Can You Carry a Gun in a Commercial Vehicle?
Jul26

Can You Carry a Gun in a Commercial Vehicle?

3 / 5 ( 3 votes ) Driving to new locations on a daily basis can definitely bring a sense of adventure and a self-reliant attitude. Like a pioneer charting new paths to find an ideal way to live, hauling interstate loads may be the closest thing to the fabled American cowboy (and cowgirl) left in the United States. And yet while it may not be the Wild West, that doesn’t mean you want to leave yourself exposed in a risky situation...

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Truck Driver Pay: From Rags to Riches
Jul14

Truck Driver Pay: From Rags to Riches

4.1 / 5 ( 19 votes ) The reason you work so hard as a truck driver is to take home that serious scratch, the cheddar, the bones, you know…the dead presidents in our pockets—MONEY. But how much money can you actually make behind the wheel? The answer isn’t always simple. Truck driver pay depends on where you’re working, how much experience you have, and which company you’re hauling for. A lot of us may...

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Best Navigation App for Truckers: The Top 3 Contenders
Jun15

Best Navigation App for Truckers: The Top 3 Contenders

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) For many truck drivers, the GPS built into smart phones just won’t cut it. Truckers have unique needs, and google maps doesn’t offer any features that accommodate that. Sure, you could splurge and purchase an expensive Garmin. But why waste the money when there are plenty of free navigation apps out there. The most essential part of your job is delivering your load safely and efficiently. So, what is the best...

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How Does Team Driving Work?
Jun03

How Does Team Driving Work?

Are you lonely? Join the club! Or how about joining a team, specifically a truck driving team? How does team driving even work? It doesn’t matter if you’re an experienced driver looking for a change of pace or a complete rookie fresh out of driving school, team driving is an option for you… unless you rather stay alone. As a team, you and your trucking partner are given first priority over loads. Finally! Someone realizes that you’re...

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Most Common Truck Driver Health Issues
May25

Most Common Truck Driver Health Issues

There’s a huge push in the trucking industry to promote wellness and activity because drivers have such sedentary careers. The first step to combating the serious health issues truckers commonly battle with is to learn what you are at risk for and learn what you can do to prevent it. Let’s check out the most common truck driver health issues. The Big One: Obesity Dear truck drivers – did you know you are twice as likely to become...

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