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TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare you for a great start to your trucking career.

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Our Most Recent Trucking Blogs

The Best Laid Plans Usually Fall To Pieces

Posted on 17 February 2014

No matter how well a truck driver plans a trip there are countless variables that will stand in your way. This particular week we couldn't catch a break.

Bureaucracy And Unfair Expectations Plague Today's Truck Drivers

Posted on 14 February 2014

The trucking industry has an avalanche of rules and regulations, stereotypes and expectations for truck drivers to deal with. Here's the reality we face.

Some Days Are Better Than Others. Some Are Best Forgotten.

Posted on 10 February 2014

It seems like life on the road throws you one curveball after another sometimes. This winter has been tough, with some parts better off forgotten.

How Do I Know If Truck Driving Is For Me?

Posted on 5 February 2014

We've all pondered becoming a truck driver at some point in our lives. But what is it really like? Would it suit me? Here's a great introduction to truck driving.

Living And Working Together On The Road

Posted on 3 February 2014

After a month of travelling with my husband who is an OTR trucker we're learning to live and work well together. Life on the road takes some getting used to.

The Ups And Downs Of Life On The Road

Posted on 27 January 2014

After just a short time on the road with my husband I've come to realize that everyday life in the trucking industry is like a roller coaster ride.

Over The Road Challenges

Posted on 23 January 2014

Truckers face a litany of challenges on the road every day and new drivers often learn about them the hard way. Here's a few of the big ones you'll see.

Items To Pack And Other Considerations For Husband And Wife Teams

Posted on 13 January 2014

If you're considering the idea of trucking as a husband and wife team there are a lot of things to consider regarding items to pack and everyday living.

Getting Started - and Schooled

Posted on 17 December 2013

After learning I would be headed out on the road with my husband it was time to see our assigned truck for the first time and start loading in our goodies.

The Big Decision

Posted on 5 December 2013

Being given the opportunity to travel the country with my husband I'm ready to hit the highways and find out what life is all about for the American trucker

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