Game: Most Shocking Aspect Of Trucker Life?

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Pianoman's Comment
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Patrick said:

I never realized how much having a weekend off can hurt pay.

Yeah I think this one got me too.

I also found out the hard way that I actually really dislike being strapped to a chair for 10 hours a day every day, no matter how great the view is.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Now im thankful.and excited when a hotel or truck stop.has cheap laundry.

i get excited to see a family owned restaurant.

the smell of a clean truck de stresses me.

OtrEscapeArtist's Comment
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I would say this isn't shocking to me, more disappointing.

The lack of commradery or brotherhood. Truckers can be down right nasty to each other.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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I would say this isn't shocking to me, more disappointing.

The lack of commradery or brotherhood. Truckers can be down right nasty to each other.

truckers can be downright awesome as well. i expected to be treated badly as a woman. "if you want a mans job, then dont expect help" type of thing. thats not true.

an old crabby guy yelled at me while helping me back. "you obviously havent been driving long or you wouldnt have done that. come on come on, go faster". i started crying out of frustration. he yelled more. so i hugged him and kissed him on the cheek "damn women, had to go and ruin trucking. added kissing and crying to the road."

kill them with kindness. ;)

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

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