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Sep 01, 2014

what drug test crst use

What type of drug test does CRST use

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Sep 01, 2014

Will companies hire you if you have a failed drug screen on your record

Will companies hire you if you have a failed drug screen on your record

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Aug 31, 2014

Navajo Don

Have been a Trucking Fan since in my twenties.. now in my 70's still love the big rigs.. went to truck drivers school back in the 60's but other life

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Aug 29, 2014

I feel alone even in a room filled with people as a truckers wife

I love how when my husband is on his way home he's in a great mood I'll go fix my hair put on makeup and I hate makeup dress up then go pick him up and

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Aug 29, 2014

I took my dot physical and passed but

I pass except I told him I only had half foot on my left ft and I have drove for over thirty years with this half of a ft. It was cut off when I was a

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Aug 29, 2014

Breaking distance logging truck

hi This is some interesting reading....so I was jogging my dog near our grammar school very slight grade road. when school is in starting it had a flashing

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Aug 29, 2014

Yankee Charm

Hi, well I believe that you get out what you put in. I am a professional and I try to hold myself in that manner. I sense harassment now and then and depending

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Aug 29, 2014

should I pursue a truck driving career?

I got a felony possession less than a gram of a controlled substance 6years ago. And a mistaken identity in a aggravated robbery case that was dismissed.

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Aug 27, 2014

Been wanting a divorce for years, I feel like we are drifting apart

I'm happy that my husband works and makes a living for him the baby and me but this life I'm living is very hard he's gone all week and home maybe 2 days

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Aug 27, 2014

Hard life of a trucker's g/f

I am a 29 y/o mother of 1, I started dating my b/f almost 2 years ago. He is a flat bed driver and loves his work.I have been on the road with him a few

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Aug 27, 2014

When I get better how can I get back in to the driver seat again?

I have had my class A cdl now for three years. I have also had to get a vision waiver all those years as well. I am almost completely blind in my right

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Aug 27, 2014

Are there any hazards from sleeping in a filthy wagon cab

As a lorry driver or truck driver, is there any problems that sleeping in a filthy wagon will cause to health or well being?

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Aug 27, 2014

Boyfriend is new truck driver and doesn't trust me

We've been dating for over 3 months and he pretty much lives with me. He just started truck driving a month ago and is still with a trainer. My issue

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Aug 25, 2014

what if i am pulled over and passenger is smoking weed

I drive a straight truck with a moving company. If one of the labor ears fires up a joint in the cab, and I get pulled over for any violation, what are

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Aug 25, 2014

getting hired with a reckless driving charge

Is there a company that hires with reckless driver charge? I went to defense driving and got 4 points back on my license. I was arrested for DUI and the

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Aug 25, 2014

Someone willing to relocate to become a truck driver

I was on vacation in Texas and was pulled over. I was given 5 years of probation for 5 lbs of marijuana with 5 grams on me. When asked if I had anything

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Aug 25, 2014

Texas Owner Operator Needs a Good Experienced Driver

Exp. Driver needed for team. $$$ compensation: percentage Owner Op seeks experienced driver with good driving record to team for OTR. Would like a

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Aug 25, 2014

Have CDL Learners Permit need some training and truck and trailer

I have a Maryland class a cdl learners permit i need some training and a truck and trailer for my skills test. i currently work part-time early morning

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Aug 25, 2014

are there any companies that will still take a felony from 1996

I was convicted in 1996 for possession of stolen property,i only got probation. Did no jail time. Probation ended in 1999. Who will still hire me ?

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Aug 23, 2014

Freaking out and training hasn't started yet...

I'm 4 months pregnant and have a 4 year old daughter. My husband has been talking about driving trucks for the last few years. I want him to do what makes

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Aug 23, 2014

What will disqualify me for Hazmat

The hazmat threat assessment program has caused many people to be concerned about whether they will qualify for the hazmat endorsement or not.

The website lists disqualifying offenses.

It includes 2 parts. The first section lists automatic and permanent disqualifying factors. You might be able to get waivers for offenses listed in the second section.

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Aug 23, 2014

Keep The Flame Going And Appreciate Each Other

It's difficult to put up with all the difficulties at home with the babies, but you have to be on your toes with your husband to keep the flame going and

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Aug 23, 2014

Hazmat endorcement with shoplifting charges

I recently got my class a but want to get my hazmat & work for a propane heating oil delivery company. Was wondering if I have 2 Shop lifting charges

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Aug 20, 2014

Religious Man, does prime inc have Double bunk beds for 1st year drivers?

I am looking to start driving for prime inc soon. But before I jump in with them, I want to know if they offer double bunk beds, so religious folks like

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Aug 19, 2014

He resents me for being home, and assumes I do nothing all week.

I work 3 of 4 weekends, and he works Sun night through late Friday most weeks. Sometimes he stops in for a shower or nap when home crosses his path.

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Aug 18, 2014

My husband seems very irritated since driving OTR..I think losin my marriage dont know what to do

We have been married for 12 years and my husband is not showing me the same affection he used too. Tried being quiet..not workin.there was a time in

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Aug 18, 2014

Being alone

How long my husband will be gone before me an our kids get to see him. Life's just crazy with out him we miss him so much .we been married almost 20 years

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Aug 17, 2014

Don't know what to do. Any relationship advice?

My boyfriend started shortly into our relationship to go from m-f local driver to A long distance driver ment to be home weekends. Lol yeah right. In

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Aug 17, 2014

Can i ride with my boyfriend?

I'm 17 and my boyfriend is 21 and has been OTR for almost 3 months. Could i ride with him?

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Aug 15, 2014

lady truckers from my experience

Hiya! I've been trucking now for about a year and a half. It's been good to me thusfar. I have enjoyed the challenge. I drive team with my husband.

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