“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’re going to get what you’ve always got,” goes the old saying.
This article is the first in a series of three on financial hardship. The first article addresses budgeting. Financial hardship can strike anyone. With today’s economy, some of us are facing financial crisis for the first time. Many of us may be struggling with circumstances beyond our control, such as loss of work, a medical emergency or a natural disaster. Others may be in trouble simply due to overspending.
Just when you think everyone at our nation’s capital has lost touch with our industry something happens that surprises you. Just such an event occurred last week.
As a professional driver, you should have an interest in knowing what's happening in your industry. The best place to do this is at a truck show. You can learn about the latest technology and legislation, make new friends or meet with old ones and enjoy a concert or two.
“I went to the bookstore and asked the saleswoman ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”
Late last month, the National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing on its investigation into the truck-involved accident June 26, 2009, in which 10 died and five were injured.