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Truck Driver Succeeds Through Hard Work and Sacrifice

Dec
16,
2010
3

By: Allen Smith The trucking life is tough and is not for everyone.  In fact, many newcomers to the vocation will leave within the first six months, discovering that the exciting life on the road is not for them.  As … Continue reading

Quality of Life for Truck Drivers

Jul
21,
2010
1

The July, 2010 edition of Truckers News has a great article by Carolyn Magner and Misty Bell about the generation gap between the modern day truck drivers.  Looking at trucking through the eyes of veteran road warriors versus the “newbie” … Continue reading

Trucking Life is Focus of New Show

Nov
10,
2008
0

Hello everybody . . . I wanted to let you know about a new show on Blog Talk Radio, hosted by 20 year trucking veteran, Larry Stafford out of Arizona. His new show – Independent(R)ealist, will give quick talks to … Continue reading

Trucking Job Brings Me Face to Face With Vietnam Vet

Jun
13,
2008
8

     It’s amazing what an over the road truck driver can encounter on a daily basis. All of the sights and sounds they experience become so vast that they soon forget and accept them as simply a part of their … Continue reading

CDL Federal Gun Law

Jun
2,
2008
203

Due to the controversial topic: “Can CDL Truck Drivers Carry Guns?”, I have researched and found a Federal Law that so many drivers are looking for. Read what an actual Federal Law states about this topic, to put it to rest, once and … 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

The Trucking Brand : Truck Drivers, Can you Relate to This?

Apr
2,
2008
2

 Truckers have a lot of time to themselves. Many of us write songs while we’re on the road.  Trucking life is a rough one, the music and thoughts we keep are what keeps us going.  Nobody really  understands the sacrifices … Continue reading

Tough life: Costs catastrophic to truckers

Mar
10,
2008
0

Article describing the devastating effects that Owner Operators within the Trucking Industry are experiencing because of the High price of fuel. Truck Drivers from all over the country are being forced to make drastic changes in their lifestyles, some on … Continue reading

Blowing the “Bang” out of the Big Bang Theory

Feb
22,
2008
3

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

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