Bye-Bye Stress, Hello Time Management! Find out how You can Achieve a Less Stress-filled Run Ah, stress. This is one emotion that truckers are very familiar with. Stress is just part of the job in trucking, from tight schedules, pressure from shippers and receivers, maintaining safety (for yourself and others) to environmental stressors like traffic, [...]
Driving Through Fog isn't Fun, but it can be Done You will almost certainly run into a few hazardous situations during your trucking career – specifically with Mother Nature. One of these situations is fog, which obviously makes the very visual job of driving difficult and unsafe. But sometimes, it just can’t be avoided. Check [...]
Myths that some of us in trucking believe have unfortunate consequences and achieve the exact opposite of what we’d like to happen. Some trucking myths will cost money when we act on unfounded beliefs. Some misconceptions lead to significant safety hazards.
Even the best, most upkept equipment that goes through regular maintenance checks and routine daily inspections can break down – and it always seems to happen at the worst times, doesn’t it?
Usually, our bad are seemingly small actions taken or not taken. These are little compromises we make, usually when we are on a tight schedule or behind schedule. But small compromises on the following five things can cause plenty of trouble down the road.
Safety is important. It’s an obvious statement, but one that cannot be said enough. So, what does safety entail? How can you prevent an accident? Whether you’re new to trucking or have been driving down the road for years, these tips are things you need to incorporate into your daily lives to become a better, [...]
Enjoy your life as a truck driver and have a successful career out on the road. With effort and determination, you can focus on your career.
With a few changes to your lifestyle, putting in the effort, and some help from apps, you can live a healthier and happier lifestyle out on the road.
When you’re a long-haul truck driver, you’re your boss, which is great! But that also means that you are responsible for time management, or in this case, trip planning. Before you leave the yard, you should know: Where you are going. How long will it take to get to your destination. Where you will fuel [...]
It’s easy to have a love-hate relationship with mountain driving. Most drivers love the beautiful scenery and the change from driving on a flat highway that looks the same mile after mile. It’s also kind of nice to hit flat topography after several straight days in the mountains.