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Jan 28, 2023

Want to drive trucks again no recent experience, what should be my first step?

I have a little over 2 and half years of driving experience. The problem is that it is not recent experience. I have not been in a rig since October of

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Jan 28, 2023

international 4300 vs freightliner m2

international 4300 vs freightliner m2

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Jan 28, 2023

Insurance for riders in a tractor trailer

Insurance to ride with a truck driver

I was wondering where to get rider insurance (husbands company wont supply) so would like to get my own policy where would i go to get it so i can ride

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Jan 28, 2023

How long do you have to wait to reapply to a company

I recently applied for a job with KLLM, I was denied because I forgot to put something on my app. How long would I have to wait to reapply?

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Jan 28, 2023

What is the price range for showers and is there a time limit?

I would like more information about truck stop showers. How much are you likely to have to pay? What amenities are typically provided, towels, soap, shampoo,

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Jan 28, 2023

Is us xpress a good company for me and my wife to start off at after school as a team?

I was just wondering, me and my wife are fixing to go through CDL training school and I have been researching us xpress and it seems like a decent company.

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Jan 28, 2023

do you have to have a diploma to drive semi truck?

Graduation

do you have to have a diploma to drive semi truck?

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Jan 27, 2023

Load abandonment for not staying to pick up load

Truck driver waiting at the shipper

If you are only getting paid mileage and leave because a load will not be ready for another 4 - 5 hours you have not signed for it and has not left terminal.

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Jan 26, 2023

Swift Academy Millington TN

School was awesome.. I'd rate it a solid 9 .. tip pass the general knowledge and airbrake test prior to attending the academy that will free you up to

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Jan 25, 2023

How do find a good trucking company to drive for?

Things to Consider When Choosing a Trucking Company

Hello, I am going to school for my class A. Need some opinions on how to find a company to work for that would work for me after I get my license? I

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Jan 25, 2023

How much paperwork is involved in trucking?

Sample Trip Sheet Trucking Paperwork

How much paper work is involved in being a long haul trucker?

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Jan 24, 2023

What would happen if I leave contracted company while owing them a little bit of money

Don't leave a company owing them money....

I am contracted with a company & recently paid a leased truck off. They have informed me that they are holding the title until 3,000.00 is paid off from

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Jan 24, 2023

Can i get a truck driving job with drug charges?

2 years ago I was convicted and served 25 days in jail for being next to my buddy when he sold a 20 baggy of coke to a narc, but still got charged with

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Jan 24, 2023

I just want to thank Hervy and everyone else on here who knows me

After 7 painstaking months of having no luck finding a trucking job after getting my CDL...I have finally been hired by Werner Enterprises. My orientation

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Jan 24, 2023

Can the US Truck company hire overseas driver

Hello ..... I would like to ask if the us truck company can hire overseas or driver????????????????

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Jan 22, 2023

Tips and Help on Leasing a Truck

Water hose busted

I've been driving trucks for about 4 months now and I just went owner operator with my company and leasing my truck. Does anyone have any good tips

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Jan 22, 2023

What percentage of truck drivers cheat on the road?

What Percentage of Truckers Cheat?  I'd guess at 20%

My husband and i have been together 15 years.. He got his head turned by a somewhat cute 24 yr old gas station attendant at one of the places he stops

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Jan 22, 2023

Is There a Such Think As a Homeless trucker?

I am not a trucker but a trucker's wife & my husband told me this after his co-driver left the truck & company cold turkey. Here is the story. Well my

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Jan 22, 2023

how to get back in trucking after a dot-violation?

Trucking after violations and time off

in January 2007 i left a scene of a accident. was charged with a hit and run,that was amended to coasting and unlicensed driver. Paid a 1200 dollar fine.

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Jan 21, 2023

Has anyone heard good/bad reviews on pam transports training (contracts etc) ?

Truck stop at night

I am interested in getting into trucking and i am going to be 21 soon which i heard is better for getting jobs.

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Jan 21, 2023

Speeding in a weigh station ticket

Have a driver who received a ticket for speeding in a weigh station!! Observed but no radar or any real proof except for 3 other uniforms! Question

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Jan 21, 2023

Parking For Trucks

Crete Carriers parked at shopping center

Parking for trucks is getting scarce. You might have to get creative to find authorized or safe truck parking. Here are some tips.

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Jan 21, 2023

i have a reckless driving on my record, it is three years old who will hire me?

i have a wreckless dirving on my record that isnt three years old until june. i am currently in a cdl class and i am wondering if there is any company

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Jan 19, 2023

I would like to start OTR driving again does any body know what GOOD companies are hiring

US Xpress getting fuel

I am going to get back OTR driving I am looking for a good company that runs from Houston to upstate new york or within the area please no JB hunt recruiters

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Jan 19, 2023

Any suggestions for a good trucking school for getting CDL?

So many trucking schools out there any suggestions for a good one to attend? Is private better or Community College better? How to know which truck driving

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Jan 19, 2023

can an o/o keep my paycheck for preventable accident

Owner Operator in truckstop

I took a load @ the last minute to get ld 2 Atlanta from los angeles, during travel i pulled n2 trk stop tired of course, and i had a backing accident.

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Jan 19, 2023

I had my license suspended for not paying a ticket i didn't no about ,will it affect me getting my cdl for cr england?

Can I get my CDL and a job at Cr England with a non moving suspension for a fix it ticket i didn't know about?

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Jan 19, 2023

Can I take a dog with me hauling fuel?

Kenan hauling fuel

i want to haul fuel,but i have a pug(dog). Can i take my dog in a truck hauling hazmat??

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Jan 19, 2023

Help Me become a trucker with Prime inc.

Hi to all.... I just recently got my CDL Class A license with Hazmat and tanker endorsements back in in New York, i've been applying for a job for

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Jan 18, 2023

Will trucking companies hire me with a felony from 1996?

I was convicted in 1996 for possession of stolen property,i only got probation. Did no jail time. Probation ended in 1999. Who will still hire me ?

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