How to Avoid Seasonal Illnesses

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Where Can a Trucking Career Take You?

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Navigating Fall Weather on the Road

October 19th, 2018
Navigating Fall Weather on the Road

Trucking, whether it’s for a short trip or the long haul, is a year-round job. It’s important to know how to drive safely in many adverse weather conditions.

Trucking, whether it’s for a short trip or the long haul, is a year-round job. You might have seen the shows where truckers drive into extreme winter weather in the harshest and most remote areas of the country. Chances are that your new trucker job won’t take you there. But here are some tips for navigating the rough fall weather while you’re on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Easy Exercises You Can Do without a Gym

October 10th, 2018
3 Easy Exercises You Can Do without a Gym

It is essential to your physical and overall health and well-being that you carve out a little bit of time to do at least some sort of exercise even without a gym.

As a trucker, you spend a lot of your time traveling. This doesn’t really leave a whole lot of time to maintain a membership at your local gym. It is essential to your physical and overall health and well-being that you carve out a little bit of time to do at least some sort of exercise. Here are some simple exercises to get you moving that don’t require a lot of time, or a gym membership. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Qualities of an Excellent Truck Driver

October 5th, 2018
4 Qualities of an Excellent Truck Driver

If you want to be excellent at your job, you will need more than just a basic knowledge of what is required.

Being a competent truck driver requires a certain level of education and skill. If you want to be excellent at your job, you will need more than just a basic knowledge of what is required. Trucking is constantly growing and evolving and the best drivers know how to keep up! Read the rest of this entry »

New Trucker: Preparing for Your First Day

September 28th, 2018
New Trucker: Preparing for Your First Day

The first day of a new job can be a little overwhelming, and trucking is no exception. Here are some tips to help you as you prepare for your first day as a trucker.

The first day of a new job can be a little overwhelming, and trucking is no exception. You have to adjust to the new team, learn logging procedures, familiarize yourself with new equipment, and all sorts of other things. As with everything else you do in your trucking career, preparation is key. Here are some tips to help you as you prepare for your first day as a trucker. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Helpful Tips for Caring for Your Mental Health

September 21st, 2018
4 Helpful Tips for Caring for Your Mental Health

Staying on schedule can be difficult due to the unpredictability of traffic and weather patterns, and planning is a huge help but even that only goes so far when it comes to mental health.

Trucking is a fulfilling and rewarding career, but like any other career, it can also be stressful at times. Staying on schedule can be difficult due to the unpredictability of traffic and weather patterns, and planning is a huge help but even that only goes so far. If you’re having trouble keeping your head in the game, here are some helpful tips to help you de-stress. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Excel in Your Trucking Career

September 14th, 2018
How to Excel in Your Trucking Career

Trucking can be an enjoyable and fulfilling career.

When you choose a profession to be your career, it’s only natural that you will want to excel at what you do. Trucking can be an enjoyable and fulfilling career. If you’d like to excel in your trucking career, follow these tips!   Read the rest of this entry »

Finding a Safe Place to Park Your Truck

September 7th, 2018
Finding a Safe Place to Park Your Truck

When you need to stop and rest during one of your trips, it’s essential that you find a safe place to park.

Parking is one of the most frustrating parts of driving any vehicle. Even so, it’s much easier to park a regular passenger car or truck than a rig with a 53-foot trailer on the back of it. When you need to stop and rest during one of your trips, it’s essential that you find a safe place to park. Read the rest of this entry »

Maintaining Fuel Efficiency

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. Read the rest of this entry »