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Just curious

Just curious about some of the dangers on the job .I have watched alot of episodes of ice road truckers .I would like to hear about some of the dangers that could happen and if some of the drivers chose this job as an ice road trucker for the thrills.And are there alot of challenges on this job.I would possibly concider this kind of a job but i would not want my wife and family at home worried about me at all times .So how do guys like alex and hugh do this what do their families think and how… Continue

Added by jack white on October 4, 2009 at 11:04am — No Comments

the ice road trucker

i went to the manitowoc fair on saturday and met alex,it was really nice.i got a picture taking with him.
i got an autographed t-shirt.i hope he comes back to the ice road truckers.he is such a sweetheart.
it's my b-day

Added by kelly wingerter on August 31, 2009 at 2:02pm — 1 Comment

jobs

hi am very new to the ice road,but watched all of tv shorts,and it gives me a real sensation, of really being part of events that go on out there on the ice,so where are these companys,that offer 3months of hell on earth,gotta get there ,maybe the end of october,[is that a good to get out there],please help,a desperate man to help my old ma,get the operation she needs,and experience of the ice road for me, after all is it the money,yes it will help ,but for it will the taking part of what is… Continue

Added by anthony ford on August 19, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Hats Off to Lisa

I've been watching Ice Road Truckers for some time now, and alway find it interesting! At first glance, Lisa Kelly would seem to be more of a model than a trucker! But much to my surprise, and delight, she has proven herself to be a fair match for any man behind the wheel! Lisa Kelly! My hat goes off to you! You are not only a beautiful lady, but a skilled proffesional as well! I hope we will all be able to see much more of you over the months to come! Congratulations! You've made my day, and… Continue

Added by Gary Leslie Ulmer on August 2, 2009 at 10:39pm — 2 Comments

Show us your photos

HI once again to all our overseas Truck Drivers,



We at 40FM have launched our new site, it may not be as flashy as some of your sites, but we think its not too bad.



We have added a photo gallery, and we'd love to see you post some photo's of your daily driver's (trucks) there so we can all have a look at the differences between our models here in Australia, to yours.



We added some other new pages, but you can check those out for yourself if you want… Continue

Added by Webmaster on July 20, 2009 at 8:54am — 2 Comments

40Fm Launches New Site

We are a bunch of Aussie Truckies.



40FM is our site led by our site's funny man 4Zero.



We have just launched our new site, where we have included an instant chat so you can chat directly with Aussie drivers.



A new photo gallery so users can upload their photos to share with other drivers around the world.





From time to time we will also upload videos to the site, in the media section so you can see some of the latest Aussie talent in the music… Continue

Added by Webmaster on June 29, 2009 at 6:45am — 3 Comments

Looking for writers

I'm looking for someone to be an official writer for my main blog about the show - http://www.ice-road-truckers.com. If you're interested in writing one blog post a week (usually a recap of what happened in the show), let me know and we can try to work something out.



Ideally this person will write because they love the show and want to help spread the word, but I can possibly pay a little for a good quality writer. Please send me a message if you're interested in writing and helping… Continue

Added by Jason Peck on June 22, 2009 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Hugh

Hugh got a bit too cocky not listening to the trainer when he was told to slow down... he needed to be put in his place lol having him sit in the passenger seat....good for him lol....he is an accident waiting to happen to my point of view... Alex very smart guy ...if I had to choose witch person I would feel safer driving with it would NOT be Hugh that is for sure. Alex I would feel safer driving with him ....he is smart not cocky and does not have to prove anything to anyone unlike Hugh.

Added by Lina on June 14, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Season 3 starts soon!

Season 3 of Ice Road Truckers starts May 31! Stay tuned here and at http://www.ice-road-truckers.com for updates.

Added by Jason Peck on May 29, 2009 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Convoy Went Well, Check out the Photo's

Hi All,

Feb 28th's Convoy went extremely well.



The Crew From 40FM.NET did a sensational job of running the Truck Show as Did Lights On The Hill with the rest of the Event and Boomer Bullbars Ute Show was a great addition to the Convoy, UTE's and Truck's are synonymous with each other.



The whole day went without hitch, with some very shiny rigs indeed turning up for the event and showing support for such a great cause.



We as 40FM were there on the day too… Continue

Added by Webmaster on March 7, 2009 at 6:07am — No Comments

4Zero's Trade-IN ! One Low Klm GOLD Kenworth T904

4Zero's Trade-IN ! One Low Klm GOLD Kenworth T904



YES, for those who don't know, our sites character 4Zero, Drives a Gold Kenworth T904.

But it has come time to trade-in the much loved banger.



So we have put it out to public vote, what should his next Rig be ? Remember we may not have the models here in Australia that the USA does, so I have put A poll into our site, you can find it here : http://40fm.net/forum/index.php/topic,359.0.html



Let us know what… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 26, 2009 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman join bushfire telethon

Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have thrown their support behind the Nine Network's national telethon to help raise money for Victorian fire victims.



The A-listers will be among more than 150 leading politicians, musicians, actors and sports stars to feature in Australia Unites - The Victorian Bushfire Appeal, which will air on Channel 9 tonight.



Nine expects to help raise millions of dollars, with funds to go to the Red Cross Bush Fire Appeal, which has… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 12, 2009 at 7:05am — No Comments

Australian Bushfire Update

UPDATE 7:01pm: THE death toll from Victoria's bushfires has risen to 181 as fire crews continue to fight blazes across the state.



Dozens of towns are on alert for imminent ember attack as changing winds blow embers ahead of the fire front sparking dangerous spot fires.



Wind has flared up a fire in the Bunyip State Park, which is now threatening the town of Gembrook.



Residents in Currawong Dve have been warned they may be directly impacted by the fire while those… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 10, 2009 at 9:04am — No Comments

Donations For Aussie Fire Victims

I know its a bit much to ask from some-one in another country,

but if you feel you would like to donate here is the way you can do that.



Visit the Australian Red Cross to make a donation http://www.redcross.org.au/



OR





Via internet banking



National Australia Bank

Victoria Bushfire Relief Fund

BSB: 082-001

Account: 860 046 797







Westpac Online



Name: Victorian Bushfire Relief Appeal

BSB:… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 10, 2009 at 9:02am — No Comments

Welcome

Hi All Drivers in other parts of the world.



I am the Webmaster of a site just like this one, for drivers in Australia, our Base is Brisbane, but we have members from Canada, New Zealand, and All over Australia.



We have a vast country with a Population of around 21,579,376 people currently,

a land area of almost 7.7 million square kilometres. This land area is almost as great as that of the United States of America (excluding Alaska), about 50% greater than Europe… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 9, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

This Month is Convoy time !

28th of Feb, is the significant day in our calendar here in Brisbane.

Lights On The Hill annual convoy takes place at Gatton, about 65 klm's from Brisbane.



A convoy of 500 plus trucks is expected this year with the usual Brisbane section and Toowoomba sections of trucks meeting at Gatton.



Media coverage is certain, it makes the news every year, this years sadly more drivers names will be added to the already listed names of deceased drivers, because this is a memorial… Continue

Added by Webmaster on February 9, 2009 at 10:29am — No Comments

Check out Our New List

Have you ever wanted to apply for an Ice Road Trucking job but didn't know where to start?



We have put together a list of companies that may hire Ice Road Truckers. The list includes 50 companies near Yellowknife that hire truckers for the ice roads. Hours of research have gone into this so we're charging a small fee ($19.99). Here's the link for more info:…



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Added by Jason Peck on February 1, 2009 at 3:36pm — No Comments

friend invite

Sorry for those folks who have added me as a friend. Have taken all steps to get it done but am starting to think computers, etc., hate me for insisting that the more I work with computers, the more I like people, and that anything with a microchip isn't going to be able to take over the world any time soon, in spite of all the science fiction robot movies with that theme. Anyway, unable to link back to accept the friend invite tho' I did follow the directions to try to get that done. And my… Continue

Added by Yvonne on February 1, 2009 at 8:46am — No Comments

JOBS

HI MY NAME IS CHRIS AL NEW TO THIS SO GO EASEY ON ME.



LIKE MOST OF U ON HEAR I TO AM LOOKING 4 THE OPPERTUNITY TO HAVE A SEASON ON THE ICE ROAD AND GIVE HUGH A RUN 4 HIS MONEY.

SO IF ANY ONE IN THE POSISION TO OFFER A JOB TO ME THEN FEEL FREE TO EMAIL.



IM MORE INTERESTED IN HAVING A GO AT IT 4 THE EXPERIANCE AND ADVENTURE RATHER THAN THE WEDGE BUT IT AL CUM IN HANDY I MUST SAY



AT PRESENT IM A POWDER TANK DRIVER IN THE UK AND IM GETTING INCREASINGLEY FED UP… Continue

Added by CHRIS on January 30, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

NEW SEASON

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME WHEN NEW (3rd) SEASON STARTS. THANKS..................................HARVEY

Added by Harvey Saunders on September 30, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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