Fuel for Thought

  • 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...
  • ICE
    ICE, ICE Baby
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Nov 4th 2016 1:39PM
    No, I am not going to break out in song, for those of you who remember it. And, I am sorry if I just put that song in your head. If you must, try to think of Queen’s song “Under Pressure” to get rid of it.
  • No Parking - Paid Parking
    Give and Take
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Oct 30th 2016 6:58PM
    Truck parking has been a major topic of conversation for quite some time. More often than not, the issue of truck parking is the lack thereof or the more recent issue of paid truck parking.
  • Front and rear
    Show Your Rear or Full Frontal Exposure
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Oct 24th 2016 11:32AM
    Which do you prefer? Full frontal exposure or show your rear?
    Showing your rear has it’s advantages, but do you really want to expose your backside?

    Personally I have always preferred full frontal exposure. It seems that long gone are the days when full frontal exposure was the norm, nowadays it seems that most prefer to show their rear.
  • Professional Driver
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Oct 20th 2016 8:39AM
    Drivers often complain about other drivers. Many complaints will be valid as there seems to be a larger number of drivers today that are less than professional
  • Winter- Hurricane Warning
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Oct 7th 2016 2:28PM
    As Hurricane Mathew makes it way to the U.S., you hear a lot of talk about people in affected areas and how they should be prepared. Being prepared with supplies such as water, food and shelter.
  • Airplane
    Speed Limiters and the ABA
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Sep 26th 2016 6:28AM
    Just announced..

    The ABA ( American Bird Association) has lobbied for speed limiters on commercial aircraft.
  • Turkey Point Fossil Plant
    Your Point Of View
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Sep 21st 2016 4:28PM
    Regulations. Traffic. Hours of service. Traffic. Weight limits. Traffic. Equipment failures. Traffic. Incorrect addresses. Traffic. Route restrictions. Traffic. Fuel prices. Traffic. Detention time. Oh, did I mention traffic ? These are just a few of the many complaints we hear almost daily when talking with other drivers.
  • Shortcut
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Sep 13th 2016 7:45AM
    There are many ways to complete a particular task. Some tasks require specific steps to reach the desired end result, while others can be accomplished with many different options to still reach the end result satisfactorily.

    Short cuts can be useful, even beneficial for reaching your desired goal faster or for less expense. Then there are some shortcuts that should be avoided at all cost. Determining whether or not taking a shortcut will be to your benefit will vary depending on the risk factors involved.