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Feb 26, 2017

Do you get points on your license for rolling a truck?

Can u get points on your license for rolling a truck?

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Feb 26, 2017

Company illegally loaded my truck... Am I responsible if caught

I drive 32 miles from the company to weigh my load. I discovered it is loaded illegally. I am taking it back to the company. If I get caught by police,

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Feb 26, 2017

Ex-con Want to go OTR with wife (20yr old charges)

Ex-con with cdl A with armed carjacking armed kidnapping and armed robbery happened 20yrs ago did 7 yrs. I all I wanna do is drive trucks with my Wife

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Feb 26, 2017

Company leaves me stranded

Can my company leave me stranded without transportation to get home. My license just got suspended due to child support and I lease a truck been working

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Feb 26, 2017

what is a good rear gear ratio for pulling hills

Is an ISX Cummings 450 HP 13 speed transmission with a 3.36 gear rear ratio good for pulling hills?

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Feb 26, 2017

arkansas northeastern college paragould

the school was great the price was under a 1000 the teacher was great its 4 weeks i already had my permit when i started there so on the second day there

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Feb 26, 2017

Trucking after having a baby?

I just had a baby and I want to do truck driving to support my family. My husband has his cdl but is currently serving time for being a dummy and I know

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Feb 26, 2017

can a city ordinance keep from bringing my truck home

i used to bring my truck home to plug it in and the cops told me i couldn't drive it home cuz there's a city ordinance saying i cant drive my semi down

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Feb 26, 2017

Can I log off-duty bobtailing?

If I am bobtail, without trailer, can I log myself off duty? I have heard that if it is under 250 miles, you can log yourself off duty.

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Feb 25, 2017

Concern about a outstaing contract I have with carrier

I am on my way to swift transportation to drive for them i went through cr england truck driving school and obtained my Cdl's but a week in with my trainer

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Feb 25, 2017

What this industry does not want you to know.

What the freight brokerage business doesn't want disclosed. By: ShippersCarriers.com LLC www.ShippersCarriers.com First of all, I wish to point out something

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Feb 25, 2017

do i need a high school diploma or GED to drive for pam trucking

Do I need a GED or better to drive for Pam trucking

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Feb 25, 2017

Stopping to Fish While Under a Load

I know the game is to get to point B on time but if you've put in your hours and you come across a nice river or lake have u ever stopped and spent a couple

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Feb 25, 2017

Leave on Fridays from VA get back on Sunday Night

I have a 2001 kw w900l and looking for weekend hauls. Leave on Fridays home Sunday night.

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Feb 25, 2017

How much can I expect to make to haul a load from Ohio to California

How much loads pay? What's the average amount of money that I can make taking a load to California from ohio

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Feb 25, 2017

Lots of Flatbed equipment for Sale in Conroe Tx

For sale full set of gear for flatbed. I have two lumber tarps 1 steel tarp. Chains,binders,pipe stakes,straps,prptectors,as well as other electronic items.

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Feb 25, 2017

TX DOT reducing Inspections/ scales closing

The troopers/ DOT in texas are being given new hours to work. They will be reducing the number of inspections they do across the state by a bunch. I

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Feb 22, 2017

Big truck in HOV lane - Is it legal?

Can you legally drive a semi in the HOV lane in any of the states?

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Feb 22, 2017

If i am in the sleeper while shipper loads and counts is the sleeper burth legal

Can I legally log sleeper berth if I am being unloaded or loaded at the shipper?

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Feb 22, 2017

Overweight citation deducted from wages. Is this legal?

I am a trainer for a company and had a trainee receive an overweight citation his name and license # are the only one on the citation but company deducted

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Feb 22, 2017

Can we take a pet with us hauling salt water from wells?

we have a waste haulers permit and haul salt water from wells. so we have a TXDOT and USDOT registered truck that pulls a tanker with the salt water.

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Feb 22, 2017

What if I have the wrong color ifta sticker on my truck?

What will happen if I have the wrong color sticker on my truck

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Feb 22, 2017

Will a stomach hernia disqualify me for working for CRST

Will a stomach hernia keep me from getting a trucking job with CRST?

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Feb 22, 2017

Are you a Big-Strapper, Super-trucker or a "Legend?"

I think I might be exaggerating but I did this math real quick: Let's say you average 3000 miles a week for a year. That is a grand total of 156,000

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Feb 22, 2017

Team driving and pets

Hey this is Tristin again, I asked a question about whether or not its for me. Right now my partner and I have decided we were both gonna get into trucking

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Feb 22, 2017

Can I take methadone and drive locally cmv if I take my medicine at night time when I'm not actually driving

Can I take methadone and drive?

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Feb 22, 2017

What is team driving like?

What is the pay like for team drivers? My husband and I are considering leaving our current careers to start team driving for a company. He has trucked

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Feb 22, 2017

After buying an 18 wheeler can I drive it home with paper tag?

I am buying an 18 wheeler located in Canada. Do I have to have a federal inspection before I can legally drive it to Texas or will a paper tag be enough

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Feb 22, 2017

Drama of team driving

Well I am not a trucker but a trucker's wife & I will give my experience about team driving via what my husband has told me. My husband is new at it

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Feb 22, 2017

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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