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How to Safely Share the Road With Truck Drivers

Many motorists have no idea about trucks. They tend to think of them operating just like small cars do. Truckers know, however, that a big rig is nothing like a small car on the road. There are many things truckers wish motorists knew about big rigs. For instance, a big rig uses gears to shift… Read more »

What Falls Under the Distracted Driving Umbrella?

Few things are more dangerous than a distracted, inattentive driver on the road. Regardless of whether you drive an 18-wheeler or a small, 2-door vehicle, distracted driving puts you and others at serious risk. In an attempt to curb distracted driving amongst truck drivers, both the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and the PHMSA… Read more »

Maintaining Good Health Helps Truck Driving Performance

Staying in shape can be an especially difficult goal for truck drivers to achieve, since they’re spending the majority of their workweek sitting still behind the wheel of their cab. Subsequently, after a long-day spent on the road, truck drivers are likely to be exhausted, making it difficult to find the energy needed to exercise… Read more »

Truck Driving in the Winter

Semi truck driving in snowstorm

Driving in a snowstorm is a pain the know you-know-what for people that are driving a car, SUV or a passenger truck. The roads get slippery, the visibility gets cloudy and best of luck trying to stop on a dime if the roads are even a bit icy. As difficult as it is to drive… Read more »

Advice For Truck Drivers Beginning Their Career

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Truck driving is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle. Some people are cut out for it, while others aren’t. If staying at home with your spouse and young children matters a lot to you, don’t become a trucker. If seeing America while hauling tons of stuff behind you day after day sounds appealing, consider… Read more »

Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

Truck Driver Appreciation Week

It’s easy to take all the work that truck drivers do for granted. Hop on the highway at any time of year, any hour of the day, and you’re bound to encounter some commercial trucks transporting goods from one place to another. Truckers are constantly working to make sure things get to where they need,… Read more »

How Truck Drivers are Keeping the Economy Rolling, Literally

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Currently, the need for truck drivers is at an all-time high. More businesses require commercial trucks and the cross-country transportation of their goods. At this time, there are more trucks than there are drivers, so whether a professional driver has his or her own truck or not, they are in high demand. The scarcity of… Read more »

Drowsy Driving Can Easily be as Fatal as Drunk Driving

Driving when you are under the influence of any substance, drowsy, or distracted can be extremely dangerous. Facing these conditions while on the road in the driver’s seat can put you, your passengers, and all of the other cars on the road in major danger. When driving tired, your reaction time is slowed, you are… Read more »

Parking: A Challenge All Truck Drivers Face

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Here’s something most people don’t think about, but for those truckers who’ve ever tried to find a parking spot, this is a relevant issue: parking. Just like cars in busy cities have a hard time finding a parking spot during the day, so do truckers with their oversized trailers. It turns out that there are… Read more »