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DOT to Expand Federal Drug Testing Panel

The DOT is amending its Federal drug testing program to include four Schedule II Opioid drugs. […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Summer Trucking Survival Tips

Driving a truck during the summer isn’t the same as driving during other months. You have to deal with the heat, the sun, construction, travelers, and more. Read on for a few tips. […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

The Dangers of Distracted Truck Driving

Unfortunately, distracted truck driving is a huge problem on the roads. It is dangerous enough in your average car. When you are operating a commercial vehicle, and don’t have as quick a stopping time, it is of even greater importance that you keep your eyes and mind on traffic. […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Truck Driving Space Management & Following Distance

An extremely common, and dangerous, practice in trucking is keeping an improper following distance in traffic. It doesn’t matter whether you are new to trucking or a veteran, anyone can benefit from a refresher course on space management. […]

By |July 4th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Trucking Industry Debates Changing Driver Pay Model

Shipping companies can now digitally jump into your big rig’s cab, and there are some in the industry that are beginning to wonder if it’s time to change the trucker pay model. […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

New Recruitment Strategies to Hire Younger Drivers

The continually growing shortage of drivers in the trucking industries is leading transportation companies to use more tech-oriented strategies for young driver recruitment. American Trucking Associations found the industry is currently short 48,000 drivers and that if trends continue, the driver shortage could rise to nearly 175,000 by 2024. […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

The Evolution of the Trucking Industry in Brief

Beginning of Trucking: 1890s
Before there were many paved roads, let alone highways, trucks traveling on the roads were no larger than delivery trucks. They used crude solid rubber tires, making the trip very rough and slow. Most didn’t have completely covered cabs either, letting in seasonal elements.  […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Trucking History|0 Comments

Top 10 Most Epic Truck Driver Movies of All Time

What’s more fun than enjoying some awesome movies about trucking? You may notice that half of the movies were made in the 1970s. For some reason, during this decade, people became enamored with the trucker lifestyle — looking at it as glorified modern-day cowboys, outlaws, and rebels.  […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Trucker Films|0 Comments

Four Common Misconceptions About Truck Driving

The number of truck drivers in the past few years has declined. This decline could be in part because of some common misconceptions about the job. Whether people believe they won’t make much money for the family time the need to give up or if they think they just won’t be able to cut it — we are setting the record straight. […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Balance Your Work & Life As a Truck Driver

Maintaining a healthy and balanced body and mind, as well as relationships, is essential to having the best work experience. If you go into a trucking career with unhealthy relationships or a bad mental state then the situation will only worsen. Long hours driving alone will make you overthink the bad things instead of looking forward to the good. […]

By |December 28th, 2016|Truck driving|0 Comments