Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Lighter Load: FMCSA isn’t trying to ruin your life, it’s up to you to be happy or not

Lighter Load: FMCSA isn’t trying to ruin your life, it’s up to you to be happy or not

Every day we all face things that cause us to be anxious, angry, or otherwise disenchanted with life. When I go to a local truck stop a few times a month I encounter every kind of trucker over the course of those visits. There are the newbies, the old guys who have been driving 40-something years, and everything in between.

When traveling is your passion, it’s good to be a trucker

When traveling is your passion, it’s good to be a trucker

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Eben Christian has been driving trucks for 30 years and even owned his own truck until things took a turn for the worst over a family issue.

Knowing your cash available and tax situation: Part IV

Knowing your cash available and tax situation: Part IV

By now, either you or an accountant should be doing your bookkeeping. Look over your profit and loss statement, which will show your net profit or cash flow for any given period.

‘Military brat’ saw a lot oversees, wanted to drive trucks to see the U.S.

‘Military brat’ saw a lot oversees, wanted to drive trucks to see the U.S.

Donald Young traveled much of the world while growing up as a “military brat” and spent a lot of time in Italy. He now lives in Jacksonville, Fla., and drives for PLD Transport out of Stuttgart, Ark., where he’s been for the last seven months, and has been a trucker for about five years.

A clean driving record is the best job security

A clean driving record is the best job security

Driving a big truck for a living can be a wonderful career. You will probably make more money driving a truck than other jobs you may be qualified for, maybe not.

Taking care of yourself doesn’t guarantee perfect health, but do it anyway

Taking care of yourself doesn’t guarantee perfect health, but do it anyway

This year almost 220,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. The greatly debated question by the medical community is what is the next step after diagnosis?

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