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Trucking Answers | Trucking Company Production/Safety Bonuses for Drivers | #108
August 08, 2022

In the Steering Wheel Haul of Fame episode I discuss the production and safety bonuses that some trucking companies put out.  Many of them are not fair in the fact that they give a bonus on something

Trucking Answers | Variant Turnover rate | 396.11 discussion | STAA | A Reason we are not on Mars | #107
August 06, 2022

In this gastronomical delight I discuss the turnover rate at Variant Trucking who is part of US Xpress.  What the heck?  Also, some advice as we discuss 396.11.  What it means to you and the motor car

Trucking Answers | Stand up for something | A reason we are not on Mars | #106
August 04, 2022

This world beating episode is chock full of items.  I recount some of the things going on and ask people to stand up for something.  The AB5 protesters went home with their tail between their legs and

Trucking Answers | Life Updates | A Reason we are not on Mars | #105
July 25, 2022

In an Earth shattering episode I discuss why there might not be as many episodes as there have been lately.  Also, some automotive news.  Ford wants to test a vehicle with no controls on public roads.

Trucking Answers | CRST setback | Turo | A Reason we are not on Mars | #104
July 22, 2022

In a McDonaldland Playplace filled lunch break I talk about a McDonald’s manager who is mad that no one shows up.  Same problem in trucking.  Also, CRST suffers a setback in a case that has been going

Trucking Answers | Mileage vs Hourly pay: Which is better? | #103
July 20, 2022

In a mile marker extravaganza I discuss mileage pay vs hourly pay.  I will tell you why being paid by the hour plus overtime is the only way to get fairly compensated if you are an employee.  Over the

Trucking Answers | Brink’s Truck | Cars are cute | A Reason we are not on Mars | #102
July 18, 2022

In a Peterson Automotive Museum worthy restoration we discuss the recent robbery of jewelry from a Brink’s truck in California.  I don’t know if they were wearing a mask but I sure hope so.  Better to

Trucking Answers | Trucking News | Automotive | A Reason we are not on Mars | #101
July 16, 2022

In an I Want My MTV spectacular I discuss marriage equality!  Brilliant.  The American Trucking Association has a Women in Motion thing going.  Why is that not a good idea?  Discrimination.  Is old sc

Trucking Answers | Trucking News | Automotive | A Reason we are not on Mars | #100
July 15, 2022

In a century of excellence episode I discuss the recent KLLM purchase of Quest Trucking.  I also did a YouTube video about this.  Some current events are up as well like the 10 year old from Ohio in t

Trucking Answers | AB5 Protest | KLLM buys Quest | Quick Blast | #99
July 14, 2022

In a 2-minute wonder episode I discuss KLLM buying Quest.  I am sorry about that for all of the Quest drivers.  Also, drivers in California protest AB5 so they can keep their jobs that don’t pay anyth