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Jun 26, 2017

Proud wife of a new truck driver

It's only been a few short months since my husband started driving. We have seven kids, don't freak out only four of them are ours! We are helping to raise

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Jun 26, 2017

US Xpress Lease Purchase Program???

Today US Xpress has a new lease purchase program with no money down and no balloon payment. Does anyone know about this or what the actual benefit is to

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Jun 26, 2017

Atlanta I-285 Trucking

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Jun 25, 2017

How to Haul for Monster Truck Crew

Met Chris outside of the Pilot Truck Stop

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Jun 25, 2017

My name is Cathy I am in Arkansas I have a small tractor

I need to get this tractor to ca. Mojave or tehachapi. And I need a ride to please

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Jun 25, 2017

Negligence at workplace my husband owner operator lead to his death

It seems so unfair to me that a place of employment could treat their employees owner operators like shit. My husband had several health issues and they

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Jun 24, 2017

Life insurance

Life insurance is important for truckers. Learn some of the differences between whole and term life

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Jun 24, 2017

Breakdowns Over the Road

Breakdown happen at any time in trucking. Here is how it is handled from cost to scheduling

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Jun 24, 2017

Want to do my road test in a automatic.

I went to school did my 180 hours passed my pre-trip and all 3 of my Maneuvers and failed my road test. I'm not comfortable with changing gears at all

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Jun 24, 2017

flatbed Equipment

quick binders, vee boards large & small, chains new & used, 4 portable ratchet, 2 portable ratchet, long & short tightening bars.

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Jun 24, 2017

I'm really struggling with trucking life plus new baby

So my husband of 11 yrs became a otr driver in Dec. We have 2 kids 11&9. We made the decision together for our families future. As soon as he quit his

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Jun 24, 2017

In Limbo With This Relationships - What to Do?

I love my fiance of 9 years so much I understand his job is hard and I worry about him all the time. But he thinks I don't care cause I don't call him

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Jun 23, 2017

How I feel about Celadon Gadsen Alabama

There is so much wrong in gadsden al. From the 4day orientation that turns into 4 hours..An the fact that everything your told before you get there has

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Jun 23, 2017

Oakland Towing and Roadside Assistance

Towing in or near Oakland California is only a phone call away. Not only that, they can provide fuel, do a tire change, give you a jump start and provide

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Jun 22, 2017

CRST and how long ago I smoked.

I'm returning to the industry after 10 years off. I need to do an in house CDL program since I'm flat broke. Prime turned me down so I dove to the bottom

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Jun 22, 2017

My company has stranded me in Fl. do they owe me for this?

Im stranded in Daytona Beach FL with no per diam or lodging I'm in a day cab. Do they owe me for this down time? If so how many hours and rate? I have

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Jun 22, 2017

2 years and the same Bull!!!!

I have been with My trucker for 2 years, everything seem fine at first I mean you have to got to know someone right? Well months go by then some woman

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Jun 22, 2017

Wont answer the phone some nights and he gets upset

He wont answer the phone some nights and he gets upset. Any advice?

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Jun 21, 2017

Jim We Need a Career Change!

Back a couple of weeks ago, I was listening to an old trucker song that brought back memories of things that I ran into while rolling from point A to point

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Jun 21, 2017

Will a trucking company pay fees for revoked license

Is there any trucking companys who will pay the fees of a suspended and under default license and train to drive for them once i pay collectors ill get

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Jun 21, 2017

Should Truckers Help Others Pay Bills

One of the things that young single drivers do when they start making money is helping other people with bills.

Of course there is nothing wrong with that but there are times in which helping can actually hurt other people.

Not only that, when it comes to women, you have to be careful because there are a few out there that will see you as a target to use as an ATM machine.

Anywhere from sad stories for a one time contribution to their situations to complete charades and pretend relationship for long term consistent withdrawals from you pocket and sometimes bank account.

If you are a nice guy or gal who easily trust and feels the pain of other people be sure to watch the video and read the info at the link.

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Jun 21, 2017

A Late Fathers Day and (Parenthood) Message - Thanks and Motivation

Parenting is hard enough for normal households. For the trucking lifestyle parents it is a much greater challenge to be good and effective at it.

This video is to thank you and offer some advice from the outside of the picture about some things to consider. Based on what I see in society that is missing.

I also offer advice for you to come up with ideas based on your own life situations to use as substance for being intentional about what to include in your parenting.

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Jun 18, 2017

Can I leave running lights on

Can I leave my running lights on overnight without my truck on and not kill battery?

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Jun 18, 2017

Can I go home on weekend during training

Can I go home on the weekends while im at training

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Jun 16, 2017

How is team pay calculated?

Does all companies only split the cents and the miles go to the truck, and if the company does split the cents and the miles, is it good to drive for a

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Jun 16, 2017

Need Opinion on A Parking Locator App

Hello group! Would someone be willing to give an opinion on a phone app designed to help truckers locate overnight parking?

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Jun 16, 2017

Looking for flatbed equipment - chains and binders

I'm needing 12 chains and binders And 2 16'x24' tarps and one 16'x16' tarps Email me a m8528@hotmail.com

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Jun 13, 2017

How much do couples teams make?

How much do couples team make preferly within a year as new drivers then after about 2yrs in?

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Jun 13, 2017

Using Trucking to Create Wealth

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Jun 12, 2017

Local refrigerator trucking

I am retiring shortly and wanted to start a small refrigerator trucking business. Either buying 2 sprinter refrigerated vans or a refrigerated box truck.

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