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Posted:  1 month, 4 weeks ago

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GPS Recommendations?

Hey all,

What GPS Apps would you guys recommend? I heard CoPilot is great but heard mixed things.

Just wanted to know in case my Garmin Dezl 580 fails me lol. Why not throw in Truck GPS’s on here as well!

Posted:  2 months, 1 week ago

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Western Express pay increase or sliding?

A question for the company drivers at Western Express:

I spoke to a recruiter from Western Express but it seemed shady.

He says their pay increased to .42cpm but I heard they use a sliding scale. Meaning if the load is under 600 miles, it’s .42cpm but if it’s over 600 miles, the cpm decreases. Is this true? And if it is what does the cpm look like?

Posted:  2 months, 1 week ago

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Truck Stop Parking Time Limit

Hey All,

How long are you allowed to park for at big name truck stops like Pilot Flying J, Loves, TA, Petro etc for home time?

Does it depend on each location separately, such as one TA will let you park for a week while the other TA will tow your truck after 2 days?

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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NYC truck parking help

Hey all,

Anybody live in or near NYC know where tractor trailers are allowed to park for a drivers time off (4 days). I wouldn’t mind knowing places in New Jersey either. Hopefully somewhere reliable, but please do share.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Melton Truck Lines training

Hi all,

I decided to go with Melton Truck Lines. I’m a student driver no exp but I already have my CDL.

Any advice or warnings about Melton? As in stuff the recruiter won’t mention? Such as is the training actually good? Or the road test? Etc.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Starter Student?

Hi all I have a question,

Could you guys recommend companies that take students with no experience. I already have my CDL and tankers endorsement if that helps.

However I’ve been working since 2012 up until 2021. However, due to personal family problems (medical), I haven’t worked for a year which is a problem for trucking companies I hear. And I should mention I have a speeding ticket (in a car) but that was 3 and a 1/2 years ago.

Any suggestions?

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Employment Gaps?

Hey all,

I know it’s the insurance companies not the truck companies that hire you but how do they feel about a 1 year employment gap? (my mom was sick).

I’m a student no exp and already have my CDL. Looking to start soon.

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