Trucking Industry Outlook 2020: What to Look For
Nov06

Trucking Industry Outlook 2020: What to Look For

As the year comes to a close, it is only natural to look forward to the future. The trucking trends of 2019 are coming to an end. It’ll be a new year, new you, and some new trucking trends which you can expect to see in 2020. These trends have to do with not only logistics but also technology. So, without further ado, here is your trucking industry outlook 2020 edition! Trucking Industry Outlook 2020: LOGISTICS Going into 2020, there...

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The Best Headsets for Truckers and Why You Need One
Sep19

The Best Headsets for Truckers and Why You Need One

If you’re cruising down the road in your rig holding your cell phone out on speaker phone trying to talk to your wife, you know how cumbersome this task is. You’re trying to pay attention to the road. Maybe the phone is balanced on your lap. Depending on where you’re driving, your signal is fading in and out. The road is bumpy and nosy, making it hard to hear. Or you’re in a city where people are constantly laying on the horn. It...

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Technology Takeover | Truck Driving Simulator for CDL Training
Jul18

Technology Takeover | Truck Driving Simulator for CDL Training

You lift yourself up and climb into the semi-truck for the very first time. You sit down on the seat and reach for the belt buckle. Then, you get situated. The steering wheel is huge! There are so many gears and buttons – what does what? You check your mirrors just like you would in your car. That’s when you remember all of that trailer behind you. Let’s face it… this first moment in a big rig is intimidating. For this reason,...

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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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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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Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers
Apr12

Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers

Living life on the road can be taxing, especially for those just starting out in the trucking industry. However, in today’s digital world, there are tons of mobile apps for truck drivers that could make life on the road just a little bit simpler. Whether it’s a weather app, or an app to track gas prices, there is something out there for every single one of your trucking needs! Here are some of our favorite mobile apps for...

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