Archive for February, 2018

3 Ways to Get Your Truck Unloaded and Reloaded in a Timely Fashion

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
3 Ways to Get Your Truck Unloaded and Reloaded in a Timely Fashion

When you’re a trucker, time spent waiting for your freight to be loaded and unloaded is time that you could be on the road earning more miles.

No one likes waiting. When you’re a trucker, time spent waiting for your freight to be loaded and unloaded is time that you could be on the road earning more miles. You can only work so many hours per day, so naturally you want to get the most done in those hours that you possibly can. Here are some tips for keeping the freight moving! (more…)

Tips for Earning More Miles

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Tips for Earning More Miles

Build yourself a reputation as a reliable, efficient, and safe driver and it will separate you from the pack.

As a trucker, you’re paid by the mile, not by the hour. Many drivers see this as an advantage since you’re earning based on the amount of work you do rather than the amount of time you put into it. Trucking companies are always on the lookout for drivers who will get their cargo from point A to point B as safely and efficiently as possible. Build yourself a reputation as a reliable, efficient, and safe driver and it will separate (more…)

How to Cope with Road Rage as a Trucker

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
How to Cope with Road Rage as a Trucker

As a trucker, one of the most important things you should keep with you on the road is your patience.

As a trucker, one of the most important things you should keep with you on the road is your patience. When you drive for a living, you’re always on the road. Other drivers are going to do things that irritate you. There will be traffic. Good planning will really help bypass a lot of the traffic, but even that only goes so far. Road rage is a fact of life; the real trick is to not let it ruin your day! (more…)

3 of the Best Skills to Have as a Truck Driver

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
3 of the Best Skills to Have as a Truck Driver

There are many personality traits you can possess that will help you thrive as a truck driver, but fewer are more important than just being easy to work with.

There are many personality traits you can possess that will help you thrive as a truck driver, but fewer are more important than just being easy to work with. As a trucker, you spend long hours alone on the road. The person you talk to the most will probably be your dispatcher. If you build yourself a reputation as a driver who is easy to work with, your dispatcher will be more inclined to send more work your way. (more…)