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Becoming A Truck Driver: The Raw Truth About Truck Driving

- an awesome book by Brett Aquila

"There is so much to know if you want to be successful as an over the road truck driver, and most of it takes years to learn and understand. I'm not talking about shifting, steering, and braking. I'm talking about the things they don't teach in truck driving schools. Things the trucking companies won't talk openly least not honestly.

There are gray areas and unwritten rules governing the trucking industry and they have a major impact on your life and your career. Only time on the road will reveal the realities of the trucking industry and the life of an over-the-road driver..." - Brett Aquila

If you're new to the trucking industry, or considering becoming a truck driver, this is the book for you!

This book is a no-holds-barred, call 'em as I see 'em account of what I went through from the moment I decided to become a truck driver over 20 years ago, til now - my entire career. I shed some light on what the transportation industry is really like, with no hidden agendas, no bitterness, and no regrets. I really enjoyed my years on the road - the friends, the money, the experiences, the challenges, and the freedom. It's a lifestyle I cherished from day one and if I had it to do it all over again, I would choose truck driving as a career without a doubt.....

But that doesn't mean truck driving is right for you.

In fact, it's not right for most people. The knowledge and experience I've gained throughout the years will help you decide if trucking is the right career choice for you. This book is full of funny stories, interesting insights, stark realities, and tons of great advice.

The main goals I had when writing this book were:

  • Give you the straight truth about what the trucking industry is like, how things are done, and why
  • Give you a first-hand perspective of life on the road and the traveling lifestyle of an over-the-road driver
  • Help you understand all of your options when it comes time for choosing the best truck driving school
  • Help you understand the qualities you should look for when trying to choose the best truck driving job

This book has had fantastic reviews from readers, and a money-back guarantee since day one - which has never once been requested. You are going to learn things about the trucking industry you would have never imagined were going on, and you're going to get answers to questions you would have never known to ask.

The trucking industry is a strange beast. You're going to need an honest source of unbiased information about the realities of life on the road before committing to a career in trucking, and that's exactly what this book will do for you.

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TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

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Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

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