Profile For Brandon H.

Brandon H.'s Info

  • Location:
    Granite City, IL

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    4 months, 1 week ago

Brandon H.'s Bio

Just a guy born for the open road. Ever since I was a little kid, I've always wanted to travel this beautiful country of ours. Growing up on the lower end of the financial spectrum, however, we never did much traveling, except for a few occasions to see family in the next state over. I learned pretty quick that I was destined to drive. Ever since I was handed my license on my 16th birthday and bought my first car, I drove EVERYWHERE. The adventures I've had in my car have been great, but it's time to step it up a notch, so I've made the decision to obtain my CDL and finally travel the country. I look forward to the many adventures that await me and the people I'll meet along the way! Keep the shiny side up and I'll see ya out there!

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Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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What was your "ahhh...this is why I did it" moment?

I'll be attending CDL school here in the next couple months and was just wondering if anyone wanted to share their story of when they realized trucking was their "destiny", I guess you could call it. Was it that first drive through the mountains and getting to see the beautiful scenery? was it that first time you made $100k+ in a year? or was it something else? I'm mainly asking just so I can stay motivated and have something to look forward to and hopefully relate to in the future. So, what's your story?

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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A few questions for the OTR CFI drivers

So I've made the decision to apply to CFI's student driver program here in the next few months, and I just had a few questions.

1. How often do you find yourself in Canada? I've seen on their website that you can find yourself up there for a few weeks at a time, but how often does that happen? And what parts?

2. Are the trucks limited to a certain speed? I've looked everywhere, but cannot find an answer lol

3. Where do you find yourself spending the most of your time? Out west? Southeast? Midwest? Up north? Or is it just all over the place all of the time?

4. Finally, do you just have any tips for a young guy like me that'll help make the whole process a little easier? Anything I need to know or do before applying and heading off to school? What to look out for? What to study the most?

Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

- Brandon H.

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