Posts Tagged ‘communication’

How Flatbed Service Drivers can Stay Connected

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Staying connected to family and friends can be difficult while on the road, but not impossible thanks to technology.

Being a truck driver for a flatbed service can be very rewarding and fun. There are lots of places to visit, and you get paid to watch the American landscape roll by through your windows. But, like with any position, there are a few downsides. One negative part about being a flatbed service driver is that you will likely be separated from your loved ones for weeks to months at a time. This can put a great emotional strain on truck drivers and negatively affect their emotional and mental health. But luckily, we live in 2021. There are a variety of ways to keep in touch with family and friends in this day and age. Here is how flatbed service drivers can stay in touch with their favorite people even when on the road for frequent and long periods of time.  (more…)

Can Cell Phone Apps Phase Out Classic CB Radio Communication?

Friday, May 26th, 2017
Distracted Driving is a trucker's worst enemy.

CB Radio is a staple of trucking life — but will cell phones phase them out?

You’ve heard the saying before—there’s an app for that! When it comes to classic CB

radio communication, the way that truckers have communicated amongst each
other for decades, there are many cell phone apps that are claiming to be potential
replacements for the mode of communication. Can cell phone apps ever phase out
classic CB radio communication?