Posts Tagged truckers


Power Station Radiators Load-Jim The Trucker Video Series

This was a great load even when delivering in Florida. They paid well enough to deadhead back out. I got lucky and was called to do the next load only 150 miles away up to Ohio. This load takes special care in not over tightening the straps for obvious reasons. Strap placement is important and […]

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Multi Stop Steel Variety Load-Jim The Trucker Videos Series

This load had many different shapes of steel that needed tying down. From sheet to bar to plate and curved pieces. It went well and this is one video that you will want to see. I was able to shoot the video is 2 parts so you could see the larger sheet before and after […]

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Used Machinery Plant Move-Jim The Trucker Video Series

This load took me close to home and paid just fine,especially for Portland. I was glad to not have to deadhead home out of pocket. A fairly difficult tarp job with a lot of corners and peaks and valleys. My tarps did ok, but I did have a seam failure which caused problems. This problem […]

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Extending lead-acid battery life + MORE Recent Trucking News Apr 22nd

When I was at home last time, I took my battery covers off and cleaned all the terminal connections. They had become corroded with all the Winter salt and were not charging correctly. It is a good idea to clean these connections a couple times a year and your batteries will last longer as they […]

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HOS Restart Rule Reverts Back To Freedom-Recent Trucking News Dec 24th

When the new restart restrictions came out as rule, I knew it was going to be bad for the industry. Taking 30 minutes away from a drivers 14 hour work day makes for more pressure to still get the job done. Let alone the fact that team drivers were totally screwed over by this crap […]

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