Posts Tagged ‘truck stops’

3 Must-See Truck Stops Across the U.S.

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
3 Must-See Truck Stops Across the U.S.

One of the absolute best things about driving a truck for a living is that you get to see so much of our beautiful country.

One of the absolute best things about driving a truck for a living is that you get to see so much of our beautiful country. You get to travel everywhere from quiet country sides to busy cityscapes and see everywhere in between. Along your travels as a trucker, you are going to see many, many truck stops. Some will definitely be better than others, for a variety of reasons. Here are a few of the truck stops that you should definitely add to your route if you’re going in the right direction! (more…)

Important Truck Stop Etiquette

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Important Truck Stop Etiquette

As a truck driver, you will surely encounter your fair share of truck stops along your many journeys.

As a truck driver, you will surely encounter your fair share of truck stops along your many journeys.  While you aren’t exactly expected to behave like high-society or dignitaries while at a truck stop, a certain level of decorum and professionalism is expected. Basically, just do whatever you would want a fellow truck driver to do. Follow these tips as some general guidelines. (more…)

Essential Personal Cargo for Every Truck Driver

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Essential Personal Cargo for Every Truck Driver

As a truck driver, you will probably be spending multiple days out on the road, and there are a few things you will want to have with you.

When you’re in CDL school to become a truck driver, you learn all of the basics of trucking like how to maneuver your vehicle through traffic and the different federal rules and regulations related to trucking. Something that CDL school doesn’t usually capture is the things that you, as a person, might want to have with you on the road. There’s an age-old saying that says “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone”, and that could not be more true for some items. You really don’t realize how convenient it is to live in your home and come home from work every day. As a truck driver, you will probably be spending multiple days out on the road, and there are a few things you will want to have with you. (more…)