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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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Jan 20, 2015

Do not understand how some people can keep their jobs

I am not a trucker but a trucker's wife & my husband drives team & my husband does not like his team driver. Now, I do not like to see anyone lose their

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Jan 20, 2015

Does roadmaster administer drug test prior to Start of school NIDA 5?

Does Roadmaster administer the standard NIDA 5 Urine test before entering school?

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Jan 19, 2015

this is not about failing a drug test

My question has nothing to do with taking drugs or failing a drug test.I have just been approved to join TMC transportation's orientation in 2 weeks and

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Jan 19, 2015

what will happen if I dont have an id for weight stage when in a 18 wheeler

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Jan 19, 2015

Can I get hired with16 points on my drivers license

I have 16 points on my license will a trucking company hire me?

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Jan 19, 2015

what companies will hire me if i was put out of service for blowing.03

I took a breath test and it came back.03. I was placed out of service for 24 hours. Can I find another trucking company to hire me?

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Jan 19, 2015

looking for a trucking job after i complete my sap

I was driving and a car along side of me lost control and went under my trailer luckily no one hurt but i had to take a drug test and failed. Now i am

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Jan 18, 2015

Miserable new truckers wife during Otr driver training

I am so lonely and miserable how can we make this? Sick literally hospital type sick. Worried husband will loose his shot at con way truckload if he

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Jan 18, 2015

buying a truck out of state, lien holder wants sales tax at time of sale

i'm registering vehicle in mass and buying in Georgia. the lienholder/finance company wants me to pay sales tax at time of sale. i'm pretty sure I pay

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Jan 18, 2015

Need some advice about quitting job and going over the road

Hello, I need some advice about a decision that I am currently facing. My boyfriend (serious boyfriend) is looking to become an owner operator and

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Jan 17, 2015

can I refuse to drive a company truck that has been smoked in and smells like an astray

I'm a non smoker. Can I legally refuse a big truck that has been smoked in. My company has given me an older truck that has been smoked in for years. Can

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Jan 16, 2015

will my 4 yr. old be able to ride passenger ina bobtail truck?

Would like to know if my 4 yr. Old can ride Passenger with me in a bobtail truck?

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