What was the first lesson you learned as you started driving?
“That I was going to be poor. It’s a good business to be in, but I’ve been an owner-operator and a company driver, and right now, you’re better off being a company driver.”
“How to be safe.”
La Crosse, Wis.
New Castle, Pa.
“It’s not as easy as it looks.”
West Frankfurt, Ill.
“Look out for others. But I’m still learning every day.”
“People don’t know how to drive.”
No current home base
“Not to believe anything you hear.”
“Listen to the trainer.”
“Don’t go down a neighborhood street.”
“Not to follow too close.”
“Run a legal log book.”
“Don’t believe everything you hear.”
“How to back up.”
“How to drive.”
“To get out and look when you’re backing up.”
Next question: What trucking regulation would you change if you could? E-mail Overdrive with responses. Please include your name, hometown and the name of the company you drive for.