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Mar 03, 2015

hazmat background check.washington state disqualifiers!

Been on disability for a bit but have a good work record. Mental issues from family deaths. But need my hazmat endorsement. Will I still qualify? I saw

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Mar 03, 2015

left stranded by driver and he kept my dog. heartbroke without her

i was authorized and insured to ride in the company leased truck with my, now ex boyfriend, by his employer. he kicked me out of the truck with no money.

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Mar 02, 2015

My husband just became a truck driver

My husband has been gone since January to start his trucking career and it's been a long 2 months and still has 2 more months before he returns for home

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Mar 02, 2015

Can i drive being prescribed suboxone

Does any trucker know if I'm prescribed suboxone will it affect me getting a job driving a big rig? Any answers that have any knowledge will he appreciated

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Mar 02, 2015

If you get in an accident in your own car can your company, can your company force you to take a dot physical

Personal accident in private vehicle.

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Mar 02, 2015

trucking hazmat loads without placards

is it legal to move a truckload of car batteries from ohio to port huron mich without placards

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Mar 02, 2015

My DM kept me out past expiration of my temp cdl a ,what are my options?

I finished all phases of training ,and drove approx 1month solo with no problems or violations.DM was aware of exp date of license and said he would get

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Mar 01, 2015

how to get insurance to get my truck home from the dealer

I'm going to buy a truck how do i transport it to my house and will they give me a temporary registration and tell me how to get temporary insurance

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Feb 28, 2015

Looking for experienced driver. M-F. 20 percent of load pay

I pull tanker mostly in Iowa but we do go into Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota and possibly Illinois and Wisconsin. We haul Corn Oil , Corn

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Feb 28, 2015

in a day cab and took my 10 hour layover do I need to prove that I took my layover if I get pulled over

What are the rules for day cab layover

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Feb 28, 2015

Do we have to memorize everything for the pre-trip inspection test?

Wen we take the test at the dmv, do we have to memorize the whole PTI or can we use a study guide?? There's a lot of stuff to remember...

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Feb 26, 2015

Thank you for helping me make a decision!

This post helped me with the choice. I'm going local. Sitting for at least 11 hours a day won't make you healthy, family needs you and also your friends.

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Feb 26, 2015

Got a ticket for using cell phone in Michigan

received a ticket in Michigan for using a cell phone in a cmv,what is the cost? Is there points?

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Feb 26, 2015

logbook fail in oregon

Ive got a logbook fail in Oregon. is it going into my criminal record?

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Feb 26, 2015

Can u write off on taxes time spent in the sleeper berth?

Going to do taxes soon . If I was an employee can I write off time I slept in the sleeper berth or do you have to be a sub contractor to write that time

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Feb 26, 2015

Female Driving Loving the Trucking Lifestyle

I have driven commercial vehicles on and off for years, trucks, private coaches, seated coaches. Currently, I drive a smaller expedited truck with a large,

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Feb 25, 2015

reinstated after a lifetime ban

Has anyone ever had license reinstate after a lifetime ban was entered into the database

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Feb 25, 2015

Will a one year simple possession conviction misdemeanor disqualify me from obtaining a TN cdl

Will a misdemeanor affect getting a cdl

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Feb 25, 2015

company driver backing trailer hit another company truck.

I did very little damage to the tractor, the outer lens of the headlight was cracked but everything was still functional. My dispatcher handed me a accident

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Feb 25, 2015

can I drive on a blown tire

Trailer tire blew and dispatcher found a place 20 miles away and wanted me to drive there

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Feb 25, 2015

I am the wife of an Australian trucker (over here, "truckie")

What you ladies say is all so relevant to we long suffering wives in Australia. Very long distances (I drive road trains too, although not so much these

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Feb 24, 2015

falt long hauls

I am seeking info and guidance what does getting az experience mean, also i have enough financing for two long haul trucks i have about 100k saved up and

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Feb 24, 2015

can you bring your partner when trucking

can you bring your partner when trucking

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Feb 24, 2015

Medications

Where can I find a list of medications that I am allowed to take as an OTR driver. Blood pressure meds etc.?

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Feb 23, 2015

Casting Call for women in trucking

TRUCKING COUPLES: NATIONWIDE Does the bumpy road test the strength of your relationship? Do you work together as a team ensuring that the drops are made?

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Feb 23, 2015

What division can a driver get the most miles at Prime

I'm a 23 year old man with no kids, no wife, no house, nothing. OTR trucking is perfect. No home time.. no problem. More money for me. what division gets

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Feb 23, 2015

how old do you have to be to own a title

how old do you have to be to own a title

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Feb 22, 2015

Scs trucking

Only day cabs and home daily. Mostly local and some long haul 250 miles each way. I'd say about an 8 I think he, Sheldon, is looking to find drivers

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Feb 22, 2015

The road may be rought but...

I only started driving a mere 2 years ago. My ex-husband went from being a diesel mechanic to truck driver just before our daughter was born. He's not

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Feb 22, 2015

NJ local truck driving jobs?

My boss had 6 trucks and about 15 trailers. All dry van . And we don't have like an office or drivers lounge where notices can get posted like at the

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