I Can Drive A Semi

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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
    14 Responses Feb 10, 2010

    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

    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

    Have driven for 37 years.

    ...o/o for 11 ive seen a few sunsets
    daddybair daddybair
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    I drove cross country

    for two years and it was a fun experience. I'd never seen the St. Louis arch and then I was driving past it every couple weeks. And you haven't experienced adrenaline until you drive a truck down a mountain range called Twin Sisters in an ice storm :) It was a good job but your...
    SRayne SRayne
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    I used to drive. i stopped driving back in

    2007, when i was call up for active duty. i went back to Iraq. With this deployment i was reinjuried my back. So with that i wasnt about to sit for the 11 hrs of driving like i was used too/
    jsmith19941978 jsmith19941978
    36-40, M
    Aug 17, 2015
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