Archive for March, 2018

Realistic Expectations for Your Trucking Career

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
Realistic Expectations for Your Trucking Career

As a new trucker, you tend to have a lot of ideas of what you think your trucking career will be like.

As a new trucker, you tend to have a lot of ideas of what you think your trucking career will be like. Trucking can be a very interesting and rewarding career, however, it’s important to know that it’s not always traveling the countryside and seeing the sights while you haul freight from point A to point B. There will be traffic, bad weather, and so many other situations you may never imagine. Here are some things that every truck driver should know! (more…)

Advantages and Disadvantages of Short-Haul Trucking

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
Advantages and Disadvantages of Short-Haul Trucking

As a trucker, you can choose either short-haul or long-haul trucking.

As a trucker, you can choose either short-haul or long-haul trucking. Each career path has its own advantages and disadvantages, and those change based on the personality and preferences of the driver. Ultimately, you have to choose whichever option fits your needs and lifestyle. Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of short-haul trucking! (more…)

Healthy Snacks You Can Eat on the Road

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
Healthy Snacks You Can Eat on the Road

Whenever possible, it’s best to make as many healthy snacks and meals as you can.

Truckers sometimes spend days out on the road. When you’ve been out driving for two days and you’re on a deadline, it’s easy to just grab a quick burger at the next truck stop. Unfortunately, that delicious, greasy concoction really isn’t good for you. Whenever possible, it’s best to make as many healthy snacks and meals as you can. Here are some things you can munch on while still keeping your health, and your deadlines, on track! (more…)

Benefits of a Dash Cam for Your Truck

Friday, March 9th, 2018
Benefits of a Dash Cam for Your Truck

As a trucker, a dash cam can literally save your job if an accident occurs.

Dash cams have been gaining popularity in recent years, particularly among police performing traffic stops. Dash cam videos are also popular on YouTube, usually the ones that show some sort of unusual incident.  As a trucker, a dash cam can literally save your job if an accident occurs. Installing a dash cam in your truck cab provides a variety of benefits. (more…)

How Does a Relationship Survive a Trucking Career?

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
How Does a Relationship Survive a Trucking Career?

It’s difficult to maintain a relationship with another person when that other person is so frequently away.

Trucking can be a lonely lifestyle. It’s difficult to maintain a relationship with another person when that other person is so frequently away. The good news is that with some hard work and dedication, it can be done! Here are some of the challenges of trucking relationships and some tips for staying together! (more…)