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TD10: When Company Policy Overrides Common Sense

Anyone who has heard me speak of trucking knows that I always recommend the large national carriers to new drivers. I’ve got many reasons for doing so, but that still doesn’t mean that they’re perfect. Sometimes they leave me shaking my head like a bobblehead doll in a monster truck. Take this morning as an…

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TD9: A Trucker’s Gotta Be Flexible

When it comes to scheduling and time management, there’s one sure thing about trucking. If you want to be a successful trucker, you must have the flexibility of a gymnast without a spine. I can’t think of many jobs that are as demanding. Maybe a tow truck driver or a bail bondsman. Possibly a doctor…

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