A New Year’s Tale

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While everyone wants to put together a list of the greatest plays or misplays of the year I have decided to tell you a story. And for that matter, all …

We Could Be Heroes

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acob Dylan (Bob’s son – yes, that Bob) and his Wallflowers sang it best “We could be heroes – for just one day” Who doesn’t want to be a hero? …

Silent Night

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Silent Night “Hey Brenda …….did you get that truck out there for that breakdown? Well, he said it was at the intersection of Van Dyke and Richmond. He was where? …

Juggling Bills

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Dash Cams in the Cab On a long haul with Jose O’er the roads we go Crying all the way Bills on bills come in Makes our hearts contrite Its’ …

Christmas Trucking

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One piece of equipment, two drivers.  Equipment is insured, full of fuel and has a dent in the rear bumper.  Driver 2 has had some questionable moments on the road.  …

Jeopardy Trucking Company

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“Good afternoon, Jeopardy Trucking company. Radar O’Reilly speaking” “What is a customer greeting?” “Right for 100…..Dispatch” “What department should I ask for if I wanted to get the status of …

A Weigh with Words

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<siren blares> “Pull over, pull over…” ….Hello sir. You were going 23 words per minute in a 60 words per minute zone” “Um..ah…um…….I didn’t know that they had typing speed …

Living on a Prayer

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A reporter once asked golfing great Lee Trevino if the pressure ever got to him when he was standing over a short putt to win a $40,000 golf tournament. “Pressure …

Barbie & Ken Trucking

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“Hi Ken” “Hi Barbie”“Good to see you Ken.” “Good to see you Barbie.” “Ken, did you bring in the paperwork from your last trip?” “No Barbie, I forgot. I just …