Road Tested Living
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 for hours about a Truck Show in august in Dallas.  Yet despite the heat many […]
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 with is getting gifts for those we care about.  Finding time to go shopping letting […]
Lately there has been talk about how drivers are no longer considered the Knights of the Road. There are many reasons for that.  The attitudes of some drivers, tighter schedules, and electronic logs, concern for liability, and load hi-jacking to name a few of the concerns.  When we look at various social media outlets. We […]
At  GATS in Dallas TX, this year was the lead off to a major event that will be taking place for driver health and wellness.  Rolling Strong, along with Freightliner, and the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatits-C Campaign, had a driver wellness pavilion at GATS.  At this pavilion one could have their blood pressure, weight and […]
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 row. They came up with the idea as a way to thank drivers for what […]
This year at GATS there seems to be a heavy focus on Driver Health and Health Related Issues.  The Healthy Trucker Association of America (HTAA) is rolling out their Truckers Against Hepatitis-C campaign. It will be held at booth 23113 in the Health Pavilion Area of the show. In the U.S. approximately 5.2 million people […]
Hard to believe that the first truck show I ever attended was this year. I managed to make it for the first day of MATS (Mid American Truck Show).  Needless to say I was hooked.  Not so much on MATS which is truly a great show, but on truck shows themselves.  Where else do you […]
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