Profile For ENRIQUE A.


  • Location:
    San Antonio, TX

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    1 year, 7 months ago


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Posted:  1 year, 7 months ago

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To Do It Or Not To Do It?

Well Everyone I appreciate your advice and input and Brett i read your entire book in 2 days. Wow what a book it was! Amazing job. Ive come to the conclusion that no amount of money of benefits (to me at least) is worth the pain of you hating your job and the miserable feeling it gives you. So im going to straighten some things out financially before giving it a shot. I applied to TMC and i was pre hired. I have a tentative start date of 01/07/2019. All i need to do is study my butt off get my permit and my DOT physical. Is flatbedding a good option for a newer driver?

Thanks for the responses everyone.

Posted:  1 year, 7 months ago

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To Do It Or Not To Do It?

Well guys Enrique here. First off a Big Big Thanks to Brett! For the site and for everyone and anyone whos contributed to it. A lot of knowledge and information and experience here.

Due to a (past recent relationship) i was planning on moving to florida with my girlfriend and was planning on obtaining my CDL by whatever means necessary. That move wont be happening now and I plan to stay in Texas. With that being said i stumbled upon this site, and now im more convinced that i want to do this.

But heres my dilemma:

I currently work for the Railroad which i make a very good living doing and have amazing benefits. Upon talking to my family recently and opening up about wanting to hang up my railroad gloves and put on trucking gloves i was pretty much told everything that was bad about trucking (or my families misconception about the industry) even though no one has ever done it or have been a part of that life. It discouraged me so much that i thought, oh hell ill just keep doing the railroad stuff. But I HATE MY JOB, other than the financial security and amazing benefits I HATE IT. Im currently saving up while I Plan what route to take to get my CDL. My Family Discouraged me and told me ho much nonsense it made, But I want to do this.

Has anyone had a similar thing happen? Thanks Everyone!

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