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I Can Drive A Semi

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    Yes, I Can Drive A Semi

     For 17 years I drove a semi. Can't think of a trailer I haven't had behind my truck for one reason or another. Wait, there is one or two. One was a Bull wagon and the other was swinging beef. And as far as frieght goes, live cows etc and swinging beef is things I did not...
    Nitehowl Nitehowl 56-60, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    You Haven't Lived

    Until you get behind the wheel of a semi truck, turn it on and FEEL that rumble, THAT POWER from a Caterpillar engine at your hands and feet, listen to it roar and fill your ears with delight.  Mmmm, it's ready to go!!!  Push in the parking brake, push in the clutch...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Feb 13, 2010

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    My Trucking Career

    started 30 years ago just loving to drive so I cross trained to streight trucks but I fell in love with semi-trailer trucks so I went and got my articulated licence been driving ever since even in my dreams
    sistermary sistermary 51-55 14 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    Anyone who can't is clearly a ******* idiot
    Anonymousanonymous319 Anonymousanonymous319 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I first started driving my Dad taught me in his truck which is a stick shift. My car now is a stick. Honestly, its way better. Automatic is boring!
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    athena25 athena25 18-21, F Feb 15

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    Especially at night. As driver as well as passenger. As driver I am less distracted and relaxed. As passenger I fall asleep very easy. :)
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    Oh no, you don't! jk. I drive a boat ;)
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3