Tuesday, 03 March 2020 11:10
Driving a truck is not typically thought of as being the healthiest profession. You are sitting for long periods of time, not getting many opportunities for exercising and often eating less-than-healthy foods from convenience stores and truck stops. However, just because there are challenges to being a truck driver doesn’t…
Monday, 02 March 2020 15:50
Though you may not always think about it, truck drivers need to be in excellent health, and this includes your vision. Truck drivers need to be able to see clearly, no matter what time of day or night, to be able to effectively do your job and stay safe. Your ability…
Sunday, 01 March 2020 10:21
Truck drivers make up an important part of the American economy, but their role in the logistics necessary to trade and industry at large can be invisible to a lot of people. What's not invisible, though, is the sheer number of large trucks on the road, from flatbeds to traditional…
Friday, 28 February 2020 11:13
Being a parent can be challenging. Being an over the road truck driver is an exciting career, but it keeps you away from home for long periods of time. Trying to parent from the road can seem like an almost impossible situation. However, many people manage to continue truck driving…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:24
Delays, compliance, health problems, compensation, competition. The list of things truck drivers worry about goes on and on. With 150,000 people injured in truck crashes every year, focusing on safe driving is a necessity for all truck drivers. One of the main elements of safety for truck drivers is defensive…
Monday, 17 February 2020 14:16
When you hit the road in your truck, safety should be your top concern. Not only will it help you keep yourself healthy and your truck in good shape, but it will also help you avoid delays. An accident or a traffic citation could put you seriously behind schedule and…
Monday, 10 February 2020 10:39
The federal government’s mandated limit on hours of service requires truck drivers to pull over and rest more frequently. But lack of commercial truck parking options has put CDL professionals in an increasingly tight spot. Drivers are now losing upwards of an hour per day just looking for a safe place…
Saturday, 01 February 2020 10:48
What does it take to be a truck driver? Broad shoulders, a big heart, a mesh hat, an open mind, a giant mug of coffee, blue jeans and boots, and a cross necklace...these seven attributes make up the anatomy of a truck driver, and we love our truckers exactly that…
Saturday, 01 February 2020 10:40
As a commercial truck driver, you are responsible for operating your rig safely and accurately. Whether you are a new driver or have driven a semi truck for decades, you can always benefit from equipment and accessories that will make you a safer, more efficient driver and avoid preventable accidents.…
Thursday, 30 January 2020 09:41
As those close to the trucking industry already know, the rate of trucking company closures increased significantly in 2019. In the first half of the year, the number of businesses that closed was more than double the total for all of 2018. Although this isn’t the easiest news for the…
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