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Pepperidge

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do you have any insider contacts to people in the LA area removing Fema trailers?

Preferably in the Slidell La. area...It's seems like it's a brother in law/handshake kinda thing...no one wants to give up their source...I have four days a week I sit idle and could use the extra money while I wait for the area and my business to recover...
 

schulte

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How profitable is the business? I've always thought about it, but looked seriously.

I do drive a LOT anyways; 400-500mile trips 3-4 times a month isn't abnormal. Some of this is personal and some of this is random stuff being moved for a friend of a friend, etc.

Is it doable for someone without a CDl/under 21, or no?

Ever calculate your "hourly" wage, on average?
 
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Actually I suggest getting with one of the transport companies out of Elkhart, Indiana first. They will help teach you the ropes and give you enough seat time to decide whether driving is right for you.
 
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im looking to move a tractor for a guy. was just wonderin would i need a cdl for this? or any thing speacial like permits and special insurance? never done this before for money and just came across the deal but dont wanna be in trouble if stopped
 

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im looking to move a tractor for a guy. was just wonderin would i need a cdl for this? or any thing speacial like permits and special insurance? never done this before for money and just came across the deal but dont wanna be in trouble if stopped
Dont go over GVWR, thats all i know
 
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if your going to be paid...you will need dot numbers, insurance, run a log book if it is over 100 air miles from port to port....and make sure your truck and trailer do not exceed GVWR....am I missing anything Rick?
 
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There are a lot of grey areas it seems. I always haul for myself Lol!. Actually that is a grey area cause I own the load until I unload it so I guess maybe I'm still technically hauling for myself. It's crossing certain state lines overwidth or over weight I try to aviod.
 
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