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Arizona’s New Illegal Immigration Law – Some Truckers Plan to Protest
Why? That is about the only question I can come up with right now. This is a bill that is needed in probably every state. Do these same truckers complain and protest because they have to stop at the Canadian … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged CB Radio, Collin Stewart, DON, ethnic characteristics, freight, illegal immigrants, independent owner operators, law, practice, Show, truck, trucking association, United States, US 13 Comments
Meet The Truck Driver
These massive trucks rolling up and down the interstates over mountains and through small towns all across the United States. People in cars and pick-ups usually are cursing when caught behind these behemoth trucks, and act like they are running … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged air, DON, driver, favorite store, home, horn, interstates, professional truck driver, pushing the limits, simple folks, truck, United States 3 Comments
Check out ‘Heaven On Earth’ in Oregon
Is there really a ‘Heaven On Earth‘ in Azalea, Oregon? Well, I have never been to it “personally” but from the sound of it, it sure looks like there might be. Trucker Steve from Twitter said, he has been several … Continue reading
Posted in Truck Driver Industry Tagged America, apple butter, Azalea, azalea oregon, Christine, Christine H Jackson, Christine Jackson, DON, earth, free wi fi, Ham, Ham Dinner, Heaven, heaven on earth, homemade apple, Katie McClure, Oregon, Q. Do, Q. How, Q. Tell, Q. What, Q. Where, Quines Creek, Restaurant, Rose Stansbury, Steve, truck, turkey Leave a comment
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged company, Day, dispatchers, DON, friend, lime kiln, load, loose leaf, pneumatic tankers, rock quarry, something 1 Comment
To Haul or Not To Haul – Overweights
Can a company fire an employee for refusing to haul an overweight load? Can the company make me haul a load that is overweight? Can the dispatcher make me drive in bad weather? Can the company make me pull an … Continue reading
Posted in Truck Driver Industry Tagged bad weather, CAT, company, dispatcher, DON, driver, exhaustion, load, overweight, shipper, tandems, tractor trailers 5 Comments
NHTSA reports Traffic Fatalities down in 2009
Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released their report on traffic fatalities for 2009. The report indicates that fatalities are still on a downward trend. This is good news obviously, but still it is too many according to … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged accident, DON, highway, highway traffic safety, national highway traffic, national highway traffic safety administration nhtsa, preventable deaths, Ray LaHood, Report, traffic, traffic safety administration, Transportation, U.S. Leave a comment
DOT shuts down for lack of funding
The Department of Transportation will furlough nearly 2,000 employees without pay Monday. Temporarily shutting down highway reimbursements to states worth hundreds of millions of dollars, national anti-drunk driving efforts, and multi-million dollar construction projects across the country. © 2010, Truck … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged construction, country, dollar, DON, furlough, high speed rail, money, National, Ray LaHood, Senator Bunning, worth hundreds 3 Comments
Survive being with a Truck Driver Trainer
First of all, I don’t “claim to be an expert” but I do have some suggestions for new male or female truckers to be able to survive the grueling time spent with a trainer. It is very true some trainers … Continue reading
Posted in Truck Driver Industry Tagged choice in the matter, DON, driver, heavy haul, lot, pneumatic tankers, quality trainers, something, t claim, trainer, truck 2 Comments
Trip Planning – back to the basics
Thanks to Jami Jones (@shewhoknowstruk on Twitter), senior editor at Land Line Magazine, for bringing this topic up. I’ll bet a lot of new drivers have never really heard of this before. It really amazes me, or used to amaze … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged B. I, B. There, CB Radio, company, DON, fuel, GPS, gps unit, how to read a map, Jones, lot, map, mile marker, tom tom gps, truck trip, unit 1 Comment
GOAL – Do you do it?
This is a term, I think I will never forget. It’s even a good thing to do if you are driving any vehicle. GOAL – or Get Out And Look, is a term used in the trucking industry. If you … Continue reading
Posted in Truck Driver Industry Tagged CB Radio, DON, driver, four letters, speed factor, spot, stop, truck, trucking industry, unit, vetran 3 Comments