Where is the best place to live for trucking jobs?

Discussion in 'Trucking Jobs' started by telcobilly, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. telcobilly

    telcobilly Medium Load Member

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    I may be looking at a move real soon as San Diego is not the place to be for trucking. I have the offer of a room in my brother's house in Dallas while I job search. Of course I would have to switch my CDL to TX (no problem with that!) Other than there, what other places would be good to consider? thanks!
     
  2. BigBluePeter

    BigBluePeter Medium Load Member

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    Dallas is actually a good place to be at the moment. The Texas economy is still in decent shape.
     
  3. The Challenger

    The Challenger Kinghunter

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    I have heard Tennessee or I-75 north of Atlanta.

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  4. REDD

    REDD The Legend

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    Ummm.... In the truck!
     
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  5. American-Trucker

    American-Trucker Road Train Member

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    The Carolina's are great tons of OTR companies hire out of them same with Atlanta
     
  6. Allow Me.

    Allow Me. Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Along the major corridors, in the midwest. Why, you ask? Because freight moves along I-40, I-35, I-80. In Dallas or Okie City for instance, you can haul freight going in 4 directions. Laredo, Tx. is a huge transfer point. Just be near a major interstate.
     
  7. socal

    socal Medium Load Member

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    Cross roads of America N.W. Indiana/Chicago. Most all carriers have this as a Hiring Area.
     
  8. Rug_Trucker

    Rug_Trucker Road Train Member

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    I live 4 miles South of I-40. I live near the intersection of I 24-40-and 65.

    BTW if you are really desperate for work Western Express in hiring.
     
  9. jron619

    jron619 Medium Load Member

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    Daygo is the last stop on the trucking map. Phoenix would be a good move.
     
  10. Dryver

    Dryver Road Train Member

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    Look at cities at the intersections of the main freight corridors; Dallas, Atlanta, KC, OK City, Omaha, Indy, Memphis etc.