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Old 09-17-2005, 12:49 AM   #21
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How about CR England? Heard of them?
England is a good company that have been around for a while. If they are offering a free training program, I would seriously consider it. I would actually choose England over J.B. Hunt or Schneider, but that'* just my opinion. Good Luck
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Thanks alot, going to the DMV on tuesday to get my driving record and Im going for it. Im looking forward to it.
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dont know if this qualifies but this is my office 60 houres a week
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also have done the over the road thing but now i'm home every night and make the same money and dont have all the over head of living in the truck and mising the famlie

being over the road is a good life dont get me wrong i loved it and might go back to it some day and if you can keep up thear is good money to be made and you get to see more of the country than most will in there lifetime and even some of canada if you get on with a company that go'* there what ever the choice good luck
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Hey, sorry I didn't reply sooner, been on the road.
Trucking is a great profession to be in. You meet new people, go new places, and make alot of money!
Slow down, trucker. It is fun, you do make money and you do travel.
You will not not however:

See the country (you'll see it through the windows as you drive by it and occasionally you may get to spend some time looking around)
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Get rich(you'll make a good living and if you budget and save you'll retire well)


But here'* a few tips:

-Buy a small fridge, live on groceries, and eat at truck-stops as little as possible. This will save you money and also help you keep a healthier diet.

-Don't shop at truck-stops at all if you can help it, their prices are massivley inflated.

-Get excercise. Do laps around the truck lot if you have to, but get excercise somehow.

-Get sleep on your off-hours. Don't whittle away your sleeping hours in the truck-stop arcade or watching the tube in your truck.

-Don't get over-dependant on caffeine. It loses it'* kick after a while.

-Bear in mind that there are rules governing your working and driving hours and they are fairly complicated. Pay attention when you go through your trucking school and you should come out with a good grasp of the basics. Your first trainer will teach you the little tricks and dodges.

Good luck and keep us updated.
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Like I said Im currently a stocker right now so I talked to the regulars who normally drop off loads.

1 said no and the other 3 said go for it.

I just gotta get my DMV report and Im going to apply to CR England.

Im a health nut already, I wont let myself go.
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Best o fluick to you. Keep us posted
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Can't f****ing spell tonight. Good Luck, keep us posted
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