Miscellaneous

TD97.5 Trucking Santas

[box]Listen to the audio version above and subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Or enter http://abouttruckdriving.com/truckerdump.xml into your favorite podcast app. Download the intro/outro songs for free! courtesy of Walking On Einstein.[/box] Hey there folks. Surprised to see me again so soon? Well, don’t get used to it. As you may have noticed from the…

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TD90: The New Web Site Is Finally Here. Try Not To Pee Yourself.

Yeah, yeah. I know what you’re thinking. It’s about freakin’ time! Believe me, I feel the same way. Had I known how long this was going to take and how much work it entailed, I don’t know if I would’ve had the gumption to start. But hey, as one pudgy Prime Minister once said, “If you’re going…

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TD89: Guest Post: Truckers With Sleep Apnea: How To Know If You Have It And What To Do About It. By Doug Thomas

Hey there, sleepy-head! Silly you to think you could just jump right into today’s guest post without me blabbing for a bit. You’ll never learn, will you? So you may be asking, “What’s up with another guest post, slacker?” Well, hopefully this will be my last one for a while. The new Web site is pretty dang close…

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TD88: Guest Post: You Can’t See America From The Trucker’s Lounge. By Kevin McKague

Hey there, folks. Todd here piping in with a few words before we get started with today’s guest post. As many of you already know, I use my blog as a venue to share my thoughts about things related to trucking. I save the deep, insightful, well-researched articles for those other Web sites. But every once…

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TD85: Time To Step Up And Help Some Fellow Truckers

Ever been in need and wished someone could help you out? Well that’s where a couple of our fellow truckers are right now. They need our help so it’s time to step up, folks. The people in question are Lou Obadal and Heather Pontruff. So what’s going on? Well, Lou has had back pain for…

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TD84: TV Casting Call For A New Show About Truckers

In my 15 years of watching truck drivers interact with waitresses, cashiers, shipping clerks, forklift drivers, mechanics, and heck, even other truckers, I’ve discovered that 99% of truckers think they’re in some way either, funny, amusing, interesting, unique, extremely handsome, or most likely, all of the above. Sadly, a big chunk of us aren’t any…

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TD83: A Trucker Visits Carhenge

As a trucker for nearly 15 years, I’ve traveled all across the United States and parts of Canada. Along the way I’ve had the opportunity to explore many things. Yet, for the most part, I haven’t. Why not? Well, it basically comes down to one thing: I can be a lazy tightwad when I put…

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TD81: Videos: How To Do A Full-Body Workout Inside The Cab Of A Semi

Okay people. It’s the beginning of a new year. We’ve all spent the holidays stuffing ourselves with turkey, pumpkin pie, fruitcake, and roast beast. Then on New Year’s Eve, many of you drank enough to drown a hippo. Shortly after, in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, you promptly puked every last calorie…

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TD80: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Trucker Style

Well, it’s that time of year again. Christmas is here and you and your brother have finally settled out of court over that ugly turkey drumstick incident. The house is filled with holiday cheer. Everyone is happy to be together while they snort chocolate shavings, smoke cookie dough, and mainline eggnog. But what about those…

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TD79: Book Review: Getting Sideways: A New Book By Lisa Nowak

Okay kiddos. We’ve got something a bit different in store for you today. I was just on the verge of starting a new blog post when I found out a friend of mine was releasing a new book today. So now she’s an even better friend because she got me out of writing a blog post….

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