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I want to buy a truck for the first time and I would like to lease it on to a carrier. I have a full time job so I am also looking for a driver as well,
My husband and I have been married for 7 years and I love him very much. He has always worked away from home. His previous job was Wildland Firefighter.
Is there certain companies or places that I can medical insurance for myself and my spouse? I want to become an independent contractor and haul my own
I was pulled over twice within the past three years and each time i was pulled over each officer wrote me three tickets for each incident although i was
My gal is on OTR trucker. I knew this when we decided to share life together. Its not a job. Its her life style & I am so proud of her. I do go out with
Air spec, paper beverage spec,vented. Needs brakes and tires. $7500 205-639-6562 bham al area
Had truck turned down to 75 mph.Driver had been given 3 verbal warnings. Should he be fired?
All I need to know is if I were to become a driver is there medical insurance I can get for myself and my wife.
A friend of mine wants to transfer his trailer to me so he will not have to list it as an asset in an insurance case. He still wants to use it, what type
My husband is looking into getting his CDL are there any companies that allow children under the age of 12 to ride and if so what are the companies we
What's the best way to keep your trucks batteries charged when you're down for a few days?
I was leased to western express and they got tags and registration for me, now I'm moving to another company. Ptl, and they are in tennessee as well. Do
Hi Ladies, I've been driving for 4 years. It was not a life dream to be a truck driver at all. My motivation is to be self-supportive and make good money.
My boyfriend states that he doesn't feel at home when he comes home and that it is an inconvenience when he does take some time off. We where together
Peace of mind for you and your loved ones are important when you leave home for weeks at a time. Here are some tips to get it.
In the old days we didn’t use VHF radios in our trucks, the internet didn’t exist and early cell phones were not commonplace because of their cost and
My husband has been a trucker now for four years. He recently switched jobs that was to make him home more but it actually makes him home less.. We have
My former company reported to DAC that I refused a Drug test. Thing is the state has no record of it and I still have a current CDL and DOT physical.
I am down for about the next 3 1/2 weeks taking care of stuff at home. I have my own authority, and a 2016 Freightliner with a 2016 Great Dane dry van.
First aid kit, windshield washing squeegy, as the ones at the truckstops are sometimes too oily to use, and smell stagnant. Engine starting ether spray,binoculars,
Does my trucking company need MVR's per driver in the qualification file if they have been approved by my insurance?
Hi, My name is Laura Hendrix and I'm a Licensed Insurance Agent Specializing in Health Insurance for Self Employed Truckers. Contact info: 708-637-1694
I have three black used flatbed tarps for sale. They are taking up space in my storage unit. Condition is worn and dirty but can still be used for work.
Good radio will run forever want 700$ will ship to your door Works great nothin wrong with this radio but clock button missin one button but work when
Should speeding tickets from before I got my CDL show on my DAC report?
Uber bought a startup Otto who is focus soley on trying to amp up the usage of self driving trucks commercially for $680,000,000.
They have a division of robotics experts at Carnegie University already working on self driving cars.
They say the focus is on trucks being able to do the highway driving from point to point so the driver can go off duty. Then the driver takes over when the truck is not on the highway.
The current projection for trucks actually seeing the road is 2025.
I was getting out of the bunk and before I could get my seatbelt on d.o.t. pulled us over. My co driver got a 25.00 fine because he was driving. I was
I was wondering about using the clutch. Some say it's a pretty intense thing that wears on the left leg. What is your opinion of this? Thanks, Guy, Denver
Flatbed Gear..... 3 sets of 24x25' lumber tarps 12 20' chains 7 10' chains 17 binders 30 - 40 4 Straps and portable winches 10 - 15 2 ratchet straps
one night backing into a shippers DOC...I bumped the doc a little harder then normal...(over tried and close to my 34 hr re start) any way...the shipping