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Oct 12, 2018

All I Hear is He's Cheating On You - Do Truckers Cheat

My husband is on the road and all I seem to hear is he's cheating on you. I am so terrified. I love him so much and he says he loves me, but he told

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Oct 12, 2018

I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that this took a turn for the worse

I am a new driver. I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that

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Oct 08, 2018

Scheduling Messages to Family at Home

I use to have a lot of issues keeping in touch with my family, and making sure they knew I was thinking of them. That is until I started using an app

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Oct 02, 2018

Can anyone ask to see a drivers logbook?

Can anyone ask to see a drivers logbook?

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Sep 30, 2018

How to find my own loads as owner operator

I would like to be an owner operator, but how do I find my own loads?

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Sep 29, 2018

after a 15 over speeding hit, how long do I have to wait till I can apply for IN. OH. triples permits.

Been pulling doubles for over eight years with a clean mvr,until i was hit with a 15mph over speeding violation in New Mexico May 7, 2011. Been wanting

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Sep 27, 2018

Hurricane

I want to say I hope all of the drivers and your families that are dealing with what hurricane Florence delivered is fairing well. Prayers go out for

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Sep 27, 2018

I feel he's paying other woman bills he's always getting cash advances

I'm not to sure what he's doing with all of his money, but he send me money when ever I need it. I checked his account the other day, and every week

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Sep 27, 2018

My Husband is Wants a Female Team Driver

My flatbed truck driving husband is a mentor. He asked if I was ok with him training a female. I said yes with obvious restrictions. Relationship changes

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Sep 25, 2018

Impact Of Trucking On The Family

The impact of trucking on the family can be devastating. Give home 100% and follow these these suggestions for happy healthy home in trucking.

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Sep 24, 2018

Scared about the next two years - he'll be gone

I've been married for nine months and he's been a manager at Wendy's the whole time, but I knew he really wanted to be a trucker. He already had his CDL

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Sep 23, 2018

Things Were Going Great When...

I stopped in Colorado to get fuel just hours from receiver. Was trying to get there early to see if I could get this load off and go to next pickup.

Typical trucking life events. As a matter of fact this was a good day! hahaha

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Sep 22, 2018

Retired looking for weekend work - Akron, Ohio

I am looking for Saturday work. I am retired, excellent references and safety record. I am a professional driver. That is, I don't speed or tailgate

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Sep 20, 2018

How to legally transport a trailer from auction

What are the legal requirements for transporting a flatbed or dry van that was purchased at auction, out of state? Does it need to be registered or are

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Sep 15, 2018

Should I notify my employer about a city ordinance speeding violation

I received a violation of city ordinance speeding. The officer told me that it’s not a speeding ticket and it wouldn’t affect my records what should I

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Sep 12, 2018

Lumber and steel tarps

Have a bunch of flat bed tarps for sale

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Sep 11, 2018

Kenwood TK-980 - 47 Units Total Available

I have 47 total units of Kenwood TK-980 CB radios with mounts and mics included. Looking to sell all of them. Bulk or individually.

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Sep 11, 2018

Looking to follow my dream of being a truck driver since I was ten years old.

On a very long road trip for a vacation with my family when I was ten years old, I was mesmerized by those monstrous vehicles. The eighteen wheelers

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Sep 09, 2018

Types of Truck Driving Jobs

There are many types of truck driving jobs. The type of CDL job will determine pay, time out OTR, amount of physical work, and even level of danger in some cases.

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Sep 08, 2018

Can I get a trucking job as a type 1 diabetic

I am a type 1 Diabetic. Will any trucking company hire me once I receive my diabetes waiver from the feds?

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Sep 07, 2018

Becoming an O/O

I am a 33 year old military veteran that has been looking at getting a CDL A soon. My father passed away unexpectedly and left me and two sisters a considerable

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Sep 05, 2018

RustyDog Express Inc cares about their drivers

This company is a 10 +. They actually care about their truck driver. Gives truckers who failed a drug test and felons a second chance if you qualify

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Sep 05, 2018

Can they fire me because i accidentally broke trailer in half?

Im a owner operater can they fire me because i accidentally broke trailer in half?

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Sep 05, 2018

how long do I have to wait before I can get my cdl back

I failed a random drug test for marijuna after getting back in town.How long do I have to wait before I can get my cdl back

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Sep 05, 2018

When he walks through the door....

I love and miss my husband sooo much. We all do I am sure. We just have to remember they also miss us. I keep busy with my daughter and grandson. Talk

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Aug 29, 2018

How do you cope with the separation anxiety when he leaves - new truckers wife

My husband just left for OTR training, and he will be gone for two weeks. Today is his 1st day driving and we didn’t talk a lot today. We spoke just

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Aug 29, 2018

Left at scalehouse alone over the weekend

Had a failure to appear for a ticket so when at a DOT Scalehouse, I was left from Friday to Monday, alone in summer heat with no food, or bathroom facilities.

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Aug 28, 2018

Is Crete Carriers a good trucking company to drive for?

is Crete a good trucking company to Drive for?

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Aug 27, 2018

The Best CDL Training

Make sure your CDL training prepares you for a successful career and life as a trucker.

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Aug 26, 2018

OTR Wife First Time

My fiancee will be going on the road next month. He's been driving local our whole relationship. We are stronger than ever. Just nervous and excited.

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