One week ago, I was excited to begin my new career as a truck driver with Prime Inc. I had made sure that all of my affairs were in order before leaving, and got rid of what I no longer needed. I boarded a plane and headed to Springfield, MO where Prime’s home terminal is. That’s when things started to get a bit hairy. Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve updated everyone on my progress of becoming a professional truck driver. In the time since my last post, a lot has happened, and I’ve been extremely busy getting things together preparing for this huge lifestyle change. Continue reading
I hadn’t got around to writing a post about days 1 and 2 of trucking school since I was swamped with homework after being dismissed. But I managed to finish what homework I had for tonight with enough time left over to write up a post. So here’s a breakdown of how Commercial Driving School has gone so far. Continue reading
It’s only been less than a year since I first started watching YouTube videos about drivers on the road and their daily lives. That interest was spawned after having worked with many truckers over the last three years, and I started exploring avenues for a career change. Trucking seemed like a good fit as I had learned a lot about the industry from the guys I worked with on a daily basis. Continue reading
It really is hard to say goodbye to the place I’ve been working at for the last 3+ years. You meet people; some you get along with, others you don’t. But they become a sort of… family. And it’s always hard to let go of family.
My last day at Tropicana in Fort Pierce, FL was Monday, December 5th. Continue reading
A few months ago, after coming to the conclusion that my job was going to get much more difficult over the coming months, I decided to look into becoming a professional truck driver. After all, I had dealt with truck drivers over the last 3 years at work. My reasoning: if they can do it, so can I. Continue reading