Trucking Lifestyle

When the clocks fall back, signaling the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST), it's not just about an extra hour of sleep. For truck drivers, this change can mean a significant shift in their daily routine.
November 6, 2023

Electric-powered construction equipment can be found on work sites all over the world, so why haven’t heavy electric-powered commercial trucks taken off yet? Let’s explore what’s the hold up on EV rigs vs. EV equipment. 
September 12, 2023

Depending on one’s lifestyle preferences or what role they see truck driving playing in their lives, each of these will appeal to a different subset of drivers. In this guide, we’ve rounded up responses to this question from actual truck drivers to get to the bottom of why a truck driver may prefer OTR trucking or local truck driving and how to find your “happy place” on the road as a truck driver. 

August 17, 2023

While a CDL ensures that a truck driver understands the rules of the road and the technical aspects of operating a truck, there’s a lot you just have to learn by experience. Fortunately, hardworking veteran truck drivers are some of the most helpful people you’d hope to meet—especially to new drivers asking for help on online forum pages. This article is a summary of tips and advice from veteran truckers to rookie drivers—the tips they don’t necessarily teach in trucking school.

May 24, 2023

In this guide, we’re going to look at what you can do as a truck driver employer to find and retain good truck drivers for the long haul. 
April 5, 2023

Drowsy driving, or fatigued driving, is dangerous for everyone and especially deadly when the drowsy driver is behind the wheel of a large commercial truck. Learn just how dangerous this is, why it happens, and how to help prevent it from happening.
August 10, 2022

Life on the road can be tough, but there are some simple ways to offset its ill effects. In addition to the hazards of the road, long-haul truckers are some of the most susceptible to a wide array of health conditions—ranging from obesity and heart disease and diabetes to anxiety and depression. Learn how to offset some of the hardships of the lifestyle of a truck driver by making just a few tweaks to your daily decisions.
June 24, 2022

Trucking isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. All truckers know how rewarding their career is: the feeling of freedom, and the independence of life on the road - heck, the pay ain’t bad either! But the life of a trucker can also be a dangerous one. Traveling across the country, often by yourself, in a semi that weighs anywhere between 30,000 and 80,000 pounds is a risky proposition, no matter how experienced you are. In this article, we’ll go over the top 10 most important road safety tips for truckers.
April 29, 2021

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