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Recognizing America’s Road Warriors: Nominate your Trucking Inspiration

Every industry has their pioneers, heroes, and legends that inspire us, trucking is no exception. Every day the men and women of the trucking industry go above and beyond what should be expected to perform their jobs.  The vast majority ...
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Trucking Coffee and National Coffee Day

For many drivers, coffee is the fuel that keeps us going. Without it, our days seem to have less meaning and thought of mass homicide tend to enter our minds. Give us a cup of coffee and the untamed beast ...
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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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#WhyIDrive???

A good friend Jewel Jones President of Over the Road Apparel e-mailed me a request the other night. She wanted to do a promotion for driver appreciation week in the form of a contest based around the simple hashtag of #WHYIDRIVE. ...
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Those Pesky Life Detours…

As truck drivers we are all TOO familiar with detours. Sometimes they can be good things, other times they are a royal pain in the tuba. Over the last several months I have been on a giant personal detour. When ...