Pros: flexiblity (self employed or company driver), training, and travel
Cons: no time for family, coastly repaires...truck payments, and insurance
A typical day on the open road is a long.. "Give and Take" relationship.
"Timing is everything" when your trying to avoid rush hour traffic and weather condition.. "It's a balancing act" when you have to choose between taking a shower or grabbing a poorly constructed sandwich from the Flying J.
"It can be lonely" out on the road and hard on a family. – more... But, if you are focused and disciplined the rewards are often freedom and financial stability. – less