Archive for August, 2018

Maintaining Fuel Efficiency

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Maintaining Fuel Efficiency

As a trucker, one of your biggest expenses is always going to be fuel. How can you maintain optimal fuel efficiency?

As a trucker, one of your biggest expenses is always going to be fuel. Your truck’s fuel tanks are enormous, and diesel fuel can be quite expensive. Even if the price of fuel isn’t coming out of your pocket, it is important to try to keep fuel costs as low as you can. Here are some ways you can keep your fuel use as efficient as possible. (more…)

Meeting Your Basic Needs without Breaking the Bank

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Meeting Your Basic Needs without Breaking the Bank

Buying things from truck stops and convenience stores can get expensive quickly, so bringing as much as you can from home is usually going to be your best bet.

You’re out on the road to earn a paycheck. In order to keep as much of that paycheck as possible, you’ll need to do a bit of planning to make sure your needs are met. Buying things from truck stops and convenience stores can get expensive quickly, so bringing as much as you can from home is usually going to be your best bet. (more…)

Tips for Keeping a Balanced Diet While on the Road

Friday, August 17th, 2018
Tips for Keeping a Balanced Diet While on the Road

While an every once in a while indulgence isn’t going to do too much damage, you should do your best to keep a balanced diet for as much of the time as possible while you’re out on the road.

Marketing is an unbelievably powerful tool. Those sugary, salty, and or fattening snacks and meals you see all over truck stops and convenience stores are specially designed to make you think that your body needs all those things and crave them. While an every once in a while indulgence isn’t going to do too much damage, you should do your best to keep a balanced diet for as much of the time as possible while you’re out on the road. (more…)

Managing Your Time Wisely

Friday, August 10th, 2018
Managing Your Time Wisely

With only a finite amount of time to get from point A to point B, you need to make sure you spend your time wisely, and you are not wasting a single second.

In most career fields, good time management skills are crucial to success. There never seems to be enough time to get any job done, and everyone always wishes they had more of it. This is especially true for truck drivers, as you are expected to be at your destination by a certain time. With only a finite amount of time to get from point A to point B, you need to make sure you spend your time wisely, and you are not wasting a single second. To help manage your time more efficiently, here are a few useful tips. (more…)

Things that Can Help Alone Time Feel Less Lonely

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Things that Can Help Alone Time Feel Less Lonely

As you’re traveling, take a minute to just appreciate your surroundings.

Trucking isn’t just an occupation, it’s a lifestyle. It can be exciting and fulfilling, but it’s not for everyone. When you’re on the road, you spend long periods of time alone. A lot of truckers really enjoy that. For some, all the time on the road can get a bit lonely. Here are some tips for easing the loneliness. (more…)