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How To Protect Your CDL
Your Commercial Drivers License (CDL) is obviously a very valuable asset… Do you know how to protect your CDL? For anyone who makes their living as a commercial driver, losing their CDL would be as devastating as an attorney being disbarred or a doctor being decertified. It completely changes how... Read more
How Valuable is a Commercial Drivers License?
Who Needs A CDL? In any economy, having a good income & solid career is very important to most people. Few career options out there provide the income potential, flexibility and diversity from entry-level to 5-decade-veteran that commercial truck driving offers. If you have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)... Read more
TSG Site News, Updates & Changes

TSG is making a few changes and now we want your opinion! Read & cast your vote…

About the Author

TSG is the merging of several of my passions. My name is Cole and I love helping folks, writing, driving, safety & a lot more. My background is diverse: having served in law enforcement, transportation safety & management, writing & web development. I've had my CDL since 2006 & have driven as a company driver, as an owner/operator, working various types of both local and over-the-road jobs.

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Flying J in Warrenton, MO Truck Stop Review

Not my favorite Flying J store, though I find myself stopping here frequently due to fuel prices. This place is dirty, stinky, cramped and has a lot of shady people hanging around who want money or a ride.

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Wings America Flying J in Avoca, IA Truck Stop Review

Wings America offers exceptionally clean showers, plenty of food options. None of us want to break down on the road, but if I had to choose where a breakdown would happen, Wings America would be one of my top choices in the Plains States.

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Social Media Sharing for Truckers

Most professional drivers spend a lot of time on the road, using mobile tech to stay connected. Social media sharing for truckers just got easier on Truckers Survival Guide, as TSG has implemented new social sharing buttons all of our articles & reviews.

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Pilot Travel Center in Colby, Kansas Truck Stop Review

Convenient location to stop between Denver & Salina with more parking than many Pilot stores. Basic c-store type food with a Subway on the side, but nice showers almost make up for the fact you might decide to stay hungry.

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Abbyland in Curtiss, WI. Truck Stop Review

Abbyland received one of TSG’s highest rated reviews so far this year. It’s a really pleasant place to stay and I only wish I could get there more often. They offer a very clean store & facilities. El Norteno’s food is to die for!

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Truck GPS Reviews Series

The ability to navigate safely and efficiently is absolutely vital to commercial transportation. TSG reviews several of these options in-depth, putting the navigation through it’s paces and dissecting the pros & cons of available GPS options. Finally, we’ll put the GPS’s head to head in a real-world use practical comparison.

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Being A Truck Owner Operator – What I Learned The Hard Way

The idea of becoming a trucking owner-operator was very enticing due to the promise of a significantly higher gross income, more freedom and the concept of being in business for myself. Little did I really know!

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