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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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Dec 29, 2019

Transmission in a 1990 White/GMC

I was looking at an old white/GMC tandem plow truck. Truck has a 8v71 and a 6 speed I haven't seen before. Its a 6 speed with a 3 speed shift pattern.

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Dec 23, 2019

What is Percentage Pay

Percentage pay can be given to company drivers and owner operators/lease operators. The driver will get a percentage of the revenue that is generated

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Dec 23, 2019

How do I go about becoming a subcontractor

I am thinking about leasing a vehicle to become a subcontractor and wanted to know what would be involved in startup, mainly in regards to insurance, licensing

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Dec 20, 2019

Flatbed equipment in Kennett Mo. Recently stopped trucking

I just recently quit driving a truck looking to sell my fladbed equipment. Equipment is only a month old. Asking $3000.00 or best offer. I need the money

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Dec 20, 2019

Used flatbed ramps

Aluminum four piece set, two stands, bridge adapters. Each ramp is rated at 22500#. All still in very good condition. Stock photos due to ramps being

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Dec 15, 2019

Any advice for going on the road with husband?

I am going on the road with my husband. Any advice or tips? Thank you!

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Dec 15, 2019

Truckers wife for 3 months now in Oklahoma

My husband was an oilfield supervisor. Man trucking sure is a major pay cut. But what he does isn't booming around here. He was also stressed to the

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Dec 12, 2019

Surviving the rough roads

I have been a truck driver for 31 years. Have been married twice. My first marriage didn't last but about 6 years. No children with him. He was a very

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Dec 08, 2019

used flatbed equipment in Arizona

1 load leveler 102-$250.00, 2-6x27 ft.tarps,20 4x27 straps,5 2x27 straps,2 strap winders,2 kingpin locks,oversize equip, 1 air hose, 9 4 in.ratchets, 3

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