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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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TD13: Dealing With Down Time On The Road

[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] I’m about to say something extremely profound. The economy sucks. Yes, I know that you all didn’t have a clue. I know that without my…

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TD6: Life Is Good

Okay, I admit I’ve been a bit grouchy lately. These recurring electrical issues on my truck are putting me into a funk. So that’s why I’m going in the opposite direction today. Have you ever seen those tee shirts with the little stick figure designs that have a happy little saying on them? Their slogan…

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TD2: A Rare Day In Trucking

Through the eyes of a truck driver, most days on the road aren’t all that memorable, but every once in a while, the perfect anti-storm hits, leaving you with a near perfect day that will stick in your head for the rest of your life.  I had one of those days recently. I had just…

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