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We utilized the social networking site Twitter to send out tweets from 2011 throughout the year:

  • either a "Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip"
  • or "Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry"

each non-weekend, non-holiday weekday.

Our Twitter account is: TruckersSavings.

We moved our tweets from 2010.

In late 2011, we started sending our tweet-ready money saving tips and money saving inquiries for truck drivers through our Facebook account, too.

To see the tweet a day for 2012, click here.



Tweets from 2011 for the fourth full week of December:

2011.12.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: A budget is a spending guide so you can know where your money is going. Need help? http://bit.ly/8kj66d
2011.12.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How often do you check the tread depth on inside, middle and outside of all your tires?
2011.12.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Here are medical emergency forms to help you update your vital health and contact info: http://bit.ly/mzIFg9
2011.12.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever tried a product to help you quit smoking cigarettes? Did it help you quit? http://bit.ly/b0x0nF
2011.12.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: The new year is coming. Need to set short- and long-term financial goals? Tips for you: http://bit.ly/6h7uyS


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of December:

2011.12.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Gift cards make great Christmas or anytime presents, but beware the fine print regarding fees over time.
2011.12.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What do you do when a driver drives toward you with his/her bright lights on? http://bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.12.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can use an electric skillet in-truck to make hot, delicious beefaroni: http://bit.ly/u5BvbT. Save money. [not published for unknown error]
2011.12.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been caught driving your truck on a "no trucks" route? How costly was it? What did you do?
2011.12.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If an anti-fog treatment for use inside your windshield has left vision-hindering streaks, clean it off.


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of December:

2011.12.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Make sure all of the lights on your rig work, even the ones at the top of your trailer. No CSA violations.
2011.12.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever had a preventable accident in a commercial motor vehicle? What would you do differently next time?
2011.12.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Clean your windshield wipers regularly to maintain good visibility in rain or snow. Replace as is necessary.
2011.12.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been "punished" by your trucking company for not accepting a certain load, like to CAN or NYC?
2011.12.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: During your pre-trip inspection, check your tires for wear on one side coming from an alignment problem.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of December:

2011.12.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Transferring a large, high-interest credit card balance to 0% interest card may help you pay it off faster.
2011.12.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever received a speeding fine while driving your truck? Did you fight it? If so, how? Was it overturned?
2011.12.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Bulk tanker drivers: be safe when loading and unloading dry products. Static electricity causes problems.
2011.12.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What products do you use to keep your truck clean? Do enviro-friendly products cost more than others?
2011.12.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Wait out high winds in high profile vehicles. One gust can push you into another lane or blow you over.


Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning November and December:

2011.12.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Follow Jake brake or engine brake manufacturer recommendations regarding use when driving in rain or snow.
2011.12.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Which hotels or motels with truck parking offer the best value for the money?
2011.11.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Even fog can freeze on solid surfaces at/below freezing point. Be proactive in driving during freezing fog.
2011.11.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever needed to see a chiropractor away from home? How did you find one? Was treatment cost-effective?
2011.11.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Brakes with picked up snow can potentially freeze shut when truck is parked. Check before you leave again.


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of November:

2011.11.25 We thank you, our readers, for helping us make http://Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com the place to help all professional truckers save money.
2011.11.24 Mike and Vicki Simons of http://Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com wish you and your family a very blessed #Thanksgiving. #trucker #truckdriver
2011.11.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Think Christmas sales are only on Black Friday? No! Some sales are available only online and before Friday.
2011.11.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you save money while trucking over the Thanksgiving holidays? Add to our list.
2011.11.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Traveling over Thanksgiving? You can still save money on food: http://bit.ly/869E1q


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of November:

2011.11.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Cold weather presents challenges. Prep your truck internally and externally for best performance.
2011.11.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Have you ever had ULSD to gel in your tanks because you didn't idle? What happened?
2011.11.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: APU users, remember to perform regular maintenance on your units to keep them in tip-top shape.
2011.11.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever teamed up with another driver in order to save money? Did the savings envisioned materialize?
2011.11.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip (for 11/14): Liquid tanker drivers, constantly allow for the "slosh" factor when making turns and stopping.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of November:

2011.11.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Veterans, see if there are special deals or discounts at truck stops you can obtain today on Veterans Day.
2011.11.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Owner operators, how did you determine which trucking company to hire on with? Did the bonus matter?
2011.11.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If you travel in snowy places, consider carrying kitty litter for traction. It's cheaper than a tow service.
2011.11.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use retreaded tires? How well do they work for you as opposed to brand new tires? How much did you save?
2011.11.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Even though it's getting cooler outside and winter is approaching, still check your coolant level regularly.


Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning October and November:

2011.11.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Prepare for winter weather by wearing or carrying with you outer clothing that is warm and sturdy.
2011.11.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do you use winter gloves that are warm inside but waterproof outside? Please tell us about them.
2011.11.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Drive in areas where there are snow removal laws? Familiarize yourself with removal products or services.
2011.11.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you comply with the winter chain laws? Do you use a chain bank, carry chains year-round or what?
2011.10.31 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Explore low-cost options for keeping warm at night: extra blankets, a sleeping bag, APU, bunk warmer, etc.


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth week of October:

2011.10.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Using a thermoelectric cooler? Prevent overheating. Keep it well ventilated. - ht.ly/77bo1
2011.10.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What was the best buy or deal you ever got in a truck stop travel store? - ht.ly/77bo0
2011.10.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Never try to carry too much into or out of your truck. Avoid imbalances & falls. - ht.ly/77bnY
2011.10.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What tips would you give new truckers driving in the northeastern USA? - ht.ly/77bnX
2011.10.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Backing in the dark? Shine a waterproof flashlight down driver side dock line. - ht.ly/77bnV


Tweets from 2011 for the third week of October:

2011.10.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Remove as much paperwork from your dash as you can to keep your defroster working well on your windshield.
2011.10.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever had your trailer landing gear sink down in mud or asphalt? What would you do differently next time?
2011.10.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Adjust your mirrors so you can see well and so that you won't get blinded by traffic from the rear at night.
2011.10.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do you have a tip for backing into docks that could help another driver avoid an accident?
2011.10.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Never back under a trailer at an angle because damage to the king pin or landing gear can occur.


Tweets from 2011 for the second week of October:

2011.10.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Check your coolant level as needed. Continual addition may mean you have a leak that needs to be repaired.
2011.10.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Which windshield chip, star or crack filler have you used instead of replacing the windshield?
2011.10.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Refrigerated van drivers should have their trailer reefer units maintained regularly. Prevent food spoilage.
2011.10.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What is the most time-effective method you have found to scale out or weigh your truck and load?
2011.10.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Flatbed drivers need to routinely inspect their straps, chains and tarps. Repair or replace as needed.


Tweets from 2011 for the first week of October:

2011.10.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Instead of buying pre-boiled and refrigerated eggs, you can boil your own in a hot pot: bit.ly/76jGuP
2011.10.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do you keep extra light bulbs, grommets, air lines, mud flaps, etc. in your truck? bit.ly/51fNyy
2011.10.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Carry/use your own laundry supplies to save money over pricy vending machine additives. bit.ly/6MVahq
2011.10.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How have you tried to get more exercise on the road? How do you try to stay fit? bit.ly/97BB83
2011.10.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Among the tools you should carry with you on the road are screwdrivers and a hammer. bit.ly/51fNyy


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth full week of September:

2011.09.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: A good pair of polarized sunglasses can greatly reduce glare and aid your vision in bright sunlight.
2011.09.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What have been the biggest hurdles you faced in trying to save money on the road?
2011.09.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Keep window cleaner and paper towels in your truck to clean side windows, lights and reflectors as needed.
2011.09.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: In what area of saving (food, clothing, maintenance, etc.) have you been most successful on the road?
2011.09.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Van and reefer drivers, check your trailer door seals often. Don't let a load get ruined due to a leak.


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of September:

2011.09.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Flatbed drivers may utilize devices to help them access high vertical loads more easily and prevent falls.
2011.09.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do you ever dilute your windshield washer fluid with water to make it last longer? Why or why not?
2011.09.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Running experiments that compare the performance of fuel additives may help you find which one works best.
2011.09.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: There are many products designed to improve big truck aerodynamics. Which is your favorite and why?
2011.09.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Have a placarded load? Carry spare placards with you in case one blows off. Don't be caught without one!


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of September:

2011.09.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Got a heavy load? Considering routing around a weigh station? Know that portable scales can still be used.
2011.09.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you save money on coolant for your truck? Submit your tip online: bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.09.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some folks coat their windshields with Rain-X® and use their washer fluid additive for improved visibility.
2011.09.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you save money on oil for your truck? Submit your tip online: bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.09.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Instead of using expensive commercial shop towels or rags, consider re-purposing cut up old cotton clothes.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of September:

2011.09.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What one trucking operations tip would you offer a new driver? http://bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.09.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Loads of any value deserve to be protected from "listening ears" so as not to be stolen or hijacked.
2011.09.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you save money on fuel in your truck? http://bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.09.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Truckers, never say online or over the CB radio where you are personally so you're not targeted and robbed.
2011.09.05 (Labor Day. No tweet sent out.)


Besides these tweets from 2011, you may wish to see our tweets from 2010 or our most recently archived tweets.



Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning August and September:

2011.09.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Before you buy a 12-volt product, evaluate the warranty. Are similar non-12-volt product warranties longer?
2011.09.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you use IdleAir for Internet access, how does it compare with other forms of Internet access?
2011.08.31 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Water may be an emergency provision you carry in your truck. Get it for free or cheap: http://bit.ly/o5is5a.
2011.08.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you pay credit card interest, how much money would you save if you paid off your balance in full?
2011.08.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Labor Day weekend is coming. Be aware of increased traffic from travelers whose minds may not be on driving.


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth week of August:

2011.08.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Smoking has two costs: initial & long-term. Do smoking truckers know either cost? http://bit.ly/b0x0nF
2011.08.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you pay bills from the road, which financial software program helps you save the most time & money?
2011.08.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Document and track all expenses, including scale tickets and tolls. Ask for reimbursements when appropriate.
2011.08.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What do you do when you're assigned a load you know you can't deliver on time? Who do you call and when?
2011.08.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If your dispatch allows it, see if you can cover heavily traveled routes during lower traffic times.


Tweets from 2011 for third week of August:

2011.08.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: When temps cool, you may need warmer clothing. Plan ahead so you don't have to buy clothes on the road.
2011.08.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How well do the curtains in your truck block out light? Are they yours or did they come on the truck?
2011.08.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can utilize the time that you're driving to cook food in a slow cooker / crock pot: http://bit.ly/5md4yb
2011.08.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a 12-volt fan for circulation or cooling? Which one do you use and how well does it work?
2011.08.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: For prevention purposes, practice noticing your surroundings such as the people you see and vehicles nearby.


Tweets from 2011 for the second week of August:

2011.08.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Never leave your truck unlocked when you're away from it. Practice good security and theft prevention.
2011.08.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Have you ever had to repair a thermoelectric cooler or replace parts? Which repair did you do?
2011.08.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Learn to anticipate the actions of other drivers based on their driving behavior. Avoid accidents.
2011.08.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a thermoelectric cooler http://bit.ly/qSQnGU in your truck? How does it help you save money?
2011.08.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If you own your truck, evaluate your insurance needs regularly. Do you have enough or the right kind?


Tweets from 2011 for the first week of August:

2011.08.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Sales Tax Holidays can benefit truckers, not just students. See how you can save money: http://bit.ly/oDddab
2011.08.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you use an ice chest to keep perishable food cold in your truck, how do you save money on ice?
2011.08.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Consider attending refresher training to help you become a better professional driver. It's an investment.
2011.08.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a truck-specific GPS unit in your truck? Has it ever guided you to a road with too low a clearance?
2011.08.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: On the first day of every month, review your spending. Is your budget on track? http://bit.ly/8kj66d


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth full week of July:

2011.07.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some hand cleaners work better than others in some situations. Choose the right one. http://bit.ly/r5JOyF
2011.07.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use PrePass? How much money would you say you save by not having to slow or stop at weigh stations?
2011.07.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Regularly check your fire extinguisher for a full charge. Replace or recharge as is necessary. Be prepared.
2011.07.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How did you save money when buying a CB radio and accessories? Were features more important than cost?
2011.07.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Flatbed drivers, when tarping your load, be sure to wear appropriate shoes so you don't slip. Safety first.


Tweets from 2011 for third full week of July:

2011.07.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Make sure sites you order from have Secure Socket Layer technology (https://). Protect yourself.
2011.07.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do you use a microwave oven to cook or heat meals in your truck? Which dishes are your favorites?
2011.07.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some sites claim they need a birth date for "age verification." Evaluate. Protect your ID & your finances.
2011.07.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Which trailer security device do you use: padlock, bar lock, bolt, etc.? Has it ever failed?
2011.07.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Beware of sharing your birth date, Social Security No., etc. online. Your identity can be stolen quickly.


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of July:

2011.07.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Compact refrigerators and thermoelectric coolers can fail. Other cold food devices: http://bit.ly/5WTeDr
2011.07.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you regularly check your brakes for proper adjustment?
2011.07.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Beware of highway hypnosis, especially on long stretches of straight roads. Stay alert to avoid accidents.
2011.07.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you have a commercial motor vehicle legal plan, how has it helped you save money?
2011.07.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Hot temp & high humidity -> high heat index http://bit.ly/pkdER1. Watch your health: http://bit.ly/pjqrp0


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of July:

2011.07.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: During the hot days of summer, pay special attention to your truck's coolant level. Top off when necessary.
2011.07.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever received a fine for not having proper permits? What could you have done differently to avoid it?
2011.07.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Budgeting software can let you set up recurring bill reminders. Use this to plan for non-monthly bills.
2011.07.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever received an overweight or overheight fine? What could you have done differently to avoid it?
2011.07.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some businesses have Independence Day sales. Savings may be on top of other discounts. Explore and save.


Besides these tweets from 2011, you may wish to see our tweets from 2010 or our most recently archived tweets.



Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning June and July:

2011.07.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: People traveling over long holiday weekends may be distracted. Anticipate others' actions; avoid accidents.
2011.06.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Owner-operators, how do you save money on commercial truck insurance?
2011.06.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Either send in or scan your paperwork promptly so that you can be paid for each trip in a timely manner.
2011.06.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How can satellite radio help you save money on the road, if at all?
2011.06.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Check your tires' tread depth regularly and replace truly mismatched tires. http://bit.ly/kJj0vS


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of June:

2011.06.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Need to sleep during long daylight hours? Sleep better by doing these things: http://bit.ly/jHIyb5.
2011.06.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you save money on Internet access on the road?
2011.06.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Summer's here. Pay attention to heat-sensitive truck items: tires, coolant level, etc. http://bit.ly/6d2goA
2011.06.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you minimize waiting time at the shipper or receiver?
2011.06.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: It is easier to manage your records and receipts daily than stockpiling them. http://bit.ly/4BkzAY


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of June:

2011.06.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can do a bit of exercise behind the wheel of your truck. Use appropriate caution: >a href="http://bit.ly/97BB83" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/97BB83
2011.06.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Does a fuel surcharge help you save money? If so, how?
2011.06.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Tire pressure monitoring systems can re-inflate what appears to be a flat tire -- automatically.
2011.06.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Did you get your CDL training from a trucking company? Did it save or cost you money long-term? How?
2011.06.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Determine whether it is better for your budget to maintain a home or live in your truck year-round.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of June:

2011.06.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some trucking companies may limit drivers' weekly cash advances totals. Plan ahead to estimate your needs.
2011.06.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What is the number one cause of truck breakdowns and how can they be prevented? http://bit.ly/6d2goA
2011.06.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: When evaluating a truck driver training school, be sure it meets minimum standards: http://bit.ly/4HxHo0
2011.06.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What is the single most important tool for a trucker to carry in his or her truck? http://bit.ly/51fNyy
2011.06.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Like eggs? You can boil them in a hot pot http://bit.ly/76jGuP or even a crock pot http://bit.ly/5md4yb.


Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning May and June:

2011.06.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Certain chain truck stops issue driver reward points. Trade them carefully, just like cash.
2011.06.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been denied a load because of your tractor trailer's APU weight?
2011.06.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Credit card cash back reward points can sometimes be multiplied when putting toward certain gift cards.
2011.05.31 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you have an APU, how much diesel would you say you save per hour versus idling?
2011.05.30 (Memorial Day. No tweet sent out.)


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth week of May:

2011.05.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Having up to date health and contact info is vital in a medical emergency: http://bit.ly/mzIFg9
2011.05.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you use super single tires, how do you feel they compare to regular truck tires? http://bit.ly/5iWF44
2011.05.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Truckers can do housesitting to save on housing, but bear these things in mind first: http://bit.ly/iR2xZR
2011.05.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been burned in the budget by a truck leasing program? What happened? http://bit.ly/8kj66d
2011.05.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Pulling over to the side of the road, even for a trucker protest, can be costly: http://bit.ly/ma2xB2


Tweets from 2011 for the third week of May:

2011.05.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Beware of freebies that turn into expensive propositions. Read reviews and all contractual fine print first.
2011.05.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you use Rain-X(R), how would you grade it as a windshield visibility aid?
2011.05.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: The key to achieving big goals is to achieve a succession of small goals first. http://bit.ly/6h7uyS
2011.05.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Besides tires, what can you buy and save money on by using a national account?
2011.05.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Note special days and appointments in a small calendar book and keep it with your log book. Plan in advance.


Tweets from 2011 for the second week of May:

2011.05.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some recipes turn out right only if you bake them, such as in an oven, toaster oven or Jet Stream oven.
2011.05.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How often do you clean the mirrors, lights and reflectors on your truck? Every time you fuel?
2011.05.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: For best fuel economy, keep your tires inflated to the recommended pressure. Check by gauge as needed.
2011.05.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Have you ever had a problem with a certified weight ticket at a DOT weigh station?
2011.05.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: To keep from paying interest, pay off all of your credit cards every month, if not more often.


Tweets from 2011 for the first week of May:

2011.05.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Plan to shop at a local grocery store? Look for signs prohibiting large trucks from parking in the lot.
2011.05.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Solo drivers, what tips do you use to get parking every day/night, preferably for free?
2011.05.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Ice from self-service vending machines are becoming more popular and can beat the price of truck stop ice.
2011.05.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been ticketed for aggressive driving? What should you have done differently?
2011.05.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: At least once a year, compare your service plans such as cell phone service for better value and less cost.


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth full week of April:

2011.04.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: The first owners of some large ticket items face steep depreciation. So consider buying used and save money.
2011.04.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Ever been engaged in potential road rage situation? How did you get out of it? http://bit.ly/8OSjxI
2011.04.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Restaurants often charge $1 or more for coffee, tea or soda. Save by drinking water with your meal.
2011.04.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a high security protection device in your truck? How well would you grade it? http://bit.ly/4N0Siw
2011.04.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Regularly check all of your lights to make sure they work, brake lights included. Get help if needed.


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of April:

2011.04.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Restaurant meals may be more expensive on certain days like Easter or Christmas. So plan in advance to save.
2011.04.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Can a trailer that "dog legs" ever be repaired so that it rolls straight? If so, how?
2011.04.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Compare prices on a per-unit basis (quantity, gallon, pound, etc.) for best value for your storage space.
2011.04.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a diesel theft deterrent device? How well would you grade it for installation and effectiveness?
2011.04.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: When you get change for vending or laundromat machines, make sure you count it for accuracy.


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of April:

2011.04.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Plan now to summerize your truck so that you'll be prepared for driving in warm and hot weather.
2011.04.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Have you ever had diesel stolen from your truck's tanks? If so, what did you do about it?
2011.04.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Income tax returns are due by the 18th this year. Maximize your tax deductions wherever you can.
2011.04.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: During which season of the year do you find it most difficult to save money on the road? Why?
2011.04.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: New to trucking? Don't rely totally on GPS. Learn how to route yourself, especially for restrictions.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of April:

2011.04.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Truck-specific GPS units may not be 100% accurate or customizable. Always know how to best route yourself.
2011.04.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Has the actual versus pump amount of diesel delivered to your truck ever differed? What did you do?
2011.04.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: It may be hard to do in some areas, but don't tailgate others to skip paying tolls. You'll be caught.
2011.04.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What cities in your opinion experience the biggest traffic slowdowns during Spring Break?
2011.04.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Calculate the return on investment (ROI) of any new product you may want to install on your truck.


Besides these tweets from 2011, you may wish to see our tweets from 2010 or our most recently archived tweets.



Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning March/April:

2011.04.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can save more money by increasing your income or lowering your outgo or both. No fooling!
2011.03.31 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What weather-related driving tips would you give to a new driver?
2011.03.30 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some truckers have lost weight by eating more fruits and vegetables, and eating less high calorie foods.
2011.03.29 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What personal protective equipment have you ever been issued at a shipper or receiver?
2011.03.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Washing your truck to remove road dirt and salts is said to help your truck get better fuel mileage.


Tweets from 2011 for the third full week of March:

2011.03.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can use a crock pot to slow cook potatoes and dishes from dried beans or peas. http://bit.ly/5md4yb
2011.03.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you work to avoid accidents with four-wheelers who cut in front of your truck too closely?
2011.03.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Look for well-documented examples of benefits of fuel additives or boosters before investing in one.
2011.03.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you are not on a national account, how do you find repair services that won't gouge you financially?
2011.03.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Portable toilet use in-truck can help you avoid health problems from holding in waste. http://bit.ly/4AWc7G


Tweets from 2011 for the second full week of March:

2011.03.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Check coolant and oil levels regularly, such as during pre-trip inspections and whenever you get fuel.
2011.03.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Reefer drivers, how can you prevent refrigeration unit breakdowns? What maintenance is most crucial?
2011.03.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If trailer door seals are torn and drooping, water may be able to get in. Repair before freight is damaged.
2011.03.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Reefer drivers, do you rely on your refrigeration temp readout or double-check with a thermometer?
2011.03.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: When you check tire pressure, also check tire tread depth, for signs of misalignment and other problems.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of March:

2011.03.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: It may be tough, but you can improve your health and save money by quitting smoking: http://bit.ly/b0x0nF
2011.03.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Besides not idling unnecessarily, how are you saving fuel in your truck?
2011.03.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Laundromat dryers vary: time per quarter versus batch drying only. Compare to save: http://bit.ly/6MVahq
2011.03.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you protect yourself against robbery while you're inside your truck?
2011.03.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Compare prices to see if you're being overcharged for items at a truckstop. An example: http://bit.ly/h7srbp


Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning February and March:

2011.03.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Electric skillets can cook in-truck hot breakfasts like ham and cheese omelettes: http://bit.ly/8uAA6R
2011.03.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Why do some mud flaps tear or come off truck bumpers more easily than others?
2011.03.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Driver turnover can be costly to drivers in many ways. Make a good employment match in the beginning.
2011.03.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Do heavier trailers provide better protection of the freight transported than lighter weight trailers?
2011.02.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Allergic to pollen? Prepare for spring by taking with you appropriate antihistamine or medication.


Tweets from 2011 for the third week of February:

2011.02.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Many healthful food choices are available to truckers using an electric skillet and inverter combo.
2011.02.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Drink coffee? Do you make it or buy it already prepared? How can you save money buying it?
2011.02.23 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Need help backing into a spot? Ask for it. Make sure you can see the person on the ground at all times.
2011.02.22 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a laminated Rand McNally road atlas? Do you prefer the deluxe or large-scale version? Why?
2011.02.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some businesses have President's Day sales. Savings may be on top of other discounts. Explore and save.


Tweets from 2011 for the second week of February:

2011.02.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Have trouble sleeping soundly? See if your trucking company will pay for your sleep study or CPAP machine.
2011.02.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Use a road atlas? Which one do you use? How would you grade it? How often do you update it?
2011.02.16 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Washing your truck can remove road dirt and salts, especially in the winter. http://bit.ly/58ZgbC
2011.02.15 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What maintenance tasks do you perform yourself on your truck regularly?
2011.02.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If you are married, be aware of potential spending style differences and work to harmonize finances.


Tweets from 2011 for the first full week of February:

2011.02.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Eating a well-balanced diet will help you stay healthy and help you save money in the long run.
2011.02.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How will you celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved ones frugally from your truck?
2011.02.09 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If your truck pulls left or right -- or starts shaking like it never has before -- it may need an alignment.
2011.02.08 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What is in your truck's winter emergency preparedness kit or bug out bag? How did you save money on it?
2011.02.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Plan ahead by having a winter emergency preparedness kit or bug out bag in your truck.


Tweets from 2011 for the week spanning January and February:

2011.02.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Aerodynamic wheel covers can reduce wind resistance and help you save fuel: http://bit.ly/dZFNXp
2011.02.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What do-it-yourself tricks would you try if your truck got stuck in snow or ice? http://bit.ly/8OSjxI
2011.02.02 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Is your CB radio reception a little fuzzy? Before you buy a new one, consider giving the old one a tune-up.
2011.02.01 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How much money do you spend on soda, pop or soft drinks per week? What if you could save that instead?
2011.01.31 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Is there a snow removal law where you travel when it's snowing? Seek a removal station. http://bit.ly/emyl9L


Tweets from 2011 for the fourth week of January:

2011.01.28 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Truckers can celebrate Valentine's Day frugally by planning ahead.
2011.01.27 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Flat bed drivers, how do you save money on straps or chains?
2011.01.26 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: You can save money by eating food you prepare in your truck. Food and recipes here: http://bit.ly/7Ox8Rz
2011.01.25 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Drive where snow chains are required in the winter? How do you save money? Do you use a snow chain bank?
2011.01.24 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Depending on your route, always carry tire traction devices such as snow chains in higher elevations.


Tweets from 2011 for the third week of January:

2011.01.21 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Use an online calculator to determine the impact of compound interest on regular deposits saved over time.
2011.01.20 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What's the worst truck-specific product you've ever used? Review it online: http://bit.ly/4N0Siw
2011.01.19 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Some truckers use a certified automatic truck scale to obtain axle weights on all loads over 35,000 pounds.
2011.01.18 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: If you had to have one, would you prefer snow chains or cables for your truck in the winter? Why?
2011.01.17 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Learning to save money is a task any person can do regardless of age, gender, education, or social status.


Tweets from 2011 for the second week of January:

2011.01.14 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Leave an electronic paper trail (such as by QualComm messaging) regarding delivery ETAs and any delays.
2011.01.13 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Which appliance have you found most versatile for cooking in your truck? http://bit.ly/64QvxE
2011.01.12 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: If you use one, keep your cell phone fully charged at all times in the event of an emergency.
2011.01.11 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: Which in-truck heating system do you use: idling, APU, bunk warmer, etc.? http://bit.ly/cudzJr
2011.01.10 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: No load is worth your life. In the winter, always check the weather and road conditions before you travel.


Tweets from 2011 for the first week of January:

2011.01.07 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tip: Prepaid service can help you limit the total money you spend on cell phone and other telecommunications.
2011.01.06 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: How do you ensure you get good sleep on your rest break? Do you use any special tools or equipment?
2011.01.05 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips: The advantage of a debit card instead of a credit card is that you can't spend more than is in the account.
2011.01.04 Truck Drivers Money Saving Inquiry: What special items do you carry with you in the winter you carry at no other time of the year and why?
2011.01.03 Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips: Instead of making resolutions, make saving goals and use a to do list to keep track: http://bit.ly/dOMTUf


Besides these tweets from 2011, you may wish to see our tweets from 2010 or our most recently archived tweets.








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