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Category Archives: trucking life

Truck Drivers Strike

Apr
7,
2008
3

Whether you are a seasoned driver, just out of truck driver training or attending any of the truck driver schools across the nation, one should be watching the outcome of this recent truck drivers strike.  Primarily owner operators, many drivers … Continue reading

The “Strike” That Broke the Truckers Back

Apr
4,
2008
4

I would like to say that all the talk you are hearing about truck drivers going on strike and high fuel prices is just the final “straw” for truck drivers everywhere. I’m not down playing high fuel prices at all. As … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking- Your Opinions, Comments, and Testimonials

Mar
11,
2008
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 To all our very valued readers,  subscribers to our Newletter, and fellow truckers, In response to all our daily e-mails, I would like to say a huge THANK YOU. The blog and our website,  TruthAboutTrucking, is quickly becoming a source … 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 Schools and Trucking Companies: Post Your Comments about Them Here

Feb
22,
2008
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First, I want to thank you for your trust and support in helping to make  Truth About Trucking the best selling  CDL Trucking Book for Students and New Drivers.   Allen Smith Many of you have been writing me and voicing … 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

Truck Drivers Need Fun Too; Take a Ride on a Harley

Feb
1,
2008
1

After a tough week in trucking, it’s always great anticipation to know you can enjoy a ride on your bike. Take a ride with us and enjoy the “not so typical” biker background music. Has a pretty cool ending too. There … Continue reading

Winter Driving Tips

Nov
4,
2007
3

On December 21st at precisely 7:42 A.M. EST, the sun’s rays will strike one of the two tropical latitude lines, and thus winter will officially begin for the Northern Hemisphere. This will also be the official beginning of “winter driving” … 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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