Tag Archives: Twitter

Who’s a trucker?

No, seriously. That’s a real question. Does just driving a truck make you a trucker? Or is there something more to it? Sorry, I realize I didn’t put a quiz on your syllabus, but hey, that’s the nature of the … Continue reading

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This is the life. We all have to be somewhere. This is my life. Guest post by Jean McHarry

Hey! Todd here. Today I’ve got what can only be described as a guest blog post within a guest blog post. I won’t be the one entertaining you today. Let me explain. You and I both know I’m a blabbermouth, … Continue reading

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Truckers: Be heard on the proposed HOS changes

I’m known as the king of a few things. The Evil Overlord calls me the King of Cheese. I’m guessing it’s because of my love of Sharp Cheddar. Yea. That’s gotta be it. I’m also the King of Justification. With enough … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on KY 32 Improvements set for Feb. 17 in Elliotville

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project to improve KY 32 in Elliott and Rowan counties is moving into the design phase, and engineers need your help. On Thursday, Feb. 17, 5-7 p.m., the Transportation Cabinet will host an informational meeting at … Continue reading

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The Lies, Trash-Talking, and Threats need to Stop

Firstly, let me say that this will be the very last time that I ever post on this ridiculous trend. I want to bring everyone up-to-date on what has been going on for over a year. You may or may … Continue reading

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Thank a Trucker – Pay it Forward

I am an avid Twitter user, and every Friday on twitter is recognized by this hashtag #FollowFriday. This morning while doing my follow Friday mentions I decided to add the hashtag #ThankYou to mine. If you follow me on twitter … Continue reading

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Congressional hearing – ‘Roasting’ Tony Hayward

I realize this is not a laughing matter, so please excuse the humor in the title. But in reality this “congressional hearing” for Tony Hayward sounds almost like a PG or G rated Comedy Central roast. What by chance did … Continue reading

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What is Jake Braking

I guess we are going to have to go back to the basics here, and “Officially” explain what a “Jake brake” is, and what “Jake braking” is. Some “Store bought truck drivers” bless their hearts tried to explain to someone … Continue reading

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Ban on Texting for Truckers why not everyone

Well, today started out with an unofficial announcement of a ban on on Texting for Truck Drivers and Bus Drivers. Why, just trucks and bus drivers? Truck drivers for the most part are the safest drivers out on the highway. … Continue reading

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Twitter and Facebook tools for Cyberbullying, CyberStalking, and Retaliation

Twitter and Facebook seem to be the tools of choice for Cyber-bullying and Cyber-Stalking as of late. Cyber-stalking – It has been defined as the use of information and communications technology, particularly the Internet, by an individual or group of … Continue reading

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