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Became homeless in 2016 and looking to get back into trucking to get myself out of this situation. I figured this site is by far the best route to get myself out of this situation and back into making some good money so I can actually figure out what I want to do with my life. As of June 9th 2017, I have been accepted to restart my CDL training with CRST Expedited Trucking out of what is now going to be my new hometown of Cedar Rapids, IA (at least for BARE MINIMUM 1 year). As of June 30th, 2017 I have now REACQUIRED my Class A Iowa CDL through NADTA (North American Driver Training Academy) and CRST. Also as of 01/04/2018, I have now been approved through CRST's Safety Department to become a Lead Driver which is our version of a trainer. I have now as of 04:00PM CST on January 12, 2018 been officially certified as a Lead Driver. I thank everyone here at this site for their support that they have given me to restart my journey. I have prayed to God and he has answered my prayers.

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Posted:  16 minutes ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

You have overcome so much... You really are an inspiration brother.

Thanks so much my friend I appreciate it. 😜

Posted:  1 day, 11 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

You could take someone that has plenty of extra time on his hands: Todd!

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No worries but to let y’all know: the day Todd gets anywhere near my new baby will be the day I’m in my grave. 😜

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You could take someone that has plenty of extra time on his hands: Todd!

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PackRat .... Todd rode off in his wheelbarrow... I took care of that:

Wheelbarrow....

Millionmiler24 ... I am one of the 'groupies' that are so proud to see who and where you have become through all your adversities. If I could meet ONE person on this forum, it would be YOU.. and you could take ME for a ride....SWEET set of 4 wheels, man!!

If you are ever in Cedar Rapids I would be HONORED to. 😜

Posted:  1 day, 16 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

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I love helpin, trainin, and inspirin people to be the ABSOLUTE best they can be. As I have said before its my life's mission and I love it when I can reap the rewards. Sure the new truck is nice, however the BIGGEST reward is the satisfaction I get every time I upgrade a student so they can become the Top-Tier Drivers of the present and future. That is why I am alive and in LOVE with this job.

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That's what I love about you Millionmiler. New trucks are nice, and getting your credit restored is important, but being a decent human being that helps inspire others to be their best is far and above any other physically measurable accomplishments we can achieve.

We love ya man! Keep up the great work you're doing.

I've been so broke people counted me as out for good, and I've also done very well at times. Life is not measured by it's highs or lows, but by it's effect or influence on others for good.

For sure. If I can keep some good and light in this insane COVID19 invaded world I’m glad to do it. Bein a positive influence on others and helpin others as y’all know is what I live for. Thanks for your service and your inspiration to me on here also. I wish I could take you, Brett, G-Town and all of y’all for a ride in my new pickup. I would be honored to do so. 😜

Posted:  1 day, 19 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

Congratulations! Now you have to go home more than every 6 months to use it!

For sure. 😜

Posted:  1 day, 21 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

You are a Legendary CRST story, Millionmiler!

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Thank you sir I appreciate it. You also are a LEGENDARY story also. It certainly takes a lot to come back to ANY job in my book after a heart transplant. You are definitely a lot tougher than I am. Much respect to ya and thanks for your service on here. 😜

Posted:  2 days, 3 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

That's awesome, MM!

Congratulations man, you've earned every bit of it and are an inspiration to many.

Thanks so much Turtle. How are things goin for ya on the Walmart Fleet?

Congrats awesome feeling buyin a spankin new truck and not worryin at all where the payments are gonna come from

Yup. Those funds are comin from my LEGENDARY job I have with CRST that’s helpin new drivers become the successful, safe Top Tier drivers of tomorrow. As I’ve said before helpin others is my life’s mission.

Posted:  2 days, 20 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

Sweet looking ride Million Miler! Great job proving the haters wrong about CRST.

For sure. It was good to have met ya a couple of days before I got her. I signed the papers on her on 03/11.

Posted:  2 days, 20 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

Awesome! Very happy for you Millionmiler!

Your success story is one of the best.

All of you Newbies take notice... he is with CRST and very successful. Proof that you should never judge a company based on what you read on the internet. It’s the driver inside the cab that matters most, not the company name on the door.

I couldn’t have said it better myself. I also owe you a lot G-Town. If you hadn’t woken me up at NADTA if ya remember from my diary I might not be where I’m at today. Thanks so much for everything ya do for us on here. We truly appreciate your service on here.

Posted:  2 days, 21 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

Amazing, man! Congratulations. Your story is one of the ultimate success stories. You've earned every reward you're getting. You deserve it. I'm totally psyched for you. Congrats!

Thanks so much for inspirin me on this journey I’ve had so far. If it wasn’t for TruckingTruth I may not have found CRST and I may not be where I am today. I owe y’all so much it’s crazy. 😜

Posted:  2 days, 21 hours ago

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Proof that hard work pays off BIG TIME.

As yall know I took hometime about a week ago roughly after bein on the road for a straight 6 months. I have trained students that always love to complain about the "low" pay that these companies start students and drivers at. Well as has been said before on here, truckin is a performance based industry. If ya fail to perform ya wont make legendary money. You perform well and you can make a great salary in this industry. Even during this insane COVID-19 Pandemic, this industry is still essential to keep the country goin. Truckin is virtually a recession proof industry. Anyway and I have confirmed we are good this time:

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As yall can see from the pics, I am now the Super proud owner and father of this 2019 Ford F-150 STX 4x4 in Velocity Blue. She had 15 miles on her when I got her. I call her the Millennium Falcon. She has a 2.7L EcoBoost V6 mated to a 10 Speed Automatic. Ford Credit approved me at 2.9% for 72 mos on her. I was super surprised when Ford Credit of all people approved me on this truck. It goes to show ya that the hard work Ive done reestablishin my credit and also establishin myself as not just a Top-Tier Driver with CRST but a Top Tier Trainer also. I am so in LOVE with this truck. My current student saw her and I let him know that when you do things the right (TruckingTruth) way here and work super hard to establish yourself as a Top Tier Driver, get the experience ya need and move up that pay ladder while protectin that CDL with your life and havin a super clean safety record that big things can happen. When he saw my truck it motivated him and inspired him to stay with CRST no matter what so he can have something like this one day. I certainly LOVE my job and even more so I love helpin, trainin, and inspirin people to be the ABSOLUTE best they can be. As I have said before its my life's mission and I love it when I can reap the rewards. Sure the new truck is nice, however the BIGGEST reward is the satisfaction I get every time I upgrade a student so they can become the Top-Tier Drivers of the present and future. That is why I am alive and in LOVE with this job.

I hope this inspires others here that when you work hard and become great at this job, big rewards and big things can happen.

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

It was very nice to meet up with you, thanks for lunch! Hopefully we can meet up again sometime.

10/4. I look forward to it. Maybe the stars will align again someday. 😜

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

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On my way, be there in about 20. I'll be wearing a green bay packer sweatshirt and jeans

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Just saw ya pull in. Come inside the truck entrance when ya park. 😜

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Pictures on the TT meet up thread please.

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Sorry but I don’t do that. I am way too private a person to do that. I don’t want pictures of me floatin around the internet. It’s safer that way. When I meet y’all though if I’m fortunate enough to then I am glad to give y’all my email address and phone number if y’all want to keep in touch but I don’t post that stuff publicly. If I meet ya however then maybe. Rob T and I did meet up today and I bought him lunch at Arby’s at the Pilot in Cedar Rapids. It definitely was a super cool experience and one day I look forward to meetin more of y’all someday. 😜

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

On my way, be there in about 20. I'll be wearing a green bay packer sweatshirt and jeans

Just saw ya pull in. Come inside the truck entrance when ya park. 😜

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

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You really don't need to but I appreciate the offer. I should be there about 8, needed to wait on a dock that bumped me back a little bit. I'll be in a black daycab pulling a bright red trailer that says Hyvee. Cant miss it

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I’m inside the Pilot at the Arby’s now. I’m at the long table waiting for ya. I came in my silver Accord which hopefully by the grace of the good lord will be upgraded on Monday. I insist about buying ya breakfast. If I can live my life’s mission of helpin others then I know things will be good in life. 😜

Also forgot to mention: I’m in a black sweatsuit and black flip flops with a black hoodie that says Raiti’s Rides on the back and I also have on a Red, White and Blue Ford hat. I’m easy to find, just look for the ugliest person in here and that’s me. My heart outweighs my p*** poor looks. LMFAO. 😜😜😜😜😜

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

You really don't need to but I appreciate the offer. I should be there about 8, needed to wait on a dock that bumped me back a little bit. I'll be in a black daycab pulling a bright red trailer that says Hyvee. Cant miss it

I’m inside the Pilot at the Arby’s now. I’m at the long table waiting for ya. I came in my silver Accord which hopefully by the grace of the good lord will be upgraded on Monday. I insist about buying ya breakfast. If I can live my life’s mission of helpin others then I know things will be good in life. 😜

Posted:  2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

Sounds good. I'll keep ya updated.

Rob I’ll be at the Pilot on 380 within the hour. I have to come there anyway to Transflo in a load so I’ll stick around til I can meet ya. I know it’s not much but if ya want let me buy you breakfast or something at the Arby’s in there. I would be honored to.

Posted:  2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

I have 2 stores in Cedar Rapids, I'll be done with my deliveries probably sometime around 730 or 8 am. I could meet you at my last stop about a mile east 380 on 32nd st NE or one of the truck stops on the south side of CR if you'd like. Its early especially if you're on hometime and I understand if you're unable to. I'll be taking an hour break in CR regardless so just let me know.

How about the Pilot on Exit 13 on I380?

Posted:  2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

That's commitment!

You enjoy that break my friend- you deserve it!

Wish ya was here OS so we could meet up.

You definitely deserve a break! I'll try to get later run up there tomorrow and see if it works out to meet up. I'll let ya know around 1pm today if I'll be up there and roughly what time

I certainly can use one, that’s for sure. That would be super cool.

Posted:  2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Home til 03/11 unless somethin changes.

Well I’m takin my first legit home time since last September so if anyone wants to meet me I’m at my yard in Cedar Rapids until 03/11 unless somethin changes.

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PackRat's 2020 Daily Driving Diary

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...... Plus I suck at bein a writer. That’s why I only have one article up on this site.

A Summary of My 1st Year in Trucking And Why I Returned

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millionmiler, I beg to disagree.

I just read lots of your stuff from that link and more.

We expect art to act on, or somehow move, affect, the viewer. Written work can function as informative or more like art.

I found your writing to be extremely artful thank-you-2.gif and I'm very grateful for what has been refined and added to in my life perspectives from that.

Thanks that means a lot. I truly appreciate it. 😜

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