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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Trucking and Terror: An Interview With Joseph Fink
Mar29

Trucking and Terror: An Interview With Joseph Fink

It’s like you’re living a nightmare. Your significant other goes missing – gone without a trace. You spend months on the road, searching, and searching, for what? A ghost? A shadow? A live person? You eventually find out that horrible monsters (actual monsters) are responsible for your partner’s disappearance. You begin to uncover some much more dark and depraved as you unravel the mystery of the disappearance. Welcome to the...

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8 Healthy Snacks to Eat on the Road
Jan21

8 Healthy Snacks to Eat on the Road

We know it’s tough to be cautious about your health and diet on the road. With limited time, space, and options, it’s no wonder many truckers will resort to fast food and energy drinks to sustain sustenance on the road. Fitness is an incredibly important aspect trucking, so it’s important that you’re watching what you eat. Unfortunately, unhealthy eating on the road can have drastic consequences. Studies have shown that...

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How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?
Dec20

How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?

John’s a senior in high school, and everyone is pressuring him about college. He knows he has to choose a career path, but he doesn’t like the idea of going to school for any longer. Although his parents have their heart set on him going to college, it’s so expensive. John wants to earn money now – he doesn’t want to put his life on hold for another four years or more He sits alone in his room, wondering what trade he could learn...

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Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019
Dec05

Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019

This year will end strong for the transportation industry, but can truck drivers expect to see the same growth in 2019? First, let’s take a look back. 2018 was booming – the economy is healthy and there are more and more trucks on the road. Most truckers have finally transitioned to the new electronic logging devices. Driver salaries are slowly climbing to where they need to be. Looking ahead, industry experts are predicting a...

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Six Tips to Prevent Cargo Theft on the Road
Nov27

Six Tips to Prevent Cargo Theft on the Road

You arrive at your final delivery after a long drive. You’re ready to get unloaded and head on home. But suddenly, everything goes wrong. It turns out that many of the boxes that were in your truck are not there anymore. How can this be, when you haven’t opened the truck since you picked up? You think back to the long night of driving, the short break you took at a truck stop to eat dinner, drink coffee, and chat for a...

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