Potential Californian Trucker

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PackRat's Comment
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Give it some time, even though I know the last thing you want to do now is be patient and wait some more. I would think you should here something back before the end of the week. In the grand scheme, you're only waiting a tiny amount of time. What about other companies that train and hire?

Christopher G.'s Comment
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Jim Palmer said they cant do it cause u applied 4 months ago (before i had my permit to test the waters) and it "didnt go through" and the only other one is a team only company im not interested in team unless i HAVE too. there is CR England but i would like a company that pays for everything due to money issues. all other companies ive contacted dont hire in my area right now :/

Christopher G.'s Comment
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Exciting news I was finally accepted by Prime! I shall be heading out on the 4th to get started with orientation. I have a mixture of emtions from excitement to anxiety lol. A lot of changes will be happening soon and I just hope I can roll with the punches and make this work. I have already started studying primes version of the pre trip just to give myself something to do. I looked at the bus route and it's gonna be about a 25-30 hour ride... Train isn't much better being a 21-25 hour ride. If I had the money I perfer to go by train but I don't think that will happen haha. Anyway thank you all for keeping up with me hopefully next time I post it will be of me finally getting there!

PackRat's Comment
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"Good things to those who wait". Great news to read.good-luck.gif

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Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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Good deal, glad it's working out for you. Please tell us about your adventures as they occur!

Christopher G.'s Comment
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Well currently on the bus from Bakersfield to Vegas and then from Vegas to SLC. Bus isn't terrible got plug instead wifi air conditioning I couldn't ask for much more tbh. Weather is a worry as it seems it will be raining the whole trip there on and off. I have been studying the pre trip, watching arrow, and trying to comfort loved ones since I left. My hopes are I just don't get set home for anything stupid haha.

FreakTrain's Comment
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Best of luck to you, Christopher. That long bus ride is the hardest part! good-luck.gif

Turtle's Comment
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Good luck Christopher, it's getting real!good-luck.gif

PackRat's Comment
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Arrive yet, aftet that fun bus ride?good-luck.gif

Christopher G.'s Comment
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We'll update here. Finally made it after 18 hours the last 4 hours really killed my knee and my butt that's for sure lol. Met up with pt and talked seems like a cool dude finally got to the hotel at 7:30 went had breakfast then passed out will 3:30 since I didn't get any sleep on the bus really. Just met my roommate didn't seem the friendliest but I think he was just in a bad mood. Ima spend today watching the SB and doing pre trip studies looking forward to tomorrow!

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