Meet Me @ Tri-C: Tyler Bartley
September 29, 2014
Tyler Bartley, 25, recently graduated from Cuyahoga Community College’s Truck Driving Academy. He hadn’t even picked up his certificate before job offers started coming in, he said.
Tri-C Trending: Why did you choose Tri-C’s Truck Driving Academy?
Tyler Bartley: I picked Tri-C's Truck Driving Academy because of the friendly staff I encountered when I was seeking information about the program.
TCT: What has surprised you most about the profession of truck driving?
TB: What surprised me the most about becoming a professional truck driver is the camaraderie that professional truck drivers share with one another. It just seems like everyone has a mutual trust and friendship among one another in the industry.
TCT: How do you think that Google’s self-driving cars will affect the truck driving profession?
TB: The Google self-driving cars will definitely have an impact on the truck driving industry at some point. It's just hard to tell when and how it will do so considering that autonomous cars are still in the early stages of development.
TCT: What do you do in your free time?
TB: In my free time, I like to lift weights, fish, and hunt.
TCT: What kind of car do you drive?
TB: I currently don't have a vehicle, but my last car was a Subaru Outback.