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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Buying a Big Rig | Should You Buy New or Used?
Aug12

Buying a Big Rig | Should You Buy New or Used?

3.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) “Should I buy a new or a used rig?” If you’re an owner-operator or small fleet manager you’ve probably asked yourself this question at least once. Sure, we’d all love a brand new, shiny truck, but we sure as heck wouldn’t love the price. When it comes to buying a big rig new versus used, there are a number of things to take into account. So, we compiled a list of pointers and...

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What You Need to Know About Trucking Through A Protest
Jul31

What You Need to Know About Trucking Through A Protest

An ongoing pandemic threatening normal routines, massive shutdowns across the world, and protests blocking major roadways throughout the United States – suddenly truck drivers are hauling through risky territory. Although the life of a trucker always comes with its unique challenges and threats, the current climate in the United States is really putting pressure on drivers who just want to deliver safely. Although older truckers have...

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