Articles Tagged "Family Matters"

What Is This Thing We Call Trucking?

by Old School

Trucking is so much more than a job. It's a career and an adventure that demands so much and yet gives back even more.

Dealing With Homesickness, And Staying Focused On Being A Succesful Truck Driver

by Old School

How do truck drivers deal with homesickness? Advice for truck drivers on coping with being away from friends and family on the road.

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

by Becky Prestwich

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.

The Big Decision

by Becky Prestwich

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

Solitude Becomes Every Truck Drivers Heaven Or Hell

by Brett Aquila

Isolation from loved ones may be the hardest part of trucking. Sadly, returning home may not end that isolation. It may just reveal the worst consequences.

A Family Emergency On The Road

by Rhonda

Every truck driver fears a family emergency happening when they're out on the road. It's a helpless feeling, and there's little you can do to prepare.

Keeping The Family Close: Saying Sorry

by TruckersWife09

Truckers miss a lot of special events back home and it's tough on everyone. A simple apology or being understanding can help keep the family close.

To Have and to Hold: Marriages In Trucking

by TruckersWife09

Marriages in the trucking world are very difficult to maintain. The separation is tough on everyone. Here's some helpful advice to get you through.

It Takes Two

by TruckersWife09

It takes two special, committed people to make a long distance relationship work. Trucking is tough on relationships, but you can learn to make it work.

Holding Down The Fort

by TruckersWife09

When your spouse is on the road and you're home taking care of the family, it's tough on everyone. Communication and understanding is key to making it work

The Unexpected Call

by TruckersWife09

Home time is precious to an over the road driver and their family, and it's painful when it gets cut short by an unexpected call from the company.

Welcome To The Life

by TruckersWife09

Home time for truckers is always special, but it's not always easy to get reacquainted. Everyone has different hopes and needs which can be hard to balance

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