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Chicago dog walker

Chicago dog walker

Have you ever thought of walking dogs as a job?As an illustrator who still relies on supplemental income, I’m always on the lookout for job leads that are less demanding than a full 9-to-5 but are enjoyable and rewarding at the same time. I love animals –...
When Trucks Have Nightmares

When Trucks Have Nightmares

Do trucks have nightmares? If trucks have nightmares I’m sure these three would be at the top of their lists: 1. Blown over by wind Sometimes you can’t predict what the wind is going to do. Check out this video. Empty trailers are at more of a wind risk...
Trucker Talk

Trucker Talk

Dinner at Amelia’s in the Ramada Hotel is the best place to eavesdrop on trucker talk. The Ramada was my home during orientation at Prime Inc. and Amelia’s Bar and Grill is where I ate most every night. This Ramada is pretty unique for having business...
Trainer Tim

Trainer Tim

All of the in-house trainers at Prime SLC are pretty cool. I’ve had nothing but good experiences with them so far. But Trainer Tim shines just a bit brighter. He speaks with a gruff, aged hippie inflection (“Far out, groovy man”). But he’s full...
Tandem Suspension Pre-trip Inspection

Tandem Suspension Pre-trip Inspection

Today we focused on memorizing the suspension parts of the trailer tandem wheels. Repeatedly running through the verbiage for a pre-trip inspection is helping us to learn the names and locations of parts that are critical to the safe running of the vehicle. The...

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