Timothy Brady is an author, columnist, speaker and business coach who provides information, training and educational presentations for large and small trucking companies, logistics organizations and community groups. He's the business editor American Trucker Magazine, the "Answer Guy" for trucking education website TruckersU.com, and author and business editor for Write Up The Road Publishing & Media.

As a speaker, Brady is inspirational, motivating, and empowering in his presentations.With 25 years of trucking experience, Brady's held positions from company driver to owner/operator to small trucking business owner, with experience in sales, insurance and business management, he has a well-rounded wealth of experience and knowledge. Visit TimothyBrady.com for more info.

5 May 22

Previously I discussed what to do when a DOT or police officer gives you a traffic citation or notice to appear. What's next? As quickly as possible afterwards, write down every detail, starting from five minutes before your alleged violation to when the officer drove off.

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2 May 15

In this and future blogs on the subject of truck maintenance and repair, we’re going to get advice from Owner Operators and Small Carriers on repair and maintenance. Let’s start with tires - we’d like to hear how you get the most miles out of your tires and stay safe.

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8 May 08

It's going to happen, at a scale or inspection station, or on the highway with blue lights flashing behind you. At some point in your trucking career you'll be given a citation from a police or DOT officer indicating he or she thinks you violated a traffic or trucking regulation. How you handle it from when the officer asks for your CDL, registration, logbook and bills of lading will determine how it affects your future driving career.

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4 Apr 15

How many times has one of your trucks arrived at a shipper or receiver before the designated appointment time, only to sit for several hours or even a day beyond the aforementioned delivery time?


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Feb 07

In our last blog, Nicky Hammerlane was heading out to bring a piece of equipment back to his customer while B.A. Rhoades and his wife did a business cost analysis per Nicky’s instructions. Their goal: to keep B.A.’s competitor from stealing their freight customers...

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Jan 29

Nicky Hammerlane continues to try to help find a solution to B.A. Rhoades problem with a competitor undercutting his rates. Can B.A. eliminate enough costs to position himself to win back the shipper?

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1 Jan 24

B.A. Rhoades' competitor has been stealing shippers by tremendously undercutting the rate at which his trucking company can afford to haul the freight. Can Nicky Hammerlane help?

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Dec 24

In our last blog we left Nicky as stuffed as his chile relleños and heading west. Juan Griego was left looking for a missing leg…. a missing freight leg. And calculating the fixed cost of each of the nine trucks he runs at his trucking company, Number Juan Trucking

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Nov 22

Nicky Hammerlane here, in one of my favorite towns, Albuquerque, New Mexico; sitting at the truck stop near the I-40 and I-25 interchange. Lots of restaurants within walking distance, so I decide to take a jaunt over to a restaurant that’s famous for its cheesecake. Now I know what you’re thinking - “He does the pie thing, what’s this?”

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Oct 31

When we last left off, Nicky had sat down with Ichabod to review his plan for the employees of Ichabod's trucking company to help encourage millenial employees to stick around, instead of disappear.

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