Archive for the ‘Road Travel’ Category

3 Safety Tips For Driving A Truck A Night

Friday, April 12th, 2019
City Driving

Check out three important safety tips for driving a truck at night.

All truckers will find themselves driving at night at some point in their career. Some truckers prefer nighttime driving because it means less traffic and construction, but truck driving at night can be dangerous even when there are no cars around. In addition to reduced vision, fatigue is a significant factor in many trucking accidents. Continue reading for a few crucial safety tips when driving a truck at night. (more…)

4 Tips For Saving Money While On The Road

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Check out these four tips for saving money while on the road.

Life on the road as a truck driver can get expensive, as drivers may feel like they have no choice but to spend money every day. Your truck is like a second home while on a long haul, so you’ll have to spend some money on the essentials such as food and drinks, toiletries, and more. However, there are a few ways to save money without sacrificing on the necessities you need to live comfortably. (more…)

Essential Items Truckers Need On Their Long Haul Packing List

Thursday, January 17th, 2019
Check out this list of essential items truckers need on their long haul packing list.

Check out this list of essential items truckers need on their long haul packing list.

Many people know the struggle of occasionally packing for long trips during the year, but truckers experience this constantly. Since truck drivers are always on the road and going on long hauls, they must pack everything they need but are limited to the space in their truck. Continue reading for a list of essential items that should be on every truckers long haul packing list! (more…)

3 Exercises To Improve Your Health On The Road

Friday, October 26th, 2018
Check out these three exercises to improve your health while on the road.

Check out these three exercises to improve your health while on the road.

A career in trucking is very rewarding, but it also comes with a few drawbacks. One of the most significant disadvantages is the negative effects it can have on your health, as sitting for long hours every day can take its toll on your body. While it can be hard to find the time to work out, do your best to complete these three simple and quick exercises while on the road to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle! (more…)

Essential Cab Accessories For Truck Drivers

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Check out our list of essential cab accessories for truck drivers.

Check out our list of essential cab accessories for truck drivers.

Truck drivers spend long hours sitting in their cab and driving for hours at a time, so it’s important to make the trip as comfortable as possible. There are a few essential cab accessories that every trucker should have on hand to ensure they are able to carry out their job safely and enjoyably. (more…)

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

Friday, July 27th, 2018
Tractor Trailer Options

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! (more…)

How To Make Your Truck Seat More Comfortable For Long Hauls

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Learn how to make your truck seat more comfortable for long hauls.

Learn how to make your truck seat more comfortable for long hauls.

It’s very important for truckers to have a comfortable seat, as driving for a long period of time in an uncomfortable position can take its toll on your body. Since truckers drive all day or all night, it’s crucial to have support to avoid lower back pain and keep all focus on the road. Continue reading for a few tips on how to make your truck seat more comfortable. (more…)

How Summer Truck Drivers Can Beat The Heat

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Learn how truck drivers can stay safe during the summer months.

Learn how truck drivers can stay safe during the summer months.

Driving in the summer comes with a lot of challenges, between the sun getting in drivers eyes and the increased traffic. The summer heat is also tough to handle, even when inside your truck all day. Check out these tips to beat the heat and stay safe while trucking during the summer months. (more…)

Self-Evaluation Checklist For Truckers

Friday, February 16th, 2018
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All drivers must be cautious while driving, but a good professional trucker knows all the best practices and works to correct his/her mistakes.

Truck driving requires a lot of skill, and it takes a dedicated person to thrive in a trucking career. Since truckers spend the majority of their days on the road, they must always stay up to date on driving safety and practice their skills. Take the time every once in a while to take a day where you pay close attention to everything you do on the road to evaluate yourself and make notes of areas where you need improvement. (more…)

Weigh Stations 101

Sunday, January 14th, 2018
Curious about what happens at a weigh station? Read all about them in our blog!

Curious about what happens at a weigh station? Read all about them in our blog!

A weigh station is a designated stop where the Department of Transportation (DOT) inspects the weight of a vehicle to ensure you are traveling with a safe load. Weigh stations are very important for all cars on the road, as overweight vehicles can cause major problems on a highway. In the U.S., the maximum weight of a truck with a full trailer is 80,000 pounds. For new truckers who have yet to encounter their first trip to a weigh station, here are a few things you should know. (more…)