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Jan 27, 2015

Keep a watch on your driving record

Hello out there I am a 20 year over the road veteran with over 1,000,000 safe miles ten years ago I retired from long haul /heavy haul and got into

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Jan 27, 2015

what i learned as a truckers wife

Im a trucker wife and to tell you the truth its hard because my husband misses out on a lot with the kids and time with me even tho he comes home for 5days

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Jan 27, 2015

Trucker Husband Has Became So Afraid Of Getting Into Accident

Hello! My husband & I have been married 5 years and he has been driving a truck for the last 2 yrs. He hasn't been in any accidents so far but he has

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Jan 26, 2015

Whats after running with your own authority

Next step after you have had your own authority for quite a time is to become a freight broker AGENT.

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Jan 26, 2015

driving on a suspended

I have no points on my mvr but 6 months ago got pulled over and found out my license had been suspended in another state since 08. Now I have a driving

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Jan 26, 2015

driving after neck fusion

can i still hold my cdl after neck surgery

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Jan 26, 2015

is there a law about leaving a driver stranded when termenated

Me and my wife was left at a truck stop when I was terminated for not having enough revenue was given 300 dallors and was told I wasn't getting my last

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Jan 26, 2015

Truck Driving Lifestyle Research Survey

Hello All, I ama Graduate Student at NCSU doing research on the truck driving lifestyle and have a survey regarding your experience driving trucks. The

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Jan 26, 2015

i have a case on dead docket, am i screwed?

Long story short, i got my cdl April of 2014. i was charged of a felony theft charge in 2012 that hasnt been tried. Im asking this question on the terms

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Jan 26, 2015

i went through the sap program can i lease on with a company?

I Just went through a sap program And I bought a truck will I be able to haul containers for a company?

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Jan 26, 2015

Come Drive For Us

We have 4 full-time recruiters working with over 45 companies ALL who have held CDL's and use to drive. I know you hear the word recruiter and want to

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Jan 26, 2015

I don't know what to do

My partner is a trucker and gets angry and frustrated when I am not available when they call. I have a job, an 8 month old and my family here. Am I wrong

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Jan 25, 2015

should i even try?

i recently received a reckless opp and now requires me to have an sr22. can I still go to cdl school and will I be able to even get a job?

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Jan 25, 2015

Can I carry alcohol in my truck?

Can I have a six or twelve pack of beer in my truck while driving?

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Jan 24, 2015

year and a half being a truck driver's wife

At first it was hard for the booth of us, we missed each other dearly, he was doing OTR when he got to come home I could feel the love it was what you

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Jan 23, 2015

Husband &Wife Trucking Life OTR

Hello, Well it is like you stated above as far as being a female driving. I went with a trainer with the company my husband started out with. We felt it

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Jan 23, 2015

Little Rock, Arkansas student driver with Class A

I have a valid Arkansas CDL, I am seeking a job driving with a company that allows student drivers all ready holding a class A CDL.

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Jan 23, 2015

If i have never had drivers license may i have time to get them while in cdl school

I don't have my drivers license but i will love to drive trucks im 22 and its my dream i love to travel can i still go to cdl school?

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Jan 23, 2015

Working out so far....

I have been with my boyfriend 4 months now and the whole time he has been a trucker. When we first met he was just starting the training. Right now he

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Jan 22, 2015

Would like to do a ride along with a OTR Truck Driver

Hi, I am a Graduate Student doing research on long haul truck drivers and am looking at how they live and interact in the cab of the truck. As part

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Jan 22, 2015

jb hunt dedicated home depot

I rate jb with a 2 on this dedicated account they tell u 1000 dlrs a wk I average 3-400 dlrs a wk after taxes and insurance.if u complain they give u

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Jan 22, 2015

Can i be left stranded with no way home after termination?

I was smoking in my tractor and was reported to my manager, he called me and was yelling at me so loud that people outside my truck heard him. i asked

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Jan 21, 2015

Road beast in Michigan

One afternoon I was riding down m-37 in michigan and just as I rounded the moonlit corner a huge beast of a creature was standing just along the shoreline.

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Jan 21, 2015

Need Class A CDL Driver - Anniston, AL

Truck owner in need of a Class A CDL driver with a minimum of 2 years OTR experience. My truck is signed on with a company in AL and loads are consistent.

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Jan 21, 2015

Do they drug test riders that go out with drivers

If I am required to do a ride along through my employer with one of our drivers , do I have to be drug tested?

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Jan 21, 2015

DUI in 2010 how long must i wait before getting CDL

How long do I have to wait to apply to get my CDL. DUI happened in Hawaii- all SR22 and all completed. I live in colorado now. Yes school told me three,

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Jan 21, 2015

Is it illegal for a truck driver to have a non driving job while having a driving job?

Is it illegal for a truck driver to have a non driving job while having a driving job?

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Jan 21, 2015

I got a no seatbelt citation on a dot inspection

I got a seatbelt citation on a dot inspection but I'm a temp employee does the company I work for still get dinged

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Jan 20, 2015

my driver for my oil company failed a drug test and we didnt test him . whats the consequences

The driver failed for THC when dot tested him

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Jan 20, 2015

After delivering a tank shipment to Canada what is needed to clear the empty dirty trailer back into the US? It has been a while and I heard the rules have changed.

Delivered a shipment from the US to Canada using the PARS system. Is there another process to bring the dirty empty trailer back?

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