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Moonlighting over leave...

#1
Planning on doing it as an LGV driver although I feel my plan is pretty flawed as I am:

a) Under 25
b) Have no HAZMAT quals
c) Pretty god damn inexperienced (although I have the C+E)

I have looked on some agency websites but have only found jobs for over 25s...any advice? Or is my grand plan to sub my wages doomed to fail?
 
#2
Doomed to failure. The legal age for HGV driving is 21 but for insurance (and experience reasons) 25 is the acceptable age. TBH, if you have never driven a modern truck before (mil vehs are NOT like their civvy counter parts BTW) they you will be lost as they are sometimes horribly complicted.
 
#3
Try a bit of van driving, it can pay as well, there isn't the problem of turning a rig around if you get geographically challenged trying to get into the back end of a supermarket and people like UPS, Parcelforce and a like are all likely to take on temp drivers to cover the holidays. No Tacho, no messing about learning all the gadgets in your cab, just a bit bigger than your average car and means you can at least earn some dosh! Just a thought.
 

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