Fighting Homesickness on the Road | 7 Tips
Oct04

Fighting Homesickness on the Road | 7 Tips

All truck drivers, whether newbie or veteran, know that it’s not easy being alone on the open road. Having to go long periods of time away from home and family can cause even the most seasoned trucker to feel homesick from time to time. Unfortunately, it’s just the nature of the trucking lifestyle. However, there are all kinds of strategies for fighting homesickness on the road. Keep reading to find out how to battle these...

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Driving Away Trucker Stereotypes!
Sep11

Driving Away Trucker Stereotypes!

Stereotypes, in general, usually are never good. Even if a stereotype is a “positive” one, it can wind up being negative in one way or another, and trucker stereotypes are no exception. Negative stereotypes and misconceptions are hurtful to the entire integrity of the trucking profession. What most folks don’t realize is that truck drivers hold our country together. If it wasn’t for truckers, within days our...

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6 Things Truckers Wish Passenger Car Drivers Knew
Apr13

6 Things Truckers Wish Passenger Car Drivers Knew

Sharing the road with passenger cars, or “four-wheelers,” can definitely be a pain in the “rear end” for truckers. I’m sure all big rig drivers can empathize with the feelings of frustration that arise when they’re cut off by a passenger car, or when they’re being tailgated. In fact, there are a ton of things truckers wish passenger car drivers knew. The reality of it is, if other drivers...

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Five Ways to Avoid Road Rage
Feb22

Five Ways to Avoid Road Rage

No matter the time of day, road rage is something that can strike at any minute! Maybe it’s rush hour or it’s passed midnight — either way drivers need to think about how they respond to enraged passenger vehicles and even other truckers. Of the 94 percent of traffic accidents caused by driver error, 33 percent of those are linked to road rage. For drivers young and old, dealing with road rage is a vital skill that keeps truckers and...

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Tips for Dating a Trucker | Find Your Passion
Feb14

Tips for Dating a Trucker | Find Your Passion

Hitting the road for a living is a great exercise in independence — something many wouldn’t trade for the world! But when it comes to keeping relationships alive and well, truckers and their significant others face unique challenges. There are odd hours, the issue of distance persists, and the lifestyle can be difficult to manage at times. Still, there are ways truckers can build relationships to last — it just takes some effort and...

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Crazy Trucker Dash Cam Videos
Jan18

Crazy Trucker Dash Cam Videos

Truckers are some of the most prolific YouTubers out there — including you! Even if you aren’t the vlogging type, constantly capturing dash cam footage means you can upload any wild and crazy things you see on the road. Sure, you’ll probably drive thousands of miles without filming something out of the ordinary, but you never know! A quick Google search reveals hundreds of crazy trucker dash cam videos, but here are some we found:...

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