Positive Side Of Team Driving?

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Charles M.'s Comment
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are there any positive aspects to team driving? I'm referring to team driving with just another driver who is not a spouse or significant other

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Well, the money is a little better and you always have a spotter to spot you on those tough backings. Plus you have some company instead of being in complete isolation for weeks.

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ButtonUp's Comment
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It depends on who you're rolling with. Some people get along fine until they have to live together in the truck, and basically run a business together. If you've never teamed before, it's like riding with a trainer, except you're in it together, so to speak. Some teams are awesome as a team, but don't get along, but it works because they are dedicated to driving. Personally, I have teamed with 3 different people, and one I don't talk to any more, one I have talked to occasionally, and the other is kind of like a good friend that I talk to more often, but we've grown apart. One has called me up to get me to drive one of his trucks, as he is running like 3 trucks now, but I won't give up what I got.

Maybe you won't mind his bucket of KFC in the floor. Maybe he won't mind your cigarette ashes everywhere.

Charles M.'s Comment
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Lol- thanks for the insight; i am told that at Celadon training, you can kinda sorta pick a co-driver from among the other noobs for when you you come out ofsix week on the road training. Still a crap shoot probably, with hopefully slightly less crap

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