I did that once. I was reading an old thread and i saw a totally awesome answer.
'Wise words indeed,' thought I, and reached for the like button only to be confoundedby it not being there.
Of course it wasn't there. It was me that had posted it.
Driverswere sick of s**t wages in return for a poor work/life balance.
There's no shortage of well qualified driversin UK doing other things because the industry has been ruined.
How the f**k is it the army's job to assist fhe industry?
The hazmat course isnt very long anyway.
It comes in modules.
The core module is perhaps 2 days and then you do in tanks or in packages or explosives or whatever the specific hazard is.
People do most of the learning on the job off the transport manager/consignor.
So your lorry driver is...
The industry took a dark turn about 30 years ago by using the tactic of preserving profit by driving down wages. The only reason anybody did the job at all was that long hours, nights and weekends kept overall pay at a level you could live on.
It was kept realistic by Europeanlorry...
Tell you something.
You can advertise all you want in Donegal and it won't do you a bit of good.
It's all word of mouth here which means that if you're not from the county it's incredibly difficult to get started. Even now nearly all my work comes from Dublin.
There's even Donegal building...
Wages are shite outside of Dublin but I promise you this....nobody is charging the customer buttons. I had one cheeky c**t offer me €80 a day for subbing. AND he wanted half days.
Charge customer €200 for a ceiling and pay me €40.
That just seems to be the culture here.
Anyway, if youre...