Driving for long periods of time creates a significant amount of strain and stress to the muscles in your neck, lower back and upper back. A lot of this strain can be alleviated by having proper posture while driving. Yup, that’s right, sit up straight, no slouching behind the wheel! Bad posture while driving can [...]
It’s kind of funny to think about, but image in the trucking industry is very important. In the grand scheme of things, considering all the tasks and responsibilities that fall upon a professional truck driver, you would think that image is the last thing that would be important while hauling freight down the road. Image, [...]
Being a company driver can be a rewarding and successful career without the additional headaches and stressors of becoming an Owner Operator. Over the years we have worked with many drivers who have chosen life on the road as a company driver. Successful, professional company drivers all have some key traits in common. #1 They [...]
Being the spouse of an over the road truck driver sure puts a new spin on the definition of marriage. If you’ve been married to a trucker for a long time now, you’ve probably adjusted to the lifestyle, if you’re new to the trucking industry – don’t fear – there is still room for love [...]
As drivers, it can be easy to come in from a trip and just veg out. We get that. Life on the road is not easy. While recuperating is necessary, and important, it is just as important to keep the ties and connections with friends and family. Next time you're in, forget about hosting a [...]
Need a super quick lunch or dinner idea for the truck? Try out this Microwave Meatloaf recipe. This untraditional cooking method gives truckers a traditional flavour with reduced cook times and hardly any cleanup. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons 2% milk 1 tablespoon ketchup 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats 1 teaspoon onion soup mix 1/4 pound lean ground [...]
Family time is important. As drivers, we need to make the most of our home time. Here are a few things you and your family might enjoy. There’s a lot of Christmas stuff but not only Christmas stuff.
Start your day off right with a quick and easy, slightly altered, home cooked meal you can make right in the microwave. This french toast will have the same great taste, even if it's cooked slightly different than you would at home. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1/4 teaspoon ground [...]
We’re also in the busy season for trucking. Well, the entire year has been busy, so I guess we’re still in the busy season.
With the recent storm blowing in across Alberta and Saskatchewan, now seems like a good time to get prepared for the winter months ahead. At Len Dubois Trucking we expect our drivers to be safe on the roads and this may mean shutting down instead of ploughing through dangerous driving conditions. However, shutting down with [...]