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Feb 14, 2019

Which axle on a three axle trailer should I chain up

I am towing a three axle trailer # 9500 which axle should I chain up

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Feb 13, 2019

Lot Lizards took downn a 31 year marriage

My heart is broken my life will never be the same. I helped buy that truck, put it on the road did it all .We were so excited. I never knew or would

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Feb 09, 2019

Why can’t I see my posting?

I posted something here a couple weeks ago and it’s not showing up.

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Feb 09, 2019

Husband Started Driving 6 Months Ago And Then This Happened - I'm Totally Lost

Husband started driving 6 mo ago. In that time he didn't come home period he was supposed to be home for Xmas and a week before quit calling blocked me

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Feb 09, 2019

I Dread it When He's Coming Home, Am I Wrong

My bf is otr ( 4 yrs now) with our dog Paris 😊. I work full time ( home health care) I work 12 days straight and I am only off every other weekend when

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Feb 09, 2019

Weekend CDL Trainer Needed ASAP North Little Rock

I am in need of additional support and practice for my upcoming CDL test next week. I am free this weekend and this an attempt to improve my backing skills

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Feb 07, 2019

physical aptitude test?

The company I will work for wants me to take the pat test physical aptitude test, of course with a bp test first, my current med card is good for two years

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Feb 05, 2019

To drive a large dump truck and pull a trailer which class CDL is required?

I am trying to verify which class, A or B is required to drive a super dump truck and pull my skid steer behind it on a trailer?

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Feb 03, 2019

Finalize CDL B test the most cost effective way.

I initially got my CDL A permit and DOT medical card from Georgia because the company I wanted to work for would not hire out of Florida. I now realize

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Jan 31, 2019

We give drivers a second chance!!!!!

We are a small trucking company out of Lebanon, Tennessee (RustyDog Express Inc.) that gives qualified drivers a second chance. If you are in that group

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Jan 30, 2019

Operating a cmv on a prohibited street where the business you are delivering to is.

Delivered freight to a business where the loading dock is on a no truck/prohibited street. After leaving was pulled over a cited for operating a cmv on

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Jan 24, 2019

CDL Test Truck of West KY

We are a truck rental company that provides a Class A or Class B vehicle, manual or automatic for the CDL Skills Test. We rent to people that have a

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Jan 18, 2019

In A roll over semi accident and partner did it while I was in sleeper berth

In a rollover semi accident when team driver wrecked while I was in sleeper berth and after 3 months of intense physical therapy. I am not better, shoulder

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Jan 18, 2019

Can I get a hazmat endorsement with a misdemeanor warrant?

I have a Class A CDL with a tanker endorsement. I have looked everywhere and can not get a definite answer. I am wanting to add Hazmat but I have a

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Jan 14, 2019

Driver Insight Needed!

Are you a Trucker working anywhere in North America? We are looking for Truckers to give us about 30mins of their time to provide feedback on our logistics

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Jan 14, 2019

Am i too old for a trucking job

am 78 years old have been traveling around in my motorhomes but am now thinking of driver school I drove semi in the late 1950s and early 1960s am I

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Jan 11, 2019

I'm new to all this

Why in the world is this literally the only chat support for us. I am very new to this whole truck wife community. In fact I'm not married to him I'm

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Jan 11, 2019

Are there any companies that will hire with a 1 1/2 year old dui

Are there any companies that will hire with a 1 1/2 year old dui.

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Jan 02, 2019

Is It Time to Try Something New

Sometimes it's hard to make some changes or try new things. Even worse, sometimes we assume negative outcomes if we were to try something new so we stay in the same cycle.

It's a New Year and time to up your game up. Whether that's small changes or significant changes.

Small changes could have significant impact on your future too.

Imagine walking 10 minutes a day 3 times a week extra. That will improve your immune system and possible your mood.

Or maybe you've been trucking for 5 years and the only reason you haven't become an owner operator is you're afraid of the challenges that you'll face.

The hardest part is taking the leap. Depending on where you live and your mindset it may be a blessing to your family and make you happier.

So just think about where you want to be next year in regards to health, finance, time freedom, etc.

Accept the challenge of the unknown. You can minimize the shock with information and coaching.

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Jan 01, 2019

Happy New Years

Happy New Year. Hope you make plans and goals are make a commitment to daily habits that will help you create the life that you desire.

This video was made a few years ago, but it is evergreen and still applicable.

This New Year make sure you create a road map for getting to where you want to go in life.

Family goals,Personal goals,Health goals,Financial goals,

Happy New Year

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Jan 01, 2019

Anyone know if there is an O/O who would be willing to train.

Starting out in trucking seems like it sucks to be a noob. I've read so many forums, posts, books and almost all of it comes down to if you have a criminal

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Jan 01, 2019

Can I get caught sneaking a passenger on my truck and taking them on the road with me?

My fiance would like to come with me on the truck and hit the road with me. The policy of the company is I have to be with the company for 6 months before

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Dec 29, 2018

I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that this took a turn for the worse

I am a new driver. I was working with a trainer for approximately three months when I was told to take one last run out to Mexico, Little did I know that

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Dec 29, 2018

Second Chance Truck Driving Positions - TN

Looking for one non-smoking team driver for our company. If your MVR is clear and you have not had any DOT preventable accidents and need a second chance

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Dec 25, 2018

Merry Christmas From Truckers

On behalf of truckers, I would like to say Merry Christmas to all visitors and family who are not drivers.

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Dec 23, 2018

Flat bed equipment - Ratchet binders chainsetc

Ratchet binders, chains , 4 inch straps , over size load flags and signs, bungee cords, smoke tarps

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Dec 21, 2018

Win cup disgraceful detention pay

If you are an owner operator you can understand how important good time management is to being a successful business owner and time is mone. Well just

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Dec 20, 2018

Quitting the week of christmas

Not getting home Christmas or new years I'm quitting the week of Christmas to start a orientation at the new job on the 6th of January. Can the company

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Dec 20, 2018

Not what I signed up for!

I have come to really dislike trucking! I am forced to raise our children by myself, work due to the lack of money received from trucking, and live sexless

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Dec 05, 2018

Headache rack and all flatbed equipment including tarps

I’m leaving the trucking world and will now be a dispatcher. I have a headache rack for just Six weeks with all the flatbed equipment for sale

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