Trucker Dump Podcast

TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe?

(c) Can Stock Photo / stuartmiles Recruiters have an especially bad rap within the trucking community. Most truck drivers think all recruiters are big fat liars with flaming pants. But what if that wasn’t always the case? Today I’m going to give you a different spin on this line of thinking. This post is an...

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TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have

I’d like to give every trucker a Christmas present this year, but since I’m financially tighter than a pair of yoga pants on a 300-pound trucker, I’m going to have to get creative here. So with that, I’m going to show you three free trucking apps that will make your life easier and more stress-free...

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$20 For Your Thoughts, Truckers

Update: This survey is no longer active You’ve heard the saying “a penny for your thoughts.” Well, I say screw that. But how about 20 bucks for your thoughts?! Count me in! Well all you have to do is take an online survey where you answer some questions about your life as a trucker. This...

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TD133: A Trucker Gives Thanks

We truckers often feel under-appreciated; and rightly so. We deliver virtually every product that everyone owns, yet we’re still considered a nuisance to the road. But every once in a while, we truckers do get some recognition. Not everyone in the trucking industry is so lucky. The most obvious example of driver’s being appreciated is...

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Take The Trucker Dump Listener/Reader Survey For A Chance To Win A Free T-Shirt!

Update: The survey is still active, but the free tee-shirt has already been won. Sorry. ☹️ Hey there folks. If you’ve got a couple of free minutes (literally), I would absolutely love it if you would fill out the survey below. This is all vital information that will help me make the show better and...

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TD132: Should We Call Out Bad Truckers?

The title of this article specifically mentions bad truckers because well, this is a trucking blog ya know. But it’s really something even non-truckers need to think about.  We all see people doing stupid, rude, selfish, or just plain thoughtless things. For you non-truckers, it might be someone cutting in front of you at the...

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TD131: Review Of The FleetUp Trace ELD

I’ll never forget this. It was December 17, 2017 and I was walking out of the shower room at the Flying J in Fargo, ND. That’s when I saw the trucker sitting alone in the driver’s lounge. He was opening a box. What was that look on his face? Horror? Disgust? Fear?  My guess is...

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TD130: How Much Should Truckers Bend The Rules?

The trucking industry is full of opportunities to fudge things. But the question is; should we? Where do we draw the line between fact and fiction; between right and wrong? In other words, how much should truckers bend the rules? This was the topic of a conversation I had in the Trucker Dump Slack group...

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Sponsored Post: Classic Truck Insurance

Classic Truck Insurance claims to be “The One Stop Shop For Transportation Services.“ That’s a pretty bold claim, huh? Well if you head on over to ClassicTruckInsurance.com, you can see why. Classic Truck Insurance is an independent insurance agency that has been helping truckers with all their insurance needs for over 30 years. That’s a long...

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TD129: 4 Ways To Become A More Efficient Trucker

Experienced truckers know that there are many things in the trucking industry that are out of your control. If you’re a newbie who has not figured this out yet, you soon will. But this does not mean that everything is completely out of your control either. Here are some ways you can become a more...

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