Tokes for Truckers | Can Truckers Smoke Weed?
Aug05

Tokes for Truckers | Can Truckers Smoke Weed?

3.6 / 5 ( 17 votes ) As more states continue to legalize recreational and medicinal marijuana, there are growing questions on the impact this will have on the trucking industry. Weed has already been decriminalized in 37 states, with an increasing number of states hopping on the trend. So, what’s the future going to look like – can truckers smoke weed without facing legal consequences? Although the substance is flourishing in...

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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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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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Truck Driving with Pets: Ruff Riders
Jan26

Truck Driving with Pets: Ruff Riders

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Did you know that about 40 percent of truck drivers take their pet on the road with them? If you think about it though, who would make a better co-pilot than none other than man’s best friend? It would sure kick out the loneliness on long drives and keep things from being boring. But, despite the many benefits of truck driving with pets, there does involve more planning and some changes to your routine. All and...

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Hurricane Safety Tips for Truck Drivers
Sep29

Hurricane Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

Hurricanes can wreak havoc on not only homes, roadways, and communities as a whole, but they also affect truck drivers. Hurricanes can damage shipments and equipment, wash out roads, create route changes or idle trucks, and increase prices due to fuel costs rising. They can also pause scheduled deliveries so that truck drivers are available to take relief and emergency supplies to those in need. Unfortunately, we are at the very...

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Loading Dock Etiquette and Tips All Drivers Should Know
Aug19

Loading Dock Etiquette and Tips All Drivers Should Know

For the most part, as a truck driver, you’re alone on the road. That is except for when you are picking up and dropping off your freight. Of course, you want these situations to go as smoothly and swiftly as possible so you can be on your way! There are certain loading dock etiquette and tips you should follow that will keep you on track and safe! Five Loading Dock Etiquette and Tips Here are five tips for truck drivers to follow at...

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