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I have been a truck driver for 31 years. Have been married twice. My first marriage didn't last but about 6 years. No children with him. He was a very
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Do you feel like your husband can’t relate to what you are going through? Or his eyes glaze when you try to talk to him?
When you consider taking truckload of freight with multiple stops, make sure you map where each stop is. Know the distance to first stop and the distance
Let's be aware of how we are driving when out on on the highways. The way we drive can make traveling, trucking, commuting stressful or closer to harmonious
What truck should I buy for my first time becoming an owner operator or lease program
Mud was caked on the mudflaps of a trailer that was picked up at a muddy railyard. Is the driver and the company responsible for the mud coming off the
How can a truckers wife lay down her trust issues when he's on the road for long periods after the one time of his having an emotional affair?
Sliding tandems is a part of trucking. You will be taught about it in most cases at your company. If not, it's easy to pick up. Here are some tips.
wat companies hire after sap program
I am looking to get back on the road. I have hauled everything from acreffer to a low boy and also ran an oilfield winch truck with a roll tail .
I will be attending a CDL school program very soon. I am willing to get on the road to get my driving experience (no matter how many months needed).
In this video I respond to a post made about trucking being the worse career.
I do acknowledge that trucking gives opportunity and my affect the self esteem in ways that could negatively affect the relationship.
In the video though, I talk about why I think that is, and point out that ultimately its the person and not trucking that is to blame.
Of course, I also offer some suggestions on how to make a relationship work in trucking just like many couples have done.
I can tell you right now it starts with getting on the same page about the future of the relationship, family plans and how trucking plays a part.
For example, trucking doesn't have to be for a lifetime. You can plan to transition out of it.
No matter what plans you come up with together, it gives both of you something to work toward and also gives you an opportunity to bond and become even closer.
Kind of makes it hard to drift away from the relationship like that.
Download the pdf at the link halfway down the page. You can ask each other those questions and possibly learn a lot about how to make each other happy
I have an old catalystic heater that was my dads it has been stored in the garage since like 1980 maybe it is in great condition!! I have no use for
I live in OH and have many years experience pulling flat, stepdeck, of lowboy. Looking to try hopper freight. Thinking of leasing to someone. Any help
I am scheduled to deliver this load at 0700 but because I didn't catch something on the post trip Friday I might not make it. If I do make it I will likely
Have any of the wives been over the road with their husbands? Are there any suggestions?
Hi my name is John, I am a 36 year old single father who works at a travel stop for one of his three jobs. I am also a student working on my Masters
These videos cover the attitude and mindset for a successful trucking life and career. When people thinking of trucking they don't think about these important
San Diego, CA I have my class A permit with all the endorsements. I have taken the skills test twice and keep failing the alley dock portion. I can
We are looking for Owner Operators/w Own Authority that want to make MORE money on their loads! We need all types of equipment. WE NEED TRUCKS! 24/7
Hi, i have posted here before when i was still in a relationship with a otr trucker the relationship ended july 23,2019. Unfortunately he was still in
My husband of 20 yrs is an OTR truck driver. He refuses to talk to me on the phone while he’s gone. We text but it’s just not the same. I would like
I am taking my skills test at 9 am Thursday for my class A CDL. I am not driving tractors. I am driving a class b truck that pulls a trailer with a max
I own a small business. 2 tractors and 2 trailers. At this time I am intrastate only. Wanting to know what step to take next to get my other truck to
I own a small business. 2 tractors and 2 trailers. Right now I am intrastate only. What step do I take next to let my other truck be interstate? I know
on this old truck the oil pressure drops on uphills anyone have this happen to them
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