Hoping To Head Out With New Company! Also, Old Post Update!

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Ms. Tomboy's Comment
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First I want to thank all who replied to an old post several months ago, Thanks for the advice. My computer died and wasn't able to get online until today to respond, sorry.

I had a severe problem down shifting and found out my "problem" to be quite simple and hilarious! My ex boyfriend is a trucker and had me go with him on a short run and he had me drive. He said you are doing great with your shifting and you had the concept down, what were you doing wrong? He asked me in detail what I was doing when I had this issue awhile back with the "Company from Hell"?

I explained and in mid-sentence...we both start laughing so hard!!!!!!!!! He say's "Why are you braking going uphill????

So now that I know what I was doing wrong, I am more than ready to get back out there again. I have a few companies in mind and had gotten advice from trucker friends what companies they liked....Anyone out there have any suggestions for me? Would like solo, OTR , only 48 and no border crossing.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

PJ's Comment
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Congrats on figuring out where you went wrong on shifting, we have all been there at some point and expericenced the moment when the lightbulb lit up. Sounds like you have a very nice ex boyfriend. I wish my ex wife was as nice, lol. It may help us as a group to know a tad bit more information about what your looking for before anyone could make a honest recommendation about companies though. There are alot of threads on the site where folks have given their experiences with various companies. This is a pretty diverse group so alot of different perspectives on a very wide path of the industry as a whole. Always keep in mind that we are all different and what may work well for some wont work for others. Looks like you got your research work cut out for you.

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