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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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Joel in show truck

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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Funny Trucker Workout Video

As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been writing about trucker fitness a lot lately. Well, it looks like I’m not alone. The good folks over at AllTruckJobs.com have created a funny 80s-style video with 5 exercises truckers can do to help them stay healthy. It gave me a chuckle so I thought I would pass it […]

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When, Why, and Where Truck Accidents Happen

An article called, Fatal Thursdays: The Indiana Trucking Industry’s Most Deadly Day of the Week from the Craig Kelly and Faultless LLC Law Firm website was brought to my attention recently and I thought you might be interested in seeing it. After all, no one wants to be in a truck accident, right? I’m not […]

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TD122: 4 Awesome Trucker Workouts

Back in TD120: Truckers and Exercise, I ran out of time before I could talk about some good workouts for truckers. That’s where we pick up today. First off, let me say that most of the truckers I see every day should start by simply taking a freakin’ walk. And I don’t mean lumbering into the truck […]

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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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Trucker jumping rope

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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Alaska trucking

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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