13 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became A Long-Haul Truck Driver

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I thought the article was accurate but leaned a little heavier toward the negative side than I would have. I thought trucking was the most grand adventure imaginable. I had tons of fun going to NFL games, NCAA football games, even high school games. I went to tons of NASCAR and NHRA races, concerts, beaches, and festivals. I also had a blast running around on my free time in cities like Vegas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles. She basically said you're locked in your truck and don't get to experience anything.

I also went jogging and had weights with me. I was able to eat well and stay in shape while I was driving. She said that wasn't possible.

Overall a good article though. I would've rather enjoyed seeing a comparison type article - the good and the not so good sides of trucking.

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