Loving This Job!! But What A Challenge It Is!

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Bucs/Clips-Nation (aka Ne's Comment
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Well I'm halfway through my second week of solo driving with Central! I've learned so much about myself through this process, and it's just the beginning. So many challenges that bring a sense of accomplishment or failure. The accomplishments are great, but I'm getting the most out of the struggles. I was the type who would really focus on my mistakes n pretty much let it ruin my day. I'm so thankful to be developing a short memory when it comes to that now, learn from it n move on. I know I made the right decision for myself in choosing this path because I see myself becoming a better person from it. I'm having a good time out here and praying for the strength to get through those times of doubt

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

PR aka Road Hog's Comment
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Yea man, what a great attitude. My support and prayers are with you.

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Daniel B.'s Comment
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Nice man glad to hear you're still alive. This first month is always the hardest but it gets progressively easier. Learn from each mistake and don't hit anything, never take chances. What's your truck number and what kind of truck/color? Gotta look out for you on the road

Brett Aquila's Comment
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You're definitely taking the right approach. Getting started in trucking is one heck of a challenge. There are a lot of ups and downs. If you can stay the course and push through those first few months it gets easier. It's never easy, but certainly easier.

Keep it up! Remember, this is the toughest that trucking will ever be for you. Every day you'll learn new things which will make your job and lifestyle easier and help you avoid a lot of mistakes you're making now. So push through it with optimism and enjoy the challenge!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
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Hang in there! It's so much to process at the beginning of training and going solo, but it really does get better as you progress your way through that extensive learning curve.

We're all pulling for you! good-luck.gif

Bucs/Clips-Nation (aka Ne's Comment
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Much appreciated everyone, after everything is said n done the good outweighs the bad. Keep on trucking haha

Bucs/Clips-Nation (aka Ne's Comment
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Nice man glad to hear you're still alive. This first month is always the hardest but it gets progressively easier. Learn from each mistake and don't hit anything, never take chances. What's your truck number and what kind of truck/color? Gotta look out for you on the road

Truck # is 24759 I got lucky with a black 2012 386 Pete. Love how it feels behind the wheel, turning isn't the best but really not as bad as people made it out to be

Daniel B.'s Comment
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You got a Pete as a company driver? Wow you got lucky. Hey i could give you my number so you can call me if you need any help with anything or if you don't know something if you want. Won't bother me. I know how difficult it can be and the time with a trainer doesn't exactly prepare you.

Bucs/Clips-Nation (aka Ne's Comment
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You got a Pete as a company driver? Wow you got lucky. Hey i could give you my number so you can call me if you need any help with anything or if you don't know something if you want. Won't bother me. I know how difficult it can be and the time with a trainer doesn't exactly prepare you.

Yeah real lucky! They were real short on trucks so they asked me if I was cool with going to Arizona instead of waiting, to get a recovery truck from someone who just quit n left the truck at the yard. Has a little front bumper damage but hopefully they'll repair that when time off comes around. I'd really appreciate that man, PM me your #

Starcar's Comment
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When they wrote that old truckin song "Give Me 40 Acres, and I'll turn this Rig Around"....It was written with a Petercar in mind rofl-3.gif

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