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Whether you’re a seasoned trucker, a trucking enthusiast, or someone interested in the fascinating world of trucking, you’ve come to the right place. Our website is dedicated to providing you with valuable information, engaging discussions, and helpful resources related to the trucking industry.

At Lestalks Trucking, we understand the vital role that trucking plays in our everyday lives. From delivering goods and essential supplies to supporting the economy, the trucking industry is the backbone of transportation. We aim to be your go-to source for everything you need to know about this dynamic and ever-evolving field.

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Our Story

We want to help those like us with trucking concerns. We have been searching the web finding the best trucking companies and schools that we have come across. Most people will tell you trucking is just a career, and it can be: a lucrative career. However, we have found in our family that it is in your blood and in your lifestyle. It isn’t just about driving, it is about your family, your time, your customers, all those things factor in. We don’t just sit behind the wheel.

We want to share what we know about this industry and help you find the best fit for you. If you are changing careers, please know Leslie did it. Was it scary? Yes. Was it woth it? HELL YES. Tammy will give you the perspective from the homelife side of a trucking family, Leslie she is a team driver with her husband. You will get the perspective from both sides here.

We know there are other mama’s and daddy’s out there struggling! We are too! I won’t say we are a success story, YET! But the first step in our journey is the same one you are taking. You are searching! So we’re we! We are working through this day by day! We want to help those like we have been helped! We know it is tough, we know it can be overwhelming! We struggled too, and still are! But we have knowledge and how to help! We want to get you to that place too! Knowledge is power, let that power help guide you the way it guided us!

What It Really Takes to Haul Hazardous Materials with a Semi State to State

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Hauling hazardous materials (HazMat) across state lines is a job that demands utmost responsibility, specialized knowledge, and strict adherence to safety protocols. As a truck driver, transporting HazMat isn’t just about getting from point A to point B; it’s about ensuring the safety of yourself, the public, and the environment. In this article, we’ll dive…
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The Best Apps for Truckers That Pay Affiliate Commissions

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In the fast-paced world of trucking, having the right tools at your fingertips can make all the difference. Apps designed specifically for truckers can enhance efficiency, improve safety, and boost overall productivity. Plus, as an added bonus, some of these apps offer affiliate commissions, providing an excellent opportunity for truckers and those in the trucking…
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The Trucker’s Guide to Finding the Best Truck Stops

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For long-haul truck drivers, finding a good truck stop can mean the difference between a restful break and a frustrating ordeal. The best truck stops offer not just fuel, but also comfortable amenities, good food, and a safe environment. Knowing how to spot the best, and which ones to avoid, can significantly enhance your on-the-road…
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Freelance Trucking vs. Company Driving: Managing Loads and Charting Your Own Course

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Trucking is more than just a job; it’s a lifestyle that offers unique challenges and opportunities, whether you’re a freelance trucker or a company driver. Each path has its advantages and strategies for managing loads effectively. Understanding these can help you make informed decisions about your career path in the trucking industry. Understanding Your Options:…
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Mastering the Balance: Navigating Your 70-Hour Work Week Clock in Trucking

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For many truck drivers, managing the 70-hour work week clock isn’t just a regulatory requirement; it’s an essential skill for both safety and productivity. Under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations, truck drivers are allowed to drive a maximum of 70 hours in an 8-day period before requiring a 34-hour reset. This rule…
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Understanding and Embracing the Trucking Lifestyle: A Guide for Truckers’ Spouses

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Being married to a trucker is much more than a marital status; it’s a partnership that stretches across miles, schedules, and long days apart. For many spouses, the truck can sometimes feel like a rival, pulling their loved ones away and returning them as if they’ve been with another. But understanding that trucking is more…
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