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May 27, 2017

Speed won't kill you

Speed won't necessarily kill you... it's the sudden stop that get's ya... i believe your following distance should probably be double what you now use...

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May 27, 2017

Swift trucking possession of marijuana 6yr old

Hi I was just put on review for swift trucking. Because I have a possession of marijuana charge from March 2011. It is now may 2017. So it is 6 yr old.

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May 27, 2017

Tips on how I deal with being a OTR truckers wife....

I have been reading and so many people are posting how they can't handle it as a truckers wife, so I thought I would share my story and ways of coping

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May 26, 2017

Can i bring my 1 yr old daughter and non driving spouse with meat Werner Enterprises

I really want to bring them on the road with me when i graduate ait but i dont know if werner trucking will allow that, it would help me out pshycologically

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May 26, 2017

5Th Wheel Release Hand Hook

Hook To Pull Handle to Release 5th wheel pin Keeps You From Getting Dirty And Hurting Your Back ;)

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May 25, 2017

Men will be men, truckers will be truckers

Hi to all my ladies out there i would just like to take the time out to Say Thank you to all those strong heart women who stick by and cherish their husbands

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May 25, 2017

Lonely....in a funk

Hello I've searched desperately for a place I can share thoughts. I hope that it goes no where else, like Facebook for all to see. This is between you

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May 25, 2017

It has only been three months..What the heck???

I am supportive...I am understanding...I have nothing to worry about with other humans entering our union.I just miss having a husband to do stuff with

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May 25, 2017

Delivery Video in Georgetown Tx with Backing tips

This is a video of a Georgetown Texas delivery. I give and demonstrate some minor backing insights.

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May 24, 2017

Trucking across Texas to Georgetown

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May 24, 2017

Going through Atlanta on the way home

Trucking in Atlanta Georgia. Headed to the house. Just a fun video to watch.

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May 24, 2017

Can I get hazmat endorsement if I have a felony of theft by taking?

Can I get hazmat endorsement if I have a felony of theft by taking?

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May 24, 2017

Experienced Gainesville Fl driver with clean record

Hello, My name is John C. I Live in North Central Florida and have been trucking since 1998 where I started in the jump seat of my father's Freight Shaker.

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May 24, 2017

Can't do load check due to traffic jam

I am hauling a flatbed time has come to do a load check and flag it on my log, I am stuck in traffic there is an accident up ahead.

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May 24, 2017

Defensive Driving Tips

Driving defensively will help you to avoid incidents with other motorists. All drivers can benefit from this practice especially important for holiday traveling.

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May 24, 2017

Company Drivers

Learn about company driver pay, responsibilites and realities that comes with OTR trucking jobs.

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May 24, 2017

Becoming a Trucker

Becoming a trucker a trucker is not hard to do. Here are some things that you should consider first. Then you will learn how to proceed.

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May 24, 2017

Will a Trucking School like Swift take a new student if taking controlled Blood Pressure Meds

I worked offshore for over 20 years,I have a Able Bodied Seaman ticket and a Captain licence,and have to take a Coast Guard DOT Physical every 2 years,took

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May 24, 2017

Uncommon way to obtain your Class A CDL for the beginner

If you're young enough, and definitely want your CDL. There are companies out there in the industrial cleaning field that will help you get a class B.

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May 24, 2017

Get all of your endorsements

Get all the endorsements, even if you think you won't need them. Endorsements are money in the bank. A new cdl grad with tanker/hazmat endorsement can

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May 23, 2017

I get home every weekend after switching 5 companies

This is a great trucking web site keep up the good work. I have been trucking for 3years now and a lot of things that you talk about i can understand.

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May 23, 2017

Perils of Using The Cruise Control

It is advisable to avoid using the Cruise Control whenever driving in icy conditions or very heavy rain downpours/flooding. If for any reason the vehicle

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May 22, 2017

Aluminum loading ramp

13'7 length, 25 width, heavy duty. Asking 300$

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May 22, 2017

Semi air ride seat

Legacy Silver. Only used two years. All leather. Gray in color. Good condition. Asking 500$

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May 22, 2017

Need to rent a truck in Lockhart for CDL test

Hi, I'm in Lockhart, tx looking to see how much someone would rent a combo vehicle to test for cdl. I have over a million safe miles under my belt. Driving

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May 22, 2017

Flatbed equipment for sale in Oklahoma by owner

My husband not going to be able to return to trucking. We need to sell all the equipment. Please our family needs the money. Tarps chains ratchets coner

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May 21, 2017

Newly Licensed Class A Driver w/Felonies

Hello. I am actually reaching out on this forum for my kid's father. He is getting out in October and was able to obtain his Class A license in prison.

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May 20, 2017

I can haul your freight. Leaving on Fridays from VA get back on Sunday Night

I have a 2001 kw w900l and looking for weekend hauls. Can leave on Fridays to deliver and be back home Sunday night.

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May 20, 2017

Interstate or intrastate hour of service

I register as intrastate at the dmv but I have a job that does local work with in the 100 mile radius which hour off service do I comply

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May 19, 2017

Is there a trucking company that will help me get my Class A

i got my first felon a class 3 and have my class b and looking to move up to a class a. is there some company that will help me out with training and

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