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How to get More Gas for your Dollar

Mar
16,
2008
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Presently, the national average for gasoline is $3.28 per gallon. Diesel is even higher, reaching in some places such as here in florida, more than $4.00 per gallon. Is it possible to get more gallons for your money’s worth? Yes, … Continue reading

The Nightmares of Trucking

Mar
14,
2008
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We found this video on YouTube and we would like to share it with you. This Gentleman’s name who created the video is Jim and he is a retired truck driver. He and his wife are parents of a soldier … Continue reading

Truck Driving Careers: Choose the Right Truck Driver Training School or Trucking Company

Mar
4,
2008
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I would like to stress to those interested in choosing Trucking as a career, to make sure they do their homework before choosing a  Truck Driver Training Facility or Trucking Company for Employment. Trucking Schools are a big business out … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs : The Top 30 Jobs of the Future

Mar
2,
2008
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Truck driving jobs are always plentiful due to the constant driver turn over rate that now stands at 128% for over the road drivers. The average yearly income for truck drivers is $35,000 to $45,000 for company drivers, and $95,000 … Continue reading

Blowing the “Bang” out of the Big Bang Theory

Feb
22,
2008
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As an over the road truck driver, one has endless hours to spend just thinking. I don’t know about you, but I think about weird, sometimes complicated things. For instance, is a horse really a horse? Anyway, I would like to … Continue reading

Truck Stop Directory

Feb
20,
2008
6

A professional truck driver gets to know the best places to stop for a meal or rest during their time over the road. Normally based on what services are available, ease of parking, safety, etc., each driver has their own … Continue reading

Truck Drivers and the “Recession”

Feb
8,
2008
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I want to start out by saying that this whole so called recession thing is getting slightly on my nerves. Do you think, that just possibly, it could be a little bit of election propaganda set up by our trusted media? You know, the people we … Continue reading

Tax Exempt Truckers

Feb
3,
2008
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Tax Exempt Truckers By Suzanne Roquemore  Trucking and taxes go hand-in-hand. But trucking companies and owner operators in trucking who have an ICC number or who are leased to a carrier that has an ICC number can save on sales … Continue reading

Depression and the Long Haul Trucker

Oct
22,
2007
1

A long haul trucker is no stranger to sleep deprivation. Even local truck drivers deal with the problem of little rest, many working 70 hour weeks. Sleep deprivation is the leading cause of serious truck related accidents, resulting in as … Continue reading

Private Pilot: The Joy of Flying

Sep
17,
2007
1

There is nothing like the feeling of sliding into a Cessna 172 or Piper Cherokee 180 and heading off into the sky. The sense of freedom is enormous, and whatever worries or problems you may be facing, just fade away. … Continue reading

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