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The Importance of Using Your Mirrors When Operating a Truck

When you drive a commercial truck, you always have to pay attention to what is happening around you to ensure your own safety and the safety of other drivers. Keep reading to find out why it is essential to use your mirrors while you are operating your vehicle: They Help You Anticipate Movements Driving defensively … Continue reading “The Importance of Using Your Mirrors When Operating a Truck”

Spotlight on Women in Trucking

More and more women are starting out in careers as drivers for trucking companies to enjoy the freedom of the road. Keep reading to learn more about these ladies and what they bring to the industry: Less Aggression on the Road In general, women tend to be less aggressive than men. This translates well on … Continue reading “Spotlight on Women in Trucking”

Essential Tips for Getting Started as a Trucker

Working as a truck driver is a good way to make a living without being restrained to a desk in an office. If you are thinking about changing careers, keep reading for tips that will help you get started in the industry.   Get Your License Before you can start to work with a trucking … Continue reading “Essential Tips for Getting Started as a Trucker”

Look Back at the History of the Trucking Industry

Practically every kind of domestic business relies on the trucking industry for some kind of transportation needs. Without this industry, transporting goods and services would be much more difficult. Keep reading to learn more about the history of the industry and how it become one of the most essential elements of the American economy. The … Continue reading “Look Back at the History of the Trucking Industry”

What Is a Commercial Driver’s License?

The trucking industry upholds certain standards for its drivers. To become a truck driver, you must earn and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License, or CDL. Holding a CDL ensures that you have the knowledge and experience required to safely and effectively operate commercial trucks as an owner/operator or for a trucking company. CDL Specifications A … Continue reading “What Is a Commercial Driver’s License?”

Exercise Options for Truck Drivers

While working for a trucking company, you will spend the majority of your workday behind the wheel of your truck. However, there are still many ways you can enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle, even while on the road. Keep reading to discover a few easy and convenient exercise options you can try out as … Continue reading “Exercise Options for Truck Drivers”

Hours-of-Service Safety Regulations to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

Drowsy driving is a significant factor in a large percentage of truck and automobile accidents. Thus, preventing driver fatigue is an important step towards on-the-job safety for truck drivers, as well as general road safety for the public. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has thus set hours-of-service safety regulations in place for the trucking … Continue reading “Hours-of-Service Safety Regulations to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue”

Healthy Eating Tips for Truck Drivers

Truck drivers face unique challenges to staying healthy while on the job. Following healthy eating habits is an easy and effective step toward maintaining your weight and enjoying the benefits of good nutrition. Whether you prefer to pack your meals ahead of time or make stops while on the road, there are many ways to … Continue reading “Healthy Eating Tips for Truck Drivers”

What You Need to Know about the Arizona Trucking Association

Before you start working with a Tucson trucking company, it is important to understand the Arizona Trucking Association and its role in Arizona-based jobs. Here is more information about this association and how it will help you do your job: It Is a Huge Contributor to the Economy Trucking jobs add a lot to the … Continue reading “What You Need to Know about the Arizona Trucking Association”

Is a Career in Trucking Right for You?

Choosing a new career gives you the chance to start over and do something good for your future. If you are thinking about switching to a new field, keep reading to find out why you should consider jumping into the trucking industry: You Like a Challenge When you work as a truck driver, every day … Continue reading “Is a Career in Trucking Right for You?”

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