Improving Your Quality of Sleep on the Road

September 7th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Part of being a truck driver is getting an adequate amount of rest when you’re on the road. Many nights will be spent in the sleeper cab of your truck, and getting sleep isn’t optional—it’s a requirement for meeting your delivery schedule and staying within the legal limits for drivers. If you are struggling with […]

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Top Podcasts for Hitting the Road

August 24th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

One of the major perks of joining a commercial trucking company is that you have complete control over your “office.” There’s no boss looking over your shoulder, telling you to stop playing audio files in your cubicle. So indulge yourself by checking out these entertaining podcasts the next time you hit the open road. Sawbones: […]

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Scenic Drives You Might See in Your Trucking Career

August 10th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

The U.S. is a massive country. Its sheer size is difficult to grasp until you’ve driven all over it. As a professional big rig operator, you’ll have more opportunities than most people to see the best of what America has to offer. Your trucking company might send you on any of these fantastic drives. Red […]

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Why Home Time Is Essential for Your Trucking Career

July 27th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

America’s economy depends on truck drivers to haul food to supermarkets, medical supplies to hospitals, and countless other consumables all over the country. Truck driving can be a rewarding career, but it does come with some drawbacks—like time spent away from home. That’s why, to build a long and lucrative career in this industry, it’s […]

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Building a Career as a Trucking Owner-Operator

July 13th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Truckers often start out working for large companies and driving big rigs they don’t own. But there’s a unique opportunity in this industry to be your own boss without actually starting your own trucking company. As an owner-operator, you’ll purchase or lease-to-own your own equipment. You’ll enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, and […]

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What to Expect on Your First Solo Truck Trip

June 8th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Once you’ve started your new career as a trucker, there will come a time when you face your first significant challenge: your first trip on your own. Traveling solo can be exhilarating, but it can also be intimidating. Here’s what you should know about your first independent trip as a professional trucker: You need to […]

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Advice for Working with Your Dispatcher

June 8th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

When you become a trucker, you’ll need to get used to working closely with your dispatcher. The dispatcher is basically your manager, responsible for everything from scheduling your trips to monitoring your daily logs. As a trucker, it’s in your best interest to have a good relationship with your dispatcher. Here are some tips for […]

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Healthy Eating Tips That Actually Work for Truckers

May 25th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Eating healthy when you’re on the road is a challenge for truck drivers. Many of the standard healthy eating tips people give just aren’t compatible with what life is really like when you’re driving a truck, which can make you feel like you don’t have a choice but to have another fast food meal. The […]

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Could Team Driving Be Right for You?

May 11th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

If you’re considering a career in trucking but aren’t sure if long, solo road trips are right for you, then team driving could be the answer. Team driving has many advantages, but it isn’t the right fit for everyone. Here’s what you need to know about team driving so you can decide if you should […]

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