CDL Training Begins

by Low Plains Drifter

At a time when school ends for many, mine begins anew. This time around, I'll be schooling with Swift. Believe it or not, a trucking company may actually think seriously about hiring a Florida resident. I live a little north of Tampa, and as it turns out, Swift has an Ocala terminal. I have been quiet for awhile, as I've sought employment from many trucking companies.

The big deal for me, is getting back in the truck, after a 12 year hiatus!

School is two weeks in Tennessee, and the last week in Ocala. Three days in orientation the following week, and we hit the road again with a trainer. I have been away from this blog for a short time, while discussions, and employment efforts were taking place. I will do my best to keep up with the writing and the process, as I begin anew.

Many things will be repetitive, but I need to re-learn them. New people looking to break in to trucking, stay the course, and don't give up!

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

OWI:

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