Category Archives: Driving a Truck

Why It’s Prudent for Truck Drivers to Take Vacations

Why It’s Prudent for Truck Drivers to Take Vacations

Are you a professional truck driver or live with one? It seems like truckers are always on the road, driving somewhere. But what about vacations? It’s prudent for truck drivers to take vacations. After all, the job can be stressful, with long hours, traffic jams, difficult people to deal with, etc. Meanwhile, truckers have to… Continue Reading

The First Year of Being a Truck Driver Might Be the Most Difficult

The First Year of Being a Truck Driver Might Be the Most Difficult

So you’re training to become a truck driver and you’re getting ready for your first year on the road. How will it go? The first year of being a truck driver might be the hardest. Everything’s new, after all– meeting new people, getting used to a new job, the truck you’ll drive, using new driving… Continue Reading

Technology is Helping the Truck Driving Industry Become More Efficient

Technology is Helping the Truck Driving Industry Become More Efficient

Most people have no idea how technology has infiltrated the modern trucking industry. They think back to 1970s movies when truckers were known for wearing cowboy hats and talking on their CB radios, saying “breaker, breaker…” Electronic Logging Devices Today’s truckers, however, are typically using an ELD, which stands for electronic logging device. This is… Continue Reading