Posts Tagged ‘trucking industry’

Tips For Driving In Dangerous Weather Conditions This Winter

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
Check out these tips for driving in dangerous weather conditions this winter.

Check out these tips for driving in dangerous weather conditions this winter.

Every season presents its own set of challenges for truckers, and as we enter the winter season, it’s important for truck drivers to be ready for dangerous conditions. With freezing temperatures, snow, and ice, truck drivers must be prepared to handle any harsh weather they may face. Continue reading for a few essential tips for driving in dangerous conditions this winter. (more…)

3 Technologies That Have Changed The Trucking Industry

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Learn about three technologies that have changed the trucking industry.

Learn about three technologies that have changed the trucking industry.

New technologies are making significant changes to the trucking industry. With the use of electronic logging devices, GPS tracking, and voice command, truck drivers are finding more effective ways to complete their shipments and save money along the way. Continue reading to learn more about three technologies and their benefits for the trucking industry. (more…)

Why Truckers Need To Stop At Weigh Stations

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Learn why truckers need to stop at weigh stations.

Everyone on the road has seen signs for weigh stations, often signaling for truckers to stop when the lights are flashing. Stopping at a weigh station is required for trucks, as it is a stop where the Department of Transportation (DOT) inspects the weight of a vehicle to ensure truckers are traveling with a safe load. In addition to following weight regulations, there are many more reasons why commercial trucks should always be weighed. (more…)

How Truckers Can Manage Their Road Rage

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Check out these tips for how truckers can manage their road rage.

Everyone has the occasional moment of aggravation while driving, but road rage can quickly lead to disastrous situations. Since truckers are always on the road and have to deal with bad drivers and traffic all the time, they are more likely to get angry and emotional. Continue reading for a few tips that all truckers should keep in mind to keep their cool and remain calm on the road. (more…)

How Truckers Can Ease Stress and Boredom on Long Hauls

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Learn how truckers can ease stress and boredom on long hauls.

Learn how truckers can ease stress and boredom on long hauls.

Truck drivers have a difficult job, as they spend most of their days alone on long drives. They also deal with stressful situations, such as traffic jams, the pressure of getting their load delivered on time, finding places to eat and rest, and so on. Whether you on in a stressful situation or find yourself getting bored on a long haul, there are a few tricks you can do to make yourself feel better. (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…)

A Day In The Life Of A Truck Driver

Friday, October 12th, 2018
What does a day in the life of a trucker consist of?

What does a day in the life of a trucker consist of?

Before starting a new career, you want to know as much about the job as possible. Truck driving is different than a typical 9-5 job, and you may not know the daily tasks of a trucker. Continue reading to have a better understanding of what a day in the life of a truck driver looks like before deciding if a trucking career is right for you. (more…)

How To Know If A Career In Truck Driving Is Right For You

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Answer these three questions to know if a career in truck driving is right for you.

Answer these three questions to know if a career in truck driving is right for you.

With so many job options out there, it’s difficult to know if you’ve chosen the right career path. If you are considering a career in the trucking industry, you must ask yourself a few tough questions to decide if this is the right fit for you and your lifestyle. Continue reading for a few tips on finding out if a career in truck driving is the right choice. (more…)

Truck Driver Injury Prevention Tips

Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Learn more about truck driver injury prevention tips.

Being a truck driver is one of the most dangerous jobs, as it requires long hours behind the wheel. Driving for many hours a day increases the chances of a car accident, especially when drivers are often running on little sleep. In addition to car accidents, truckers are prone to bodily injuries from spending too long sitting in one position and loading cargo. Continue reading for a few injury prevention tips all truckers should know to keep themselves healthy and safe. (more…)

Does Every Trucker Need A Dash Cam?

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Dashboard cameras, more commonly known as “dash cams,” have grown in popularity for truck drivers over the last few years. Dash cams are set up on the dashboard to record the road which can be used as proof when accidents occur, but also gives drivers video of their scenic trip. Continue reading to learn why every professional trucker should have a dash cam on their truck. (more…)