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Hey I got a speeding ticket in May and just got my cdl. I paid the ticket and selected to do the traffic school but I got my cdl before I completed the
A company tractor has no mudflaps, if DOT issues a ticket, does that go on the drivers record?
Happy Father's Day to all of the Fathers!
A little background- started dating my boyfriend at the beginning of the year with the knowledge of his trucker life, he’s been in it for over a year now.
The company I drive for hauls trash to a landfill. They want me to take a fully loaded trailer (22-24 tons) to the landfill to empty the trailer so that
Don't worry, not forever, lol. I mean for the first year. You have a lot to learn and get used to.
It will seriously affect a new relationships and could challenge a already strong relationship.
But if you must, here are some more tips on how to deal with dating and relationships.http://www.lifeasatrucker.com/dating-and-relationship-information.html
The new 2019 fmsca rules are going to cut my income by 33%. How are you being affected?
Dear all: we need reliable Hopper Bottom trucking service at below location, pls contact me if interest/ if you in the area :) need: Hoppers Bottom
Hey everyone! I've been driving trucks for 12 years. I recently had and idea to help make loading and unloading easier on all of us! Please help. I'm
Before making the leap to becoming an owner operator, make sure you are comfortable with the numbers. Not comfortable. Just comfortable with the numbers.
Deciding on which route to take is part of planning and time management. A route could be equal in many things but one route could be much more friendly to you than another.
Take into account the
1. Terrain2. Weight of your load3. Time of day you will cross cities4. Weather5. Average speed you will be able to travel on the route.
Also you can't discount driver preference and cost of fuel for each route. Taking those things into account could make trucking more profitable and/or more enjoyable for you.
As a company driver you might have less control of the route depending on the company.
I recently just got my CDL licenses through C. R. England, they have a good school reputation (they may give you a good education but the trainers in
So I’m a new otr driver but I’ve had my cdl driving straight trucks and dump trucks so driving big trucks are not an issue. I’m just starting out and
Okay ladies, first time here. I am so frustrated, the past few month when my husband is home all he wants to do is play this game PUBG (PLAYERS UNKNOWN
My husband and I have been together 3 years and he's decided that he really wants to pursue OTR driving. I'm a military kid so a transient life with
What happens when you are put out of service for not passing an audit?
Asking for my son - one week into his new trucking job with CR England and he received a seatbelt violation from DOT. He reported it right away and will
Have a suspended license but I paid the fees and submitted the sr22 but it hasn't cleared in the system. I got pulled over and can not drive until it
Hi everyone, I just want to say I'm a 60 year old Newlywed one year to an over-the-road trucker. I was not or should I say I did not have any clue about
I'm involved with a man who's a long haul truck driver and most of the time we see each other every weekend. Sometimes the truck breaks down and sometimes
I have been driving truck locally in phx az for many years hauling mining product for a company and am thinking about starting my own 1 truck business
Contact Jj&Son need a reliable driver with current CDL for at least 2 years. Good driving record flat bed experience ,dependable, reliable, to go on
My dad is a 37 year veteran and i am wanting to start driving but i am having trouble finding a comapny that will help me get my cdls with no up front
Just started CDL school. Having the worst time keeping up with other people. Backing seems like rocket science to me. They are confusing me talking about
Is this route planning software a help or a hinderance to getting the job done? My experience is it s a nightmare.
Seeking To obtain my Class A CDLs have no experience clean driving record, no accidents ever do have (1) misdemeanor (3) felonies (1) of the felonies
1987 Great Dane 40ft flatbed for sale ready to work. Maintained, has been running in Sunny south Florida. Contact me with any questions or if you would
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Happy Mothers Day to all of the Mothers. Living the trucking lifestyle is challenging enough. As a parent there is an extra responsibility to manage beyond the spouse. Molding the beginning blueprint to life of another human being.
Just wanted to acknowledge the tremendous work that you do raising the next generation. Hope you are having a wonderful day and rest of the night.
As a reminder of the adventures and joy of your roll as a parent I am linking to this page that many visitors and subscribers might not know exists on the website.
It's just another perspective that either you are already thinking of or might find interesting.
Again, happy Mother's Day!
4 years ago I was training for swift yeah I know all the stories ppl OK anyways this guy I picked up to train out of ATL from Al for swift went threw the