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Aug 25, 2014

what if i am pulled over and passenger is smoking weed

I drive a straight truck with a moving company. If one of the labor ears fires up a joint in the cab, and I get pulled over for any violation, what are

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Aug 25, 2014

getting hired with a reckless driving charge

Is there a company that hires with reckless driver charge? I went to defense driving and got 4 points back on my license. I was arrested for DUI and the

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Aug 25, 2014

Someone willing to relocate to become a truck driver

I was on vacation in Texas and was pulled over. I was given 5 years of probation for 5 lbs of marijuana with 5 grams on me. When asked if I had anything

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Aug 25, 2014

Texas Owner Operator Needs a Good Experienced Driver

Exp. Driver needed for team. $$$ compensation: percentage Owner Op seeks experienced driver with good driving record to team for OTR. Would like a

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Aug 25, 2014

Have CDL Learners Permit need some training and truck and trailer

I have a Maryland class a cdl learners permit i need some training and a truck and trailer for my skills test. i currently work part-time early morning

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Aug 25, 2014

are there any companies that will still take a felony from 1996

I was convicted in 1996 for possession of stolen property,i only got probation. Did no jail time. Probation ended in 1999. Who will still hire me ?

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Aug 23, 2014

Freaking out and training hasn't started yet...

I'm 4 months pregnant and have a 4 year old daughter. My husband has been talking about driving trucks for the last few years. I want him to do what makes

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Aug 23, 2014

What will disqualify me for Hazmat

The hazmat threat assessment program has caused many people to be concerned about whether they will qualify for the hazmat endorsement or not.

The website lists disqualifying offenses.

It includes 2 parts. The first section lists automatic and permanent disqualifying factors. You might be able to get waivers for offenses listed in the second section.

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Aug 23, 2014

Keep The Flame Going And Appreciate Each Other

It's difficult to put up with all the difficulties at home with the babies, but you have to be on your toes with your husband to keep the flame going and

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Aug 23, 2014

Hazmat endorcement with shoplifting charges

I recently got my class a but want to get my hazmat & work for a propane heating oil delivery company. Was wondering if I have 2 Shop lifting charges

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Aug 20, 2014

Religious Man, does prime inc have Double bunk beds for 1st year drivers?

I am looking to start driving for prime inc soon. But before I jump in with them, I want to know if they offer double bunk beds, so religious folks like

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Aug 19, 2014

He resents me for being home, and assumes I do nothing all week.

I work 3 of 4 weekends, and he works Sun night through late Friday most weeks. Sometimes he stops in for a shower or nap when home crosses his path.

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Aug 18, 2014

My husband seems very irritated since driving OTR..I think losin my marriage dont know what to do

We have been married for 12 years and my husband is not showing me the same affection he used too. Tried being quiet..not workin.there was a time in

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Aug 18, 2014

Being alone

How long my husband will be gone before me an our kids get to see him. Life's just crazy with out him we miss him so much .we been married almost 20 years

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Aug 17, 2014

Don't know what to do. Any relationship advice?

My boyfriend started shortly into our relationship to go from m-f local driver to A long distance driver ment to be home weekends. Lol yeah right. In

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Aug 17, 2014

Can i ride with my boyfriend?

I'm 17 and my boyfriend is 21 and has been OTR for almost 3 months. Could i ride with him?

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Aug 15, 2014

lady truckers from my experience

Hiya! I've been trucking now for about a year and a half. It's been good to me thusfar. I have enjoyed the challenge. I drive team with my husband.

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Aug 15, 2014

What companies offer legitimate paid training?

I am considering a career change into the trucking industry. I have read a lot of negative feed back with regards to paid training. Are there any companies

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Aug 15, 2014

Howcouldhe_advice

I am not going to give too many details because is like my soon to be husbAnd not to be aware of this quite yet. I am a 34 year old mom with a trucker

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Aug 15, 2014

New Graduates Can Come Drive For us

I Work with a lot of new graduates - I don't have new grads information posted on the site - but I do have several that pay good and have 100's of lanes

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Aug 15, 2014

Friend needs to pick up an impounded truck

Ok my friend has a valid drivers lic. and insurance. He also has an endorsement for a big rig. He was driving one over for a friend and it got impounded

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Aug 15, 2014

The best phone to pair with VXI BT250XT

I am on my second phone and the headset disconnects and reconnects by itself... What cell phone are you guy (and gals) using successfully with you BT250XT

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Aug 15, 2014

Need to rent a tractor and trailer in Baltimore MD in September

Baltimore, Md. Need truck and trailor.september 2014.

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Aug 14, 2014

What is the law on a co-driver/ride along keeping a log?

I have a co-driver/ride along with a dot physical but is not actually a driver. We work for a small delivery company with small to mid sized box trucks.

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Aug 14, 2014

The Website is Awesome. Sheds Light on The Trucking Lifestyle

This website is fantastically awesome. This trucking industry is like no other. Folks looking in from the outside unless they have a mate in this industry

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Aug 14, 2014

Intent to drive

can you get hit with intent to drive while sleeping it off in your sleeper cab?

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Aug 14, 2014

keeping the fizz in soft drinks

I have a cooler and fill it with softdrinks but they keep going flat from the bouncing while driving. Any tips on preventing them from going flat?

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Aug 14, 2014

Water hauling is dangerous and rewarding

I have been doing it for years. Pays good. There are lots of fatalities. Be careful!

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Aug 14, 2014

I'm in Dallas Tx and neet to rent a flat bed trailer

I'm an Owner operator looking for a flatbed trailer to rent, if somebody can help me with this please call or text 469-475-3544. Thanks. Need one for

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Aug 13, 2014

I am a truck driver and a wife of a trucker

Driving long haul is not as elegant as some people might think, the money isn't as good as it should. Living for weeks at a time in a truck, pouring cold

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