Archive for May, 2018

Simple Ways to Avoid Truck Accidents

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Simple Ways to Avoid Truck Accidents

Safety is your number one priority on the road!

As a new trucker, you’ll likely be starting out with a trainer or partner in the cab with you. Heed all of their advice. Safety should be your number one priority. If you’re starting out as a solo driver, just remember all the safety rules you learned in CDL training. If you need a refresher, here are some important safety rules to help avoid accidents. (more…)

The Ups and Downs of Being a Long Haul Trucker

Friday, May 18th, 2018
The Ups and Downs of Being a Long Haul Trucker

If you’re considering a career in long-haul trucking, it is important to weigh all of the pros and cons carefully to make the best decision for you.

Like any other career, long-haul trucking has its ups and downs. You get to see and meet so many different people, but the time away might make you miss your loved ones. If you’re considering a career in long-haul trucking, it is important to weigh all of the pros and cons carefully to make the best decision for you.   (more…)

4 Ways to Combat Fatigue on the Road

Friday, May 11th, 2018
4 Ways to Combat Fatigue on the Road

Staying awake and alert is crucial for your safety as well as other drivers.

Trucking is a challenging, but rewarding, career choice. One of the challenges of driving for a living is that it can be very tiresome. When you’re driving for hours on end, your eyes can easily start to drift shut. Staying awake and alert is crucial for your safety as well as other drivers. Stay safe and awake with these tips! (more…)

Truck Fuel Efficiency 101

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Truck Fuel Efficiency 101

Get as miles as you can from every tank of fuel!

Whether you’re an owner-operator or you work for a large shipping company, you’re always keeping track of your fuel efficiency. After all, truck fuel can be quite pricey, so you’ll want to make sure you get as many miles as you can from each tank. If you’re trying to increase or regulate your truck’s fuel efficiency, try some of these tricks! (more…)