Articles By Tumbleweed

There's Not Just A Truck, There's A Trailer, Too!

There are a number of different types of trailers you can pull and each one has its pros and cons. This will help you understand some differences.

Women on the Road - Preparing for the Trip - Part 2

For women truck drivers, you have to know the right things to bring on the road with you. Here's a great list of things I had with me!

Women on the Road - Preparing for the Trip - Part 1

Women truck drivers are common nowadays but the list of things you need to bring on the road is hard to come by so I've made one for ya.

This Really Burns Me...Bad News About Driving in the Fog!

Why is it that people want to place the blame elsewhere for their own mistakes. This is one tragic example in trucking.

Supper Time! Favorite Places To Eat On The Road

Of all the years I spent on the road, a handful of places really stood out as a few of my favorite places to eat of all time!

Takin' the CDL Test

A really funny story about how one truck driver decided to purposely screw up to get a better score on the CDL exam!

Bad Directions

A great story from one of our most popular bloggers regarding a bridge that once became attached to her trailer!

Want Some Company?

Although men are used to the question 'Do you want some company?' - the women just may have to look out for it too! Read on!

From the Driver's Seat

I've seen a lot in my 10 years on the road. Some of my favorite memories are of the little things.

Sometimes It Just Happens!

A great story about how quickly things can change when you're cruisin the highways. When the worst happens, your training kicks in.

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