July 2014 Newsletter

by Austin Haskew on July 15, 2014

We’ve arrived at that time again– time for another ETJ Newsletter.  We hope you enjoy this month’s articles.  Please leave some comments!

If you’re planning on attending GATS in Dallas next month, be sure to stop by our booth #25008.  We hope to see many of you there!

Have another safe month on the road!

Those Voices Inside Your Head

by Terri Jenkins-Brady July 15, 2014

Everybody jokes about them, but it’s true, to a degree – there is at least one voice inside your head that you hear almost constantly. It’s usually yourself talking, and unfortunately, it’s often negative as well. Obviously hearing a stream of criticism, blame, fault-finding and so on day after day and hour after hour is […]

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Trucker Hero

by Ernest Sharpe July 15, 2014

He was making good time on I-35 when he saw the wreck in the median. Flames coming out; ready to blow. He pulled his rig to the side of the road, set his brakes and ran on over. Pulled out the drivers and got ‘em safe. Not hurt too bad, he was glad to see. […]

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by Terri Jenkins-Brady July 15, 2014

Do you run out of energy before you run out of pickups, deliveries or miles? Here are a few ideas to help you. Enough sleep is the first goal to strive for whether you’re an OTR driver or home every night. Try to get up and go to bed at approximately the same time every […]

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What, where and where – The Art of Truck to Load Saturation

by Timothy Brady July 15, 2014

Finding the best carrier with which to align yourself is very important to your overall success as a trucker. This is true regardless of whether you’re looking to be an employee driver or a lease operator. Does the company have the tonnage and dispatch style that affords you the opportunity to earn what you feel […]

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A Bright Idea: Lighting Technology Enhances Performance & Reduces Maintenance

by Tom Kelley July 15, 2014

Although most components have steadily evolved since trucks first hit the road, one  key part remained frozen in time until late in the twentieth century. Driving time doesn’t always fit conveniently between the hours of dawn and dusk, so lighting is as important as horsepower to the operation of a truck. While engines had become […]

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Thank you for reading our July 2014 Newsletter! We look forward to seeing your comments. Don’t forget to keep checking EveryTruckJob as we updated our design. For more news on the trucking industry, you can check our Trucking Blog. Be looking for even more advancements coming soon!