Bought in a bundle, this is worth the buck or two spent especially if you have an older PC to play it on. ETS1 was a great idea and has been improved with the release of ETS2. Pros and cons of this game...
Pros: Graphics not bad for its day and you can play a short run in 10-15 mins. While getting in accidents, speeding, and running red lights gets you penalized, you can also play the jerk driver cutting other drivers off and hogging two lanes (which is almost a necessity if driving via keyboard). Hint for new players--get your hazardous cargo cert ASAP so you can make more money faster.
Cons: A careful study of the road map shows this game was unfinished. Back roads all over Poland, a few in Germany, and none anywhere else. When driving around, you see several overpasses that were likely intended to be used for backroads, but were left unconnected to anything. There are also loads of no-go zones in the cities, where AI vehicles can drive, but you cannot. Another minor complaint; the physics of the truck in a cloverleaf turn allow for too much drift and jackknifing the truck is easy to do, even at low speeds. I have learned to go real slow through these.
I am looking forward to playing ETS2, but if you have an older PC and/or a light wallet, you should give this game a whirl.