Ricky Gamble, of Sacramento, goes through a checklist of things that he will be tested on before he takes a driving test to become a truck driver. He attends the Highlands Community Charter & Technical School, which helps ex-convicts get on the road to a job with its truck-driving courses at the Senior Gleaners parking lot.
Ricky Gamble, of Sacramento, goes through a checklist of things that he will be tested on before he takes a driving test to become a truck driver. He attends the Highlands Community Charter & Technical School, which helps ex-convicts get on the road to a job with its truck-driving courses at the Senior Gleaners parking lot. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Ricky Gamble, of Sacramento, goes through a checklist of things that he will be tested on before he takes a driving test to become a truck driver. He attends the Highlands Community Charter & Technical School, which helps ex-convicts get on the road to a job with its truck-driving courses at the Senior Gleaners parking lot. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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