Trucker Dump Podcast

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!

This 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 hopefully find...

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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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Maximum Commercial Trailer Lengths — State By State

This is  a guest post by Larry Labelle, Marketing Manager for Verduyn Tarps, an international leader in the tarp system industry. Labelle utilizes his creativity and background in sales to deliver solutions for the company’s branding, message and marketing strategy. Hauling anything cross-country means truckers have to pass multiple jurisdictions. What’s allowed in one state may not...

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Win $2500 Or A Road King Bluetooth Headset!

Unfortunately, you’re too late. This contest has expired. RoadPro Family of Brands recently announced the Road King Me Sweepstakes. The contest started on May 1, 2018 and they will be giving away one RoadKing Bluetooth headset every day. And on July 1, they’ll be announcing the grand prize winner of $2500 in RoadPro Rewards points,...

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TD128: Interview With Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Truck Convoy

Thanks to the mass media covering every truck wreck like it’s the most horrific thing since the BP oil spill and lots of websites that love to post videos of stupid things that truckers do; we truckers have a pretty bad reputation with the general public. That’s why I am so glad to be able...

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