I am a 22 year old vocalist/performer who has been trying to find something to do financially to fund my music career. OTR trucking sounds REALLY appealing because basically my company is paying for my fuel to go to all 48 states. Now, being that I am not extremely familiar with trucking lifestyle, I was hoping some experienced truckers could tell me whether or not my envisioned lifestyle is realistic or not. I will be signing with Schneider as a tanker company operator by the way(possibly dry van too).
Here is my envisioned scenario.
-I will drive roughly 10 hours a day leaving 6 for sleeping. That leaves me with 8 hours a day to do with as I please.
-Being that I will be traveling from state to state, I planned to spend my nights at the local cities, performing my album songs and selling my demo cds.
-At the end of the night I sleep my 6 hours and repeat the drive cycle again.
Is this realistic? Do you think I can properly market myself across the areas I am delivering to? Do you think I will have enough time to do this? Or is there some hidden scenario I may be leaving out?