I started this forum sitting in my old apartment dinner table browsing the forums day and night thinking if I wanted to pursue trucking. Long ago. I was under heavy financial burdens that prevented me from attending school. I am a 24 year old married man. I moved back in with my parents with my wife, I dropped all my bills including the apartment. When we finally had some breathing room I quit my job and attended Central Refrigeration Services' school. A class of 7, only me and another person survived. Put in a truck with a complete stranger for a month, I was expected to exceed and force a friendship with this stranger. Sweat, tears, long nights and days, anger, frustrations, and being away from the family were a common thing in my life. I finally graduated! Assigned a Black 2012 Freightliner Cascadia and thrown into the wilderness. I survived that first month and things are still challenging. I came on this site not knowing a damn thing about trucking and here I am! I been where you're at right now. I've had my share of doubts, and I've asked millions of questions on this forum. I know how it is being new to the industry. I made it through and I have been driving for three years now.
I am also an Instructor/Trainer at Prime Inc and am considered the "go to guy" for all Prime information.
After over 3 years of OTR, I finally landed a cushy local job driving double tankers. Home daily, 2-3 days off per week with hourly pay. If you work hard, the sky is the limit!
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