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TD126: Interview With Right Weigh Load Scales

In today’s podcast, I speak with Ryan Backstrand, Product Engineer and Korina Velasco, Marketing Manager for Right Weigh Load Scales. If you haven’t heard of Right Weigh, it is a system of weighing your truck without having to drive to the nearest CAT Scale. How cool is that?!  You’ll learn how this product works, how much it […]

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Dissecting The Pay Issue For Truckers

It’s no secret that one of the most hotly debated topics in the trucking industry deals with the amount of compensation that truckers are getting for his or her services. Let’s face it, we all want to make more money, but the real question is whether or not we deserve it, and whether the trucking […]

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5 Top Issues In Commercial Driving

Despite being one of the most ubiquitous industries in the United States, there are a diverse range of pressing issues facing just about everyone in the commercial driving business. Honestly, it’s hard to just sit back and let things take their course because, as many people in the industry will tell you, this isn’t exactly […]

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Gift Ideas For Truckers

The good folks over at Factor Finders asked me to share this cool gift-giving infographic with you and I was happy to do it because if you’re anything like me, you pretty much suck at gift-giving. And with Black Friday coming up… So if you’ve got a trucker in your life, check out this handy guide […]

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TD124: The Overweight Axle Debacle

🎼 (To the tune of Gilligan’s Island) Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale… A tale of a fateful trip… That started from this Northeast town… Aboard this great big truck. 🎤 Wait a second! That’s not how the song goes! But it is the way this story starts. As with most of […]

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HWY Pro: New Trucking App Makes Loading More Efficient

Presented by HWY Pro: Veteran truck drivers know how inefficient and time-consuming it is to find a load and plan a dispatch using traditional methods. Truckers often have to make long phone calls to brokers, spend ungodly amounts of time planning routes, and wait at load boards at truck stops forever. The trucking industry is […]

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TD123: Advice For New Truckers: Part 2

There are many things new truckers have to learn over time. The goal of this two-part article is to help you learn those things now instead of having to wait. Hopefully this will make your life as a new trucker easier. And in doing so, you’ll make everyone else’s lives better too. In Part 1, […]

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TD123: Advice For New Truckers: Part 1

Today’s post is dedicated to you new truckers out there. Perhaps you’ve been driving for a few months already or maybe you’re sitting at a desk at a truck driving school right now. If that’s the case then WAKE UP! Sorry about that. Just wanted to make sure you were awake in case you just […]

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