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Mar 23, 2017

Distance stomach must be from steering wheel

Is their a dot regulation stating how for a persons stomach has to from the steering wheel while in operation

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Mar 23, 2017

My husband spends $1000 a month

My husband is spending $1000 a month, while I am sleeping on a mattress on the floor. He gives me an allowance and puts the rest in savings. Then he takes

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Mar 22, 2017

positive drug test - is Dr required to report it?

Under supervised doctors pain management and a patient tests positive for a dirty UA does a doctor have to report it to the authorities?

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Mar 21, 2017

Taking a Pet on the Road

Here is how you can take a pet whether it's a dog or cat over the road with you. Check the company pet policy.

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Mar 21, 2017

Got 2 dui's get off disqualification for the first one in 6 months got the second January 2017 will lose my cdl forever?

Received a disqualification for a year which is up in 6 months. In my car received the second dui in my car again in January Will I retain my cdl?

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Mar 21, 2017

My DL was suspended for literally 15 years, But no moving violations or any violations in past 5 years. Is this a bad MVR?

Ok I know I know.... 15 years of DL suspension is crazy. So was the roughly $12,000 in fines i had to pay Going back and paying all these old tickets

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Mar 21, 2017

Upgrading your Class B to Class A

There is a lot of opportunity for Class B drivers in most large cities.

However, if you are getting your Class B as a stepping stone for getting your Class A, you might as well go straight for your Class A.

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Mar 21, 2017

Taking a Pet Trucking

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Mar 20, 2017

are there any rules about sharing sleepers

If one guy drives a truck,and has to sleep in sleeper, are there any rules about switching that truck with another driver, who is also sleeping in sleeper.

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Mar 20, 2017

Are there any 3rd party companies that sponsor drivers trying to purchase a truck through lease with major companies?

My husband has been driving trucks off and on for the past 8 years. For the past 2 years he has been to several companies trying to obtain a truck through

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Mar 20, 2017

are truck numbers required by law?

Is it required by federal regulations to have numbers on the tractor. I can't find it in the regulation book

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Mar 20, 2017

is there a law about leaving a driver stranded when terminated

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

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Mar 20, 2017

Are You an Employee or Independent Contractor

Recently there has been a lot of attention to whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor

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Mar 19, 2017

How do you get prescription medicine OTR

The medicine is approved, and is essential. How exactly do I refill it. Wait until I get home time, and refill months at a time? Refill on the road?

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Mar 19, 2017

How important is personal driving record to prospective truck driver employers?

How forgiving and flexible are trucking companies when it comes to personal driving records?

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Mar 19, 2017

After getting a tanker truck washed at a truck wash, is it standard procedure to walk around the truck to make sure the valve is closed, etc.?

If you are driving a tanker truck and you stop at a truck wash to get it washed: #1. Do you stay in the truck while it is getting washed? #2. Do you

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Mar 18, 2017

Accredited school VS non accredited trucking school

I can't afford an accredited trucking school. If I go the private route, how do I obtain a job?

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Mar 18, 2017

Cdl suspension in Pa, can i get a trucking job

I have a ga cdl license which his currently valid but I have a suspension in pa. can I still get a truck driving job and please be respectful with the

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Mar 18, 2017

About to Start my Journey Trucking!

Hello all, My name is Vanessa X and I'm in truck driving school right now. It's about two weeks into it and I've never driven a standard so I'm having

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Mar 15, 2017

Be Very Careful About Who You Go To Work For

Ask a lot of questions. If you don't get the correct answers, do not drive for them. Interview the company like your life depends on it, because it does!!!

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Mar 15, 2017

British based trucking blog

British-based blog, but covers trucking news from around the world. Looks at all the latest models, cutting-edge technology, and discusses some of the

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Mar 15, 2017

Now Hiring Owner Operators

ATTENTION: 6 Owner Operator Spots Open. Sign On and Receive Great Incentives. RDL Logistics (MC# 255999) offering New Owner Operators: · New 73%

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Mar 15, 2017

Be a hero by helping to solve this murder

Listen up folks. It's time to get it off your chest. Somebody knows something. This poor runaway was executed in the town of Caledonia New York, found

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Mar 14, 2017

True Tales Of Life In Trucking Volume 3

One of the biggest challenges in trucking these days, is finding qualified drivers. There is currently a nationwide driver shortage that effects all motor

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Mar 13, 2017

I had a job interview at a trucking company today.

At the interview, I was told about the training program, I have my CDL A Permit with tanker, no hazmat. The training pay is $8/hr. After training, I

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Mar 13, 2017

Fuel purchase for company drivers??

I would like to know how drivers pay for fuel. Do you have to pay with your own money? Do you get reimbursed? Does the company give u a credit card?

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Mar 13, 2017

Backing tips for truckers

Hello, Its been a while since i have posted a question. If you remember, I started taking a trucking course on May 23 and I'm still in the program.

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Mar 13, 2017

How long do you need to have your drivers license before getting CDL

how long do u have to have your licence before u can become a trucker

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Mar 13, 2017

The best trucking pictures!

Hi #Truck Drivers! We just launched our new site to explore & share the best #trucking#memes. Join us today! Let's build the best collection about real

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Mar 12, 2017

Can I take my hazmat test while in sap process

Can I take my hazmat test while in sap process.

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