Posts Tagged ‘truck driving’

Ways to Eliminate Distracted Truck Driving

Friday, November 13th, 2020
Ways to Eliminate Distracted Truck Driving

These precautions and preparations keep the focus on truck driving and less on the unimportant factors.

Of all the ways to practice safe truck driving, keeping one’s focus on the road and away from distractions should be a given. Yet, there will always be things that will try to divert the driver’s attention away from the road. When, not if, these distractions do come up, the driver faces unnecessary obstacles that can get in the way of safe truck driving. However, one can take a few steps before and during truck driving to eliminate as many distractions from the job at hand as possible. These precautions and preparations keep the focus on truck driving and less on the unimportant factors. (more…)

Safe Truck Driving Tips for Autumn

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Safe Truck Driving Tips for Autumn

Autumn, in particular, can bring some challenges that are easy to overlook. The good news is that there are ways to make sure your truck driving is as safe as it can be this fall.

Autumn is officially here. A lot is changing but what isn’t going away is the persistent need for truckers to stay safe when out on the road. Whenever there are seasonal changes, there are also changes to what you need to think about in terms of safety. Autumn, in particular, can bring some challenges that are easy to overlook. The good news is that there are ways to make sure your truck driving is as safe as it can be this fall. (more…)

Signs a Career in Truck Driving Could Be for You

Friday, June 19th, 2020
Signs a Career in Truck Driving Could Be for You

Some people can be rather well-suited for the work and lifestyle truck driving brings.

Have you ever wondered about a career in truck driving? Like most jobs, the occupation can come with a fair amount of stress and challenges. However, some people can be rather well-suited for the work and lifestyle truck driving brings. Today, we’re going to go over a few signs that likely indicate you would be pretty satisfied with a career in truck driving. (more…)

Understanding Off-Duty Truck Driving

Friday, January 10th, 2020
Understanding Off-Duty Truck Driving

What is personal conveyance, and how can you exercise off-duty truck driving correctly?

By now, many of you know that operating a commercial vehicle beyond the allotted hours of service is grounds for a violation. However, it’s unrealistic that truckers on the road be stopped and stranded when making their long journeys without a personal vehicle. For that reason, guidelines are put in place to promote safe and reasonable personal conveyance. Personal conveyance is the driving of a commercial motor vehicle, like a truck, during the driver’s off-duty hours. To avoid committing truck driving violations, there are some things to understand about off-duty trucking. (more…)

5 Reasons Why Truck Driving School Can Be Worth It

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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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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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 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…)

4 Tips For Saving Money While On The Road

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Check out these four tips for saving money while on the road.

Life on the road as a truck driver can get expensive, as drivers may feel like they have no choice but to spend money every day. Your truck is like a second home while on a long haul, so you’ll have to spend some money on the essentials such as food and drinks, toiletries, and more. However, there are a few ways to save money without sacrificing on the necessities you need to live comfortably. (more…)

3 Signs You Should Become A Truck Driver

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Check out these three signs that mean you should become a truck driver.

Check out these three signs that mean you should become a truck driver.

Are you interested in starting a career in trucking but you’re unsure if it will be the right fit for you? It can be difficult to start an entirely new career path, so it’s important to do your research first to have a better idea if you can handle the truck driver lifestyle. Continue reading for three signs that mean you should be a truck driver! (more…)

The Life Of A Truck Driver: What To Expect

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Learn all about the life of a truck driver.

Learn all about the life of a truck driver.

Before committing to a job, it’s essential to know as much as you can about the lifestyle changes to will bring. A career in truck driving is very different than a typical office job, and your daily life will revolve around a completely different schedule. Continue reading to learn what to expect when becoming a truck driver. (more…)