Monthly Archives: June 2017

5 Facts About a Truck Driver’s Way of Life

Odd Driving Times
Some drivers like a very early start so they can move with the light; other drivers prefer the relatively clear roads at night. Over the road (OTR) truck drivers don’t have distinct starting hours unless they’re calling in to dispatch after returning from “time off.” […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

6 Tips for Driving Trucks Safely in Road Construction Zones

Be Prepared — Expect Delays
Before you start on your route, take a quick look online to see if there are any construction zones in your path. You may be able to find highway agency-provided detours as well. Not all work zones will have information online, though. So, plan ahead and stay safe. […]

By |June 19th, 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