Posts Tagged ‘truck drivers’

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…)

Dangerous Habits Of Bad Truck Drivers And How To Report Them

Friday, April 26th, 2019
truck accident

Learn about the dangerous habits of bad truckers and how to report them.

While there are not many bad truck drivers on the road, it only takes one bad driver to create a dangerous situation. Professionals know that bad trucker drivers are the minority, but their mistakes give truckers everywhere a bad reputation. As a professional trucker, it’s essential to recognize the problem and be part of the solution to remove dangerous truckers from the roads. Continue reading to learn what you can do to help fix the problem. (more…)

Helpful Tips For Truck Drivers To Sleep Better

Friday, April 19th, 2019
Check out these helpful tips for truck drivers to sleep better.

Check out these helpful tips for truck drivers to sleep better.

Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for our mind and body, as a lack of sleep severely impacts our overall health. Sleep deprivation not only results in a lack of focus and productivity the next day, but it is also linked to weight gain, health issues including heart disease, and mood disorders. With their hectic schedules, truck drivers often find that getting quality sleep is a challenge. Continue reading for a few helpful tips to sleep better to ensure you remain healthy and safe while on the road. (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…)

Pros and Cons Of Team Truck Driving

Friday, August 10th, 2018

If you prefer to have some company on the road, team truck driving may be a good option for you!

Team driving is when two truckers partner up to drive one truck. While not the most common, some trucking companies allow team driving as it allows for long-haul shipments to be made faster. Two drivers take turns driving according to a schedule, while this can have its advantages, it has plenty of disadvantages as well.  (more…)

10 Awesome Holiday Gifts for Truckers

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
little girl giving her dad a christmas gift

Have you done this year’s holiday shopping?

Do you have a truck driving spouse, sibling, or friend? Make sure they’re well taken care of this holiday season by buying them an awesome truck driver gift. Here are a few gift ideas that every truck driver would appreciate. (more…)

How to Prepare Your Truck for Winter Weather

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
winter weather

Is your truck ready for winter weather?

While the first day of winter is still a little ways off, colder temperatures are starting to settle in and it’s never too early to start getting ready for the change of season. As a truck driver, freezing temperatures and icy roads can present a number of a dangers while on the road. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your truck is ready for winter time. (more…)

Why Every Trucker Needs a Dash Cam

Friday, October 7th, 2016

dash cam

A dash cam can be incredibly useful for truck drivers.

Technology has done a great deal to change the trucking industry. While not every change is well received, some can be extraordinarily helpful to drivers. Dashboard cameras are one such new technology that has proven exceedingly popular and useful for truck drivers. A dashboard camera or “dash cam” is a small camera that’s fixed to the front of your dashboard in order to record traffic while you drive. Here are a few reasons why you should consider installing a dash cam on your truck. (more…)

Best Apps for Truck Drivers

Friday, June 10th, 2016
Trucking apps

Apps can make your life on the road easier.

It seems like there’s an app for everything when you search through the GooglePlay or Apple app stores. Thanks to a wave of new apps designed specifically for truckers, countless digital tools are available in the palm of your hand. These refined new applications can help you avoid traffic and delays that cut into your time and profit. (more…)

Smart Devices and Truck Drivers

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Cargo theft jamming devicesIn today’s society, almost everyone has a smart device. While mobile phones are helpful and convenient in numerous situations, they can be a major source of distraction for truck drivers. In fact, they have become such an issue that the FMCSA has created new regulations to help cut down on smart devices being used by truck drivers.