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David Henry

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David Henry is a long haul trucker with over 30 years of experience. As a brain injury survivor he is always on a mission to help others deal with mental health wellness and to promote the trucking industry in a positive light.

Inspection Woes

Every day that I’m is the road I pass several weigh /inspection stations. I remember the days when you had to count on them being open and you needed to make sure you were legal. I’ve heard urban myths about...
I don’t know of anyone that has thought this was a good idea but the one that matters made that decision. What am I going to do about it? I’m going to do my part. We are in a dangerous time....

MENTAL GAMES

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the Olympics. As I write I don’t know if this is her final decision, or if in the future she will compete more. The most common theory is a mental health issue, but does...
I have a love-hate relationship with road construction. I love that it is getting done and hate that it is in my way. 32 years ago, while living in the USA, my second job in trucking, after a year of...
The trucking company is taking advantage of us! Look at that rate that we just saw!” I have heard comments like this so often over 33 years in the business. So what do these people do? They’ll go on their own,...
What is part of the daily pretrip requirements that is rarely checked by the driver? I know that’s a trick question because not many people do a proper pretrip inspection. When was the last time you checked your insurance card?...
You know what really turns my crank backwards? Semis in the ditch and in crashes. It seems like I’m yelling about this constantly. When will drivers start to listen? Yes YOU! Stop using excuses for a crash. It’s rarely an accident! I...
I’m going to try and tiptoe through a minefield of political correctness and sensitive issues. If you’re triggered by questions, maybe you don’t want to read this. I’m tell you right up front ;I’m not a language expert but I...
That's a basic need for mental health. People who have mental health concerns often feel alone and left out. It's not that easy though. In years past the truckers network were the Truckstops. We would stumble out of our trucks, belly...
I ’m angry because I saw a man being murdered by a vicious person. I'm sad because I’ve seen far too much of this in my life. Sick, that racism is so prevalent even in 2020 and so many...

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