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.
To be honest, most of the skills truck drivers learn is learned on the job. That first year as a truck driver is tough as you really find out quickly how much more there is to being a truck driver other than driving.
Where do we safely park to comply with the HOS rules? That’s one of the challenges we face every day.
It’s time to tighten up your purse strings. Have you been wondering where on earth does all your hard-earned money go? Don’t worry; you’re not the only one. You work hard for your money and make more sacrifices than the average workforce (along with your family), so it’s safe to say that you deserve to [...]
It's important drivers are prepared. Inclement weather can easily shut you down in an area without services for truckers. Severe storms can strand you without services for days.