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Apr 30, 2016

Trucker boyfriend cheating with girls in every state

How many truckers have a sex addiction? I found out that my boyfriend has cheated in every state. I hate backpage and craigslist for this. It has ruined

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Apr 29, 2016

Headache Rack 6 months old excellent condition

Headache rack for 18 wheeler for sale. 3 door component. 6 months old, excellent condition. Paid $3500.00...sell for $2500.00

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Apr 29, 2016

I drove my truck unauthorized to get serviced at a dealership

I was told not to take my truck North from SoCal to get my truck serviced. I was within HOS, did not cheat my logs. My truck was unsafe to carry a load.

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Apr 29, 2016

Worth the wait - (From OTR to local they met online)

So I'm completely new to the trucker's girl life. I met my trucker a year ago - online if you can believe it. And even with the distance, it's been pure

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Apr 28, 2016

Owner driver in NE looking for more work

My husband and I own 5 trucks and 2\130 bbl tankers and 2 reefer tailers. We worked in the oilfield for approx. 3 1/2 years.It was there that I learned

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Apr 28, 2016

PTO, compressor and pump for sale

equipment installed and running in good condition

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Apr 27, 2016

What if I have the wrong color ifta sticker on my truck?

What will happen if I have the wrong color sticker on my truck

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Apr 27, 2016

What to do if after delivering loads for owner operator, he does not pay me?

I went Otr for 5 weeks for an owner operator This last week I refuse to do partial loads ( I'm not being payed for stops) by mile only ! After pleading

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Apr 26, 2016

Got a failure to wear set belt ticket while sitting on scale

I got failure to wear seat belt tickets while sitting on the scale, When officers know I took it off after entering into the scale area

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Apr 26, 2016

Is being a trucker's wife really all that bad?

I want to drive a rig for a living and my wife is against it and from reading so many of the posts I can see why. But isn't it the man or the woman that

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Apr 26, 2016

Will anybody hire me with 7 year old conviction?

Its been 7 yrs. since I turned my life over to God and became a good man. I will be graduating CDL school here in Yakima, WA. very soon and am looking

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Apr 25, 2016

Preparing for our first baby

My boyfriend is an otr trucker. We are due to have our first baby in early July. There's a big chance that he won't be able to get some home time around

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Apr 24, 2016

towing a broke down big truck cross country

My dad's semi broke down in Tennessee and we want to transport it to Texas for repairs since it is going to be a long repair. Any recommendations on

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Apr 24, 2016

looking for answer..

I am on lite duty from my company,for six weeks.do I need to keep a log on duty not driving? I was told I need another dot physical. I refused to ride

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Apr 23, 2016

Pulled over and found that registration was not valid

My driver was pulled over while driving his vehicle home from work and subsequently told that the registration was not valid. Can he lose his CDL class

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Apr 23, 2016

Who allows wives to ride along?

Do trucking companies allow wives to ride along?

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Apr 22, 2016

Would DOT tell my company if I legally posses a firearm?

My company says no firearms in the truck . I have my permit and am legal and would like to carry in the states im aloud. My question is if stoped and I

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Apr 22, 2016

Very HAPPY truckers wife with some words of advice

I have read some of the post on here and I am very sorry that I share the title of being a truckers wife with some of you. I have known my husband

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Apr 21, 2016

Does e-log track your mileage?

does the elog track your mileage?

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Apr 21, 2016

Do I just move on with the deception and lies?

I am a wife of a truck driver and drive trucks myself. I found a notebook with passwords and phone numbers and names of people he met,talked to, had

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Apr 20, 2016

Married a trucker - It was really bad...

I dated an otr driver who became pretty much local. Three years we dated and lived seperate. Married him and moved in. I have one child he had two boys.

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Apr 20, 2016

I'm a little nervous about this deal made on a truck

Why would someone send a title on a semi truck and trailer without buying it....I am in current works on starting a business and my partner gets a truck

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Apr 20, 2016

Would love you ladies opinion about husbands actions

Just curious to get some of your ladies opinions. I am a 31 year old married to a trucker going on 11 years. Here lately been treated like I don't

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Apr 20, 2016

workman's compensation for truck drivers

My husband worked for and drove a company truck for XYZ company. He had a stroke while driving. Should this have been reported under workman's comp?

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Apr 19, 2016

Can I get a job with multiple accidents at a company

I have 3 accidents according to the company that will not show up on any report. 1. I ran over a hidden pole in the drive way and bent the rim 2. I got

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Apr 18, 2016

In Need of Advice about earning an extra income?!?!

My husband of 15 years has been driving for 3 months now and he is just not getting the miles that the company said he could possibly get. It seems like

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Apr 18, 2016

Does possession charge cause a loss of license?

I am wondering if a class A C.D.L. holder gets a posession of controlled substance (meth), do they lose their license? And for how long if yes?

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Apr 18, 2016

Mint flavored Listening mouthwash will get you a DUI in Allen County Indiana.

Was given a DUI AND aND a hit a bridge arrest for not being able to get my sleep,and because someone had planted a liquor bottle in my cab while I was

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Apr 17, 2016

OTR long tours of duty on the road ( months)

How are other wive are dealing with it, or am I the only one that my husband stays out for months. We talk every night without fail. That's helps some.

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Apr 16, 2016

Trucker's wife

My husband will soon begin his new trucking career. He is apprehensive about being gone, missing out on our little girl's growing,wondering whether I'll

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