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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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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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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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