Christmas

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

[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. Mystery Feedback Song – Only a cheater would click this before listening to the podcast! You aren’t a cheater, are you?[/box] Everyone knows…

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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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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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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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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. [box]Listen to the audio version above…

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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. [box]Listen to the audio version above and subscribe to the podcast…

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