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Oct 18, 2019

Truck 1 intrastate. What to do to run 2nd truck OTR?

I own a small business. 2 tractors and 2 trailers. At this time I am intrastate only. Wanting to know what step to take next to get my other truck to

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Oct 17, 2019

Steps to take from intrastate to interstate

I own a small business. 2 tractors and 2 trailers. Right now I am intrastate only. What step do I take next to let my other truck be interstate? I know

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Oct 15, 2019

oil pressure drops on uphills

on this old truck the oil pressure drops on uphills anyone have this happen to them

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Oct 15, 2019

Chains & binders

8 to 10 3/8 chains 8 to 10 1/2 chains 15 plus snap binders A couple straps My number 430-207-8144 make me an offer

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Oct 11, 2019

Lots of flatbed equipment for sale Murfreesboro

4 tarps 10 chains 10 binders 10 metal edge protecters and 30 or 40 plasic 16 plasic veeboards 12 4 straps Pry bar Strap winder Oversized flags and banners

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Oct 11, 2019

I have a truck and new authority but I need a trailer.

I HAVE NO TRAILER. I was trying to do power only can't get a load. I need help on where to get cheap trailer or a company that will take me with my own

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Oct 07, 2019

Flatbed equipment - Coil Racks - Ratchets - V Boards and more

Selling: 15 grade 70 5/16 20ft chains 10 coil racks with 9 rubber mats 10 3/8-5/16 ratchet binders 10 3/8-5/16 snap binders

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Oct 07, 2019

sell as complete setup headach rack with center cabinet

1.5tear old used 1 complete year/12 chains 6 ratchet binders 6 easy relese binders 12plastic corner portecters 6c/p 12c/p blankets 2 6ft dropsides

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Oct 07, 2019

Husband about to go to school for Truck Driving

Hi I'm Brenda. I'm new to this group...and I just want to know how stressful it is being a truckers wife? I heard the long hours on the road is really

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Sep 23, 2019

Trucker wife of 17 years.

My husband has worked local jobs for most of our 17 years of marriage. I have had a lot of jobs and had to quit to support him and take care of our kids.

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Sep 14, 2019

Why Am I Being Mean And Nasty as New Truckers Wife?

Hi, I'm not really sure how to start this, my fiance is a truck driver he has been since 2012 and its can be hard. I am trying my best to you know do

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Sep 13, 2019

Do truckers meet people just to have someone to talk to when driving?

Do truckers just meet people online so they'll have someone to talk to while driving? Lots of communication while working but less when he's off. Should

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Sep 12, 2019

He And I Are Thinking of Buying a House

My boyfriend is usually out and average of 2 weeks at a time and home 2-4 days. We are interested in buying our first home, but he hates the expense

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Sep 12, 2019

5 rachets and 5 binders

it's flatbed equipment I have five binders and five ratchets all been used but still in good condition I have five of each 5 ratchets and finders I'm

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Sep 11, 2019

Truck driving is the worst job

My husband has been driving for 10 years and since we have kids, me and the kids are not allowed on the truck because only 2 people allowed in the truck,

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Sep 11, 2019

Need information on company with trucker training asap

I have been clean from any sort of drugs for almost 7 months. Will any company accept new and train me to obtain my cdl?

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Sep 07, 2019

All equipment needed for Flat bed/step deck

I have everything needed to equip a a flatbed or step deck trailer. All of the equipment is less than a year old at the time i sold my truck and trailer.

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Sep 03, 2019

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission Issue

I recently start with a new company and they gave me a 2016 Cascadia with a dt12 automated. It randomly disengages going down the highway then you have

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Sep 02, 2019

Tarps,chains,binders, other

Tarps,chains,binders, other Contact for details.

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Aug 28, 2019

Thinking of Starting New OTR Trucking Career at 56. Realistic?

Manufacturing Engineer 34 Yrs. (Been there done that) Looking for adventure (next 5-10Yrs): 56 Single Male, physically fit no health issues except hearing

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Aug 27, 2019

New Wife About to go OTR With Husband?

Hi my name is Iseult I’m joining my husband over the road in December. I’m 52 and have 4 children and a grandson from my first marriage... my current

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Aug 23, 2019

Should I Buy New or Used Big Truck? What is Price Range?

Hey guys i really appreciated your response on my last question. My next one is Is it realistic to spend $40,000 on a used truck and actually have it be

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Aug 21, 2019

How can you get back on the road after sap

New to the form Guys and Gals/ looking for guidance. I am in the same boat and its been taking on water. Looking for employment after sap. Sol cal area

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Aug 18, 2019

Had to pay a deposit to take Service Dog on the truck

my friend is a driver for TransAm (please dont think less of him lol) hes basically using it as a stepping stone to a better company. He has a Service

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Aug 12, 2019

Truck Driving Jobs

Find out if a truck driving job is compatible with who you are and you're situation first. Learn what skills are required and what to expect.

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Aug 09, 2019

Trucking Risk Insurance Specialist

If you are opening a Trucking company make sure you can get Insurance. I get calls all the time from new owners who have started their company and

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Aug 09, 2019

An American Truck Driver and Undercover Agent

This is a fiction about a Christian truck driver who is asked by the feds to help in catching Isis terrorists trying to build a nuclear bomb In the USA.He

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Aug 05, 2019

Truckers Drink Too Many Energy Drink

I drank wayyyy too many energy drinks as a trucker. I started out only drinking them when needing extra energy. Then I started drinking them in a preventive

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Aug 02, 2019

Richardson Quick Charge Jumpstarter

Richardson E-18 quick charge jumpstarter This Richardson E-18 Jumpstarter is a high-output charger with quick recharge mode to reduce down time. Instantly

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Aug 02, 2019

LOOKING FOR 1/2" chains and 1/2"-5/8" binders

I am looking for 10 1/2 chains, preferably 6-8' long (but no matter, if longer, I'll cut 'em). And 7 1/2-5/8 rachet binders. Everything MUST be grade

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