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Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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New relationship with trucker

Just read your story. This from a man, who knows men. I can see he was very manipulative, and got what he wanted. Your getting used sweetie, lose that guy before your a mental wreck. I hope i'm wrong, but if it walks like a duck, and quacks like a's a duck.. This job is hard enough with this kind of distraction. Like one of the ladies posted......get a new better male companion. This guy will only call you, when he needs something. Trust me. Think of this post when he does.

Well, from a males perspective, IF he wants to be in this LDR and make it work out, then he WILL make the effort to do so, or should. It's not gonna kill him to call once a day at LEAST, even if only for 5 minutes!...............I don't care how busy someones schedule is, they do have time to sleep, so 1 little call ain't gonna kill em, for 5-10 minutes lost sleep lol.

Posted:  6 years, 2 months ago

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$1.26 cpm company driver... Yes I thinkI will

Exactly, good advice driver. I concur......good-luck.gif

Sam, this thread didn't really go the way you expected it to. Be the main point we want to get across is to proceed with extreme caution. Do not just take this gig without doing extensive research and without talking to their current drivers. Don't let your excitement cloud your judgement.

Local positions really are best with an hourly wage. I don't know the details of your job but it does sound a bit scary. As I said, I average 120 miles I a 12 hour period and I spend only about 30% of my day driving. I'm always outdoors either loading my truck/trailers or I'm dancing with hoses at a gas station. If I was paid by the mile I wouldn't even make a decent salary and I would spend most of the day doing activities unpaid.

Proceed with caution, I cannot stress this enough. As much as you want to be local be patient with it. It took me 3 years to get a good local job, 9 months is nothing. Don't take the first opportunity that knocks on your door, instead, be picky and find the one that fits you perfectly. I would sincerely pass up this opportunity because cpm has no place in local work in my opinion.

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