Archive for the ‘Trucking Industry’ Category

Reduce Chances of Committing Trucking Violations

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Reduce Chances of Committing Trucking Violations

Trucking violations can be found with the driver or vehicle. What are some precautions to take in order to avoid them?

Trucking rules and regulations get enforced for a good reason: they’re put in place to protect truck drivers and others from dangerous accidents that can occur from reckless or poor vehicle handling. Many truckers don’t willfully commit wrongdoings or try to skirt the system. However, trucking violations can still be found for minor compliance issues or even misunderstanding of the laws. Individual truckers and fleet owners can educate themselves on ways to reduce the chances of committing a trucking violation. (more…)

3 Questions Answered About Dropped Trailer Service

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
3 Questions Answered About Dropped Trailer Service

Here’s the low-down on dropped trailer service.

Like several other lines of work, the trucking industry is full of jargon. We already know about the importance of trucking in the United States, so it makes sense to inform the average person on trucking terminology that may be useful to them and, more importantly, their business. Truckers know what a dropped trailer is, and trucking companies might be trying to sell their dropped trailer services to a shipper. What does that mean for you? Here are three questions we’ve answered about dropped trailers to tell you what you need to know.

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Trucking Services Using Technology for Safety and Savings

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Adding trucking technology to trucking companies' fleets improves safety, saves money, and saves time.

Trucking services stay safe and stay competitive with modern technology.

While some trucking technology isn’t new and immensely groundbreaking, these innovations are helping trucking companies maintain safety and savings. Trucking services have added certain trucking tech for multiple good reasons. Some additions in the past few months or years have been for trucking service regulatory reasons. Others just make sense to keep the trucker, truck, and cargo safe.

Today we compiled a list of pretty standard trucking technology you would find in most fleets today. These add-ons help trucking companies improve their overall logistics. Trucking services can be made more accurate, faster, and safer in the process. Further, adding these technology to your fleet can keep your trucking service competitive.

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5 Reasons Why Truck Driving School Can Be Worth It

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Truck Driving

Is truck driving school worth it for you? Find out what some of the big benefits may be of getting your trucking education.

When it comes time to make a change in your life, the decision can be a stressful one, especially when that decision has long-term consequences impacting your future. Deciding on an educational path that leads to a career, while a stressful decision, is often a good one if the career is solid. Many people who consider getting a CDL to become a truck driver worry that it is not a good career choice. The truth is that going to truck driving school and obtaining a CDL is a good choice and provides many benefits. 

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3 Things To Know Before Beginning CDL Training

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Check out three important things to know before beginning CDL training.

Check out three important things to know before beginning CDL training.

Before starting a career in trucking, there are many things that new drivers need to know. CDL training is a crucial part of becoming a trucker, and while obtaining a CDL won’t result in automatically getting hired, it’s important to attend a paid CDL training program. Continue reading for three things new truckers should know before beginning CDL training. (more…)

5 Essential Rookie Driver Tips To Know

Friday, July 12th, 2019
Learn about 5 essential driver tips all rookies should know.

Learn about 5 essential driver tips all rookies should know.

When starting any new career, there is always a learning curve to get used to a new lifestyle. A career in trucking comes with a very different lifestyle, and many new drivers find that the job is much tougher than they thought. Continue reading for five essential rookie driver tips all new truckers should know to have a successful career. (more…)

How Truck Drivers Can Stay Fit While On The Road

Friday, June 14th, 2019
Learn how truck drivers can stay fit while on the road.

Learn how truck drivers can stay fit while on the road.

Many truckers find it difficult to make room for fitness in their busy schedules, but the key is to remember that any movement is better than sitting still! While you may not have time to go to a gym or on a run, there are plenty of small actions and exercises that you can do right from your truck. Continue reading to learn how truck drivers can stay fit while on the road. (more…)

Pros and Cons Of Team Driving And Solo Driving

Friday, May 31st, 2019
Baltimore-Trucking-Company

Learn about the pros and cons of team driving and solo driving.

If you are just starting your trucking career, you may be curious about the differences between solo driving and team driving. To make your decision of which is best for you, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each! (more…)

4 Helpful Planning Tips For Truck Drivers

Friday, May 10th, 2019
Check out these four helpful planning tips for truck drivers.

Check out these four helpful planning tips for truck drivers.

Trip planning is a crucial part of being a truck driver, as drivers need to know the best possible route to get to their destination. It’s best to plan out a trip ahead of time to avoid traffic, bad areas, and to know where to stop for gas and food. Continue reading for a few helpful planning tips that all truckers should know. (more…)

How To Eat Healthy While On The Road

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Check out these tips on how to eat healthy while on the road.

Check out these tips on how to eat healthy while on the road.

Since truckers are on the road for the majority of the day, they face a big dilemma with the food they can eat. Many truckers opt for fast food, as it is the quickest and often the cheapest option. However, there has been a lot of progress in the trucking industry that allows drivers to cook healthy meals from the convenience of their truck! Continue reading for a few tips on how to cook fresh food while on the road. (more…)