Interview With A Trucker

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Errol V.'s Comment
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This is a link to a Stitcher podcast of an interview with a million mile trucker. The guy is a household goods mover, but has some observations about truck driving that applies to regular OTR drivers too. (Hint: you ride so high, it's easy to look down into the four wheelers around you!) This is from an NPR Fresh Air Terry Gross program.

A Long Haul Trucker Shares Stories From The Road

Finn Murphy has logged over a million miles hauling people's belongings across the country. His new memoir, 'The Long Haul,' is filled with insights about life on the road, and the subculture of truckers. Also, critic Ken Tucker reviews the 'Black Panther' soundtrack, which features Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and SZA.

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OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

000's Comment
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Thank you Errol! I love NPR!!

The Riot's Comment
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I read Finn Murphy ' s book shortly after it was published. Interesting read, but I don't think I could hack the household goods gig.

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