises pay more?
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I have a 1 year old accident I had in my personal pick up truck. Is there any company that would consider hiring me? I do have a little under 2 years driving
how long do a accident stay on your csa report
I guess I wonder the pros and cons of living on the road with no home. Just me with her and the good lord My wife and I are in our early 50s. She has