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Dale McClure
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Mr. Levelheaded Goes To Truck Driving School
I apologize concerning my absence in here.  I'm certainly not gone, I've just been concentrating on some other things lately.  I've been really busy driving this truck across the country, but I've also been doing some writing.  I am just popping in to say t...
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The Importance Of Being On Time
Are you familiar with Oscar Wilde's play, The Importance of Being Earnest ?  It was often referred to as "A Trivial Comedy For Serious People."  I've considered it a very funny story for a long time now. I have for you a sort of funny story today, concernin...
The Importance Of Being On Time
The Importance Of Being On Time
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"Be As Shrewd As Snakes And As Innocent As Doves"
The title for this post is the New International Version's rendering of Jesus's words in Matthew 10:16.  Forgive me for taking that masterfully crafted phrase from scripture and applying it to truck driving, but a series of events took place on a recent loa...
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Communicating Effectively With Dispatchers
I spend a lot of time in the forum at TruckingTruth.com  trying to help newcomers to the industry cleanse their brains of the garbage they have learned from their online research into the trucking career. Unfortunately there is a voluminous cache of seeming...
Communicating Effectively With Dispatchers
Communicating Effectively With Dispatchers
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Communicating Effectively With Dispatchers
I spend a lot of time in the forum at TruckingTruth.com  trying to help newcomers to the industry cleanse their brains of the garbage they have learned from their online research into the trucking career. Unfortunately there is a voluminous cache of seeming...
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She's Gone
"The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes - it is in the every day things around us that the beauty of life lies."                                                                         -Laura Ingalls Wilder Let me apologize to those of y...
She's Gone
She's Gone
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Me And You, And A Dog Named Boo
"Me and you and a dog named boo, Travellin' and livin' off the land. Me and you and a dog named boo, How I love being a free man." Those are the lyrics to one of a few hits that the band "Lobo" came up with a good many years ago. They came to mind this week...
Me And You, And A Dog Named Boo
Me And You, And A Dog Named Boo
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Putting Your Career into Overdrive
I spend a lot of time trying to help people understand how to succeed at Trucking.  Goodness, just a brief little bit of research online into this career will make you realize that a lot of people are not doing very well as truck drivers.  It is a much misu...
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Overload
I've said this before in here, but working as an Over The Road Truck Driver is like living two or three lifetimes.  You just get exposed to so many things.  It is like sensory overload at times.  It is just a lot to take in when you are moving across this g...
Overload
Overload
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What Is This Thing We Call "Trucking?"
Is it Pain, or is it Pleasure?  Is it Work, or is it just Weariness?  Is it a Living, or something more akin to a Lifestyle?  Or perhaps it is a mix of all the things I've mentioned here, and more besides. Trucking is not a career for the casual observer, s...
What Is This Thing We Call "Trucking?"
What Is This Thing We Call "Trucking?"
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