Done With Training!

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Drew Oswalt's Comment
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Passed my test and am upgraded! I'm lucky to have gotten a great trainer to finish off my training.

Now to take a week off to take care of business, then get on the road. I can't wait!

Turtle's Comment
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Congratulations driver! Good luck and don't be a stranger.

Turtle's Comment
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Let me also add that you'll soon be entering arguably the most difficult time in any drivers career.

You'll be faced with obstacles, challenges, and difficulties that weren't expected, and not experienced during training.

Your #1 priority now needs to be safety. Take your time, learn your craft, GOAL, and watch your wagon.

PackRat's Comment
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Fantastic! Now the learning really starts for you.

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G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations! dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Here a couple of blog articles that might be of interest...

The Freedom of Trucking

Going Solo

Best of Luck & Safe travels!

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Drew, I'm very happy for you. I know how excited I was to go solo. But "excited" is not a good way to drive. Stay relaxed and CONCENTRATE CONCENTRATE CONCENTRATE. Never take shortcuts and never take chances, especially in truck stops, parking lots and while backing. Have GOAL tattooed on the back of your hands. Lol

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Congratulations Drew

Be very focused on on you safety and the safety of others. Remember your Tractor and trailer are 75' long and does not turn on a dime. And if you have problems and you will, stay focused and ask for help. The moderators are here to help even after you go solo. Good luck and be safe.

Raptor

Drew Oswalt's Comment
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Thank you everyone. Especially for all the help. Whether it was direct or through an old forum post that I gleaned information from.

I'll stay focused for sure. I don't want to hurt or kill anyone. Or lose my job. Plus, I wouldn't want to miss out on the higher tier quarterly bonuses.

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