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Truck This for a Living: Tales of a UK Lorry Driver #2020

Truck This for a Living Tales of a UK Lorry Driver There are many books about driving trucks that always seem to glamourise the profession with a vision of gleaming chrome disappearing into the dusk on the wide open road heading for freedom This book

  • Title: Truck This for a Living: Tales of a UK Lorry Driver
  • Author: Gary Mottram
  • ISBN: 9781500634612
  • Page: 292
  • Format: Paperback
  • Truck This for a Living: Tales of a UK Lorry Driver By Gary Mottram, There are many books about driving trucks that always seem to glamourise the profession with a vision of gleaming chrome disappearing into the dusk on the wide open road, heading for freedom This book doesn t This is the true grit, dirty end of the industry where the work is hard and monotonous, the food is crap, the showers are unbelievably filthy, the lay bys stink, feThere are many books about driving trucks that always seem to glamourise the profession with a vision of gleaming chrome disappearing into the dusk on the wide open road, heading for freedom This book doesn t This is the true grit, dirty end of the industry where the work is hard and monotonous, the food is crap, the showers are unbelievably filthy, the lay bys stink, fellow motorists abuse you on a daily basis, the police and authorities try to catch you out at every turn, and the boss is always on the phone asking where you are and what time will you be there and what the hell have you been doing all this time This is the multi drop deliveries during rush hour in an unknown town without a map This is the disapproving looks in the service station shop when you ve been on the road for 5 days straight without a shower This is the crinkly sound of a turd desperately exited into a carrier bag when there are no public toilets for 30 miles This is the thumping headache of a disturbed nights sleep when a refrigerated lorry parks next to you at the truck stop This is the UK transport industry These are the words of a UK trucker.

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    1 thought on “Truck This for a Living: Tales of a UK Lorry Driver

    1. Mottram hand crafted woodwind instruments for thirteen years before being laid off So naturally, he started driving The leap isn t enormous he starts off in vans, schlepping around with boxes to do his own unloading but progresses in stages After getting comfortable behind the wheel, he takes on his Class 2 license, and that work consumes most of the book The Class 1 license allows him to take on fully articulated tractor trailers, and he fully details his difficulties in getting the hang of man [...]

    2. A very enjoyable book about the life of a commercial driver From starting out as a multi drop van driver, to gaining his Class 1 licence, Gary gives the reader an insight into this not so glamorous profession

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