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How Have Pay Hikes Affected the Truck Driving Industry?

How Have Pay Hikes Affected the Truck Driving Industry?

Have you noticed it seems like there are “help wanted” signs everywhere you go? And have you been reading news reports about many industries offering pay hikes to keep and attract workers? How have pay hikes affected the truck driving industry? So, as you probably know, people have been buying things online in record numbers,… Continue Reading

Lack of Parking Is an Issue for Truck Drivers

Lack of Parking Is an Issue for Truck Drivers

If you’re a truck driver, you probably experienced a time when you wanted to park your truck but there weren’t any available spaces. This is an all-too-common problem in the trucking industry. Now, on some highways, you’ll see a sign that indicates how many parking spaces are available for trucks at rest stops ahead, and… Continue Reading

Make Summertime Trucking Routes a Success by Following These Tips

Make Summertime Trucking Routes a Success by Following These Tips

Summertime usually means not just warm driving days, but hot ones. And then you factor in the humidity? You’ll be sweatin’! So what are some summertime tips for truck drivers? Stay Cool In the old days, truckers didn’t have air conditioned cabs and they didn’t carry water bottles everywhere. But in 2021, thankfully, you can… Continue Reading

What Did a Recent Study on Driver Shortages Find?

What Did a Recent Study on Driver Shortages Find?

If there’s a recurring theme in the trucking industry lately, it’s “there’s a driver shortage.” Recently, the Coyote/Emsi driver shortage study was released, and it addressed this ongoing problem. So what did this driver shortage study find? Findings From the Coyote/Emsi Driver Shortage Study If trucking companies want to survive and thrive, they’re going to… Continue Reading