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Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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I really need advice about my future

All right here it is... I don't think I'm cut out for trucking... I've only been driving for a year and I don't know what happened...

So, I started with Melton truck lines and when I was driving for them, thing were great! I was already building myself to be a legend with the company... Except... I hated the home time... I stayed with them for only 5 months. Being out months on end and getting only 9 days home... No, couldn't do it. However, exemplary record! No problems! Almost as if I was meant for it...

After leaving Melton I went to my current employer of whom I will not mention... I blew up! Every mistake one can make I have made under this company. The only thing I haven't done is hit anyone... GOD PLEASE DON'T LET ME HIT ANYONE!!!

To give you an idea (I'm 31 by the way)... My entire life I never even so, much as been pulled over by the police... About a month ago, Got a speeding ticket in New York (17 miles over the speed limit)... Yikes!

Dropped trailers twice both times because I didn't back underneath the trailer hard enough... (So, the fifth wheel didn't fully engage) I fixed that problem... After the second one which happened in a yard and was told by an experienced driver what I did wrong, I'm confident that's not an issue anymore. I was over the road when the first one happened... In a peterbilt parking lot...

Even, worse... God forbid if I lose my job... I've driven nothing but, automatics since joining the fleet. My license says I can drive manual but, I can't...

I don't know anymore... I know nothing... My anxiety and stress is increasing and it seems like as my anxiety goes up so, is my likelihood of making mistakes...

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