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The Truckers Forum

    1. General Trucking Discussion

      This is our general trucking industry forum. I this forum, you can discuss all general topics involving the trucking industry. While we have many other specific trucking forum within our community, this is the place for the majority of your discussion involving the trucking industry.
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      Latest: 5000 miles with a Volvo I-shift Madmardigan, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:47 AM
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    2. New Truck Driver Questions

      The trucking industry is filled with new truck drivers due to the high turnover in employment. If you are a new truck driver, attending a considering a truck driving school, or just interested in learning about the trucking industry, ask your trucking related questions here and one of our thousands of truck drivers within our community will be happy to answer your questions.
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      Latest: Float gears/ Dubble clutch? Hunter, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:47 PM
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    3. Hey Driver, What's Your 20?

      Where you at? Where you headed? Share where your going and what your doing with other drivers on the forum.
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      Latest: This is the only 20 thread you need to read. Keendriver, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:53 AM
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    4. Canadian Trucking

      your forum for canadian trucking news and all canadian trucking discussion. Headed to Canada and got a question about anything Post it here.
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    5. Truckers Health With Dr. Daliah

      Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a very important, yet often overlooked part of a long and successful career in the trucking industry. Good eating habits and proper exercise leads to less driver fatigue, less health problems, less injuries, and a better lifestyle. Visit Dr. Daliah's website
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    6. Truck Stop Reviews and Discussion

      No matter if you are a local driver, dedicated driver, regional, or long haul, truck stops are a place that most truck drivers have to deal with in one way or another as part of their daily routine. Talk about the various truck stops you have experienced, good and bad
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      Latest: Truck stop in Lansing Steve Bell, Feb 9, 2016 at 4:47 PM
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    7. Shipper and Receiver Reviews

      Post your experiences as a truck driver, whether company driver or owner operator, with the various shipper and receivers we deal with on a daily basis. Let us know how you were treated and what you had to deal with at the location.
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  1. Niche Specific Trucking Forums

    Specialized trucking forums for various niches within the trucking industry
    1. Flatbed Trucking

      Pulling flatbeds requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other flatbedders in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling flatbeds, ask any questions you may have. We have many flatbed truckers in our community who would be happy to discuss topics related to the flatbed trucking industry with you.
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      Latest: Flatbeds In IL commisionlife123, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:55 AM
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    2. Tanker Trucking

      Pulling tanks requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other tanker yankers in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling tanks, ask any questions you may have. This forum is not for discussion of specific companies.
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    3. Refrigerated Trucking

      Pulling a reefer requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other refrigerated drivers in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling a reefer, ask any questions you may have. This forum is not for discussion of specific companies.
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      Latest: New to reefer Duck, Dec 23, 2015
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    1. Trucking Industry News

      All the latest trucking news headlines from all over the net, brought to you in one centralized discussion area. Is there a trucking news story we missed? Feel free to post it here. This forum is for news items only, not general discussion or opinion threads.
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    2. Traffic, Weather, and Road Conditions

      Traffic and weather are two factors that can seriously delay a trucker along their route. Post any major weather concerns, Road Construction, or long term traffic delays here.
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    3. Truckers Forum Polls

      Vote early and often in all of our forum polls. New polls will be added regularly. See an old poll that you haven't voted in? Feel free to vote in it as well!
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      Latest: Grease live Duck, Feb 3, 2016
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    1. Freightliner

      A place for all Freightliner specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Freightliners, past and present.
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    2. International

      A place for all International specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Internationals, past and present.
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    3. Kenworth

      A place for all Kenworth specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Kenworth, past and present.
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      Latest: Turn signals GAnthony, Feb 6, 2016 at 4:39 PM
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    4. Peterbilt

      A place for all Peterbilt specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Peterbilts, past and present.
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      Latest: Big Tim HELP 99 pete bat, Jan 17, 2016
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    5. Volvo

      A place for all Volvo specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Volvos, past and present.
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      Latest: 2011 Volvo D13 STOP engine fault Hunter, Feb 6, 2016 at 5:34 PM
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    6. Western Star

      A place for all Western Star specific discussions. Everything from repair and maintenance questions to general discussions of all models of Western Stars, past and present.
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      Latest: Has anybody seen.... krelithous, Feb 7, 2016 at 2:21 AM
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    7. Other Truck Manufacturers

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    1. Owner Operators

      Are you an independent contractor (owner operator) with the additional burden of maintaining your own rig? This area is for those drivers who lease their trucks to companies as well as the total independent that books his own loads.
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    2. Lease Purchase Programs

      Are you currently in a lease purchase program, or considering one? Share your experiences with this growing market of the trucking industry and help other truck drivers make better decisions as they consider a lease purchase program.
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      Latest: New vs. used Mike, Jan 20, 2016
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    3. Freight Broker Discussion

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      Latest: Ridiculous Rates...How low will they go? krelithous, Feb 10, 2016 at 7:45 PM
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    1. General Diesel Fuel Discussion

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      Latest: Oil prices keep dropping (((ME))), Jan 27, 2016
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    2. DEF System Discussion

      Discuss DEF system repair issues, general preventative maintenance, and general tips and tricks to keep your DEF system trouble free.
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      Latest: Smoke while driving doser, Feb 11, 2016 at 3:02 AM
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  2. Truck and Trailer Tech Corner

    Many truckers choose to perform truck and trailer repairs / upgrades on their own. Here you can post truck and trailer repair questions, upgrade questions, as well as offer advice to others on repairs and upgrades to trucks and trailers.
    1. Truck Maintenance and Repair

      Truck Maintenance and Repair. Discuss all topics relating to truck maintenance and truck repair in this forum. Everything from Minor to major repairs, performance upgrades, and even routine truck maintenance.
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      Latest: Oil Sample Results mndriver, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:58 AM
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    2. Fuel Economy

      Fuel Economy has become one of the most important factors in determining the success or failure of an owner operator. While there are many aftermarket items available promising improved fuel economy, driving habits and maintenance might be the biggest factors. Discuss what you are doing, or considering, to improve the fuel mileage you get on your rig.
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      Latest: Let's talk "aerodynamics"..... mndriver, Feb 9, 2016 at 2:29 PM
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    3. Trailer Maintenance and Repair

      Trailer Maintenance and Repair. Discuss all topics relating to trailer maintenance and trailer repair in this forum. Everything from Minor to major repairs, and even routine trailer maintenance.
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    4. Truck Repair Shops

      Whether you are a company driver, or an owner operator, you will have dealings with truck repair shops all over the United States. Share your experiences and recommendations with other truckers.
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      Latest: Parlok Bulipap, Oct 26, 2015
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    5. Tires and Wheels

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      Latest: super singles thoughts and input krelithous, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:09 PM
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    6. Trucking Technology

      Bio-diesel, bypass oil filters, and all other technology that is out there for today's Owner Operator.
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    7. Auxiliary Power Units (APU's)

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    1. CB Shop

      Discuss topics relating to CB and HAM radios, including discussions on antennas, microphones, brands of radios, terminology, etc.
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      Latest: 6 to 4 pin mic Tazz, Jan 8, 2016
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    2. Computers, Software, and Electronics

      Many drivers carry laptop computers in their trucks. Talk about internet options, software for your computer, and discuss tips and tricks related to computers.
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    1. The Layover Tavern

      This is your laid back, talk about anything forum. Just grab your favorite cold or warm beverage and talk about whatever is on your mind.
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      Latest: Caption This: Feb 11, 16 GAnthony, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:53 AM
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    2. Movies and Television

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      Latest: Fury ironpony, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:53 AM
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    3. Science And Technology

      The place for discussion of physics, science, gadgets & gizmos, alternative energy, and pretty much anything scientific.
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    4. Sports Talk

      All Sports Discussion
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      Latest: Electric NASCAR? GAnthony, Feb 3, 2016
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    5. Automotive Forum

      A popular hobby among truck drivers is working on cars and trucks. Whether simply for maintaining the family ride, or restoring the old classic cars and trucks, this is the place for all automotive discussion.
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      Latest: Smart Car vs. Mustang krelithous, Feb 5, 2016 at 12:28 AM
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    6. Truckers Cooking Forum

      Do you cook in your truck? Like cooking in general? Discuss cooking with our truckers forum members.
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      Latest: Whats for Supper? patriciajnsn, Feb 11, 2016 at 8:16 AM
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    7. Truck Driving Stories - Tales From The Road

      When you spend 10 hours a day out on the highway, covering 500 or more miles each day, you often come back with some interesting truck driving stories to tell. Tell us about your stories from the road here.
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      Latest: Truck Takes Out a Bridge Blood, Jan 27, 2016
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    8. *Members Only*

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    1. The Drivers Lounge

      It's like the Tavern, only different. Whatever that means.
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    1. Introduce Yourself

      New to the Truckers Forum? Introduce yourself here, tell us as little or as much about yourself as you want. Are you a current driver? Interested in driving? How long have you been driving or thinking about driving? Break the ice here.
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      Latest: Recently graduated from truck driving school krelithous, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:45 AM
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    2. Site Announcements

      As we continue to develop this website, we will post anything new that we add here, as well as any important information relating to the website and its members.
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    3. Truckers Forum Support Desk

      If you are having any issues with the website, submit a support thread here. When submitting a thread, you must select a thread prefix that is most applicable to the problem you are having. if you are having a problem creating threads in the forum, you can reach us via the "contact us" link at the bottom of the page. We will address your concerns as quickly as possible. Note: Your support question is private. Only our staff will be able to view and respond to your questions.
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  3. Classifieds

    buy/sell, employment listings, anything classifieds related. Sell at your own risk, buy at your own risk, The Truckers Forum is not responsible for any transactions between members and guests on this website.
    1. Parts For Sale

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    2. Parts Wanted

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    3. Parting Out

      Parting out a truck or trailer? Post the information here.
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    4. Trucker-Bay - Miscellaneous Items

      Trucking or non-trucking stuff to buy or sell? Put it in here if there is no appropriate category
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    5. Trailers For Sale

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