Gender Differences in Driving | Do they REALLY Exist?
Mar27

Gender Differences in Driving | Do they REALLY Exist?

How many times a week do we hear “women are bad drivers” or that “men are more likely to be in an accident?” Let’s face it, there’s a truckload of gender stereotypes surrounding driving habits. But, when it comes to the gender differences in driving do they really exist? Let’s look at the facts. It might not be an issue of skill, but an issue between personality differences that really account...

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No Tokes for Truckers: Marijuana and Truck Drivers
Dec30

No Tokes for Truckers: Marijuana and Truck Drivers

There is fast-growing support for legalizing medical marijuana and decriminalizing it recreationally in many parts of the country. However, the transportation industry still isn’t budging when it comes to marijuana and truck drivers. It is a tricky topic. Many states have legalized cannabis for medical and even recreational use. However, the federal government says that marijuana use is illegal at the federal level. This causes...

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“Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?” 5 Pet Peeves While Driving
Nov26

“Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?” 5 Pet Peeves While Driving

Now, before we get into the wide range of frustrations that come with commercial driving, it’s important to note that safety is always a top priority! That said, as a professional driver you’re probably well aware of the rules of the road, and your pet peeves while driving are a result of years of dealing with numbskulls… or being one yourself! But seriously, while it’s okay to poke fun at fellow drivers and those pesky...

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Trucking In Bad Weather
Nov25

Trucking In Bad Weather

It’s almost guaranteed that you will eventually be faced with trucking in bad weather, unless you have extremely good luck and the weather gods are on your side. But seeing as you are probably like the rest of us, the scenario will most likely look like this. As you race against the clock, that winter sprinkle of flurries and rain will quickly turn into a full blizzard brought to you by Mother Nature. This leaves you with two options:...

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10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette for Truckers
Nov19

10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette for Truckers

They’re not just glorified walky-talkies. In fact, The Citizens Band Radio Service (CB) is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment in your cab. Essentially, this is your main line of communication with other truckers on the road. We know that the trucking community is a close-knit group and that truckers generally watch out for each other. CB radio is a great way to do just that. Whether there’s an accident on the road...

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Let’s Get REAL About Lot Lizards
Nov04

Let’s Get REAL About Lot Lizards

We’d love to tell you that a “lot lizard” is just another kind of pet that you can take with you on the road. Imagine taking a look at your friend’s new rig only to find a cool little terrarium in the sleeper. As neat as it would be to haul with a reptile, the truth behind this term is much more sobering. And if you’re a truck driver, it’s pretty hard to escape this phenomenon. Today, we’ll...

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