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Meritor 14X HE Axle

For a trucker with 20 years of experience, I’m about as dumb as a tube of toothpaste when it comes to anything related to the mechanics of the truck. But I do know a funny video when I see. So with that, I’ll let a very enthusiastic fan tell you about the new Meritor 14X […]

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Join The Trucker Dump Slack Group!

I humbly apologize. I’ve been talking about the Trucker Dump Slack group for quite a while on the podcast version of Trucker Dump and completely forgot about all of you who prefer to read the blog posts instead of listening to my annoying voice blather on about things happening in my life and answering listener […]

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TD120: Truckers And Exercise

Truckers and exercise. Talk about two words that sound weird together! I think maybe the words “chicken” and “Q-tip” might have more in common. Heck, I’m guessing I’ve already lost half you readers simply by uttering those two words in the same sentence, which is really sad because if there is a group of people […]

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TD119: Winter Truck Driving Tips From An Alaskan Trucker

If you could get winter truck driving tips from anyone, who would it be? How about someone who drives a 155,000-pound, 12-axle tractor trailer on mountainous, snow-packed, two-lane roads nearly every day? Well, I found such a person. Even better, I commenced to bribe, cajole, and generally badger him into coming onto the Trucker Dump […]

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TD117: Hell Week… And-A-Half

We all have bad weeks at work. I call them hell weeks. I’ve written about two of them before in TD26: Hell Week and TD71: Hell Week 2: The Sequel. The difference between a hell week for the average Joe blow and a trucker is that when a non-trucker has a bad week, they usually […]

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TD116: Diabetes And Truckers

Today’s guest post called, Commercial Truck Driving and Diabetes: Everything You Need To Know comes from Elisabeth Weaver of The Diabetes Council. Now before I go on, I’d like to encourage you to listen to this podcast even if you don’t have diabetes. One thing I learned from the article is that being a trucker […]

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