|Yes, I assume that they suck.|
|No, I don't assume that they suck.|
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" My dad was a truck driver in the USA for awhile too! Around here, not high paying jobs... sad, really, but yeah... "
Quoting *Turtles*:" I want my SO to go into trucking. He's considering it."
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" it can be a great job... but truckers are gone alot. My dad used to take me with him as a kid, some of my best memories of my dad are of us trucking through the US! haha"
Quoting *Turtles*:" Is it hard having them away for so long? How long are they gone?"
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" Depends on where they work.... My dad was gone for weeks at a time and home for a few days with one ... [snip!] ... during the week but home every weekend. My dad was in the military before he was a trucker, so my mom was kinda used to it. "
Quoting *Turtles*:" I think I would get used to it. I don't need my SO around all the time and the money would be good."From what my dad says, you don't start out earning much... I dunno, I was a kid when he did it! haha
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" From what my dad says, you don't start out earning much... I dunno, I was a kid when he did it! haha"
Quoting Ravey Candyass:" DH was a trucker and it smurfing sucked."
Quoting *Turtles*:" What sucked about it?"
Quoting Ravey Candyass:" smurf pay. never around. they said he would be home every other weeks. I saw him ever 4 months. I was ... [snip!] ... they make it sound like it will be good, but nope. the amount you pay, and the deductions they take. it just was not worth it."
Quoting Turd Ferguson:" The big freight companies is where its at. My SO is a 'road' driver for FedEx. He only goes terminal ... [snip!] ... He started as a dock worker and worked his way up. Can't go wrong with the railroad either. My benefits are incredible."
Quoting ★ Irishewwie™:" Did you know that symbol doesn't mean hate or anything like that? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swastika ... [snip!] ... So unless you have reason to think someone is a Nazi or skinhead or something like that then you shouldn't jump to conclusions."