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Hey Drew, you're not going to make any more money by teaming than a good solid solo driver makes. Just focus on being the best you can be as a solo driver. Learn to manage your hours, move your appointments, and gain some street smarts on how to be more productive. In short, learn to be a Top Tier Driver.

Thanks Old School. I've read here and other sites, that you really don't make that much more. If any. My classmate and I were going to discuss this more when we're a couple months into soloing, and do the math. If it only adds a couple hundred a month to our checks, it's not worth it. Most likely I won't team drive. But have to research it. Just like, I wanted to get reefer and flatbed experience in. Already got a few days of reefer and not liking how loud it gets. But I can sleep when the truck is moving.

I'm leaning towards flatbed, get 2-3 years experience, then heavy hauling. We'll see how things go. One day at a time.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Drew Oswalt's Comment
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And I read the top tier driver link. Very helpful, and lines up with what some of the the staff at school and driver development told us.

I've read a lot of useful articles, blogs, and posts on TT. This site is one of the more usefull ones out there.

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