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Jul 24, 2020

Being A Recruiter

I drove trucks in the 80's and 90's for 17 years. And in those days, you only had to deal with one dispatcher or DM's as they are called today. And when

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Jul 12, 2020

Cooling a truck at night without idling

When my husband shuts down at night he can't idle his truck. His cab gets very hot in this summer weather. He is new to this company. Is there a battery

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Jul 12, 2020

Petition to get rid of Hair Follicle Testing?

Anyone know if us truckers can start up a petition to get rid of hair drug testing in our industry? I have heard different stories and read online about

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Jul 12, 2020

Dont Let an Incident Stop You From Trucking

I have a position that I think that you would be a perfect fit for: Here are the details. Please let me know if you are interested: • 50/50 Split of

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Jul 06, 2020

Types of Truck Driving Jobs

The type of CDL job will determine pay, time out OTR, amount of physical work, and even level of danger in some cases.

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Jul 02, 2020

IFTA dues in Texas

Hello, I’m new to this forum and trucking. I hope I can get some help here regarding IFTA taxes. This will be our first time and I have no clue how or

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Jun 28, 2020

So Now Your'e a Trucker, What's Next

providing new drivers even old drivers the skills, mindsets, and procedures to be prepared and present a positive image when looking for a truck driving

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Jun 28, 2020

Owner Operator only making enough to make truck payments

Question I've been the girlfriend of a trucker for a year and a half we live together 6 months and hes been an owner operator for 6 months. He always

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Jun 28, 2020

I need another 2-3 OTR Van Drivers that actually want to make money

To All serious and professional drivers: We have IMMEDIATE NEED for company Dry Van OTR drivers and Owner Operators. Drivers earn over $75k/year, Owner

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May 19, 2020

Feedback and insight from a female truck driver

Hello my name is Kelly, I am thinking about getting into long distance driving. I have read and gave it a ton of consideration but I can’t find anything

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Apr 25, 2020

Flatbed Equipment (San Antonio Tx)

1). 25) Yellow winch straps with flat hook $500/ = $250 (25 2). 2) Big yellow ratchet strap w/ flat hook $106/ =$30 (2 3).

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Apr 07, 2020

Question about throttling and stuff when driving

So I have a friend, now I know this is weird but we have had this debate for too long and I need answers, and he plays ETS2 (Euro Truck Simulator 2) and

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Mar 23, 2020

Cobra 29 lx for sale

For sale used Cobra 29LX

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Mar 19, 2020

Best iPhone Apps For New Truckers

Hey everyone, I am fairly new to driving, but am very much enjoying it so far. I would like to suggest a few different iPhone apps that I have been using

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Mar 15, 2020

flatbed equipment package $2000

Full package of flatbed equipment, a partial package and lots of odd stuff. I have 1/2 chains, 5/16 chains and 3/8 chains. I have ratchet binders for all,

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Mar 07, 2020

Is Hair folicle testing and for prehire after trucking school?

Will I have to take a hair folicle test for the company thats giving me prehire before or after trucking school?

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Feb 24, 2020

Tired Of Feeling Alone

I am so tired of feeling alone! I'm tired of feeling misunderstood! Tired of feeling wondering if it gets better

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Feb 24, 2020

Termination On The Spot and Can't Get Rehired

I will not mention my husband's ex trucking company and my husband was an OTR trucker for 8 years and they terminated him right on the spot and every company

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Feb 14, 2020

RustyDog Express Inc. Looking Team Drivers

Second Chance Company We are looking for 1 Team driver for our over the road trucking company. We review all application and will give drivers a second

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Feb 11, 2020

Chains and Other Flatbed equipment Tennessee

My late husband was a flatbed driver last year and I have over $2500 worth of equipment. 1 of the traps are new, only 2 red chain rackets are shown in

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Feb 07, 2020

Thing about New/Barely Used Trucks/Warranty

Just something to consider when buying new or barely used with factory warranties, particularly on a newer model or 1st year of a new generation truck/engine.

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Feb 06, 2020

Smaller Company looking to grow and need Drivers !! If you have been looking but get denied from those big Companies.....Then here you are !!! Apply with Isaac Brothers

Please respond to this via email if you are interested !!!! Isaac Brothers Transportation is Hiring  !!! Located in Norcross, Ga.. Here is what we are

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Feb 06, 2020

Need to back on the Road ??? THEN LOOK NO FURTHER

Please respond to this via email if you are interested !!!! Isaac Brothers Transportation is Hiring  !!! Located in Norcross, Ga.. Here is what we are

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Jan 28, 2020

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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Jan 26, 2020

Question about lot lizards on the road

My husband is a new OTR driver for about 6 months and I have heard of lot lizards, well this other male driver that he met over the road is a friend of

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Jan 18, 2020

hello from Amanda.

Hello there. I am Amanda .I live in the northwest and have been driving for 30 years now. Starting driving a small truck and on to semi then truck and

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Jan 17, 2020

Phx, az need to rent a day cab to move 5 flat bed trailers.

Phx az need to rent a day cab to move 5 flat bed trailers.

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Jan 17, 2020

Used flatbed equipment for sale excellent condition

I have equipment for a flatbed or stepdeck. All is about 2 months old. Im asking $2500 obo for all need gone asap. Got out of trucking.(60) Side protectors...

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Jan 17, 2020

Does it get easier

My husband and I have been married for 4 years but we've been together for 6 years he was working locally home everyday. Now he is OTR and this is a

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Jan 01, 2020

10-4 Tow of Oakland

10-4 Tow has a growing roster of branches, each with its own team of professional, experienced technicians. We offer a friendly service at any time of

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