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TD112: Truckers Can’t Read

According to the FMCSA website, “You must be able t speak and read English to drive trucks in the United States (I had linked to the goof, but they apparently fixed it).” You know, I think this is one of those times where the word “ironic” actually works. Notice anything about this sentence? Yep. Our brilliant overseers […]

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TD98: 5 Stresses Of Trucking Through The Holidays

Everyone knows that the months of November and December are probably the two most stressful months of the year. Unless of course you’re Canadian. In that case it’s October and December. Honestly though. What kind of weirdos have Thanksgiving in October? 😉 This extra stress is freely available to both truckers and non-truckers. Now I know […]

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TD97.5 Trucking Santas

Hey there folks. Surprised to see me again so soon? Well, don’t get used to it. As you may have noticed from the title number, this is a point 5 edition. I usually do these when I’ve got something to say, but it isn’t long enough to earn it’s own number. This is one of […]

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TD60: Truckers vs. Cops vs. DOT vs. Carriers

There is a constant unseen battle going on in the trucking industry. It’s like the movie “Alien vs. Predator,” only with two more factions that rear back their ugly heads and roar. Perhaps someone should make a massive online video game about it. It could be called Truckers vs. Cops vs. DOT vs. Carriers. I’d […]

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TD35: No Guarantees in Trucking

The trucking industry might offer you a lot of things, but guarantees aren’t one of them. There’s plenty of “we’ll do what we can’s” and “let’s see how it pans out” type statements, but nothing is set in stone. I think “set in pudding” is closer to the mark. As I write this post, I’m […]

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TD34: Why I Do This

Most everyday on my Twitter account.  I post a little ditty about trucking.  Here was my post from a couple of days ago: Daily Trucking Tidbit: As you do your Christmas shopping today, remember that every item you see was delivered by a truck driver. That’s seems fairly benign, doesn’t it?  Well, for this, I […]

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