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Dec 05, 2018

Headache rack and all flatbed equipment including tarps

I’m leaving the trucking world and will now be a dispatcher. I have a headache rack for just Six weeks with all the flatbed equipment for sale

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Dec 05, 2018

Pre employment drug test owner operator under 26,000 new dot numbers first load

New dot numbers my company hauling under 26,000 I need to haul a load can not do drug test till after load is that a felony to run without preemployment

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Dec 02, 2018

Power Only - Is this an opportunity you've been overlooking

With power only loads, all you need is your tractor. You pull the trailer of the company.

Many larger trucking companies now have power only freight as well.

Make sure they company has loads near you before going through the trouble of filling out an application though.

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Dec 01, 2018

2nd Chance - $ 1.00 PER MILE FOR ALL MILES DRIVEN -

I am currently looking for 3 OTR drivers to start on Monday. If you are interested in coming on board, please complete the application and we can start

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Nov 30, 2018

Tarps, Straps, Binders, etc.

Desperately need to sell my husband's flatbed equipment. Not exactly sure of everything he has.He had a stroke 3 years ago and is completely disabled.

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Nov 30, 2018

2 lumber tarps,chains, binders, etc.

I desperately need to sell my husband's flatbed equipment. He had a stroke 3 years ago and is totally disabled. He has lots of stuff in storage , not

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Nov 30, 2018

OTR boyfriend cheated, later says he wants open relationship for sex.

A few weeks ago my boyfriend admitted to me that he was talking to his ex. That's a long complicated story, but I was left feeling incredibly hurt.

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Nov 23, 2018

Pets on board

I will be delivering to different ports and would like to know if anyone knows if it is ok to have a pet onboard. I tried reading up online, but can't

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Nov 23, 2018

Bad company and recourse ?

The dm my husband had lies all the time saying he never told my husband to that X. People my husband could have lost this life 3 times in the last 24

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Nov 17, 2018

How long to report a revoked license to carrier?

How long do I have to report a revoked license to my carrier?

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Nov 12, 2018

2nd Chance Middle TN Refrigeration Trucking Company

We are a small refrigeration company in Middle Tennessee and have been in business for 17 years. We respect our drivers and realize that mistakes happen

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Nov 11, 2018

Moving for the better opportunity?

My husband and i have been married for 3.5 years and have a 2.5 year old. He has been a trucker for almost a year. My question is, have any of you all

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Nov 02, 2018

Helping the kids when dads not home.

My husband and I have been married almost 19 years and I still struggle with him being away. He's done this off and on for 17 years. We have 4 kids 13,8,7,and

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Nov 01, 2018

Chattanooga, TN- District 3 Hotel off I 24

We are a brand new hotel right off of I-24 in Downtown Chattanooga. We just finished a huge renovation. All rooms are brand new. Here are our features:

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Nov 01, 2018

My partner doesn't support my decision to become a truck driver.

No story to tell yet, although I do have experience on the road. My ex was a trucker and I had my permit for 6 month a long time ago. But anyway, I've

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Oct 25, 2018

I get bad anxiety on days he has to leave

Having a hard time adjusting to my new life of truckers gf...get really bad anxiety on days he has to leave but ok once he is gone....what advice do you

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Oct 25, 2018

Should I get into Trucking?

I'm not a trucker & do not have my CDL. I'm 35 and I have some experience with heavy Eq. but not Semi. My best friend is an Operations manager of a large

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Oct 19, 2018

Relationship with a cattle hauler

I just started dating a cattle haulers who told me that he will be bust straight for 8 Days to to the two hurricanes backup. Since he been gone, I haven't

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Oct 12, 2018

All I Hear is He's Cheating On You - Do Truckers Cheat

My husband is on the road and all I seem to hear is he's cheating on you. I am so terrified. I love him so much and he says he loves me, but he told

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Oct 12, 2018

I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that this took a turn for the worse

I am a new driver. I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that

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Oct 08, 2018

Scheduling Messages to Family at Home

I use to have a lot of issues keeping in touch with my family, and making sure they knew I was thinking of them. That is until I started using an app

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Oct 02, 2018

Can anyone ask to see a drivers logbook?

Can anyone ask to see a drivers logbook?

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Sep 30, 2018

How to find my own loads as owner operator

I would like to be an owner operator, but how do I find my own loads?

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Sep 29, 2018

after a 15 over speeding hit, how long do I have to wait till I can apply for IN. OH. triples permits.

Been pulling doubles for over eight years with a clean mvr,until i was hit with a 15mph over speeding violation in New Mexico May 7, 2011. Been wanting

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Sep 27, 2018

Hurricane

I want to say I hope all of the drivers and your families that are dealing with what hurricane Florence delivered is fairing well. Prayers go out for

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Sep 27, 2018

I feel he's paying other woman bills he's always getting cash advances

I'm not to sure what he's doing with all of his money, but he send me money when ever I need it. I checked his account the other day, and every week

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Sep 27, 2018

My Husband is Wants a Female Team Driver

My flatbed truck driving husband is a mentor. He asked if I was ok with him training a female. I said yes with obvious restrictions. Relationship changes

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Sep 25, 2018

Impact Of Trucking On The Family

The impact of trucking on the family can be devastating. Give home 100% and follow these these suggestions for happy healthy home in trucking.

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Sep 24, 2018

Scared about the next two years - he'll be gone

I've been married for nine months and he's been a manager at Wendy's the whole time, but I knew he really wanted to be a trucker. He already had his CDL

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Sep 23, 2018

Things Were Going Great When...

I stopped in Colorado to get fuel just hours from receiver. Was trying to get there early to see if I could get this load off and go to next pickup.

Typical trucking life events. As a matter of fact this was a good day! hahaha

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