Profile For Craig N.

Craig N.'s Info

  • Location:
    viola, ID

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    6 years, 2 months ago

Craig N.'s Bio

Auto industry professional for over twenty years. Been on all sides of the industry, Master tech, Parts professional for Napa and Oreilly Auto, professional service advisor, service manager and most recently/currently selling tires.. yeah... Hate it,. I mean I am good at my job but I want something more. I have always loved big rigs and always show them much respect on the road. I drove a semi briefly in the military and loved it. Also briefly drove a tandem axle harvest truck/semi for a farmer delivering grain and really enjoyed that old International. So yeah I am ready to get on the road .... can't wait craig

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Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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Criminal history challenged but still going for it ....here is my story

What a great and uplifting response Trevor.. thank you. I will keep you posted.

Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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Beginning my truck driving career

I am so excited for you ... please keep us posted ... by the way is that a Corvus Corax on your arm??

Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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Criminal history challenged but still going for it ....here is my story

So hi.. names Craig. I find myself late in life (50 years old) craving the open road. I have dreamed about OTR trucking for many years. Regional would be okay too as long it has a sleeper.. those day cabs are just goofy looking. I have always dreamed about being an owner operator with a sweet Peter built or old school Freightliner cab over You all know what I'm talking bout. I drove in the military 28 years ago. I lived in my deuce for months and logged some 80k miles that year in old Alpha 15. I consider myself to be extremely skilled at driving and enjoy a heightened sense of awareness due to thirty years of riding high performance street bikes. Any way , I have felony convictions. None of which resulted in any prison time. Probation and some local jail time only. I am currently working on having the latest one which is about 3.5 years old dismissed or reduced to a misdemeanor, my state allows for a one time felony relief by your judge if you make it through your probation without violating which I have. So that leaves me with two older ones, a 7 year old for stolen property and a 26 year old one for assault. I know this isn't going to be easy. I realize that employers may just overlook me as an applicant because of my past but I have try. I cannot go on lingering in this dead end job I currently have selling tires. I am unappreciated underpaid and have no benefits for me or my lovely wife. I am tired of working so hard only to just scrape buy. My short term goals consist of seeing my judge reduce this current felony, obtain a CDL permit/pass the written tests and get my DOT card. I have been discouraged by people saying felons can't drive Semi's but I refuse to just give up. I believe I have made mistakes but I am still of good character. I will go at this with a vengeance until some one or something tells me flat out NO ONE WILL EVER HIRE YOU BECAUSE OF YOUR FELONIES! Is there any one out there who is going to tell me this definitively? I need to know. Some things I read online say it is possible but difficult, others say absolutely no way , others say no sweat just be honest. So any way here I go...... January 4th 2015

Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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Beginning my truck driving career

Good job ... congrats

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