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Inside the Cab with Driver Eric Buie

Posted on: July 10, 2022

Meet Eric Buie, driver at Classic Carriers. He joined the Classic Carriers team early in 2019 and speaks highly of the company.

Let’s learn more about what Classic Carriers means to Eric.

Eric’s Take on Being a Truck Driver

What Do You Enjoy Most About Being a Truck Driver?

As a truck driver, I enjoy seeing new places the most.

What Is Your Favorite Route?

My favorite route is anywhere in the Midwest.

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Do You Have a Favorite Place to Eat on the Road?

My favorite places to eat on the road are located in Knightstown, Indiana.

Who Is Your Favorite Companion While on the Road?

My dog, Mae Mae, is my favorite companion on the road.

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What Tips Do You Have for Balancing Time on the Road with Family Life?

I work 14 days, and then I spend three days at home. Knowing this set schedule helps me balance my life on the road with family time at home.

What Advice Would You Give to a New Truck Driver?

I encourage new truck drivers to take their time and don’t get in a rush.

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What Do You Enjoy Most About Being Part of the Classic Carriers Team?

Classic Carriers earns a rating of 98% in my book. No company can be 100%, and that’s from my 41.5 years of experience as a truck driver.

Explore Classic Carriers Paid Truck Driver Training Program

If you’re ready to start a career in truck driving, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Classic Carriers offers a paid truck driver training program that includes a four-week driving course and an eight-week paid driver training program. After the successful completion of the program, you become a company driver for Classic. Ready to learn more? Start here.