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Dec 20, 2014

Can I drive over 11 hrs to get to a place to stop?

I think your allowed to drive 11 hours and then u have to take a 10 hour break.. Let's say u drove ur 11 hours.. Can you keep driving to a motel or to

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Dec 20, 2014

Best way to drive with 20' truck and auto transport from Sac CA to Lewisville TX

We're moving at the end of the month (Dec) and would love some input on a route and suggested stops. Need to move IN on 1/2/15. Thank you!

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Dec 20, 2014

I worked a lot of temporary jobs that weren't steadier than 6 to 9 months who will hire me

I just graduated and have a class @ cdl but I dont have a steadily job history who will hire me

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Dec 20, 2014

Is it possible to get hired to a company without high school diploma /GED?

I want to know is high school diploma /GED absolutely necessary to get hired to a trucking company?

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Dec 20, 2014

Do you have to have a Class A CDL when bobtail? In California.

The reason I ask is because I was told that if you are driving a vehicle that accepts a trailer that also has glad hands then it's a combination vehicle

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Dec 19, 2014

Safety, Training & Compliance

USAFleetSupply is the nation's largest supplier of trucking and commercial transportation supplies. Http://usafleetsupply.Com

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Dec 19, 2014

Failed random breathalyzer

I drank on a Sunday night celebrating with friends, less than a 12 pack. Most of us have done it. Got hit with a random breathalyser and drug test the

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Dec 18, 2014

looking to get into drop deck hauling

I'd like to know if a 90000gvw 53 drop 40in lower hight trailer is a good idea or should I start with a combo. Wanting to do machinery. thx

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Dec 18, 2014

Do you loose your cdl if you fail a random drug test for fedex freight ?

Will i lose my cdl if i failed a random dot drug test?

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Dec 18, 2014

Get out and look!

I'd like to add to the get out and look. I have been driving for 16 yrs and have been a trainer for 10 yrs. I still get out and look. I work with guys

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Dec 18, 2014

can you haul stone in a dump truck with a trailer

can you pull a trailer behind a loaded dump truck?

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Dec 18, 2014

my employer forcing me to drive illegally

My employer forces me to drive with air leaks broken trailer door hinges and cracked up and chipped windshield. I'm in Texas. What can I do if I get

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Dec 18, 2014

Idle in a parking lot near an intersection

If I park my truck in the parking lot of a gas station near an intersection, how close can it be to the intersection?

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Dec 18, 2014

Need other options for making money trucking

I have had my own authority for about 3yrs now.. I do not have my CDL but I have trucks running under my authority and my company name. I know most

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Dec 18, 2014

Used VOLVO Frigo FL 618.220 Truck for Sale - 2003

This VOLVO FL 618.220 truck comes at best price with excellent features. These trucks come with more power and excellent looks as compared to other vehicles

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Dec 18, 2014

can alcohol be consumed in the cab while off duty and parked in truck stop?

Can alcohol be consumed in sleeper cab of truck while off duty and parked in truck stop

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Dec 17, 2014

Short suspension for not having an insurance card

My current company was supposed to take care of a ticket for not having a insurance card and they failed to do it so my license was suspended a week before

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Dec 17, 2014

I don't want to live in a truck - any ideas

I really don't want to live in the truck. Don't get me wrong, of course I wanted to be with my husband and I know how hard it is being away from each other

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Dec 17, 2014

Devastated by deception and cheating

My husband and I have been married 8 1/2 years, going on 10 together. I just found out he is having an affair with one of the girls from his office (1800

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Dec 17, 2014

info on North Dakota C.D.L laws

Finished alcohol school 7 years ago does this still affect my C.D.L in North Dakota, got zero points now

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Dec 17, 2014

3 quick questions... Need answers!!!

1. Does prime inc or any other company truck have CB radios installed or do I have to buy my own? 2. How does the employer contact the employee? 3.

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Dec 14, 2014

Need help with directions with getting to Pigeon Forge TN from Greenville MS

What is the fastest way to get to pigeon forge tn From greenville ms

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Dec 12, 2014

Downgraded ticket to unsafe operation will i lose Hasmat?

I received a careless driving speeding ticket in my personal car. I down graded the ticket but they gave me a unsafe operation ticket. Will this prevent

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Dec 12, 2014

Getting a truck to run Intermodal as Owner Operator

I am considering the intermodal route here in KCMO. I love driving a truck but the wife wants me home. Seems like there is money in it, several companies

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Dec 12, 2014

Banning Forklift Services

Banning Forklift Services provides the following cargo services from our warehouse at 435 Lincoln St., Banning, California: * Fork Lift Service * Load

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Dec 11, 2014

Fed up truckers wife needs advice

I am honestly fed up I've tried everything I've tried being nice I've tried not saying anything at all I've tried biting my tongue I've tried talking about

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Dec 11, 2014

Seat belt ticket in crew Van affect cdl

My crew got pulled over by a state trooper and gave us all a seat belt ticket does this affect our cdl

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Dec 11, 2014

Can dot place you out of service for a unauthorized passenger

I have taken my wife with me on several occasions. My company has a rider policy but takes forever to approve. If I get stopped and inspected by the DOT

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Dec 10, 2014

My husband and I want to go travel the country by trucking

My husband is interested in getting his CDL and driving cross country because we love to travel, but he refuses to go alone. Is it okay if I travel with

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Dec 10, 2014

101 Travel Stop TN

For all you drivers wanting a great homemade meal this is the place to go. We stopped here for the nite, went in to get a bite. The buffet was loaded with

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