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Emmanuel A.'s Comment
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hi to all of you,after recently graduate from jersey tractor trailer on june 18,i decide to not go into a train with a big company,i went to a company that thru a friend i got hired,cause i though that i could be struggle in those "big companies train' i had a friend that graduates from same school,and he went to werner xpress,he cried like a baby,they make him go all the 53 states, to get a miserable weekly wave,he lose half of his weight,and much more im not going to mention here,instead i have my own hard time learning with my trucking gps,a map,and calling my coworkers to tell me how to get to places and routs,since day 1 i went alone to what they called "/local" wich for me at the beggining was way to farway,but now i found it near,i found what seems to be imposible,get paid a fair weekly salary,sleep home everyday,work from monday thru friday,no pressure or rushing calls from my boss,and my average week is from $800-$1000,for me,new driver,thats more than i expected as a begginer.

Now,the only thing i want to know is: can i get a better income dealing directed with the broker? did it worth try to finde a good freight load,if i had the opurtunity,im planing to get a truck with a friend of mine,and finde the load thru a good freight load finder,do you know any reliable, all answer and advices are welcome,thanks in advance.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Kenneth A.'s Comment
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hi to all of you,after recently graduate from jersey tractor trailer on june 18,i decide to not go into a train with a big company,i went to a company that thru a friend i got hired,cause i though that i could be struggle in those "big companies train' i had a friend that graduates from same school,and he went to werner xpress,he cried like a baby,they make him go all the 53 states, to get a miserable weekly wave,he lose half of his weight,and much more im not going to mention here,instead i have my own hard time learning with my trucking gps,a map,and calling my coworkers to tell me how to get to places and routs,since day 1 i went alone to what they called "/local" wich for me at the beggining was way to farway,but now i found it near,i found what seems to be imposible,get paid a fair weekly salary,sleep home everyday,work from monday thru friday,no pressure or rushing calls from my boss,and my average week is from $800-$1000,for me,new driver,thats more than i expected as a begginer.

Now,the only thing i want to know is: can i get a better income dealing directed with the broker? did it worth try to finde a good freight load,if i had the opurtunity,im planing to get a truck with a friend of mine,and finde the load thru a good freight load finder,do you know any reliable, all answer and advices are welcome,thanks in advance.

In complete honesty. If you cant answer the question on your own, dont buy a truck. Wait till you have the experience and background built up and when you can answer that question you'll know if the O/O lifestyle is for you.

Good luck to ya sir.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Emmanuel A.'s Comment
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Gotcha,thanks bro

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hi to all of you,after recently graduate from jersey tractor trailer on june 18,i decide to not go into a train with a big company,i went to a company that thru a friend i got hired,cause i though that i could be struggle in those "big companies train' i had a friend that graduates from same school,and he went to werner xpress,he cried like a baby,they make him go all the 53 states, to get a miserable weekly wave,he lose half of his weight,and much more im not going to mention here,instead i have my own hard time learning with my trucking gps,a map,and calling my coworkers to tell me how to get to places and routs,since day 1 i went alone to what they called "/local" wich for me at the beggining was way to farway,but now i found it near,i found what seems to be imposible,get paid a fair weekly salary,sleep home everyday,work from monday thru friday,no pressure or rushing calls from my boss,and my average week is from $800-$1000,for me,new driver,thats more than i expected as a begginer.

Now,the only thing i want to know is: can i get a better income dealing directed with the broker? did it worth try to finde a good freight load,if i had the opurtunity,im planing to get a truck with a friend of mine,and finde the load thru a good freight load finder,do you know any reliable, all answer and advices are welcome,thanks in advance.

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In complete honesty. If you cant answer the question on your own, dont buy a truck. Wait till you have the experience and background built up and when you can answer that question you'll know if the O/O lifestyle is for you.

Good luck to ya sir.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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