Cons: poorly maintained trucks
A typical day at work would involve dealing with a co-driver/lead driver who was vulgar and treated me like an infant and refused to let me do anything without his supervision.
I learned the ins and outs of Pre Trip Inspections, Post Trip Inspections, docking at a receiving site, 45 degree back, 90 degree backing, driving a 10 speed manual and DOT regulations.
Management was poor. they only cared about miles and not about the drivers. They hardly ever paid what was owed.
The hardest part of the job was dealing with being a woman in a mainly male dominated field.That and being in the shop every other day due to poorly maintained tractors.
The most enjoyable part of the job was the driving...