I have been writing my Student Trucker Story on “Ask the Trucker” since October 2008.
Although by October I was in a much different situation because I had moved from the “Team Division” into a Dedicated Solo Fleet beyond the ridiculously unsafe situations my company placed me in during my training.
In this new division I saw very quickly how things should be done. The entire manner of my new fleet was more effective because the communication and professionalism was much better. Partially because the contract DEMANDS it or the contract will be lost.
I was also driving solo finally, not required to drive & live with someone from unknown origins. (more…)