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Prepare for Summertime Trucking With These Tips

Friday, June 12th, 2020
Prepare for Summertime Trucking With These Tips

Summertime trucking puts drivers and their vehicles in pretty challenging circumstances due to the environment. Still, the deliveries need to be made, and drivers need to get there swiftly yet safely.

Winter and cold weather truck driving can get quite difficult and dangerous, yet the summer and heat aren’t so forgiving on truck drivers either. Summertime trucking puts drivers and their vehicles in pretty challenging circumstances due to the environment. Still, the deliveries need to be made, and drivers need to get there swiftly yet safely. Keep these summertime trucking tips in mind as we head into the sweltering season. (more…)

Road Signs to Pay Attention To When Trucking

Friday, April 17th, 2020
Road Signs to Pay Attention To When Trucking

When it comes to trucking, road signs can be much more valuable and play a significant role in truck drivers’ journeys.

You’re probably thinking that all drivers on the road, trucks or not, should pay attention to road signs while driving. Of course, staying vigilant of all road signs and following their instructions helps keep all travelers safe. When it comes to trucking, road signs can be much more valuable and play a significant role in truck drivers’ journeys. Trucking takes drivers far and to unfamiliar places, so they must depend on road signs of all sorts to navigate lawfully and safely. The following are some road signs that are especially relevant to those trucking across our country. (more…)

Certain Truck Driver Behaviors, Explained

Friday, March 6th, 2020
Certain Truck Driver Behaviors, Explained

What are some things many truck drivers do that confuse other drivers on the road?

For people who don’t have experience driving commercial vehicles, they may not understand why truck drivers drive the way they do when operating their semi-trucks. Some truck driver behaviors seem to go against what most people learn in driving school. However, commercial vehicle drivers know they must adjust their driving style to keep their shipment and others safe on the road. For all those who share the road with truck drivers, here are your common frustrations with their driving behavior explained. (more…)

Sharing The Road with Commercial Trucks

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Sharing The Road with Commercial Trucks

While our commercial trucks are making their trips, here’s how other vehicles can navigate safely around them on the roads.

When drivers operate their commercial trucks, they do so with caution. Truckers keep in mind that they share the road with other vehicles, and adjust their driving accordingly. The other drivers on the road can do their part to drive safely near these large commercial vehicles. Not only will this defensive driving make it easier for truckers to drive their trailers safely, but it can also prevent the other drivers from getting into serious accidents themselves. Here are some must-know tips for vehicles when sharing the road with commercial trucks. (more…)

Make Your Trucking Sleeper Cab Feel Like Home

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Make Your Trucking Sleeper Cab Feel Like Home

Add some comforts of home to your sleeper cab.

A truck sleeper, or sleeper cab, is designed for truck drivers to rest or sleep in the cabin. Truckers, especially those trucking long hauls, spend a lot of their time in their truck cabin, sometimes more than they are at home. Making the sleeper cab feel more like home and adding small comforts go a long way toward keeping drivers feel better on the road. Keep reading to find different ways you can make a sleeper cab feel like home while you’re on the road trucking. (more…)

A Short Guide to Long Haul Trucking

Friday, August 30th, 2019
A Short Guide to (Surviving) Long Haul Trucking

Here’s our guide to making those long haul trips. What are some of your tips?

When you’re on the road for a long haul trucking job, it can usually go one of two ways; either you’re prepared and have a great comfortable time, or you’re miserable. Working long hauls can be grueling, but they’re necessary for the industry, and when prepared, they can even be fun. If you follow a few tricks, you’ll be able to take on the long haul trucking trips with nothing to fear! 

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4 Mountain Driving Tips All Truckers Should Know

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Check out these four essential mountain driving tips that all truckers should know.

Check out these four essential mountain driving tips that all truckers should know.

Mountain driving can be challenging for truck drivers, especially for rookies who have never experienced it before. It is crucial to know all about the basic safety rules before attempting mountain driving to remain as safe as possible. Continue reading for a few critical mountain driving tips that all truckers should know! (more…)

4 Tips To Help Truckers Stay Alert And Awake

Friday, June 28th, 2019
 Check out these four tips to help truckers stay alert and awake on a long haul.

Check out these four tips to help truckers stay alert and awake on a long haul.

Truck drivers often have erratic sleep schedules, and long days behind the wheel can be very tiring. While everyone has a cup of coffee in the morning, it’s important to not rely on too much caffeine during the day to stay awake! Continue reading for a few tips on how truckers can stay alert for longer without caffeine or other stimulants. (more…)

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…)