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Bradford truck driver on what work is like in Europe

Bradford truck driver on what work is like in Europe

A Bradford lorry driver shares what life on the highway is de facto like with greater than 500,000 social media followers.

Adam Mctasney modified his fortunes after he utilized for a job as a world truck driver in Galway on a whim.

After 4 years working in his 40 ton truck, Adam has visited each nation in Western and Japanese Europe, swimming with dolphins and experiencing Norway’s Midnight Solar and Northern Lights.

From free meals stamps to residing with out paying payments, Adam’s day by day updates on his travels have caught the eye of truckers and curious followers alike.

Now he hopes to encourage extra folks to take a leap into the unknown by sharing his story.

When Adam obtained his license with the Royal Logistics Corps in 2004, he by no means imagined that he would take it all around the world.

Adam, who grew up on the Buttershaw property, stated: “Rising up in Bradford I at all times had a fairly narrow-minded mentality. I did not know what was happening besides what was occurring within the property. It was about spending cash and hanging out with mates.

“Now it is about visiting landmarks and points of interest and assembly new folks, the cultures, the meals, touring, all the opposite meals you expertise and the way in which folks prepare dinner issues.

“I can reside within the truck and save some huge cash. It is not the simplest job, however it works for me. After I lived in Bradford I lived hand in hand, by no means had any financial savings, might by no means afford holidays.

“It can save you all of your cash and purchase a home in 4 years down the highway.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adam Mctasney, picturedAdam Mctasney, pictured (Picture: UGC)

“Freight transport has many benefits. It is extra of a life-style than a job.

He added: “I keep in mind my first journey in Europe. It was the scariest factor I’ve ever executed happening the opposite facet of the highway. It was nerve-racking for the primary few months, however you get used to it.

“I wish to affect good issues and present younger folks that it isn’t the tip of the world if you do not get a very good training. I’ve no GCSEs and now I journey the world to satisfy my dream.

“You may get out of debt, you possibly can change your life. Exit and discover the alternatives, that is what I did.

“There at the moment are many plans from the federal government to get permits.

“I modified my life.”

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adam Mctasney's truck was parked in a scenic spotAdam Mctasney’s truck was parked in a scenic spot (Picture: UGC)

The previous Buttershaw Higher Faculty pupil shares the identical message along with his 16-year-old son, who has simply began school.

Adam stated, “You are able to do it at any age.

“You must set a aim, an achievable aim, and concentrate on it.

“Put money into your self. Everybody spends £100 on a pair of trainers, however nobody spends cash bettering themselves.

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