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 »

Meeting Your Basic Needs without Breaking the Bank

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Keeping a Balanced Diet While on the Road

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Managing Your Time Wisely

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Things that Can Help Alone Time Feel Less Lonely

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. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Plan Your Route for Your Next Haul

July 27th, 2018
How to Plan Your Route for Your Next Haul

One thing that every truck driver should learn is the value of good planning.

One thing that every truck driver should learn is the value of good planning. Traffic can be brutal. It’s incredibly frustrating and it can really damage your fuel economy. Planning your route can help you to circumvent traffic and keep you on schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Trucking Around the World

July 13th, 2018
Trucking Around the World

You may be surprised to know that trucking actually looks quite different in some other parts of the world!

Many truck drivers choose the profession because of their adventurous spirit. Long-haul truckers get to see so much more than a lot of people in other professions. As you grow in your trucking career, you may be curious about what trucking looks like in other parts of the world. You may be surprised to know that trucking actually looks quite different in some other parts of the world! Read the rest of this entry »