News & Notes

Wednesday, 05 January 2022 14:43
The following budgeting tips for truck drivers are surefire ways to cut down on all those truck driver expenses, so you can keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket. Whether you’ve just begun a rewarding career as a CDL professional or you’re an experienced freight hauler, it’s never…
Sunday, 02 January 2022 10:00
By 2024, the driver shortage in the trucking industry is estimated to reach 175,000. Companies will be in serious peril unless they continue to refine their driver recruitment strategies. An effective way to recruit truck drivers involves a two-pronged plan of action: learn approaches that attract top talent to apply to your…
Saturday, 01 January 2022 11:08
All truckers know that keeping an eye on the rearview mirror is important. It's also important to take a glimpse into our past and the history of trucking to take pride in how far the trucking industry has come. Gone are the days of the horse and buggy. We've come…
Thursday, 30 December 2021 09:59
The life of a truck driver can be quite challenging. Drivers spend long stretches of time alone transporting goods across the nation. It is vital for truckers to take time away from their cab to rest and revitalize so that they may stay alert behind the wheel. There are plenty of…
Monday, 27 December 2021 13:38
Many of us laugh at the thought of making New year’s resolutions because roughly 80% of them fail by February. Instead of giving up on them completely, use these 6 tips to be one of the millions of people across the country who improve their life by turning a resolution into a…
Wednesday, 01 December 2021 09:14
Do you know the pros and cons of truck driving? Learning about the truck driver lifestyle might help you figure out if this career path is right for you. Whether sitting up high in the cab of an 18-wheeler rolling across the nation or delivering materials and goods on regional…
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…
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