This old man needs a little help

My kids left the nest years ago, but since my wife just passed away this recent November it's been a tough time without her. I have been thinking about getting back out there and trucking again. I used to drive before I was in the service and it was great, but now I am pushing 62. Do you think that’s too old to drive? Can anyone tell me what I need to do next to get going with this? Any help is welcomed and so appreciated, thank you friends!

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If you able to do the work , physically, why not. You have the experience !

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Congrats on your new job I feel the same way too Ian 59 looking for a new job it it’s so hard to find a good job at my age

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He went through my personal belongings!!

Last week after passing the scale I was pulled over for a DOT inspection. Figured it was routine when the officer asked if could see the inside of my truck. I got nothing to hide so I said sure. I was not carrying anything I shouldn't, but all of a sudden he starts rifling through my stuff and finds a large plastic cooking knife that was next to a spatula and some seasonings under my seat. I have a microwave in the back and sometimes I cook stuff…

You're in a commercial vehicle driver they don't need a warrant to search the truck.i have been driving for 30 yrs and I have seen…

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Jim Surratt you are completely right on him being an idiot our constitutional rights are not thrown out the window to drive a…

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I have been volunteering in a local hospital almost a year. Although I enjoy my work I need a job with pay. I have have had no luck applying on line! I am willing to seek advice for some kind of help moving forward

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Lois Martin Yes I am

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What should I do???

So DOT pulls me over and the guy has a real attitude. He asks me if I know why he pulled me over. I honestly didn’t. I told him I had no clue. He says I must be stupid because I was speeding. I tell him that can’t be right. I knew I wasn’t speeding. Of course no point in arguing with him, but I swear I wasn’t speeding! Now this is likely going to cost me my job because no one is going to want to hire someone who has a ticket on their record. What…

They have a quota to fill they have to write out tickets and arrest people in a month the cops now of days are ass holes they…

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Young momma in trouble!!

I have been driving for this company for the past 4 months and I like it, but now my boss wants to add more hours to my schedule. I have my son five days a week and my ex has him on the weekends. He can’t take him during the week and I don’t have family to help out for those extra hours. I am really in trouble! What am I going to do? Freaking out that they will fire me if I say no!! HELP!

Well I have a babysitting business and I think u should pray and use time management contact me if u need to

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I am in trouble!!

Our house payments are lapsing and I am so scared. My wife is ill and can no longer work. We aren’t making enough to get by with the job I have now and I think we will lose our home in the next 4 months if I don’t act fast. I know it sounds nuts, but what about truck driving? I heard you can make money quickly and we really need it. Can someone please help us? What do I have to do? I’m so lost.

You can ask you mortgage company to put the money you are behind on at the back end of your loan. Explain to them there is a…

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Is there an age limit.?

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Angele Hayes The minimum age to work at Delta is 18 for most positions. Minimum age for flight attendants is 21.

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Dispatcher wanted me to drive when I was tired

So last week I had to change sleep schedules a few times because of the timing of the loads. I ended up having a 10hr break and was able to grab a full nights sleep but then a half hour into my drive I was told to take another 10hr break. Of course I couldn’t sleep again so soon so when that ended and my dispatcher sent me out with a new load I was dead tired a few hours into the route. I pulled into the next stop and called in to let them know I…

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It is common. If the company starts making you drive and not stop. Quit and find a better company.

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They tried to tell me no!

I am a woman and drive a truck for a living, but I hate it when people look at me after I say what I do and tell me…..but you’re so small!!! I mean, what does that matter!? Or worse when I am standin next to my truck and people ask me where my man is. HA! I don’t have time for one.

I am a single mom and after taking care of my kid I went back to work. I had never driven a truck before in my life and thought why not the money is good and if I…

Well Carolyn we all come in different sizes. I've seen many drivers that are way too big to be driving. I love to see a woman out…

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