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Old 11-27-2018, 08:01 PM
 
Location: North West Arkansas (zone 6b)
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Why not try driving a truck?

You can save money living in your truck so you don't need an apartment. Most trucking companies are throwing money at potential candidates and you can have a pick of jobs.

Criss cross the country for 2 years and reassess your situation.

Seems like for some people, it would be a great way to live but for others it would be hell!
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Old 11-27-2018, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I couldn't live in a truck.
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Old 11-28-2018, 01:11 AM
 
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I couldn't live in a truck.
Not to be sexist but I believe this is mostly for Men given safety reasons.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:04 AM
 
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There are women truck drivers who would disagree with you.
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:03 PM
 
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More like if you’re single, frugal, and don’t have an education or career. Also, because you don’t want to stay single forever.
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Old 11-28-2018, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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Add "loner" to your list.
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:30 PM
 
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And get used to peeing in a bottle. That's how ridiculous the schedules are. You're either driving or sleeping.

But don't worry about the schedules for long. The self-driving trucks will put the truck drivers out of work in the next decade or so.
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Old 12-01-2018, 04:25 AM
 
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And get used to peeing in a bottle. That's how ridiculous the schedules are. You're either driving or sleeping.

But don't worry about the schedules for long. The self-driving trucks will put the truck drivers out of work in the next decade or so.
I don't have much confidence in Elon Musk in regards to the self-driving technology quite yet.
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:31 AM
 
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Its a very unhealthy lifestyle. Trucks will be self piloted soon anyways. No future in that profession
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:39 AM
 
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I don't have much confidence in Elon Musk in regards to the self-driving technology quite yet.
Elon musk does not sell semi trucks. All the big auto companies are working on self drive technology.
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