Profile For KRIS-T

KRIS-T's Info

  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years ago

KRIS-T's Bio

Born and raised in NC ..lived 3 years in San Antonio TX. I am currently a 911 telecommunicator supervisor for law enforcement, fire and medical looking to change careers after 15 years and venture into the life of a trucker. Will be starting CDL school in October 2018!!

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Posted:  4 years ago

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From 911 to trucking

I too am a 911 operator/supervisor (15 years) and will soon be making the switch over to trucking.... so I can relate. It is def a big change in career and lifestyle thats for sure lol

Wish you the best, I will be starting in October :)

Posted:  4 years ago

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What did you do before becoming a truck driver?

Hi... while at work i came across yall's Forum. This discussion caught my eye so I became a member and joined about 0330 (east coast time) this morning Woooo!

I am not a Truck Driver YET..... however trucking is definitely not new to me. My Dad, after 40+ years of on the road as an owner of a Big RIg is now retired. As a child I would go every summer with him and travel across the US and loved every second of it!!! Fast forward to now.....who would have known 30 years later I would meet a wonderful man that is a truck driver and travel with him on the road, when I can get off work. Key word "when I can get off work" lol

Long story short...after being with him on several runs out west and back I got the same exciting feelings as I did when I was young; now 43... "I want to be a Truck Driver" I love the adventure, the scenary, the many different people you meet and constantly on the go.

So now I am considering hanging up my 911 Supervisor/Law enforcement hat after 15 years and Team up with my best friend who has been in trucking 26 years. No more having to use vacation time or get approval for time off to spend time together... we will just team and make money doing it lol!! I am looking forward to him being my mentor and trainer! Its amazing how life comes back around and gives you another opportunity to fulfill your dream.

I am planning on attending CDL school in 2 months and do what I should have done after I graduated college (degree in Criminal Justice)...Be a female trucker!!

....looking forward to learning alot from you guys and gals!

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