The second hit from a trucker favorite C.W. McCall features lots of classic CB chatter and a catchy beat.
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Here comes another classic country narrative from a classic trucking hero.
One of the trucking industry’s most popular musical advocates sings of the long lonesome road in our latest installment of Truck Driving Songs.
This sweet 1953 Mack W71 comes to us from Dr. Bill Comcowich who restored it out of an old yard. Dr. Bill is a dentist from Aspen, Colorado who loves old trucks and restores them as a hobby. At CDL Life, we love our classic trucks. We’ve featured several from around North America. If you [...]
A blast from the past sheds some light on how difficult and lonely truck driving could be back in the day.
This rough and tumble sleeper cab is a rare sight on the roadways these days. Ever seen one?
Making a big change starts with small shifts. Truck drivers are constantly battling the bulge. They fight high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease since they occupy a job that has them in high-pressure situations at all hours, with relatively little physical movement. That’s a big red flag for health. What next? Simple diet changes. [...]
A bluegrass blast from the past represents our long-running series Truck Driver Songs this week. You probably haven’t heard it.
One of the most famous truck driver songwriters sends in another classic trucker tale from the 70s. How long has it been since you heard it?
Take a listen at what this Canadian country rock band is doing to bring back trucking songs in the 2000s.
Queue up this killer country track and listen to how Earl keeps the trucking legacy intact.
One of the favorite trucking song singers does an early popular hit this week in Truck Driver Songs.
Another rugged, extreme performance tablet computer hits the shelves with applications like trucking, military, mining and land surveying in mind.
One of the long-time heroes of the trucking set breaks out another winner for our Truck Driver Songs series.
Netflix Streaming is a great value for your entertainment dollar. Here’s what we recommend for March 2013.
Get a closer look inside and out at this old lumber company chip hauler.
Built during the classic era of trucking, still kicking, still roaring. This pipeless Peterbilt 352 cabover probably won’t be passing any EPA standards anytime soon, but it sounds pretty and is easy on the eyes. At CDL Life, we love our classic trucks, whether they’re pretty Petes, fantastic Freightliners, killer Kenworths or massive Macks. We [...]
Kay Adams turns in one of the few ballads based on truck driving from female country stars in our latest installment of Truck Driver Songs.
Here’s some of our recommended titles for all you Redbox fans out there for March.
One of the hardest working bards of the fuel stops turns in another winner for our Truck Driver Songs series. We bet it’s been a while since you’ve heard this one.
Get a look inside the beautiful cab and ride along with an old Mack B61 model in the northeastern seaboard spring. As pretty as they come!
Classic Trucking musician Red Simpson turns in another winner, with some Peterbilt footage to boot from a faithful listener.
One of the smash hits of the 80s that details a long drive through the night to reach the one you love. See a live performance inside.
Bad news for small carriers that route through Pennsylvania: Your bottom line may be increasing to the point of truck driver cutbacks. How much? Nearly 400,000 in the first year alone. The proposed fuel taxes are some of the newest Go To plans for states to fund infrastructure shortfalls on the backs of trucking companies, [...]
Hear this classic easy-going country song from Merle Haggard, released in the mid-90s.
Ready to hear that old Detroit iron stoking the fire? They don’t make them like this anymore! Another winner from our friends at Brad’s Classic Trucks! If you have any pictures and videos of classic truck projects you or your family was involved in, we would love to see it! Post the footage to our [...]