The trucking industry is hurting for truck drivers, yet men and women under 21 still have a tough time finding trucking jobs. Why are companies so unwilling to hire 18 to 20 year olds? Where should you look if you don’t want to wait until your 21st birthday to start driving? Let’s start by answering … Read more
The CB, or Citizens Band radio has been around since the 1940s. The wattage, licensing requirements and other characteristics have changed. Also, the amount of available channels has grown from 23 to 40. Even with modern technology, most truckers still have a CB radio in their truck. Although most truckers still own and maintain a … Read more
When people find out I’ve been trucking for over 20 years, one of the first things they ask is how do truck drivers stay awake? The question is usually accompanied with comments about how sleepy they get after driving just an hour or two. There are several reasons truck drivers keep going, even when they’re … Read more
Seriously, this is the last episode of the show as you know it, The Trucking Podcast. The show will continue under the new name, Trucking After Hours. We hope you’ll join us there.