Make Your Cab a Home on Wheels
May14

Make Your Cab a Home on Wheels

As a trucker, you probably enjoy being on the open road. What’s more freeing than traveling around the country and following that white line into the sunset? However, even the happiest and most experienced drivers can feel homesick at times. While it can be rewarding, it’s also a job that requires you to be away from your family for long periods of time. Luckily, there are many ways to get creative and make your cab a home...

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LGBT Truckers on the Road
May08

LGBT Truckers on the Road

LGBT Truckers on the Road- Experiences in the Trucking Industry The trucking industry has been a tumultuous journey for many members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. While the industry is coming around and becoming increasingly more accepting of all genders, the industry still needs support. AllTruckJobs recently connected with Shelle Lichti, the founder of a support group for LGBT truckers, to find out more...

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Benefits of a CB Radio App
May01

Benefits of a CB Radio App

CB Radios have been around for decades, first originating in 1945 and designed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). CB or citizens band radio reached a peak in the 1970s when pop culture romanticized the cheap form of communication. The CB radio has had many uses over the years from survivalists to off-roading and beyond. It still remains a useful tool to this day in many industries. Despite the easy accessibility of...

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How to Stay Healthy and Pass The DOT Physical
Apr22

How to Stay Healthy and Pass The DOT Physical

Life on the road can be hard. It can be lonely, boring, and taxing on a truck driver’s mind. It can also be a challenge for drivers to stay physically healthy. In order to monitor driver health, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issues periodic physicals. DOT cards were once valid for about two years, but as driver health has decreased they are being tested more often. In an interview with The Journal Times, Dr. Lynn...

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Retrofitting Your Vehicle for Clean Trucking
Apr17

Retrofitting Your Vehicle for Clean Trucking

This week on our Big Rig Banter podcast, we interviewed Rachel Muncrief, the Program Director for heavy-duty vehicles at the International Council of Clean Transportation (ICCT). The council’s mission is to enhance the environmental performance and energy efficiency of transportation vehicles in order to improve public health and combat climate change. During the episode, we discuss how retrofitting your vehicle as a truck driver can...

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