On My Own.

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Rico's Comment
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Yay! I am finally on my own. It's been a week since I upgraded and got my own truck. It's an International Pro Star. It doesn't have as much power as I'd like, but the sleeper in it is very roomy. I'm on a home visit right now, but I can't wait to get back on the road. It's been quite a journey so far.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Good for you buddy, I remember when you first started posting here.

Rico's Comment
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Good for you buddy, I remember when you first started posting here.

Yup. The last three months have been something. Schooling wasn't too bad, but there were a couple of times I thought I'd have to come home to straighten out one of my daughters who decided to start running wild as soon as I left. Then there was the eight weeks I spent away from home after Memorial Day....that was tough. It has all been worth it. I'm finally doing what I've wanted to do since I was a kid.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Good for you buddy, I remember when you first started posting here.

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Yup. The last three months have been something. Schooling wasn't too bad, but there were a couple of times I thought I'd have to come home to straighten out one of my daughters who decided to start running wild as soon as I left. Then there was the eight weeks I spent away from home after Memorial Day....that was tough. It has all been worth it. I'm finally doing what I've wanted to do since I was a kid.

That's awesome man. Refresh me, did you roll w/ Prime? I know they don't have all Cascadias, but I don't believe I've ever seen a Prime International Pro Star.

Rico's Comment
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I drive for Conway Truckload.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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I drive for Conway Truckload.

OK, I actually remember that now. You were looking at Prime though, right? What made you choose Conway? Just curious ;)

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Rico's Comment
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I drive for Conway Truckload.

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OK, I actually remember that now. You were looking at Prime though, right? What made you choose Conway? Just curious ;)

Conway is one of the best companies to work for in the industry. Prime is a good company too, but I was impressed with the deal Conway offers trainees. They pay for half of the school tuition at Crowder College after hauling just one load after completing orientation. I got top notch training at Crowder and a really good company to work for afterwards.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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I drive for Conway Truckload.

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OK, I actually remember that now. You were looking at Prime though, right? What made you choose Conway? Just curious ;)

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Conway is one of the best companies to work for in the industry. Prime is a good company too, but I was impressed with the deal Conway offers trainees. They pay for half of the school tuition at Crowder College after hauling just one load after completing orientation. I got top notch training at Crowder and a really good company to work for afterwards.

Good for you brother. I've heard Conway treats their employees well.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

David's Comment
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Yay! I am finally on my own. It's been a week since I upgraded and got my own truck. It's an International Pro Star. It doesn't have as much power as I'd like, but the sleeper in it is very roomy. I'm on a home visit right now, but I can't wait to get back on the road. It's been quite a journey so far.

My last truck was a International prostar. Really enjoyed the room in the sleep. I could stretch out without hitting my head on the sides. The down fall was my top bunk was bolted in the down position and didnt move... Great truck though.

Congrats sir. Enjoy your home time.

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