Posts Tagged ‘trucking industry’

4 Safety Tips For Summer Truck Driving

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Summer is almost here, which means truck drivers are preparing for another season of new issues to be aware of. Summer months come with extreme sunlight, more cars on the road than any other season, and intense heat that can have effects on drivers’ health and their trucks. Continue reading for a few essential safety tips for summer truck driving. (more…)

A Guide To Essential Pre-Trip Inspections

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Check out our guide to essential pre-trip inspections.

Check out our guide to essential pre-trip inspections.

The pre-trip inspection is a crucial part of every trip for truckers, as it is the best way to prevent any issues while on the road. If a driver misses a step in their pre-trip inspection, they not only put themselves in danger, but they also put everyone on the road around them in danger as well. Continue reading for our guide to the essential steps of pre-trip inspections. (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…)

Types Of Distractions Truckers Face On The Road

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Learn about the types of distractions that truckers face on the road.

Learn about the types of distractions that truckers face on the road.

We all know about the dangers of distracted driving, which often refers to talking on the phone, texting, or listening to the radio too loudly. However, truckers will face many other distractions while on the road, and they may not even recognize what is diverting their attention. Continue reading for various types of distractions that truckers face and how to limit them while driving. (more…)

4 Tips For Saving Money While On The Road

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
electronic logging devices

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…)

How Stress Affects Decision-Making For Truckers

Friday, March 15th, 2019
Learn how stress affects decision-making for truckers.

Learn how stress affects decision-making for truckers.

A career in trucking is a highly stressful job, as there are so many considerations and decisions to make while on the road for many hours a day. Truckers are not only responsible for their own safety and getting their load to its destination, but they are also responsible for the safety of others on the road. However, stress reduction is very important for truckers, as high-stress levels can have a significant effect on decision-making time. Continue reading to learn how stress and decision-making go hand in hand. (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…)

Safety Tips For Sleeping At Rest Areas And Truck Stops

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Tractor Trailer Options

Check out these safety tips for sleeping at rest areas and truck stops.

When driving at night, truckers may the challenge of finding a safe place to park and rest, as it is increasingly difficult to find an open parking space. Rest area parking lots are often not the most well-lit and secure places, but even premium parking areas at truck spots can be dangerous for unalert truckers. Continue reading for a few essential safety tips for sleeping at a rest area or truck stop. (more…)

5 Tips For Trucking Safely In Road Construction Zones

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Check out these five tips for trucking safely in road construction zones.

Check out these five tips for trucking safely in road construction zones.

Construction zones are very dangerous for all vehicles, but they are especially hazardous for truckers. With narrow, shifting lanes, reduced speeds, and last-second merging, a work zone is difficult to navigate for even the most experienced truck drivers. However, there are a few tips all truckers should know before driving through a work zone to ensure they make it through safely. (more…)

Spring Cleaning Checklist For Your Truck

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Check out this spring cleaning checklist for your truck.

Check out this spring cleaning checklist for your truck.

It’s never too early to start thinking about spring cleaning! After a long and cold winter, the best way to feel refreshed and ready for the spring season is with a good cleaning in your home and office space. For truckers, their big rig is their workspace as well as their “home away from home,” so it’s crucial to ensure it’s clean and in tip-top shape! Continue reading for a spring cleaning checklist to get the spring season off to a great start. (more…)