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

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 [...]


Halvor Drivers and Staff Win Big with Weight Losses

Posted on: September 4th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

Truck drivers have some of the highest rates of obesity in any occupation along with a heap of other health issues, and with regulations by [...]


Truck Drivers Inspire Graduate Research

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

After thousands of dollars in tuition and years in higher education, sociology graduate student Benjamin Snyder has figured out what so many Americans will never [...]


Truck Drivers: A New Field for Fine Art

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 1 Comment

More than likely, you wouldn’t journey into the Metropolitan Museum of Art looking for canvas drawings of a Peterbilt 379 or the Louvre to find [...]


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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