News & Notes

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:06
When Spring turns to Summer, the temperature starts to rise, and everyone wants to be outside, one of the biggest concerns becomes the sun. Everyone knows that the sun can lead to painful sunburns and even skin cancer, so protection becomes very important. As a trucker, you might not think…
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:31
For today’s truck driver to enjoy a prosperous and lengthy career hauling freight, it’s essential to be prepared to negotiate the effects of stress. That’s right, truck driver stress is a real thing and a common reason for burnout. Although the truck driver lifestyle can offer tremendous freedom, a good…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 09:59
You could have knocked me over with a feather, as they say. The crack of my voice and the pause in my response may have come across the telephone as rude, but I was genuinely shocked. The request was one that I hadn’t heard in several years. Here was a…
Thursday, 02 April 2015 12:44
If you make your living as a trucker, a spring storm safety refresher both for you on the road, as well as your family at home, is essential. It's only a matter of time until severe weather strikes your home base or the path you travel on the job.  To…
Monday, 09 March 2015 20:17
Trucking jobs often come with extended sedentary periods and a lot of access to unhealthy food. This lifestyle may contribute to heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and plenty of other problems that can be avoided by making sure that you take the time to address your physical and mental needs.…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 00:00
As a trucker, you may need to rely on your credit score to purchase a new rig, make repairs to your truck, or buy tools and other necessary items. While your credit score is far from the most important part of your financial well being, you should understand the basics…
Monday, 16 February 2015 16:04
When you work as a trucker, finding tasty, heart-healthy foods can be tough. We all know the health dangers that come with hours of sitting behind the wheel, but the issue is compounded by trucks stops that are often full of greasy, salty, or sugary foods and snacks. Despite the…
Monday, 09 February 2015 11:10
Trucking poses its fair share of physical, emotional and mental challenges. For example, truckers may need to be away from their families for days or weeks at a time. They sit behind a wheel for hours and may frequently have little choice other than to eat out at fast food…
Thursday, 05 February 2015 19:49
Valentine’s Day can be difficult for many, but it’s particularly hard for truckers who are on the road. When your trucking career pulls you away from home, it can be tough to celebrate the romantic holiday. So how can you best say “I love you” from 1,500, or more, miles…
Thursday, 29 January 2015 14:10
Finding delicious, affordable meals while working as an over the road trucker can be a real challenge. Sure, you can eat at restaurants, but it will take its toll on your budget. You can also eat cheap snacks, but that get old fast. On your next trip, treat yourself to…
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