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Mar 30, 2015

what driving abstract do I use

I just got my cdl 6 months ago. When applying for a job what abstract do i use non commercial or commercial

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Mar 30, 2015

refusal drug screen

I went to swift training academy the first day we took a drug screen I gave a sample but was ask to give another one while being observed because it was

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Mar 30, 2015

class A cdl not in a semi

In Indiana if I have a class A cdl but didn't test in a semi can I still drive a semi?

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Mar 30, 2015

refusal drug screen

if I got a refusal at a cdl training academy cause I was unable to go can I still go somewhere else and get my cdl and be hired

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Mar 30, 2015

rear ended someone but I didnt receive a citation

I rear ended someone at a red light but I didnt receive a citation , so is this accident going to be on my driving record?

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Mar 29, 2015

How much time do you get in the shower facilities?

I am not a trucker and drive between San Diego, CA and Austin TX every few months (sleeping in my car for a few hours along the way). Being a woman, I

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Mar 29, 2015

child support suspended license

Just found out my license has been suspended for back payments I am not from the state that has suspended them but my cdl's are registered with this state

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Mar 29, 2015

Buying your own truck

are there any suggestions for buying your own truck and getting the money to do so

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Mar 29, 2015

I have a pending Court case in Oklahoma

I have a pending court case in Oklahoma for domestic assault and battery first offense I didn't put it on my application for the company I'm going to work

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Mar 29, 2015

Truck accident on driving abstract

I had a accident due to mechanical failure. Will that accident still go on my driving record and will it affect me getting a job?

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Mar 29, 2015

Can i get cdls if i had a suspended license

my license was suspended for not paying a ticket i just got them back can i go to any cdl training schools.

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Mar 29, 2015

trainer drove over the limit weight truck

my trainer picked up a load while I was sleeping. After a few hours he turned the wheel over to me. I stopped at the weigh station and got ticketed for

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Mar 29, 2015

Semi Truck Tires

I do have around 100 semi truck tires all sizes 11r22.5 11r24.5 295/75r22.5 285/75r24.5 call me at 713-545-5973

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Mar 27, 2015

School Assignment question

What is the last thing, a truck driver has to do at the end of the day or once the delivery has been made?

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Mar 26, 2015

Can you drive while on probation?

I have two felonies witch are a gun charge in 2003 and a larceny I think I spelled that right..lol..there 10years old but I was on probation for both..

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Mar 26, 2015

is alcohol allowed in bunk of truck

Can a semi driver carry beer in the bunk of his semi truck and drink it when he is finished driving for the day?

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Mar 26, 2015

prime inc. messed up my dac

while i was in training as a student driver my so called elite trainer forced me into a u turn and i refused to do it but he told me that i was gonna do

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Mar 26, 2015

semi title for collateral of a $9000 company loan

Do I need to have a written document. Company loaning me $9000 n will be holding semi title for collateral until payed off.

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Mar 26, 2015

loving him till the end!

I'm a wife of a trucker driver/owner operator. I fully support him and He fully supports me. Sure I get lonesome sometimes with him being gone for so long

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Mar 25, 2015

any job ideas for truckers wife?

I'm a truckers wife who is in need of my own income. Anyone know of some good online jobs or any other ideas on how to make money while being on the road

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Mar 25, 2015

Is it required for a CDL A driver to be drug tested after an accident even if he is not at fault or ticketed in Georgia?

See question in title

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Mar 25, 2015

Sitting and sleeping in a box truck for 4 days and nights, is this legal?

My husband sit in Arizona for 4 days and 4 nights in a box truck, waiting for a load. Finally they moved him to El Paso where he sat for a night and day.

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Mar 25, 2015

How long after a domestic violence conviction do you have to wait before going to cdl school

Trying to get into CRST cdl school was convicted of a domestic violence charge in April 2014. Recruitter thinks I will be okay after 1 year. Any ideas?

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Mar 24, 2015

Just so alone

My husband changed jobs in 2013 from wild land firefighter to trucker. He traveled with his last job but was home for 2 months in winter and 2 months in

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Mar 24, 2015

How many hours do truck drivers drive?

For OTR drivers, how many hours do you drive per-day and per-week? How many hours is a new truck driver expected to drive? I've heard that some places

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Mar 24, 2015

If I replace my engine who do I report it to

I recently had to get a new engine for my peterbilt and I don't know who should I notify of the change

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Mar 24, 2015

can i transfer my cdl to ohio from indiana even if they are expired

My cdl expired before i transfered it to ohio. Wat do i have to do to transfer it

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Mar 23, 2015

Do I get a point for not going into an open scale

Do I get a point for going past scales

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Mar 23, 2015

What questions should I ask recruiters

what questions should I ask a recruiter before I sign a contract for them to teach me how to drive a truck

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Mar 23, 2015

Lonestar with Cummins ISX 600 giving problems - any ideas?

Just bought a lonestar with cummins isx 600 horsepower left home to get a load of sod had 40 oil pressure but during the day oil pressure kept getting

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