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  1. War on the Roads: Part 3

    by , 08.30.2008 at 01.07 PM (Becoming a Freight Broker)
    The industry, along with the government, have worked together to create the Hours of Service rules and drug testing requirements, which is required before a company can send a newly hired driver out in a truck, in the event of an accident, and random throughout the year. Vehicle inspections preformed by the DOT and state troopers are another way to locate and correct improper behavior and vehicle maintenance. Scale Houses, also known as weigh stations and chicken coops, are one of the main methods ...
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  2. just waiting

    Hey guys i talked to wil_trans yesterday about a job.I don,t know anything about them.but with me not getting my deploma i have no choice.i need a job real bad bills are pileing up no more money in the bank.got to what you have to till i can do better.thinks ya for all the help.if everything goes ok they said i could start september 8th.
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  3. wheres all the good flatbed freight??????

    ya know i just dont understand ~im an owner opp here got 6 trucks and i just dont see how these companys expect any 1 to make any money with the price of fuel at 4.00 a gal~these companys and brokers are still stuck in the 80 s i think wanting u to haull #### for 1.75 a mile ~my trucks dont haul anything under 2.50 a mile and its still hard to make money at that~~~~i guess welcome to owner opp huh?
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  4. out of school

    well ya i did not get my deploma but i got my cdl.i hope i can find a job.hope ya on here can help me out with some leads.
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  5. Company Response

    by , 08.28.2008 at 06.53 PM (My new career in trucking)
    I've put out a few emails asking companies if they had any interest and got my first response tonight. It was from Maverick who I have an interest in. We discussed their specialized division and I guess we'll see how it goes. OK, It was a recruiter and all that, but it was nice to hear someone was interested in me.
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  6. My adventure into the trucking lifestyle.

    Becoming a truck driver has been a dream of mine since I was in High School. After graduation I was eager willing and ready to take to the road. Unfortunately I hit a major road block, my age, to do anything across state lines you had to be 21, and the only in state driving you could do was for farmers. Needless to say they had these things called insurance companies that wanted you to be 21, or a member of the family.

    When I finally reached the grand old age of 21, I was chin deep ...
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  7. Ready for school

    by , 08.26.2008 at 10.42 AM (My new career in trucking)
    Had to drive to school to pay and get my school ID this morning. Talked to one of the other students and heard that in the last class 17 graduated out of 40! Seems like a lot that didn't make it. Oh well, one week till school really starts. Hopefully I'll be one of the ones who graduates.
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