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Oct 29, 2014

24hr restart eeligibility

Haven't driven over the road in 5 yrs. The laws changed July 2013. My boss wants me to do a 24hr restart. midnight to midnight. is a driver only eligible

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Oct 29, 2014

Mentally sick or influenced by undesirables

My husband has been trucking for close to a year which was against my wishes but he only went to trucking because he has problems working with authority

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Oct 28, 2014

Jenn

I met my boyfriend 8 months ago and it was love at first site for me. It took him a little longer because he had been in a long drawn out relationship

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Oct 28, 2014

Why does he always want to be gone?

My husband and I have been married for ten years. The first 7 1/2 he worked in a factory. He got his CDL while there to help fill in part time at the warehouse

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Oct 27, 2014

Registering a '57 Pete for non-commercial use

I am thinking about building a '57 Pete into a rat rod truck and was wondering how I could register it in Texas for personal use only. Thanks.

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Oct 27, 2014

Curious about trucker getting caught with prostitute

What would happen if a truck driver is caught having sex with a prostitute?

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Oct 27, 2014

New Girlfriend of a Trucker, best way to communicate

Help, what is the best way to communicate with my trucker while he is on the road? Salelite phone, cell phone, GPS device, Satelite walkie talkies?

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Oct 27, 2014

I'M A MAN WHO IS PARALIZED MY WIFE IS A TRUCKER

SHE says she loves me very much , but she hides her personal life on the road from me I don't try to pry thing out of her! she is on her cell phone 24/7

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Oct 27, 2014

I am a new girlfriend, how can I be the best support for my trucker, and Im feeling a little lonely and left out - holidays are coming and he may or may not be here :)

Im a new girlfriend of a trucker, we have been dating for 4 months, Im crazy about him, fully support him and his career. I get a little lonely sometimes.

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Oct 27, 2014

Life as a truckers wife is not easy

For all of you that are married to a truck driver I know from first hand that it's not easy at all. When my husband had to leave for two weeks to go over

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Oct 24, 2014

Parking rules?

I'm a store owner in a small downtown. Occasionally I receive shipments from a 25' truck. These loads take 5 to 15 min to unload. There is no designated

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Oct 24, 2014

2009 Freightliner Columbia Day Cab

Like New !! Only 85,000 actual miles ! White, tandem axle, Mercedes Engine 450 HP, 10 speed transmission, 12000 lb. front, 40,000 lb. rear, headache

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Oct 24, 2014

Will I receive points on my class a licence for being ticketed out of state for restricted left lane violation and a cell phone violation?

I am from NC and was driving back from an event in Boston, MA. Just after entering Connecticut I was pulled over for being in the left lane while also

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Oct 24, 2014

Drive transit currently would like to drive big truck - advise

Looking for answers to these questions. I have driven nothing but transit buses for the last 14 years, (with my A class license).Can I get back into driving

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Oct 24, 2014

How do I get a local trucking job right after trucking school

Recent Female CDL grad who has not been able to find a local trucking company who helps inexperienced drivers without having to do regional or OTR, like

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Oct 23, 2014

How long it takes to drive cargo from LA to NYC?

I want to know how many days, stops will take to drive a full load from LA to NYC (Manhattan) ... also an average on cost to that single run will cost.

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Oct 22, 2014

Hate living in a truck means you don't love your husband?

I just got married a month ago with my 2 years online boyfriend who has been a truck driver for 7 years. Before I came here he told me about life in a

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Oct 22, 2014

It's more difficult than you know

Making the decision to love someone who will only be there sometimes is a big step. When the lawn needs to be mowed, the shower head breaks, or the tire

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Oct 21, 2014

lance

I am a 40yrd old man that is looking to get into the over the road trucking industry. I am looking for companies that will pay for me to go through school

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Oct 21, 2014

confused on what to do

so I started dating a trucker whom I met online, and he told me he was single and after some time talking and getting to know each other we were falling

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Oct 21, 2014

HELP!! Im new to my bf being on OTR driver...any tips for dealing with it would be greatly appreciated :)

My bf just recently started driving a truck. We have only been together a little over a year, so I worry how our relationship will be with him being gone

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Oct 20, 2014

Semi-trailer Curtainsider Van Hool

Van Hool Mega 100 m3 Year: 2007/01 Number of Axles : 3 Loading capacity : 31,800 kg Own weight : 7,200 kg Chassis type : Complete chassis Chassis material

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Oct 19, 2014

The no contact - he doesn't want to talk much

I am new to the trucker life. My boyfriend and I have been together for about 2 months and the not talking is what is the hardest. Please help me understand

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Oct 19, 2014

Me & the kids done with being a trucker's family

Yep, the final straw came when him & his team driver came to have a layover by our city & his team driver went to a truck stop to do his layover but anyhow

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Oct 18, 2014

need to rent tractor trailer for cdl test Huntington WV

I need to rent a truck to take cdl test in Huntington WV or surrounding area.

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Oct 18, 2014

Days like this suck

My boyfriend is an over the road trucker. We live in Pennsylvania. He's in California right now, and has been gone for two weeks. I see him two days out

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Oct 18, 2014

New port haulers

My wife retired from teaching and bought two day cabs. I sold my logging co and we started pulling containers a few weeks ago. The Savannah port is very

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Oct 17, 2014

do I still pay my tuition if I was fired before 9 months

I was fired before 9 months, do I still pay my tuition?

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Oct 16, 2014

North Florida, Kenneth Davis

I used to drive full time OTR, but now have a few rental properties (once all foreclosed basket case fixer uppers, that I rebuilt with little outside help)

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Oct 16, 2014

should a driver have to give the shipper a copy of his CDL a fingerprint and cell phone number

I had a shipper ask for a copy of my cdl and finger print and cell phones number.

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