News & Notes

Friday, 19 November 2021 10:05
President Joe Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law with massive implications for the transportation industry and trucking world. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed both chambers of Congress with bipartisan support. From the biggest financing of American roads and bridges in over a decade to the…
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 10:23
Are You Ready for Winter Truck Driving? Ready or not, winter is on its way. As a long-haul truck driver, you are likely to encounter all types of conditions during a cross-country trip: snow, ice, sleet, wind, and bone-chilling cold. Any or all of these conditions can occur at the…
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 14:24
Owning a pet can bring both psychological and physiological health benefits for pet owners. Unfortunately, if you're an OTR driver working for a trucking company without a pet policy, you may have to leave your furry friend behind for weeks at a time. The separation can be tough on both you and…
Monday, 01 November 2021 09:45
There are approximately 3.5 million truck drivers in the $700 billion U.S. commercial freight-hauling industry trekking more than 430 billion miles each year. Truckers deliver upwards of 71 percent of all materials and goods and are the backbones of American communities. The hardworking men and women who keep the economy…
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 13:36
The average commercial driver spends nearly 12 hours on the road every day. After endless miles on the highway, and countless gas stations, rest areas and convenience stores, all those hours and miles start to blend together. Boredom just doesn't impact your job satisfaction, but it also affects your job…
Tuesday, 08 June 2021 10:18
Is Truck Driving a Good Career? Do you love driving to new places and across states? Are you looking for a new job? A career in truck driving awaits. For some, it’s more than just a career. It’s a way of life, an adventurous one.  There are plenty of opportunities…
Monday, 24 May 2021 10:42
It’s important to have up-to-date information about coronavirus vaccinations for truck drivers as all people become eligible to get vaccinated, more doses become available, and new guidance for vaccinated people from the CDC gets released. Here’s the latest news regarding COVID vaccines and truckers: Vaccine Eligibility Effective Monday, April 19th,…
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 14:53
In recent years, we’ve watched technology revolutionize the biggest industries in the world. The trucking industry could be next. With our current era of accelerated technological progress, innovation is inevitable. Rapid application of new tools could transform the way the trucking industry operates before we know it. From the truck…
Wednesday, 07 April 2021 14:57
Being a woman in trucking can be an incredible and stressful experience. Trucking is seen as a dangerous and dirty job and it is; that doesn’t mean women can’t do it. More women are entering the trucking industry because it's a stable job that offers great benefits. It’s important that…
Monday, 29 March 2021 09:37
Truck drivers frequently suffer from common injuries due to the long hours spent behind the wheel. Unnatural posture often results from prolonged periods of sitting, and as a result, truckers are highly susceptible to low-back, knee, leg, and foot pain. The truck driver exercises in this article are vital to…
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