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This truck drivers blog -- what we call the "Truckers' Savings Blog" -- is where you will find the most up-to-date information from Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com, including;

  • our newest pages;
  • updates we've made on our site;
  • Truckers' Savings News posts that others have submitted; and
  • news and questions that we've sent out through our news feed.


Furthermore -- and this is the real time saver for you -- there's no need for you to read dozens of trucking magazines, e-zines, blogs and news feeds looking for money saving news for truck drivers because we do that for you here.

We report the articles that:

  • notify you of opportunities for saving money or getting rebates;

  • reveal how other drivers saved money or lost money (as examples to learn from); and

  • alert you to situations that could cost you money.


In a nutshell, this blog is about how truckers can save money or are being forced to spend more money in their jobs.






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On Truckers Software: Costs to Upgrade Software and Alternatives

When a function on your truckers software stops working, should you pay to upgrade software or try a different solution? We examined this...

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TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.02.18

This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending February 18, 2017. 1. If

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Excellent Engine

I had one of them dam days where this boy could not get this truck going. Hours later they told me I needed an engine. I was down about 12 mikes from the

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Record book

I have been using the USA Trucker's Daily and Monthly Record book. I cannot find it locally. Can you tell me where I can find it? ----- Response from

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Great Service

They have always done maginificent job with me several times!!! Your an idiot if you don't get then for your rep. I Been driving for 35 years and its all

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Logs

If you work for a temp agency who do you turn your logs into,the temp agency or the company you are driving for? ----- Response from Vicki: Hello. As

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Max Burton Digital Stove To Go

This is the third Burton the first was the little oven that looks like it baked bread. That one worked maybe three times brought it back to the T/A thought

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Truckers, have you used the "free mobile app called Park My Truck to locate an available" truck parking space -- even during times when truck parking is hard to come by? How well does it work?

Please comment on our Trucker Apps page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijzaVI

Owner-operators, do you pass along the increased cost of tolls to your customers or absorb it in your budget?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijuKhj

Truckers, how much extra do you think regulation will cost you in 2017?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijoupX

Drivers of Nikola One and Two fuel cell-electric heavy trucks, how much money could "recycling of the chassis and components" save you?

Please comment on our Truck Parts page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijve7e

Truckers, if you have a HydraGen System installed on your truck, have you experienced anywhere near "a 19.2% reduction in fuel consumption"? By how much has your engine oil life increased?

Please review this product on our Truck Parts page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijrJhn

Truckers, will an "increase from 60 to 65 mph for commercial trucks" on Michigan roads prove to be safer or leading to more -- or more costly -- accidents?

Please share your thoughts on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijvdjM

Truckers, regarding J.J. Keller & Associates' "Injury Prevention for CMV Drivers training program", how much money do you think you'll save and how many non-fatal injuries do you think it will prevent?

Please comment on our Health and Wellness page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijtbjG

Truckers, will saving money every time you cross one of the Kentucky-Indiana bridges where tolling began in December push you to get a transponder?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijtbQv

Professional truck drivers, how much money do you think that "open-road tolling in New York City" will help you save?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijozu0

Truckers, do you use a a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on your truck? How much time and money would you say that it has saved you?

Please comment on our Truck Parts page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijoJBx

C.R. England driver, if you were one of the 6,336 drivers who received part of the $2.35 million that was ordered to be paid, was it enough to pay for your all of your working time?

Please comment on our Budgeting page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijkPIC

Truckers, have you ever used recycled, reconditioned or remanufactured parts on your truck? What was your experience?

Please comment on our Truck Parts page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijvvqI

Truckers, will you actively avoid picking up or delivering freight to "The 10 U.S. counties with the most cargo thefts"? Why or why not?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijz1S3

Truckers, if you plan to invest in Dometic's Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air conditioner combined with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic Panel system, how much money do you think you will save?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijqYER

If the EPA's "Phase 2 rules" will require some box van trailers to reduce fuel consumption by "3 percent to 8 percent" how much will this cost professional truck drivers up-front and will they see an ROI?

Please comment on our Truck Operations page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijjuS6

CFI drivers, will your 2-cents-per-mile pay increase completely offset the effect of inflation?

Please comment on our Budgeting page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijubEg

How do you stay warm in your truck in the winter as frugally as possible, trucker?

Comment on our Truck Parts page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2j5P0jL

Wasn't the purpose of health care professionals obtaining a "Medical Examiner's Certificate" supposed to stop problems with truckers getting DOT physicals only by trustworthy persons?

Is the problem in the article indicative of the fact that the federal regulation isn't working?

Comment on our Health and Wellness page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iiif5C

Will the 6,600 truckers who underwent DOT physicals through this "authorized" medical examiner file a lawsuit against him for failure to perform required tests and falsifying records?

If you're affected by this, how much will having to get re-examined cost you, trucker?

Comment on our Health and Wellness page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iiif5C

How do you protect yourself against being kidnapped and robbed as a trucker?

Share your insights about self-defense on our Health and Wellness page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iicWmV

Owner-operators, when was the last time you shopped around for a better deal on truck insurance?

Comment on our Truck Operations

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ii7mRC

Does your trucking company encourage its employees to open a 'health savings account'?

How do you feel about that?

Comment on our Employee Benefits page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ii2coq

Lost my log book what to do?

I lost my log book what do I do now? ----- Response from Vicki: Hello, and thank you for asking a question on our website. First, you never want to

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Honest man!

I recently got my old tired freighliner stuck in Chicago almost on the indiana border. I ended up needing an injector. I went to an LKQ that was about

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Truckers, is your trucking company investing in your employee development or growth? If so, how?

Comment on our Employee Benefits page.

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2irfA6j

How much drive time would you say you've lost in the last month due to lack of truck parking, trucker?

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2hzb1c7

Independant OTR Free Healthcare

Many drivers complain of the the salary restricted by the 70 hr workweek, fuel taxes fuel incentive rates. But nothing is done about it. I propose to legislate

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Truckers Using Direct Deposit as a Means of Saving Money

Although many people are aware of using direct deposit as a means of getting paid faster, are you aware that it can also save you money? We'll share with you money saving tips on this service...

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