Game: What Are Your Goals?

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Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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My goals have changed over the years. Now that I am established as an awesome driver...i need to narrow down some possibilities that will help me care for my elderly mother.

What are your goals?

If you can believe it you can achieve it.

Mr. Curmudgeon's Comment
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Great thread topic!!!

1) Stay married to the woman that rescued me from myself 32 years ago. Doing WHATEVER that takes.

2) Live long enough, and well enough, to retire to Mayer, AZ and while away my days with The Beloved.

3) Finish out my time with this outfit in an honorable fashion, leaving with reluctance and their well wishes. Stand as an example of one way that it should be done, making my dad and my grand-dads proud of their progeny.

Turtle's Comment
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- To pass on to my grandchildren the core principles and values I was taught as a child.

- To never lose the joy of holding my wife's hand.

- To make my grandchildren proud, so that they may hold their heads high, knowing where they came from.

- To live out my days in relative peace and comfort.

That's about it. I need nothing more.


Operating While Intoxicated

PackRat's Comment
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To finish everything I started before I die.

Rev's Comment
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Personal Life:

Continue to be the best husband, father and grandfather I can be. Stay kind and be a sweet old guy some day. :-)

2nd Career Truck Driving Goals:

HAVE FUN Learn learn learn at Schneider! Move to South Carolina- later this year. Start my own small 3-5 truck company (next 3 years) with my brother who is with TMC. (he just retired after 30 yrs in USMC)

Current Career: Most probably don't know I have spent the last 25 years in full-time christian ministry. Last 14 years in senior pastor role. Starting new church locations etc. My wife and I currently co-lead our church out in the Pacific Northwest. We both have chosen to work in a co-vocational role the last 4 years and it's been incredible. Goal is to keep trucking right along dancing-dog.gif

what a fun topic!


Hours Of Service

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G-Town's Comment
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Retire once I eclipse 1m miles.

Dean R.'s Comment
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To continue working my second career while my son attends college. Maybe beyond that but we'll see.

One day we will sell our house, find a condo somewhere warm, and buy an RV.

I will continue being a husband, a father to a son, and an Uncle/Great Uncle to dozens.

One day I hope to be a Grandpa and wear a shirt that says "I Only Take Orders from my Granddaughter/Grandson.

Dan67's Comment
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Retire at 62.. Spending the rest of my life getting fat and happy with my wife. Its the simple things that make stuff so wonderful.

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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A.) Get MY CDL A when my son turns 18 and takes off for the Air Force (his latest choice....!) 1/28/2022...thereabouts.

b.) Keep this little house (home) on the hill, with too much to mow . . . and enjoy the great outdoors; had a blast hiking yesterday.

c.) This ^^^^ .. I really wanna join the ranks.

ps: Oh yeah, d.) Meet Todd Holmes, TomCougar, Purple Preston, et al~!

~ Anne ~


Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Davy A.'s Comment
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Not get any more speeding tickets, one day at a time. Get my second career started, spend a couple years driving as a company employee, proceed to start a small power only business, essentially subbing to carriers with a power only program. (very akin to the business Ive owned in my previous field, was a trade partner to large home builders) Over the next 3 to 5 years pick up several rental properties for relatively passive income and equity. Expand my travel to more places in Europe, and although it sounds insane, I want to drive a truck over there just once, just to do it. Somehow balance out vocation with avocation-road racing motorcycles, playing music and a relationship with a fairly independent woman.

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