I'm a successful female minority truck driver. California's AB5 forced me to leave the state I love

Discussion in 'Other News' started by Chinatown, Jan 30, 2023.

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  2. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    F*** California- it’s grossly overrated anyway!
  3. REO6205

    REO6205 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Feb 15, 2014
    Hey, that's not nice. We have a real crisis going on here:rolleyes:...'A lot of people are leaving': California sees cannabis exodus

    If this keeps up land prices might actually fall back to what they were worth before the pot growers invaded us.
  4. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    If the “weed men” are leaving CA then it’s official-the state is in serious trouble!:confused:
  5. drvrtech77

    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

    Mar 20, 2010
    The folks running that state are running into the ground..destroying a what was great state to live in at one point…
  6. loudtom

    loudtom Road Train Member

    Aug 26, 2016
    They "partnered" with Prime Inc to be independent. Right...
  7. The Railsplitter

    The Railsplitter Light Load Member

    Jan 23, 2023
    "BFE... and lovin' it!"
    Haha, LoudTom, I hear ya! PRIME = Please Remember It's My Equipment, lol. That's what it used to mean, anyway... :confused:

    Ditto... and this from an old school local born on the beach in that seaside ghetto, lol. Key word: it USED to be a decent place to live... but no longer! I'm glad I escaped from that Left Coast lunatic asylum 7 years ago, would've left earlier but I still had things to do there. Whether the gal in the story is just a shill for PRIME or not, she can join the club as far as the exodus goes. So many folks bailing outta that state, and that includes sane conservative types who have simply concluded that it's no longer worth living there. The overall cost of living is SO much less in other places... truck drivers contemplating relocation should read Joel Skousen's book STRATEGIC RELOCATION, that will give ya some excellent pointers about where to move. Combine those pointers with your job search if necessary, and check local listings too at places like Indeed.Com, which will give you some idea of the local job market. Just my $.02, from a hand livin' in the boondocks and lovin' it! No crowds, no traffic, no smog, virtually no crime, inexpensive housing and low property taxes, especially if you buy a place outside town limits. I bought a cool 3BR/2BA home on 1/2-acre (free & clear on all property), with trees galore and nice views, and my property taxes are roughly $100 per year, lol. Doesn't take a rocket scientist to do the math and figure it out... I even have off-street truck parking here, not that I need it anymore. Meh, I'm still glad I left Kalifornia, that move was lonnnnnng overdue 7 years ago, lol. :cool:
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  8. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

    Jul 7, 2015
    Growing up in Canada and seeing all those bad### action films from the 80s and 90s filmed in California, it looked like a pretty awesome place. I honestly have no plans to visit anymore, well except maybe the northern part, sounds like there's still some normal folks there lol.
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  9. JonJon78

    JonJon78 Road Train Member

    Jul 1, 2018
    Why's everything gotta have a color attached to it?
  10. Flat Earth Trucker

    Flat Earth Trucker Road Train Member

    Nov 19, 2018
    To quote Salty Cracker, "Because of racisms."
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