OTR Trucking Is HARD WORK???

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Johan Broad's Comment
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The paranoia so THICK in the office it chokes you. That kind of stress sucks the life out of you. Some days I called in sick, just because I couldn't face another day of it..14 YEARS of that! WHINE to ME about stress!!!!!!!

Things like that are the reason I quit my CSR gig with a large delivery company. That and bull**** rules about restroom usage, a stupid and irrelevant dress code, and a supervisor who thought his job was coming up with the flimsiest possible pretense to deny my annual raise.

I know it's gonna be tough, and I'm apprehensive and anxious, heck, I 'm SCARED!!

Well damn. I thought I was the only one...

Cube life ain't living y'all...

Aaanndd I just found my new T-Shirt! smile.gif

It slowly eats away at you until you're just numb and DON'T CARE. Maybe that's why my job was eliminated, because I just didn't care anymore..

Nah. Your job was eliminated because it could be contracted out to someone else for 1/3 of what they paid you. It's not that you didn't care, it was because the employer didn't care.

Dean63's Comment
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Now I'm 52, divorced, kids all grown

I'm in the same boat. Well, the divorce will be final in Nov. At that time I'm going to downsize (I live in a home that's just too large for one person). However, I'm making $63k. I know I won't be making that in trucking, at least not for the first 2-5 years. On the other hand, I have no bills and all my belongings are paid for.

My current job is very stressful and can personally, just do w/o it. I'm VERY seriously looking into 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.

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