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Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Class 1a license holder but no experience

thank u sir..

Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Any tips for eating healthy on the road

Hello admin.. i would like to ask what kind of food to eat while being an otr trujck driver, tips for maintaining good health, and yes i want to avoid fast food, but when i eat fast food i order chicken wrap or chicken sandwich, im a fairly big belly dude, 230lbs.. i live up here in canada, maybe u guys could share what u cook in the truck, and how to install microwave and a plug in cord, thank u very much..

Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Class 1a license holder but no experience

thanks sir, im guessing they’re better now because since March 15,2019 SGI and Government of Saskatchewan implemented the Mandatory Entry Level Training , here in Saskatchewan , so ok, i want to ask question how do i get experience when companies require minimum 2 yrs. experience??

Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Class 1a license holder but no experience

The only way to gain confidence is by driving which equals experience. Nobody comes out of truck driving school with much confidence or experience.

Ok, thanks, i will still keep applying, im ready to commit myself for this, i love driving..

Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Class 1a license holder but no experience

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by the time i graduated i wasn’t confident to drive for an employer

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There is absolutely nothing unusual about your circumstance. All you can expect from a truck driving school is to get to the point where you can pass the driving test to get your CDL - That is what they are designed to accomplish. You've been sitting around for five years claiming you don't have the confidence to do this. There is more to this story than even you realize. Your lack of confidence cannot be blamed on the school. I know you said...

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the driving school i went thru at that time wasn’t reliable i mean, they offer cheap course, basically they just taught me how to pass the test

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It appears to me that they were very reliable. I am guessing that you have convinced yourself that the school is your problem. I am not convinced. You got the license. You didn't go get the job. Perhaps you don't really want the job. I don't know, but this sounds very odd. Nobody is confident in their talents or skills as a professional driver of a CMV just because they went through a truck driving school. They don't even offer to help you get confident. They offer the help to get your CDL, and apparently they did a great job at that - you got it!

There is precious little difference between driving truck in Canada or the USA. It takes some confidence in either country. How do we gain that confidence? We go get a job. Once we have gathered the courage and the commitment to taking that step, we start our actual training. That is where we just start beginning to gain a little confidence. I don't know a single driver who started his driving career with a load of confidence. Most of us started with fear and trepidation. We started because we wanted it. We started because we made a commitment to better ourselves. Commitment comes long before confidence.

You will not gain confidence by playing around with your Daddy's new truck. Go get a real driving job if you can. It won't be easy with that stale CDL you've been holding. Most employers want current experience or a recent truck driving school graduation certificate.

Make the Commitment you need and put in the hard work that produces confidence. There is no other path to confidence or competence.

search Skyways Truck Driving School and see for yourself,sir..

Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Class 1a license holder but no experience

Hello, im new here i live in canada, i would like to ask question, im a Class 1a license holder, but no experience what tips can u give, i had my 1A license since Apr. 2016, the driving school i went thru at that time wasn’t reliable i mean, they offer cheap course, basically they just taught me how to pass the test, so by the time i graduated i wasn’t confident to drive for an employer, fast forward to 2020 now 2021, updated my medical and my dad got a volvo vnl super 10 transmission thats where i practice on when we get time, any canadian members here can give tips, i’ve heard or watch that the first year is going to be tuff , what is your advices, thanks in advance...

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