Profile For Patrick K.

Patrick K.'s Info

  • Location:
    Murfreesboro, TN

  • Driving Status:
    Considering A Career

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  • Joined Us:
    9 years, 2 months ago

Patrick K.'s Bio

Not yet into the trucking world. Actively in processing phase and hope to be starting very soon.

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Posted:  9 years ago

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Hey guys! I drive for Maverick so if you have any questions I'll be glad to help

Ill be starting with them first week of June. Looking forward to a new career path.

Posted:  9 years, 2 months ago

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What did you do before becoming a truck driver?

First off, I'll introduce myself, Patrick Kinlaw, Murfreesboro, TN. Not a driver yet. I have a pretty varied back ground. Out of high school I was an auto mechanic for a few years, worked in restaraunts, etc. Bounced around being young for a while. When the family came I figured I needed to buckle down a little and went into corrections. Started at the bottom and left 5 years later as a Senior Shift Commander. Put myself through the police academy and spent the next 10 years as a road cop. Specialized in traffic enforcement and accident reconstruction until my chief like me better as his second in command. It was right about then the. i discovered what a lousy and loudmouth politican that I am. This quickly made my job very, very stressful. As a result of the unhappiness there, I am happy to report that I am 6 years into recovery of police work. It was real easy to leave when you believe that the public you serve is worthy and deserving of the help they ask for. So like a lot of excops, I went i to car sales, and loved it and did extremely well at it. Were it not for relocating, Id still be at the same place. The car world is really different from Virginia to Tennessee and the Tenn side of it is garbage, at least for the people selling them. My wife and I travel a lot usually for motor races (I'll get blasted, but anything that isnt NASCAR) and marathon races. I quit smoking 2 years ago and quit drinking a year later. Smoked heavy for 26 years and just put them down. Drank too heavy for 7 years. Yesterday I ran my first half marathon (13.1 miles). Sometimes the changes a person can make are pretty drastic. Im a lot happier now. Hoping to know this week about trucking employment and getting a date for CDL school. Fingers crossed!

Great thread! Also want to say thanks to the board creators and moderators for their work in creating the helpful info and training!

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