I have just bought my first truck and I figured I'd share my experience overall. The shopping, the paperwork, the mechanical issues, the legal crap, the work itself.
This 1st update is going to be long!
I used to work night shift for a contractor at FedEx Ground. I was local around NYC, but despite that, I'd still get paid by mile (95cpm). If I make 300+ miles a day, it was a good work night. Then FedEx took a dive and forced all extras, as in the not-dedicated-run drivers to sit for…