Posts Tagged ‘truck drivers’

Realities for First-Year Truck Drivers

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Realities for First-Year Truck Drivers

A career in truck driving has its fair share of challenges, especially for first-year truck drivers. These may come as a surprise to some.

First-year truck drivers will encounter several challenges as they begin their careers in trucking. New commercial vehicle drivers can get hit with some harsh realities about life as a trucker on the road, which can really make them question whether this career or lifestyle is the one for them. Know that many of these first-year realities are temporary situations that improve with time and driving experience. (more…)

More Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Truck Drivers

Friday, December 13th, 2019
More Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Truck Drivers

We’ve got even more tips to help truck drivers live a healthy lifestyle on the road.

Perhaps you share the perception with the general public, or you never expected this to impact to you before you started trucking, but the truck driver lifestyle makes it hard to lead a healthy lifestyle. Indeed, the job requirements don’t make healthy and active living easy, but it’s also far from impossible. Although truckers spend most of their days focused on driving, there are many opportunities to incorporate healthy choices into their routine. We’ve covered plenty of fitness and healthy eating tips before, but here are a few more healthy lifestyle tips truck drivers can start using today! (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…)

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…)