Archive for the ‘It’s a Trucking Life’ Category

Firearms for Truckers: Should You Carry?

Posted on: November 21st, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

Almost everyone on the road has heard of Jason’s Law and the controversy that has followed in trucker safety. As politicians argue about trucking regulations […]

Paperwork: how not to drown in it

Posted on: November 6th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Even though we are not office workers, truck drivers still have to deal with a lot of paperwork. Both on the job and at home, […]

Handling HOS regs in the real world

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

As of July 1, 2013, two new Hours of Service (HOS) regulations were handed down from the FMCSA. One now requires drivers to take a […]

Life as a Lady Trucker

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

While trucking is still a male-dominated profession, female drivers now make up, at last count, over 6% of truck drivers and number around 200,000. We […]

Drivers, you are more than “just a trucker”

Posted on: October 8th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Don’t ever use this phrase. Don’t say, “I’m just a trucker.” Like the old phrase, “I’m just a housewife”, it is demeaning to you, and […]

Harold Scott, Driver, Spends $600,000+ on Billboards

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

You are out on the highways and byways driving and what do you see? Signs. Billboards. Advertisement. God? Everywhere you turn, you see billboards advertising […]

Healthy Breakfast Basics

Posted on: September 25th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

If you are like me, you get really tired of what some truck stops offer for breakfast – hard biscuits with sausage and egg, pizza, […]

Trucks and Drug Smuggling: A Dangerous Combination

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

According to NPR News, over 5 million trucks cross the Mexico and United States’ border every year. These drivers haul necessary supplies, technology, food, and […]

The Bells and Whistles of Japanese Truck Art

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

The true value of a truck is found on the inside. What matters most is how it drives, whether the sleeper cabin is comfortable, and […]

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 […]

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