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Nov 25, 2014

How far does insurance company's go back for owi

My dad want to put me on his insurance and they told him 4,000 a year for me. I got a DUI in 08 got sentences for it in 2010. would that still be on there.

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Nov 25, 2014

Sad and confused about his behavior

I'm the wife of a truck driver and it's very difficult. I find it hard to believe all his habits prior to me have changed...picking up prostitutes hanging

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Nov 25, 2014

What are the best food preparation appliances for truckers

We're getting tired of eating out every day, but are concerned with over the wattage most appliances use. What appliances work in a truck safely? What

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Nov 24, 2014

Insurance dropped me due to points on my cdl license

My boss just called me and told me that his insurance will not cover me anymore due to too many points on my Texas cdl license. What do I do now?

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Nov 24, 2014

Things My Trucker Husband does to show his love for me.

Sometimes I have to remind my self of these things when I am lonely when he is gone. 1) He calls me everyday at least once and or more than 3 times to

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Nov 23, 2014

red light camera ticket in Arizona

I got red light camera ticket in Arizona. Can they do anything to my South Carolina license. Red light camera tickets are not legal in South Carolin

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Nov 22, 2014

left my cdl in a motel

left my cdl in a motel. They sent it ups to the next stop I had. It didn't arrive on schedule. I have to leave here before it gets here. What should

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Nov 22, 2014

can i still drive trucks even though i have tested positive for drugs

Im already certified in class a truck driving I just found out I've tested positive for cocaine is there ever at all a possibility to drive agian

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Nov 21, 2014

Is 66 years old too late to become a truck driver?

I'm 65YO now. I want to attend CDL school June of 2015. My desire is OTR. Am I too old to start this? Will decent companies hire me, or am I just wasting

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Nov 21, 2014

Totally Taken

Known him for 24 years. Been sharing apartment the past 4. I took care of the financial responsibilities of living in apartment. He told me things that

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Nov 20, 2014

how do you do it

I am newly married to a trucker. We are expecting our first child and I am starting to realize how very alone I actually am. He has children from a previous

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Nov 19, 2014

PDI RE-PROGRAMMER ECM

For 475 Caterpillar engine. More horsepower. Faster response. Paid $4000 Make offer. Trade your ecm. 970-640-4995 KATTRUCKINGLLC@GMAIL.COM

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Nov 19, 2014

Can 4 adults legally ride in a semi truck?

My husband is thinking about buying his own truck and we were wondering if we went on vacation while we were out if my parents would legally be able to

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Nov 19, 2014

how many days back do i need to have on my dvr books in Louisiana

My company wants me to turn in my old dvr book to get a new one but i thought u had to have like 7 days prior or is that only log books

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Nov 19, 2014

Gifts for my driver

I am looking for things to get my husband, that drives truck, for Christmas. I am looking into the Koalatron 45 qt frig but I was trying to find some

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Nov 19, 2014

Urgent Help Needed - Depression, Marriage and Looking Ahead

I have been in a 4 months relationship with a Long Distance Trucker. Long Hauling? It is very very depressing for me. I have been crying constantly

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Nov 19, 2014

love movies suck

I think that watching a romantic movie to try to kill time will eventually kill you. I mean you are enjoying the movie at first but then you feel miserable

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Nov 17, 2014

How much are we entitled to know about their day?

I have been a truckers wife for 32 years, we have 3 kids and 1 grandchild together. He got caught cheating 15 years ago and during that time we sought

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Nov 17, 2014

how to trust him out on the roads

Im starting to have insecurities. I dont know if he's really where he says he is. Gets in Miami and something always seems to go wrong having to put truck

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Nov 16, 2014

Left behind possessions. How do I get back?

My boyfriend parked in a truck stop. After a dispute, His boss, the owner took the truck and all of his possessions with it, how can we get them back?

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Nov 14, 2014

any trucker going from eurka ca to ohio

my son was murdered in eurka ca and his dog stayed with him for the 3 weeks it took for him to be found I am trying to get my sons dog brought home to

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Nov 13, 2014

Trucking lifestyle while pregnant with first child - callenging

We found out we were pregnant about two months before he went on the road for the first time with a new company. Just about everything was new to me.

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Nov 13, 2014

I want to get cdl but failed a pre employees drug test for fed x can I still go to truck driving school and get a job

I want to go to cdl school but failed a pre employees drug test for dot physical. Will I be able to go to school and get cdl and get a job?

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Nov 13, 2014

A Trucker's Neighbor...and Friend

I have been blessed with the neatest neighbors in the world! One is my father and he has a healthy respect for truckers that dates back to his childhood.

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Nov 13, 2014

Faithfully understanding.

hello. my name is melisa. I have been married for 9yrs. and with my husband for 12yrs we have a daughter together. My trucking husband has been driving

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Nov 12, 2014

Getting sick and tired

I have a conviction from 1974, when I was 19, for murder. I was released in 2010. I have tried to find a job of any kind over and over. I have tried to

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Nov 11, 2014

Victor from Chicago (Western) suburbs

I have a year's experience driving OTR. I am looking for more driving opportunities with flexible schedules. I value home time and am happy to run hard

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Nov 11, 2014

lunch and breaks laws during a 8 hr shift with a cdl license

Is there a law in nys that a cdl driver is entitled to paid or unpaid lunch or break during a 8 hr period?

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Nov 11, 2014

Should I ride?

I have been with my trucker for about a year. Since day one he has always said he'd love for me to get on the truck. We are getting married fall of next

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Nov 09, 2014

Advice for a student trucker

Hello, I'm Sammie and I am hoping I can find a bit of advice here. I am having some problem downshifting and also straight line backing. I feel that

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