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Aug 19, 2014

He resents me for being home, and assumes I do nothing all week.

I work 3 of 4 weekends, and he works Sun night through late Friday most weeks. Sometimes he stops in for a shower or nap when home crosses his path.

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Aug 18, 2014

My husband seems very irritated since driving OTR..I think losin my marriage dont know what to do

We have been married for 12 years and my husband is not showing me the same affection he used too. Tried being quiet..not workin.there was a time in

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Aug 18, 2014

Being alone

How long my husband will be gone before me an our kids get to see him. Life's just crazy with out him we miss him so much .we been married almost 20 years

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Aug 17, 2014

Don't know what to do. Any relationship advice?

My boyfriend started shortly into our relationship to go from m-f local driver to A long distance driver ment to be home weekends. Lol yeah right. In

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Aug 17, 2014

Can i ride with my boyfriend?

I'm 17 and my boyfriend is 21 and has been OTR for almost 3 months. Could i ride with him?

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Aug 15, 2014

lady truckers from my experience

Hiya! I've been trucking now for about a year and a half. It's been good to me thusfar. I have enjoyed the challenge. I drive team with my husband.

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Aug 15, 2014

What companies offer legitimate paid training?

I am considering a career change into the trucking industry. I have read a lot of negative feed back with regards to paid training. Are there any companies

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Aug 15, 2014

Howcouldhe_advice

I am not going to give too many details because is like my soon to be husbAnd not to be aware of this quite yet. I am a 34 year old mom with a trucker

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Aug 15, 2014

New Graduates Can Come Drive For us

I Work with a lot of new graduates - I don't have new grads information posted on the site - but I do have several that pay good and have 100's of lanes

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Aug 15, 2014

Friend needs to pick up an impounded truck

Ok my friend has a valid drivers lic. and insurance. He also has an endorsement for a big rig. He was driving one over for a friend and it got impounded

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Aug 15, 2014

The best phone to pair with VXI BT250XT

I am on my second phone and the headset disconnects and reconnects by itself... What cell phone are you guy (and gals) using successfully with you BT250XT

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Aug 15, 2014

Need to rent a tractor and trailer in Baltimore MD in September

Baltimore, Md. Need truck and trailor.september 2014.

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Aug 14, 2014

What is the law on a co-driver/ride along keeping a log?

I have a co-driver/ride along with a dot physical but is not actually a driver. We work for a small delivery company with small to mid sized box trucks.

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Aug 14, 2014

The Website is Awesome. Sheds Light on The Trucking Lifestyle

This website is fantastically awesome. This trucking industry is like no other. Folks looking in from the outside unless they have a mate in this industry

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Aug 14, 2014

Intent to drive

can you get hit with intent to drive while sleeping it off in your sleeper cab?

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Aug 14, 2014

keeping the fizz in soft drinks

I have a cooler and fill it with softdrinks but they keep going flat from the bouncing while driving. Any tips on preventing them from going flat?

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Aug 14, 2014

Water hauling is dangerous and rewarding

I have been doing it for years. Pays good. There are lots of fatalities. Be careful!

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Aug 14, 2014

I'm in Dallas Tx and neet to rent a flat bed trailer

I'm an Owner operator looking for a flatbed trailer to rent, if somebody can help me with this please call or text 469-475-3544. Thanks. Need one for

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Aug 13, 2014

I am a truck driver and a wife of a trucker

Driving long haul is not as elegant as some people might think, the money isn't as good as it should. Living for weeks at a time in a truck, pouring cold

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Aug 13, 2014

Husband doesnt want to come home

My husband does not want to come home. Feeling lonely and confused.

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Aug 13, 2014

Starting out as a new truckers gf

I have been seeing and very involved with a man that I adore and love more than life itself. He is currently going through school for his CDL A. I have

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Aug 13, 2014

Takes a special woman to be a truckers wife

My husband has been a trucker for 20+ yrs. We've been together for 14 yrs. We have 2 young children. It's not easy. The time apart definitely puts a strain

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Aug 12, 2014

Got ticketed for failure to stop and weigh, should i fight it?

I passed a port of entry scale that was on another hwy. I received a ticket in the mail for failure to stop and weigh? Is it worth the fight. My pre pass

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Aug 12, 2014

It seems he doesnt want to drive local

He loves OTR, but I want him to find a local job. He is resistant to every local job I have found. He always finds fault in them. Makes me feel he rather

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Aug 12, 2014

Is She Just another driver?

My husband lost a great job 6 months after purchasing our dream home. He could not find a job, so went to school and received his CDL. He was employed

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Aug 12, 2014

I am heavily tattooed and want to be a trucker

I am interested in becoming a truck driver and I am very heavily tattooed. I have both sleeves as well as the back of my hands and knuckles. I also have

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Aug 12, 2014

Atlanta area about to buy a truck will need an experienced driver

I am about to buy my first truck to start own business and should be ready to start up in another month. Looking for a good dependable hardworking driver

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Aug 11, 2014

can you drive a 18 Wheeler with a wrist fusion?

I got hurt on my job 4 years ago and had to get a wrist. Fusion and I want o know if I can pass my dot physical with my wrist fusion?

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Aug 11, 2014

do you take fuel cost out before or after you pay a self employeed truck driver in ohio

Would a owner of a semi pay a self employeed truck driver before or after he takes fuel charge out in the state of Ohio.

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Aug 11, 2014

can you get away with having a dog in a company truck?

Can you take a pet in a company truck?

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