Profile For Jalapeno

Jalapeno's Info

  • Location:
    Chicago, IL

  • Driving Status:
    Considering A Career

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  • Joined Us:
    1 year, 11 months ago

Jalapeno's Bio

Interested in trucking

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Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle

When discussing this career change with friends and family one person pointed out a health risk that never crossed my mind: backpain. How do you guys take care of your backs?

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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I think I'm perfect for trucking

I can handle long hours, it's the physical exertion that's killing me now. I don't do service plumbing, i do construction. Loading/unloading the truck at least twice a day (plumbing at least two houses a day), power tools/ladders/power generators/ and all the load of material i need. And it's mostly out in the elements.

The long hours and away from family don't bother me as much. I've heard flatbedders have it rough so I'm looking to avoid that division.

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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I think I'm perfect for trucking

I want to do OTR.

I'm 28 with no real career under my belt. I single. No kids. I'm a homebody who doesn't need to be social. I enjoy alone time. I'm a very patient person who won't road rage, or blow up over detention time/missed home time/Other day to day hassles truckers deal with.

I'm currently a plumber. I work hard every day. It's a good career and good paying. But it's not for me. I'm too chill for it. Plumbing is all about pushing yourself physically to pump out the most money. This is great if you have a family to support. I don't, there's no reason i need to push my body to ghost extremes.

I dunno, i just feel I'd be good as a trucker.

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Felon who wants to be a truck driver. Is it possible? Any advise,please.Not a sex offender.

Thanks for the welcome, old school. Im really glad i found this website. I've been reading the articles and blogs for the past month and the more i read the more i want to drive

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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DOT Drug Testing: Urinalysis or Hair Follicle?

Hey guys looking to get clean and into trucking. I'll be around chicago il. Any one know of any major companies around they're that only do the urine test? The wiki list is pretty useful but most of those haven't been updated since 2015 so I'm going for some more up to date information

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Felon who wants to be a truck driver. Is it possible? Any advise,please.Not a sex offender.

Along similar lines, I'm interested in trucking and am a life long weed smoker. I'm going to quit smoking. I'm not looking to mix the two together. But my question is do all trucking companies use hair tests now.

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