Archive for November, 2018

Why Truckers Need To Stop At Weigh Stations

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Learn why truckers need to stop at weigh stations.

Everyone on the road has seen signs for weigh stations, often signaling for truckers to stop when the lights are flashing. Stopping at a weigh station is required for trucks, as it is a stop where the Department of Transportation (DOT) inspects the weight of a vehicle to ensure truckers are traveling with a safe load. In addition to following weight regulations, there are many more reasons why commercial trucks should always be weighed. (more…)

How Truckers Can Manage Their Road Rage

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Check out these tips for how truckers can manage their road rage.

Everyone has the occasional moment of aggravation while driving, but road rage can quickly lead to disastrous situations. Since truckers are always on the road and have to deal with bad drivers and traffic all the time, they are more likely to get angry and emotional. Continue reading for a few tips that all truckers should keep in mind to keep their cool and remain calm on the road. (more…)

How Truckers Can Ease Stress and Boredom on Long Hauls

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Learn how truckers can ease stress and boredom on long hauls.

Learn how truckers can ease stress and boredom on long hauls.

Truck drivers have a difficult job, as they spend most of their days alone on long drives. They also deal with stressful situations, such as traffic jams, the pressure of getting their load delivered on time, finding places to eat and rest, and so on. Whether you on in a stressful situation or find yourself getting bored on a long haul, there are a few tricks you can do to make yourself feel better. (more…)