Profile For Scratch2win

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Scratch2win's Bio

Red blooded American alfa male. Have been a rider of this crazy train called life for 30 some odd years. adventure, fast cars, goodlooking woman and a few good dogs is always high on my priority list.

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Posted:  9 months, 3 weeks ago

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Be warned about Automatic/Manual CDL

They are only limited due to the charging station's. Same was true for the electric cars less then a decade ago. now we have cars going 300+ miles between charges. We have been moving away from internal combustion that's nothing new. The u.s petro dollar system has slowed the progress however the technology is inevitable and will supersede.More charging stations = more distance. We are less then a decade away from the switch.

Posted:  9 months, 3 weeks ago

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Be warned about Automatic/Manual CDL

Folks are going to loose there **** once hybrid and electric semi trucks are the norm with direct drive transmissions lol.

Posted:  10 months, 3 weeks ago

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You were in my shoes once so pay it forward.

Thanks for the input. The testing doesn't stress me out. It's the multitude of different study formats available. I was looking over some YouTube videos and most of the comments were cussing out the poster because it was the wrong material they had used in the video. What I'm getting hung up on is making sure I'm not investing time in the wrong material. It is a confidence booster to see folks here that have good views of this platform.

Posted:  10 months, 3 weeks ago

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You were in my shoes once so pay it forward.

Getting into trucking is the same as spotting dry land through muddy water (IMO). There is so much information out there it's tough to figure out What's what. For the past year I have been preparing to enter the field both physically (keto has changed my life) & mentally. When I comit to something I want I'm all in. For the last 8 years I have been in car sales prior to that I was in college before that I was a entrepreneur building and racing cars A"street outlaw" before they had any idea for a television show. I stopped working full-time to invest more into myself & my journey into trucking industry. You could say it started with my quest for adventure and challenge or the many YouTube video's ( guilty718) channel directed me here. First stage eliminate any "bad habits" that could be detrimental to my goals cleaned up my diet stopped diping and quit smoking MJ i live in a recreational state. Second stage downsize & streamline my lifestyle/finance to suit my future plans. I'm in my third stage now studies & research. That's where the water gets murky due to the disinformation or lack of truthful information. I have been looking into the usual suspects of mega carrier's and mid size carrier's doing my due diligence. I have a open mind and know that wherever i decided to hitch onto for a company it will be wherever i make it to be.Success is up to me to through effort and strategy once I get my foot in the door. So here comes the studies part I have been using the App's DMV genie & CDL prep I plan on starting the High road training course on here this month. Both of the App's are different & I took a quick look at high road & that's different. Maybe im convoluting my progress by using different study guides I high 90's on the apps and got a 65 on a test on high road. I know it's not the end of the world however l want to eliminate any hurdle and sure up everything before I make my 1st call to a recruiter. I know some places want a CDL prior and some you do once your there . The App are 2018 spec is high road training up to date ? I Don't know what state I will be tested in yet that may play a part as well. I could be over thinking this part due to not knowing anyone in the trucking industry that's why I'm here to seek out guidance from those who have been in my place. I will most likely start calling around next month and chatting with recruiters and get advice from veterans of this fourm. All feedback is welcomed & appreciated.

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