Posts Tagged ‘driving tips’

5 Desert Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Learn about five desert driving tips for truck drivers.

Learn about five desert driving tips for truck drivers.

North America has four major deserts: the Great Basin, Mohave, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran. Driving through these deserts as a trucker can be dangerous, and it’s crucial to be as prepared as possible. Continue reading for five important desert driving tips that all truck drivers should know before driving through the Southwest states. (more…)

Crucial Tips for New Truckers

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Driving Alert the Natural Way

The trucking lifestyle for newbies, but the right tips can go a long way towards success!

Many people are attracted to the idea of being a trucker as a profession. Not only does it provide a great salary, but it also allows for a sense of freedom and an opportunity to see large parts of the country. Though, it is more than just sitting behind a wheel and can prove difficult for seasoned truckers, let alone rookies. Before a truck driver starts on his or her route, they must inspect the truck and trailer. If the driver notices anything out of the ordinary, he or she will have to resolve the issue before setting out for the day. Many drivers also check the weather, road conditions and construction news before leaving. They also need to plan for fuel stops and weigh stations. Knowing what to expect before leaving makes for a smoother travel experience. Here, we’ve curated some more useful tips for new truckers. (more…)

Trucking: Day Vs. Night

Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Driving during both day and night hours each come with their own challenges.

In many ways, being a trucker is more of a lifestyle than a job. Its demands, particularly upward of 300 days per year on the road, will certainly limit what time you spend at home, thus impacting relationships with those around you. And because it may be two years before you can move into a regional driving position that allows for you to return home weekly, instead of once every three weeks, spouses or partners deserve some say in your deliberations before you decide if driving a truck for a living is for you. When it comes to life on the road a lot of things have to be taken into account. One major factor being: is better to drive during the day or at night? (more…)

Tips For Increased Fuel Efficiency

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
The cost of fuel typically accounts for about 30% of a fleet’s budget. That’s a lot of
gas! Companies use all sorts of methods to try and keep those costs down. There are
apps and various kinds of software geared towards increasing fuel efficiency and
there are even hybrid-powered vehicles. But, what a lot of managers often overlook
is that educating their drivers is actually one of the cheapest methods they can use.

fuel efficiency

Better fuel efficiency practices can save you big time at the pump.

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