All posts tagged "out my windshield"

  • It-happened-one night
    Always expect the unexpected on the road

    You never know when opportunity may come a-knockin’. Sometimes it’s at the most inopportune times. Unexpected situation 1 Late into the evening, I had a blowout on a trailer tire. I immediately glanced all around. I could...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • DistractedDriver
    Drivers lose their ability to control a vehicle when distracted

    Many drivers figure they can manage these small distractions.

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Many-Thanks
    Good reasons to appreciate drivers

    William James, an American philosopher and psychologist who is often referred to as the father of American psychology, once stated: “The deepest principle of human nature is a craving to be appreciated.”

    • Posted September 1, 2013
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    Bragging Rights: Who’s the safest driver of them all?

    There have been numerous occasions when I’ve been having coffee with other drivers and the conversation turned to safe driving. Trucker after trucker would try to top one another with their tally of miles or years driven...

    • Posted November 5, 2012
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  • Kolman2
    The power of truly appreciating truck drivers

    I look forward to each National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Since the inaugural event in 1998, it’s a time when America and the trucking industry recognizes professional truck drivers for the difficult job they do so well.

    • Posted September 2, 2012
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  • Kolman2
    Some advice to companies on keeping drivers

    How does this sound? Trucking companies have a dedicated driver recruitment department that invests a significant amount of money each month in recruiting programs to find qualified drivers. This department has a well-defined program to drill down...

    • Posted July 5, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Ripple Effect

    With all that’s happening in the world these days, friendliness and kindness have all but gone away, replaced by crabbiness, aggravation, anger, stress, frustration and fear. Common courtesy and civility have gone by the wayside.

    • Posted November 8, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Anger Management

    Like any professional trucker, I know that when you deal with law enforcement officers you ought to be courteous. Back in my “I’ve got a date with freight and it can’t wait” days, I learned that appearing...

    • Posted September 8, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    My Son, the Trucker

    I wonder how different my life would be had my family been in the trucking business.

    • Posted May 4, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Roadside Trouble

    With every summer season comes more traffic, more road repair and more time planted in the seat due to increased congestion. Traffic congestion is a major annoyance and aggravation that brings added stress, something no trucker wants...

    • Posted June 28, 2010
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