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Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Email Newsletter, Issue #039, 2012-10-12
October 12, 2012

Issue #39 | October 12, 2012

Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips

Email Newsletter

We provide real world tips that help professional truck drivers save hard-earned money and personal reporting about products and services for use on the road.

We've developed our unique website as a place to share the tips we have learned through the years -- and where other professional drivers can do the same. In other words...

Get and share great money saving tips for truck drivers at

Table of Contents

Reader Submitted Content

Truckers Savings News





Social Networking

Popular Sections of our Site

What's New
Ask a Question
Truck Driving Jobs
Truck Operations
Preventive Maintenance
Tricks of the Trade
Home Support Team
Food and Recipes
Meal Preparation
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Important Notice

  1. Truck Driver Social Media Convention

    We are honored to sponsor the Truck Driver Social Media Convention for the second year in a row. This year, not only are we giving away truck drivers money saving tips, but we are giving away a couple of products that have enormous money saving potential when used systematically. We'll link to our news release announcing the items that will be available during the convention's prize drawings on our Trucking Social Media page, the same page that has an updated list of this year's sponsors and speakers.

    If you plan to attend the convention, we sure look forward to meeting you!

  2. Get and Share Great Money Saving Tips for Truck Drivers

    Every professional truck driver has a story about saving money or spending too much money in trucking. While we share our own successes and bone-headed mistakes on our website to help you, our site isn't just about us. Our goal is for our site to become a clearinghouse of how truckers around the world save money. Perhaps you've mastered something we haven't or you have knowledge about something we don't.

    We invite you to share
    • your review of a product or service marketed and sold to truck drivers,
    • your experience regarding a truck part you've used,
    • your experience at a truck stop or
    • your personal experience (your story) in dealing with money on the road as a trucker.

    So, what's your truck driver money saving tip?

  3. Truck Drivers Blog

    Since our last email newsletter, we have posted snippets through our Truck Drivers Blog from over 130 articles about how truckers can save money or are being forced to spend more money. We do the research and work so that you don't have to. While it takes a lot of time and all of the content is free, we are honored to serve you in this way.

    If you prefer, you can use your favorite news feed reader to read our XML file. By subscribing to the news feed, you can see the most recent posts on our web page linked above.

  4. Do You Like Our Content? Please Spread the Word.

    If you find value in our website, social networking outlets, news feed or this email newsletter, please spread the word in whatever way is most convenient for you. (Please support our sponsors, too.) We constantly seek to over-deliver value to help professional truck drivers worldwide save money. So we suggest that you Thanks.


Reader Submitted Content

Many uses for WD-40 in a truck?

Your use of WD-40 to help truck curtains slide in the track easier was useful. I suspect there are many uses for WD-40 in a truck. Mine is to remove sticky


Truckers Savings News

No entries this month.

If your business helps professional truck drivers save money, send us timely news through our Truckers Savings News page.



Transflo Express Document Scanning Service: A Professional Truck Driver's Review

Among the document scanning services available at some truck stops is Transflo Express. This is one professional truck driver's review...

TripPak Express Document Scanning Service: A Professional Truck Driver's Review

Some carriers want their drivers to use the TripPak Express document scanning service. This is one professional truck drivers's review...

Truckers Assist Mobile Truck Repair: Reviews by Professional Truck Drivers

When it comes to getting help on the road, one service is Truckers Assist Mobile Truck Repair. How well does it work? Truckers speak out...

We request your review of a product or service marketed and sold to professional truck drivers.



By now, you probably know that we ask hard questions about how professional truck drivers can save money or are being forced to spend more money in their jobs. We asked the following through our blog this month:

Will Supreme Court Decision Affect Reselling Trucks?

Pawn shops, eBay, Craigslist, yard sales and even used truck dealerships could all be affected. But how? Fox Business video



We received a testimonial this month from a reader. We asked for permission to publish it in our email newsletter and she agreed.

I am not a trucker..just a weekend RVer but enjoying your site VERY much. It is wonderful that you are trying to help trucker in so many ways by your honest and useful info. Thanks from me and many other who have benefited from your site. Have a good day!

-- Mary Michaud

When responding to Vicki's request to publish it, Mary further responded:

Certainly! I really humbled by all the time and effort you are putting in to help others. Times have been hard on many and truckers are no exception. The ideas and inspiration you are giving to truckers and others are needed and much appreciated by many I am quite sure.
Take care, Mary
P.S. not traveling right now but was inspired by your recipes to use my crook pot last night to make a stew. Smile Yum!

Mary, we are honored that you would take the time to let us know how our site has helped you. Thanks! Our crock pot and beef stew pages are online for anyone to read and we hope that truckers will take advantage of the money saving tips there.

Professional drivers, have you benefited from reading one or more of our pages? If so, please contact us. Thanks.



How to Patch Jeans: Trucker's Wife on Patching Jeans With Holes

Instead of throwing out or sidelining a perfectly good pair, why not patch jeans instead? Read our tips for truckers...

Texas Speed Limit Increase to 85 MPH: Calculating This Toll Road's Cost to Truckers

What is the real cost to truckers of taking a toll road where the Texas speed limit has been increased to 85 mph? We break it down...

Will Driverless Trucks Ever Take Over the Trucking Industry?

Before the trucking industry can be taken over by driverless trucks, we think some things have to be in place first...

Questions About GPS for Truckers When GPS Routing Leads to Truck Accidents

Some truck drivers say their GPS for truckers directed them onto restricted routes or roads with low clearances. We ask questions about liability...

QE3 or Quantitative Easing 3: What Does It Mean for Truckers?

Will QE3 have an effect on professional truck drivers? What does it mean? What can you do?

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Our video summarizes what is all about.

We are pleased to let you know that today -- October 12, 2012 -- is our 21st wedding anniversary. Where has the time gone? We started truck driver training school less than a year after we were married. (That means that we've been involved in some aspect of the trucking industry -- on and off -- for over 20 years. Yikes!) We know that some truckers' families experience tension when the truckers are away from home. We provide tips to help ease that tension on our home support team and Valentine's Day pages. Don't be fooled by the title of the latter page, though; the money saving tips there can be used any time of the year.

If you know of news that helps truckers save money -- or requires truckers to spend more money -- would you please let us know? We're only a tweet or Facebook post away. Thanks.

To all of our readers who are professional truck drivers, we wish you safe travels and lots of money saving opportunities on the road!

Best regards,

Mike and Vicki Simons, Owners

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It neither substitutes for professional advice nor
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