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Fuel for Thought

  • Pre-trip done and ready to roll
    Prevent, Prepare, Pre-Trip
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 19th 2017 7:04PM
    Pre-trip inspections are not just a requirement for commercial vehicles, it is a good thing to do for all vehicles. While many drivers may gloss over some of the finer points during a pre-trip inspection, proper pre- trip inspections can make or save you money.
  • Shining Like A New Dime Or Just Old Dirty Money
    Shining Like A New Dime or Just As Dirty As Old Money?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 9th 2017 3:50PM
    For years antibacterial soaps has been available and widely used. Recently the FDA has banned 19 ingredients commonly found in antibacterial soaps.
  • The future's so bright
    The Future's So Bright, I Gotta.... Close The Curtains.
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 4th 2017 10:13PM
    Sleeping in a truck while it goes down the road can be difficult for some team drivers. The stops and starts, inclines and declines, potholes and noisy traffic or just daylight seeping into the bunk area can take some getting used to.
  • Happy New Year
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 30th 2016 12:20AM
    As 2016 comes to a close, many people plan their resolutions for 2017.

    2016 was most likely met with resolutions and was filled with its own set of challenges. Some of which are still to be decided.
  • Snow Laden Trees
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 23rd 2016 11:20AM
    While this time of year has many people thinking of gifts, tinsel, garland and Christmas trees, don’t forget about other trees.
  • Small, Dark & Muddy
    I Paid For This ?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 13th 2016 6:15AM
    How fortunate I was to found a small, muddy, dark and pothole riddled parking lot that I could voluntarily pay for, for the night. Voluntarily? Happily? Pay for parking? YES!
  • Christmas Courtesy
    Christmas Courtesy
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 6th 2016 7:51AM
    It is that time of the year that many people look forward to all year long. As we are in the midst of the Christmas Season, and with all the added stress it can bring with it, don’t lose your business focus.
  • Listen Up !
    Do You Listen?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Nov 29th 2016 10:02PM
    Do you listen? Or just hear?

    New drivers often seek advice from older, seasoned drivers. Most of the experienced drivers I know are always willing to help a driver that is starting out.
  • Mentoring
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Nov 17th 2016 3:20PM
    Merriam-Webster’s definition of mentor: someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced often younger person.

    Mentoring can be rewarding for both parties involved. The mentor is able to pass along the knowledge they have acquired through their education or experiences. The mentee, or protege, gains valuable knowledge to help further their education or career.
  • Make Your Choice
    Elections Have Consequences
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Nov 12th 2016 8:02PM
    Elections have consequences. We all make decisions. We want to make the best decisions. We base our decisions on the information available to us at that time...