Trying to get back on the road.

by Sherida Gadson
(Dayton, OH)

I am a 28 year old experienced driver who has been out of a tractor trailer for a little over three years.

Right now I am currently a independent contractor for a drive away company, so im sort of still driving trucks just without trailers.

I really miss driving tractor trailer.

When I got my CDL-A I was young and inexperienced. I trained through Schneider and drove with them for 6 months. I joined J.B. hunt, then USA truck.

I originally stopped driving so i could go to college and at least get an associates degree, but my living situation became terrible and i was moving from state to state but still managed to stay in school.

I am more mature now and making better decisions. The job i am with now is barely paying me and i am finding myself getting back into the same predicament.

I'm working hard and it seems like for nothing, but yet I'm still sticking with them. It's been 8 months now that i have been with them. I would love to get back into tractor trailer.

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Aug 24, 2014
owner op willing hire driver with previous experience for OTR team. NEW
by: Anonymous

Owner Op seeks experienced driver with good driving record to team.

Would like a driver that can stay out three weeks and then home 3 full days leaving out sometime on the 4th day.

Currently leased to a company that keeps me loaded with no waiting on loads.

Primarily Texas to Midwest, and occasionally out to Utah, and California. 


Pay is percentage of truck based on total team production. This usually is more than most drivers make by the mile.

About truck:
2012 Peterbilt 388
18 speed 
Cummins ISX
63" sleeper
10 car cotrell trailer. Yes, it's a car hauler but you don't have to have car hauler experience and don't have to load or unload cars. 
Your main job is to drive and pull cars to loading area and inspect them for damage prior to them being loaded.

The truck is kept in top condition and if work on the truck is ever needed it is completed at Peterbilt or a major dealership unless it is minor maintenance then it is done at Speedco or equivalent. You never ever have to worry about having the truck running in tip top condition. If it needs fixed get it done.

About me: 
I am a 3rd generation driver with 24 years on the road with ZERO tickets or accidents.
Safety,Safety,Safety is my top priority.
I do smoke cigarettes so if this bothers you it is best you don't respond for this position.

If interested please call 904-271-1123
My wife will get your info as she is currently on the road with me. If unavailable leave message. You will be called back ASAP.

Can call between 9 am- 11 pm mountain time.

Feb 05, 2013
Driver NEW
by: Anonymous

Dont waste any money on a refresher course That just a cdl course all over again. You have to start local and work your way back up for at least a year. Yes this is the insurance industry at its best.

Oct 17, 2012
New Rules for Truck Drivers NEW
by: David M. Engler

Hi !

Since been awhile driving, theres a new rule
for drivers getting back in !

Called "Refresher Course" Truck Driving have to
take to get back in, set up by Insurnce Companys
of trucking companys Every where ! Check it out!

Check your local truck driving school for details & costs. Good luck!

David M. Engler

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