Does Every Trucker Need A Dash Cam?

September 20th, 2018
Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Dashboard cameras, more commonly known as “dash cams,” have grown in popularity for truck drivers over the last few years. Dash cams are set up on the dashboard to record the road which can be used as proof when accidents occur, but also gives drivers video of their scenic trip. Continue reading to learn why every professional trucker should have a dash cam on their truck. Read the rest of this entry »

What All Truckers Should Know About Driving In Dangerous Weather

September 14th, 2018
 Check out these three things all truckers should know about driving in dangerous weather.

Check out these three things all truckers should know about driving in dangerous weather.

The weather can be very unpredictable, especially for truckers who drive long distances in one day. Professional truckers have likely driven through snowy mountains to dry plains in one day, as long hauls can take truck drivers through many states. It is essential for every trucker should know how to safely navigate through all types of dangerous weather, as they may never know what to expect on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

Mountain Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

September 6th, 2018
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Check out these essential mountain driving tips for truck drivers.

For new truckers, facing the challenge of mountain driving can be very intimidating. However, with a few tips and tricks, you’ll be ready to gain the confidence needed to stay safe on your long haul. Continue reading for some valuable tips that all truck drivers should know before attempting a mountain drive. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Avoid Technology Distractions As A Truck Driver

August 30th, 2018
Learn how to avoid technology distractions as a truck driver.

Learn how to avoid technology distractions as a truck driver.

We all know about the dangers of distracted driving, and how important it is to keep your eyes focused on the road and your hands on the wheel at all times. Truckers spend endless hours at a time on the road, and it can be difficult to resist the urge to look at your texts or social media. Continue reading to learn a few tricks for truckers to avoid technology distractions while on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

Truckers and High Blood Pressure: How It Can Effect Your Driving Career

August 24th, 2018
Learn how high blood pressure affects a truck driving career.

Learn how high blood pressure affects a truck driving career.

Truck drivers must be careful of having high blood pressure, as it can have a significant impact on a driving career. While drivers with high blood pressure can be cleared to drive, they may need to get recertified frequently and can be automatically disqualified from a trucking career if it gets too high. Continue reading to learn more about the effects of high blood pressure and tips for how truckers can manage it. Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Believe These False Expectations About A Career In Trucking

August 16th, 2018
New truckers have many unrealistic expectations about a career in trucking.

New truckers have many unrealistic expectations about a career in trucking.

Unfortunately, many new truckers have false ideas or expectations about a career in trucking. It is because of these unrealistic expectations that many new truckers quit too soon, when they could have very successful careers. Continue reading to learn about false expectations in the trucking industry and the truth behind them. Read the rest of this entry »

Pros and Cons Of Team Truck Driving

August 10th, 2018

If you prefer to have some company on the road, team truck driving may be a good option for you!

Team driving is when two truckers partner up to drive one truck. While not the most common, some trucking companies allow team driving as it allows for long-haul shipments to be made faster. Two drivers take turns driving according to a schedule, while this can have its advantages, it has plenty of disadvantages as well.  Read the rest of this entry »

4 Tips For Passing Truck Driving School

August 3rd, 2018
Check out these tips for passing truck driving school.

Check out these tips for passing truck driving school.

When starting truck driving school, it’s important to think of it as an investment in your career and to take it seriously. You are putting money and time when going to truck driving school, and you want to make the most out of it to ensure you have a great career! Check out these few tips on how to pass school and start your life as a professional trucker. Read the rest of this entry »

A Trucker’s Packing List: Essentials To Take On The Road

July 27th, 2018
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Check out this guide of essentials every trucker needs on the road!

A truck is like a second home for truck drivers, as they spend a significant amount of time on long hauls across the country. If a trucker forgets an essential item before leaving on a long haul, it can be hard to make it through until the next assignment. Before taking off on your next job, make sure to follow this guide of essentials to keep in your truck! Read the rest of this entry »

Tips For Coping With Stress As A Truck Driver

July 19th, 2018
Check out these tips for coping with stress as a truck driver.

Check out these tips for coping with stress as a truck driver.

Many people struggle with stress or anxiety in their daily lives, but truck drivers tend to have higher stress levels than those in other job industries. The high-pressure career of trucking comes in multiple hours behind the wheel, which can be stressful enough, but is also combined with pressure to meet delivery schedules and deadlines. If you struggle with stress as a truck driver, continue reading to learn some helpful tips for coping and managing your stress levels. Read the rest of this entry »