Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

A Truck Driver’s Idea on Design

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by beccaallison No Comments

I have lived in a lot of different trucks. Sometimes I have wondered, “What could they have been thinking?” about the designers of the interior [...]


Lottery winners always seem to drive trucks

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 by Holley Young No Comments

It’s happened again. Another trucker has won the lottery. Seriously, why does it seem like they are always winning? It’s not fair. Yet again, Tony [...]


Healthy habits start with your food

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by beccaallison No Comments

We drivers are now required to take a mandatory 30 minute meal break sometime between five and eight hours of driving. Sometimes this is difficult [...]


Christmas in the Truck

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

When the truck is your home for the holidays One of the challenges of driving a truck is dealing with being out on the road [...]


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, [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by derek No Comments

In the last article, I wrote about how OTR drivers make consequential decisions every day, described how bad the lack of sleep can negatively affect [...]


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 [...]


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