Author Archive of beccaallison

Where Is the Safe Parking?

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

You know the drill – you have been driving for ten hours, and it is time to find a place to park. Perhaps the Electronic [...]


Dueling GPS Devices

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

I am having fun with the GPS devices in my truck that help find the shipper or receiver. Heaven knows what I did without them [...]


Cell phones killed the CB chatter

Posted on: August 5th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

When I first started driving, the CB was the only technology that could connect you to fellow drivers on the road. Drivers would while away [...]


Healthy Eating on the Road

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

I have recently changed my lifestyle to be more healthy out here on the road. I was tired of being overweight – 230 pounds at [...]


My own sleep apnea experience

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Decades before the whole issue of sleep apnea appeared, I used to listen to my father snore when he napped. He snored really loudly, and [...]


Keeping healthy and making your own meals

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Now that you have equipped your truck with a lot of things you need to live healthy out there on the road, it’s time to [...]


Checking Your Tires

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Old school truck drivers always carried a tire thumper. It was a short, wooden bat that was always kept beside the driver’s seat. You’d see [...]


Cooking and saving aren’t so hard

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Most of you veteran drivers out there know that driving a truck, especially long haul, is not your typical 9 to 5 job. The hours [...]


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