We pass them everyday running down the highways and byways of our nation. But what do we know about trucks and the men and women that drive them. Here at A Truckers Life, we aim to change that. Get to know the drivers behind the big rigs that drive our nation.

Spend some time chatting with them, learning about them and get advice from them. Truck drivers know that best places to park for the night, get a fresh home cooked meal, or just find the best place to visit as you are traveling through a town or city. ​​

Trucking Headlines

  • Dr. William Shearer, Who Treated the ‘Bubble Boy,’ Dies at 81 18 Oct 2018 17:59 The New York Times Dr. William Shearer, who treated the so-called bubble boy — a youngster isolated from birth in sterile plastic cocoons because he lacked a functioning immune system — through the last years of his short life, died on Oct. 9 at his home in Houston. He was …
  • Comment: How petrol prices will hit home 18 Oct 2018 17:01 The New Zealand Herald COMMENT: It is a bit embarrassing for the Reserve Bank to be half a percentage point light in its forecast for inflation in the September quarter. Should it be worried by this miss, and therefore should borrowers? Not necessarily. But perhaps a little bit …
  • The rhythm of storytelling 18 Oct 2018 16:12 Boulder Weekly As the Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock said, “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” And who does the cutting? Editors. Sifting through hours upon hours of footage, editors construct coherency from a multitude of takes and shape hundreds of …
  • Somalia: Climate Update September 2018 Monthly Rainfall and Vegetation Cover (Issued October 18, 2018) 18 Oct 2018 15:24 Relief Web Highlights During September 2018, the climate situation indicates persistence of Karan (July - September) rains in northwest and parts of northeast whereas in the south Hagaa (July-September) showers prevailed. Hagaa rains were enhanced in the third dekad …
  • Punjabi-Canadians roll into trucking, rerouting a traditional industry 18 Oct 2018 14:02 Brandon Sun Nachhattar Singh Chohan lived in Canada eight years before he tried his hand at trucking. A former brake plant worker and gas station attendant with farming roots, the then-34-year-old marshalled his savings, bought a used Ford Econoline van and set to …