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Aug 14, 2018

Fired during OTR Training

I was fired during my training period because I received a traffic warning citation. I had a lead driver with me and he didn't tell me I had to report

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Aug 14, 2018

Will getting a speeding ticket in my personal car affect my employment?

I got a speeding ticket in my car personal car, will it effect my employment?

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Aug 14, 2018

How common is cheating or straying amoung truckers? Where do they hook up? Are some truck stops known for it?

Where do these cheaters cheat?

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Aug 13, 2018

What is a MC number and how do I get one?

Good morning I’m just now Graduate from truck in school. Graduate from truck in school this is my first time on the trucking world. Quick question

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Aug 13, 2018

How Truckers and Spouses Can Fight Loneliness

Loneliness is a large problem that trucking families and apparently the general population faces.

This video will share how I deal with it and how I think you can deal with it too!

Loneliness is a big cause of depression. Here are some ways to combat it.

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Aug 12, 2018

Getting My Truck Ready for First Trip

In this video about life as an owner operator I am preparing my 06 Freightliner Columbia for it's first trip going to Manassas Va. As an owner operator

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Aug 11, 2018

Flatbed heavy duty steel and lumber cargo tarps

Have a few big great condition hd tarps also have chain binders load lockers and ratchet straps all sizes

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Aug 10, 2018

Don't Get Too Comfortable - Rookies arent the only ones who makes mistakes.

Sometimes along with experience comes errors. Hopefully this little reminder will help you to avoid this one for some time. Share this with others

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Aug 09, 2018

Why do men get into trucking and can't support their family

Why do these men get into a field where they cannot support their wife and kids. I have to have a part time job cause he does not make enough money.

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Aug 09, 2018

How to stop panicking and over reacting

I'm currently only just a girlfriend of a truck driver. We both love each other very much. I try so hard to let him know I love him and to keep him interested.

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Aug 09, 2018

How to cope with limited communication with best friend?

My fiancé just started truck driving and can have zero use of his phone, we talk when we can but it’s very short. Don’t get me wrong I am greatful for

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Aug 09, 2018

Unhappy truckers wife tired of fighting

Ok been doing this 12 years. Ups,downs,good and bad.... It hasn't always been easy which im sure you know. We have one kid and hes never home. Here's

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Aug 09, 2018

Got a Ticket Today for Being in the Left Lane?

Got a ticket today for being on left lane not far left lane but one next to it he asked for my license. I only have my class b learners. Shouldn't the

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Aug 07, 2018

What a Truckers schedule Like?

I cant figure out if my trucker boyfriend is telling me a tall tale to come make up his own hours back? OR WHAT? He signed on to work 5 days a week snd

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Aug 06, 2018

Martin transportation Review

8. Management is great you almost feel like an o/0 at least on the Beaumont office equipment is ok. Shop could use more help and pay tolerable

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Aug 05, 2018

Starting a Career in trucking

If you know someone interested in becoming a trucker, make sure they see this video!

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Aug 04, 2018

Boyfriend is a truck driver he trains females

The thing that bothers me the most is that they sleep in a truck together

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Aug 04, 2018

Legit trucking schools

Is there any legit honest trucking schools out there?

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Aug 03, 2018

Nervous about pulling into a place and not being able to get out

I'm getting ready to go to school and have a fear of being someplace on the other side of the country in a big city somewhere where i could possibly make

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Aug 03, 2018

Georgetown Texas deliver with blind side backing

Just a quick video with some blindside backing. Number 1 rule, take your time. Look as much as you need to. Don't feel embarrassed. However, do be

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Aug 03, 2018

Oatmeal and Other Ideas and Food for Thought

I was eating this oatmeal and it made me think.

Anyway, here are some other ideas for better health.

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Jul 31, 2018

Is it Time....

Many truckers and wives complain of not enough money and too little time at home. Perhaps it's time to take trucking to the next level.


You can grow a trucking company or start a 1 man operation with your own authority.

The spouse can become a broker and earn her own commissions or just work for the trucking company and get paid a salary.

After getting the truck paid for, there could be much more home time and money.

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Jul 30, 2018

Is 46 too old to get into trucking?

I am a 46 year old male looking to get into trucking is this a good career choice at my age?

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Jul 28, 2018

Overweight citation deducted from wages. Is this legal?

I am a trainer for a company and had a trainee receive an overweight citation his name and license # are the only one on the citation but company deducted

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Jul 28, 2018

Does a ticket from before I got my cdl show on DAC report

Should speeding tickets from before I got my CDL show on my DAC report?

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Jul 27, 2018

General Lee hp 40 for sale Jefferson Ohio

Peaked an tuned to 100 watts Noise cancelling mic

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Jul 27, 2018

No cellphone Service, Really???

Is there any highway in the U S where you cannot get cell service for 3 consecutive days?

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Jul 27, 2018

It's a Great Time to Go Truck Shopping

Now is a great time to go truck shopping because freight rates are up higher than they've been in years and they are expected to continue to rise in the near future.

But which truck should you buy?

That is the question. With no easy answer...

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Jul 27, 2018

Any O/O out there ready to expand?

I'm ready to get back in with the right trucking company. Been off the road 11yrs with 30yrs experience with Doubles,Triples and some Refrigerated delivery.

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Jul 27, 2018

How to Forgive Someone That's Done You Wrong

So there are a lot of people who get caught needing to forgive someone who has done them wrong.

Here is a way to think about it to help you be able to forgive.

However, with regards to current toxic/abusive relationship, it's not about putting up with it.

This is about you harboring strong emotions after the fact when you reflect on the experience.

For current issues, you need to address it. Express your feelings and why you have them.

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