TD184: Accidents Won’t Ruin Your Career, Public’s View Of Truckers, CB Lingo, Trucker Movies, & More

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TD184: Accidents Won’t Ruin Your Career, Public’s View Of Truckers, CB Lingo, Trucker Movies, & More

In this week’s show, guest host Steven Gorman talks about the difference between accidents and incidents, and how neither should keep you from succeeding in your trucking career. And he backs that up by telling you about his roads mishaps and where he is now.

In the news segment, Steven talks about the top 10 largest private trucking companies, he’ll provide some further evidence to disprove the “truck driver shortage” myth, and he’ll site a survey telling how the public views truckers in 2022. Also, he’ll point you to a CB radio lingo website so you can study up for the 18 trucker movies you may or may not have forgotten about.

Steven Gorman has a TikTok channel where he likes to make stuff.

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Main Topic Links:

What is the Difference Between Accidents and Incidents? from OSHA.com

What is a Crash According to the FMCSA?

News Links:

100 Largest Private Carriers In North America from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)

Learn How to Talk CB Lingo Like a Trucker, C’Mon! from Smart-Trucking.com

Driver shortage eases slightly in 2022 but relief likely temporary, ATA reports from TransportDive.com

How does the public view truckers in 2022? from OverdriveOnline.com

The 18 Best Trucker Movies You Forgot About from MovieNightsAtHome.com

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About the Author
I'm a 22-year truck driver with an interest in tech stuff. I do the Trucker Dump podcast and blog, which is all about life as a trucker. I have also written two trucking books, "Trucking Life" and "How to Find a Great Truck Driving Job."

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