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Trucking Vets Past and Present – Thank You for our Freedom

Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an … Continue reading

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Owners, Dispatchers- Friend or Foe

I wanted to write a little about my own experiences about going the extra mile, or doing little favors for owners and dispatchers. Just about every company I ever worked for, I became friends with the owners or the dispatchers. … Continue reading

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Trucking ‘Old School’ Style part one

I received my latest issue of Land Line Magazine the other day February edition and in it was one article that caught my attention rather quickly. It’s on page 102 if you get the magazine, but it was called ‘Old … Continue reading

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Talk about being an online “stalker”

I know I have been warned by my real friends to just let some things go. But, when is enough going to be enough? I guess what I am trying to say is why is a “loose cannon” driver that … Continue reading

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Truckers are Santa’s Helpers Too

Thanksgiving is now over, we can all focus on the major season that is to follow. Christmas I feel is the biggest holiday of all, and the most important one. It won’t be long before children everywhere are sitting down … Continue reading

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New HOS Rules – Not again?

When I started driving a truck, you drove for ten hours and you rested for eight hours. What was wrong with that? Of course, I was a local driver at the time, so maybe it wasn’t good for an OTR … Continue reading

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Texting and Driving part II

Welcome back for part II, of the distracted driving summit. Again I will ask what does Jason’s Law have to do with distracted driving? Today ended a two day summit with Ray Lahood making an announcement at the end, that … Continue reading

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This should cut back on NEW hires for PRIME INC.

If more companies go this route, there will be a LOT of OUT OF WORK truck drivers. Medical Qualifications: PRIME, Inc.’s objective is to introduce the safest associates to our fleet. In order to accomplish this, each new entry, will … Continue reading

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Father’s Day what does it mean?

I did a little research, and found this is the meaning of Father’s Day. from the history of Father’s Day. It would be interesting to know how Father’s Day came into practice and celebrated worldwide with an equal sincerity and … Continue reading

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Truck Driver sentenced in fatal crash

Vermont truck driver Peter Carrara wasn’t supposed to make a second trip to Pennsylvania, hauling in tombstones for Memorial Day, the week in May 2007 that his rig slammed into and killed a Hollidaysburg woman, his attorney said Friday. He … Continue reading

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