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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. Wish all truckers could make it home but we know that is a dream. Make the best of it as you can. Appreciate what is good about the situation, not what you dislike. Read or listen different content, same message. Be Thankful...(Your religious beliefs aside)Look at a bigger picture that includes the fact that you are blessed in some way. Things could be worse in some ways. People are definitely in a worse situation than you are in.
No job, no income, terminal illness, poor health, homeless, life in prison, death, etc.
Be thankful for what you have and make the best of this day.
I used to hear that money does not buy happiness and I couldn't have argued more. I thought money made life easier. Man was I wrong. I married later in
Windshield was cracked, Tandem pin was broken. And registration was expired I explained to the officer I was en route to get repairs he gave me all the
When pulling double, is it alright to pull different sizes(i.e. a 28' and a 30' or 32')
I rear ended someone with my personal vehicle no police report or citation. Does it still affect my cdl?
Told dispatch several months ago that on a certain route there are signs posted no trucks over 48ft. Dispatch continues to send me in a 53ft truck anyway.
They lied about what trucks they have and they lied about the program I signed up for. They don't have a syllabus and the contract is bad joke. You
My brother works for me hauling a 6500 gallon tanker receiving benefits for his PTSD is the percent Iraqi war. He decided to make an appointment to see
Can a Canadian driver pick up a load in the us and make one drop in the us and continue on up to Canada to final drop?
My husband has been falsely accused of refusing a random drug test. He was called in for a random and was sent to a facility about an hour away. It was
I wanted to write a blog about leasing trucks and the how to's of being an independent contractor. Today there are how to blogs about everything else and
i LIKE TO KNOW HOW A TRUCKING CO. YOU WERE LEASED TO AND PAY OCCUPATIONAL Accident group insurance on the job for any job related and illness. You have
Truckers are business people. Whether you are a Company Driver, an Owner Operator or a Carrier with Motor Authority .... you are more than just a truck
Why do trucking companies ask if I am collecting or have collected unemployment or other benefits before hiring?
Looking for some advice from seasoned truckers to give to rookies! What do you know that you wish you knew when you started? Any and all tips are welcomed
Proof of racism....I guess that's a tough one. Here in AZ, it looks like this: The white guy who came into the company after you and has less experience
Has anyone ever had a drug test cancelled because the facility had no one to administer the test? How was it handled?
Can a truck driver be fired for forgetting to unhook his glad hands? He started driving and they along with the umbrella holding it together were ripped
I know I would pass a drug test since I have been drug free for 1.5 years. However, I do not want to lie on my application or anytime during an interview
I pulled into a weigh station and got ticketed for. Ring over weight. My understanding is that I would be able to try and fix my tandem one time before
To begin with I was company driving for a small company out of Chicago and I got dot inspected and failed because of the employer refused to fix his equipment
Went to VA for prescription refill. I was in non compliance with my dot physical without my meds. CR England fired me. Please I am still at the VA in
Adams CDL Transport is a new company in Arkansas and we are striving to create a new driver training school with women specifically in mind. We believe
My fiance literally just started his training two weeks ago. Hell be gone for another four weeks. We're both young 20 and 21 just starting out. He had
I got a parking ticket in the state of Georgia, my cdl license originated in the state of Florida. Can my license be suspended for a unpaid parking ticket
Hello I am a recent grad from Coastal Pines Technical College Truck driving school in Brunswick Georgia 10/26/2015 since than I have been applying to
I am working with a small mom and pop company just completed parole so I am back to long haul. The owner has asked me to help him find two drivers to
I'm a ready mix driver in CA, can my company fire me for getting an overweight ticket it's my first ever ticket by the way. I was 1,900 lbs overweight
What is the punishment for getting a ticket for getting stuck on railroad tracks? In a big truck.
he failed the test by 6 nanongrams. what now? is his life as a driver over? what can he do? who will hire him if he goes through the sap program?