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On the Road to More Service Options

If your wheels are not turning you are not earning. This is practically a mantra with all commercial drivers. We all have stories about roadside breakdowns and tire blowouts that cost us a great paying load due to getting behind ...
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Mediterranean Inspired Masterpiece for Marcia Campbell

Over the last several months I have had the privilege to get to know the Marvelous Marcia Campbell.  For those of you do not know her she is the fantastic host of the All Nighter On WSM the home of ...
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TOMTOM Trucker 600 GPS Navigation System

This year at the Mid-America Truck Show I stumbled across a booth in the west wing that surprised me. TOMTOM had a booth to showcase their new Trucking Industry Specific GPS system, as well as fitness trackers. Many of you ...
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Are you ready for a Truck Show?

Truck show season is winding down, and to paraphrase Hank Williams JR.  Are you ready for a Truck Show? Each year at the end of August people gather in Dallas for The Great American Truck Show. Yes we can debate ...
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Taking a “Vacation” from you Haitus

As truck drivers we all know how hard it is to find balance. The balance of long workdays, combined with time on the road, and family obligations, finding time for ourselves or personal interests and our health is a challenge. Like ...
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Making Those Pennies Squeal

Some may call me cheap, others may call me frugal. Personally I just like getting a great deal and saving money. When we are out on the road one of the biggest pain in the necks we have to deal ...
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A Buffet of Ideas at the Cooking Summit

While cooking in big trucks is certainly not a new concept, it is one that is gaining popularity. There are any number of reasons for the growing interest in cooking while over the road. Perhaps it has something to do ...
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Putting A best Foot Forwards

Drivers and the public in general are often presented with a variety of products that claim to improve out health and life in some manner. All manner of odd inventions are presented to us with claims that they will make ...
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Thank You Smart Trucks!!!

At GATS in Dallas this year, drivers who had parked in the parking lot came out to find a pleasant surprise. The folks from Smart Truck Systems decided to hold a BBQ for drivers of the second year in a ...
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Driver Appreciation

The week of September 14th through the 20th is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Many people will be writing articles on the importance of trucking and driver to our economy. While this is true I have decided to take a ...