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Feb 02, 2023

Can I be denied employment with pre existing hernia

I have a hernia and may be denied employment

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Feb 02, 2023

can i buy just a tractor to start out trucking and find plenty of work?

Does Power Only Pay Enough

Can i buy just a tractor to start trucking and find people that want their trailers pulled?

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Feb 01, 2023

Reasons my ac keep shutting on and off while i am driving?

Why does my ac keep shutting on and off while i am driving

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Feb 01, 2023

how many times can you take the class A CDL test?

from the KNOWLEDGE part of the test i know its as many times until you pass it (right ?) and as far as the SKILLS and COMBINATION test I GUESS its how

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Jan 31, 2023

is it bad luck to take an ex girlfriends name off your dump truck?

leaving ex girlfriends name on a dump truck

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Jan 31, 2023

In a roll over semi accident and partner did it while I was in sleeper berth

In a rollover semi accident when team driver wrecked while I was in sleeper berth and after 3 months of intense physical therapy. I am not better, shoulder

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Jan 31, 2023

what is orientation like at a truckung company mainly at millis transfer?

How is orientation at Millis Transfer?

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Jan 30, 2023

Need truck to take CDL driving test Baltimore MD

Need to take DMV CDL a road test if anybody can help I will pay I'm in Baltimore Maryland please email me jcanty26@gmail.com

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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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