The trucking industry provides a robust and secure career path for just about anyone who can put themselves through the training to obtain a Class 1 license. In the grand scheme of professional careers, the training is relatively short-lived with approximately 244 hours of schooling and an investment of between $9,000 and $12,000. You become a [...]
Life on the road shouldn’t eat into your wallet more than it needs to. After all, you work hard and sacrifice a lot to get the job done, so why should your lifestyle eat into your hard-earned dollars?
Family time is important and in trucking, it’s important not to waste your time in. Here are a few things we found for a good time with the family.
Being part of a trucking family is a lot of work, we all know that. And we'd just like to say thank you to the real backbone of this industry. It is with the love an support, dedication, and abilities of a trucker's family, that allows truckers across the country to carry out their daily tasks and make a career in this industry.
School is almost back in session, bringing back the additional complication of getting in some good quality time with your family while you are home. Unfortunately, weekends are not really a part of our lifestyle, and while we're not officially condoning teaching your kids how to play hookie; sometimes a trucker as to do what [...]
Forget the headaches of hosting a get-together, and head out to one of these great events instead! Getting together with your entire gang of family and friends will definitely help you forget the stresses of trucking, help you rejuvenate your spirit, and make some great memories! Folklorama August 5 to 18 Folklorama is the largest and [...]
We do an awful lot of writing about how to get a job in the trucking industry and how, now especially, the demand for professional drivers is higher than we have seen in over a decade. And yet, there seem to many drivers out there that just can’t seem to get on with a company. [...]
Summer is in full swing and that means there is plenty of family activities for you to enjoy! From music to cars, and of course the Ex, you’ll have a blast spending some quality time with your family. Make the most of your time in and away from the truck.
All work and no play makes drivers go CRAZY! There is always an abundance of things to do while your in for your days off, but making sure that you get in some quality time with family and friends should be a top priority. Leave the chores behind and get out to one of these [...]
We have shared many recipes over the years to help drivers prepare wonderful, not always healthy, home cooked meals in the truck to help them find the balance in their diet. What it really boils down to is having the right appliances in the truck to cook your meals and the time to prep meals, [...]