Been Local, Considering Regional Or Otr Again

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The Dave's Comment
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I pulled reefer otr for 18 months lease purchase. Enjoyed my time with my aging dog but was too focused on trying to find a lady. Felt like my mental health was slipping so I jumped ship.

I've been home for a few months now. My 90 lb Rhodesian mix has been ready to get back to otr since two weeks after we got home.

I really want to pull equipment/landoll.

I believe that would tie my 5+ years of auto towing, 7+years of mechanic and 5 years delivery experience together.

I'm open to regional instead of otr, assuming I can make enough money.

Any advice on what path to take? Currently in Florida but I really prefer Kentucky.


Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.


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.


A refrigerated trailer.


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RealDiehl's Comment
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I figured someone with a little more knowledge of hauling oversized loads might have answered your question. If it was me looking for that kind of work I'd search online and try to get in touch with a company that hauls the type of stuff you want to haul.

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