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Category Archives: trucking life

Pilot Travel Center Coming to Tyler, Texas

Jan
6,
2009
1

Pilot Travel Center has purchased nearly 20 acres, just outside of Tyler, Texas for the building of a new Pilot truck stop.  Although having been in the works for a year and a half, the deal finally was done and … Continue reading

Trucking 2009 – Will This be Your Year?

Dec
29,
2008
2

As 2008 comes to a close many people will be faced with yet another New Year’s resolution – a career change. During a time of layoffs and bail outs, many will look at professional truck driving as a possibility. The … Continue reading

The Hardest Part of Trucking

Dec
15,
2008
3

Trucking can be a rough lifestyle. One way or the other, everyone has to do what they need to do in order to provide for themselves and their family. Over the road trucking can be fun at times, but the … Continue reading

Freight Broker Training – Topic of Upcoming Show

Dec
14,
2008
5

Having trouble getting your CDL?  Want to be a more successful owner operator?  Having your own freight broker license could be the answer!  Jack Martin of A1 Freight Broker Training will be our special guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking – Christmas Special!

Dec
9,
2008
4

Donna and I would like to thank everyone for their support and encouragment that you have all shown us through the last 3 years.  Here is a little Trucking Christmas Special we have put together for you, in hopes it … Continue reading

Trucking Feeling the Economy Crunch

Dec
8,
2008
1

There is little doubt that the trucking industry is feeling the current state of the economy.  This was naturally going to happen, and more and more drivers are reporting a slow down in freight.  Especially surprising, is the slow down … Continue reading

Trucker Family Needs Our Help

Dec
6,
2008
3

    by Allen Smith Raymond Neumann was a veteran truck driver hauling gasoline within the State of Florida.  A beloved father and friend, he passed away on June 7th, 2008 after he swerved to miss a pick up truck that … Continue reading

Federal Rules target medically unfit truck drivers

Dec
5,
2008
6

By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press Writer  – Tue Dec 2, 12:01 pm ET WASHINGTON – Federal regulators are taking steps to get medically unfit truck and bus drivers off the road after being accused for years of dragging their feet on the issue. Under … Continue reading

Truck Driving Myths

Dec
2,
2008
4

Had a fun show tonight on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” with quite a few guests and loyal listeners in the Chat Room.  Had a little fun discussing various myths, legends, jokes and strange stories.  Special “Thanks” to everyone who joined … Continue reading

The Trucking Industry- Should We Keep Everything a “Secret”?

Nov
29,
2008
1

by Donna Smith I have to say that I am pretty annoyed with a lot of folks out there who are continually trying to pretend that everything is “peachy keen” within the trucking industry. It appears that their goal is to create … Continue reading

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