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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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Aug 02, 2019

Retired now want to start trucking at Company with free CDL training program

Been trying to get into one of the companies that offer paid CDL training programs. Keep getting turned down cause NO past Three tears Work history.

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Jul 31, 2019

Video - Waiting to Get My Truck Worked On Talking Maintenance

While waiting to get my truck worked on, I turned on the camera and didn't know what I was going to talk about. I ended up explaining my philosophy on

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Jul 31, 2019

Lost my son suddendly 2 months ago, 2nd son is broken..

My son Geoffery Allen Burgess of Aiken SC, died suddenly the end of April. It was from a brain tumor that no one, including him, had known about. His 18

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Jul 30, 2019

Trucking Tools, Equipment and Gear for Life on The Road

Trucking tools, trucking equipment, and stuff to take on the road trucking

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Jul 30, 2019

Need a personal trainer for CDL Bus

Florida, Ft. Lauderdale area - Seeking a private instructor to prepare me for the CDL road test, using our bus. Pay rate is negotiable $18 -$25/hr depending

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Jul 29, 2019

Hauling Containers a.k.a. Intermodal

Intermodal driver haul containers many times between ports and distribution centers or other facilities.

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Jul 29, 2019

Family and Work Conflict Resolution

You will need conflict resolutions skills as a trucker. You might need to apply it with drivers, dispatchers, or your significant other.

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Jul 28, 2019

Richardson E-18 quick jumpstarter

This Richardson E-18 Jumpstarter is a high-output charger with quick recharge mode to reduce down time. Instantly starts vehicles multiple times in a row

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Jul 27, 2019

Is it true that truckers are paid by the mile?

Is it true that a trucker can be paid by the miles?

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Jul 26, 2019

Reasons my ac keep shutting on and off while i am driving?

Why does my ac keep shutting on and off while i am driving

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Jul 26, 2019

I want to be an OTR Owner Operator

There are a LOT of details involved with my question, so please bear with me. I have been a successful taxi driver in southern California for about

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Jul 24, 2019

Can truckers really be home every weekend

My boyfriend keeps talking about he’s going to a new company where he will be home every weekend? Can anybody testify to this? Are there really companies

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Jul 24, 2019

I Quit Drinking Energy Drinks - Here's Why

I also just about completely cut out juices. Stopped soda a long time ago.Trucker's Juice is much better and healthier to drink.

We already sit for hours each day, the extra sugar can easily lead to extra health problems.

You can get as much energy in your day by increasing the exercises that you do in the morning or whenever you need a boost.

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Jul 24, 2019

I Quit Drinking Energy Drinks - Here's Why

I also just about completely cut out juices. Stopped soda a long time ago.Trucker's Juice is much better and healthier to drink.

We already sit for hours each day, the extra sugar can easily lead to extra health problems.

You can get as much energy in your day by increasing the exercises that you do in the morning or whenever you need a boost.

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Jul 23, 2019

Boss is not paying me

Who do I report my boss to for not paying me for working for him?

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Jul 23, 2019

In A roll over semi accident and partner did it while I was in sleeper berth

In a rollover semi accident when team driver wrecked while I was in sleeper berth and after 3 months of intense physical therapy. I am not better, shoulder

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Jul 23, 2019

Owning a semi with no road time

The insurance company that my Brother is with who has his own authority and semi truck with want me to have experience on the road. I'm the owner of

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Jul 23, 2019

This Video Highlights Some Ideas For Success

You do have to take care of your truck but you also have other things to do preventive maintenance on that you might not have considered in the same light...

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Jul 22, 2019

5 Trucking Tips for Beginner Truckers With Video

1. Get out of the truck every 3 hours. Prolonged sitting has been shown to have adverse effects on the body. 2. Take your food with you on the road.

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Jul 20, 2019

Trucker Jobs for new and experienced drivers

I have openings for new drivers as well as experienced or for those seeking to go to school. I have information for people with felonies and You can

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Jul 17, 2019

Some Maintenance Advice For New Owner Operators

New owner operators might try to put off some work until it is absolutely necessary. Sometimes, it makes sense to be proactive. For example if you have

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Jul 14, 2019

Homeschooling 16 year old son on the road

who else has homeschooled their kid(s)out on the road??? Or who has had them live almost their whole lives in a truck and trucking is all they've ever

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Jul 07, 2019

Am I able to be hired

I would like to know if I can get hired by any trucking companies w/training program or will this stop me from being a trucker. I am 45 years old & live

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