Profile For Ben B.

Ben B.'s Info

  • Location:
    Reno, NV

  • Driving Status:
    Considering A Career

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 9 months ago

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Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Move to Colorado. Although I bet even those that transport pot can't qualify to do so if they've been smoking.

But then I won't get to vote on it in 2016 in my beautiful home state of Nevada (where, btw, we have hookers and gambling). If we get this thing passed in NV, I'll invite everyone to pay a visit to the free-est state in the union. You don't know what a good time is until you've had a good time in Nevada.

I'll stop again... sorry.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Here I go again, feel free to ban me since I'm not talking about trucking. Nowhere is safe for the humble drug user. The cops absolutely will harass you for suspicion of these things. Drug users are the scapegoats for violent criminals (who are much harder to catch and convict). The smell is absolutely what gives you away as a pothead. Like I said, nowhere is safe.

I'll stop now.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

I just think that drug users aren't the bad guys. Gosh I'm just so worked up over this. Sorry to get all political, but the war on drugs was such a huge misstep in this country. I just want to spit on the floor and kick puppies and flip tables all day and all night. I'm ****ed is what I'm saying.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Here's some information for interested parties. I took it upon myself to have a hair test done on my own time. I went through a testing company to do this.

Here's how I shot myself in the foot (read carefully):

Drug tests are not considered private health information under HIPAA. My hair test results were positive, as I expected. This drug test result will now show up on every pre-employment background check that I undergo. As far as I know, this information is part of my permanent record. When you're presented with the paper to do a background check, you can either sign the paper or lose the job opportunity. I predict that no one will hire me on this basis. If you want to know your own results, I recommend that you use a store bought kit.

The dismay I feel is real, but at least I'm still sober I guess. Just GOD DAMMIT!

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

If everyone was a CEO, no one would do the heavy lifting.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Thanks JJ, hope to see you on the road someday. :D

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Yeah dude not gonna lie, I sure like weed, but I'm totally unsatisfied with my place in life right now. The best I can do is vote for it and hope the govt. and companies soften up their policies. In the meantime, I'll just play by the rules.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Can do, will do thanks dude.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Haha, that took me a second. I salute you.

I figure by the time I'm done with CDL school I'll probably be ready to pass their tests. There's a whole bunch of openings with a lot of companies around here in Reno, NV. I'm feeling pretty optimistic about my chances.

Hard work and money are the drugs for me from now on! Haha

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Okay, okay, you're an awesome dude, thanks for the encouragement! Truck driving sounds like a pretty awesome job to me. I want to buy some audio books and listen to smart people on the road. How does that sound?

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Thanks for the very helpful answer. I'm grateful that you didn't throw in any mean-spirited comments as well. I guess I'll just wait my 3 years and prove to them and myself that I don't need drugs. Thanks again.

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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I quit the pot, and I want to drive trucks.

Swift turned me down for their school because they wanted 3 years of drug free-ness. Is this the policy of most or all trucking companies? No one likes a liar, but I want to start working right away. I'm thinking of signing up at my local CDL school.

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