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Sep 28, 2014

Crossing the scale with a CDL learner's permit

Does both drivers have to be in front when at the scales with learners cdl permit?

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Sep 28, 2014

Rolled a truck on a company haul road.

Will rolling a truck on a company haul road be on my driving abstract? I have 20+ years of cement mixer experience and wonder if I will have a problem

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Sep 28, 2014

had a couple empty wine bottles can I get fired

The company was cleaning out my truck and found empty bottles of wine

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Sep 28, 2014

TruckersBooks Bookkeeping Management Software for Truckers

Customized for Truckers, Easy-to-use Bookkeeping system that will make it easy for truckers to take control of the bookkeeping side of trucking and know

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Sep 27, 2014

Thinking of becoming a trucker's wife

So me and my husband have been married for a little over 4 years and have been together for 8. I have a 12 year old from a previous relationship and then

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Sep 27, 2014

permits for driving into new mexico

What type of permits do you need to be able to drive your 18 wheeler in New Mexico?

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Sep 27, 2014

Too much weight on my truck

I went through the weigh station with too much weight on my truck. What is the personal fine on that and what my company fine. Thank you very muc

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Sep 27, 2014

A truck driver is my long distance lover - its frustrating

I been with my boyfriend for 9 mths. He drives cross country. The relationship is so frustrating as he most times is tired, sleepy or totally drained.

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Sep 24, 2014

Can I get a driving job with 2 owi;s on my record ? 1 in 1985 and 1 in 2004

I got a owi in 1985 and I got one in 2004. Will any truck companies hire me with 2 owi's on my record

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Sep 24, 2014

Requirements to drive again after a few years.

After not being behind the wheel for four years, how many hours must I drive to become certified to drive again and where can I go to get those hours and

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Sep 23, 2014

Where can I find a a trucking school that uses autoshift trucks in PA?

Where can I find a trucking school in PA that uses an autoshift truck?

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Sep 22, 2014

This is harder than I imagined.....

My fiance just left for OTR driving this morning. Never imagined it would be this hard. Please tell me it gets easier. We had been dreading this day

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Sep 21, 2014

A Kindle or Nook

These are ereaders. If you love to read as I do you will find these small, portable devices come in very handy. You can keep thousands of books on this

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Sep 21, 2014

This is harder than I imagined.....

My fiance just left for OTR driving this morning. Never imagined it would be this hard. Please tell me it gets easier. We had been dreading this day and

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Sep 21, 2014

I would like to know if my license was suspended for 60 days when will I see my driving abstract deplete this judgement?

My cdl A license was suspended for 60 days due to a 2 serious violations. How can I find a job with this showing on my abstract and for how long will

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Sep 21, 2014

womenizer, Cheater - is being lonely an excuse

Some men like my ex husband give a bad reputation to the truck drivers. Like my title said he is a womenizer and a cheater, but he said its because he

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Sep 20, 2014

what happens when you get turn down for a fast card

I got turn down for a fast card to get in to Canada I have a d.u.i. that is 20 yrs old

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Sep 19, 2014

Lumber Tarps

24 x 27 lumber tarps with flap, 8 ft drop, 3 row rings Like new, less than one year old. 2 tarps available. $475.00 ea or $900.00 for both. jrwag1@gmail.com.

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Sep 19, 2014

Does a drug test failure for trucking school follow me

Hey I was wondering if I failed a drug test for a truck driving school and I go to another school in a different state would it show up?

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Sep 19, 2014

Do You Have to Have a NY HUB Stick on Your Truck to Go Into New York?

We are permitted to go to New Your but someone said that we have to have a hub sticker on the truck. Is this true?

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Sep 19, 2014

Billed by power co. for snagging power lines. Am I liable?

Driving truck down the same road I have driven for 15 years. Caught the power lines on corner of trailer. This pulled down a pole & interrupted service

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Sep 18, 2014

Truck Drivers Wife with a tough decision to make

So I have a horrible husband and I have the chance to leave him and be on my own with our daughter. I'm not in love with him haven't been in love in years

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Sep 18, 2014

Western Express Lease Purchase,,,the good and the ugly

Okay over the next few days I'm going to tell you about my experience with the Western Express lease purchase program. It appears to be a good program

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Sep 17, 2014

dot physical with hernia

Will a minor hernia cause you to not pass a dot physical

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Sep 17, 2014

Can i get a CDL license as a tourist visiting from another country?

I am in the US at the moment on a tourist visa. I am waiting on extension for my work visa and I was wondering whether I can get a CDL classes and license

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Sep 17, 2014

Is my husband getting screwed on his pay?

My husband for the past year or more has been working for this company who does both agricultural work and also owns a trucking company that they contract

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Sep 17, 2014

Married but feeling Single

Hi everyone. Not sure how to start. My name is kim. Been married to a trucker for over 17 years now. He is a long haul trucker, sometimes never see him

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Sep 17, 2014

Married to a selfish trucker

My husband and I are both 24 and have been married for two years, he is also an otr trucker gone Monday trough Friday and home on the weekends. I'm usually

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Sep 17, 2014

Company wants my keys while loading the trailer

Can a company ask for my keys while they are loading my trailer?

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Sep 17, 2014

Havis Inc. - Mobile Computing Solutions

http://customers.havis.com/ Havis helps many businesses that rely heavily on transportation by offering a complete line of products that maximize mobile

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