Archive for November, 2018

Performing a Through Truck Safety Inspection

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Performing a Through Truck Safety Inspection

Before you can hit the road as a trucker, you need to inspect your truck.

Before you can hit the road as a trucker, you need to inspect your truck. Thorough safety inspections are essential, both before you start moving your cargo and after you have completed your most recent haul. Your truck is a complex machine where over a hundred components must work together. Three of the most important components that you will need to keep a close eye on are the lights, the tires, and your fluid systems. (more…)

Benefits of Automatic Transmission in Your Truck

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Benefits of Automatic Transmission in Your Truck

In trucking, the manual transmission is still quite prevalent.

Since the beginning of motorized transportation, drivers have been shifting through gears manually. In trucking, the manual transmission is still quite prevalent. Many states even require new drivers know how to shift correctly before they can even earn their CDL. Because manual shifting can be so difficult to learn and master, the trucking industry has slowly started to shift to the use of automatic transmission. Here are just a couple of the reasons to make the switch. (more…)

How to Avoid Seasonal Illnesses

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
How to Avoid Seasonal Illnesses

Being sick can make it very difficult to do your job.

When you’re sick, you don’t feel your best. As such, your concentration and alertness will suffer, because all you will want to do is rest. However, when you’re a truck driver, you won’t really have time to do that. (more…)

Where Can a Trucking Career Take You?

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Where Can a Trucking Career Take You?

One of the biggest advantages of becoming a trucker is that you can travel all over the country. Where can a trucking career take you?

One of the biggest advantages of becoming a trucker is that you can travel all over the country. You can see places and meet people you might not be able to if you had chosen a different career. When you’re first starting out, think about where a trucking career can take you. (more…)