Trucking Company Closes | Now What?!
Jan20

Trucking Company Closes | Now What?!

It can be a trucker’s worst nightmare. You’re traveling down the road, with your next load in tow. As you’re approaching your loading dock you get a text, email, or notification on your ELD. It’s your boss letting you know that the trucking company you work for is shutting their doors. In a few short sentences, you’ve just been told to abandon your rig at the nearest company location and that your last check will be in the mail within...

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Reads For the Road | Truck Driver Books
Jan13

Reads For the Road | Truck Driver Books

I like to consider myself a bit of a bibliophile. No, that isn’t some strange disorder or phobia, it just means I really like to read books. We’ve talked about the variety of hobbies you can have on the road. Whether it’s YouTubing, exercising, or listening to podcasts, there are plenty of things you can do in your free time. However, I want to talk about my personal favorite, reading. There’s nothing like settling down with a good...

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Trucker’s Holiday Gift Guide
Jan06

Trucker’s Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s time to think of that special someone. They travel far and wide making special deliveries to eager customers. They work through the night in some cases, making sure everyone is satisfied. No, I’m not talking about good ol’ St. Nick, I’m talking around that special big rig buddy you have in your life. We’re here to help you give back to that trucking family member or loved one with these...

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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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A Clean Cab | Semi Truck Cab Organizer Tips
Dec16

A Clean Cab | Semi Truck Cab Organizer Tips

Personally, I’m a bit of a slob. No, you won’t see me on that TV show Hoarders, but I do have a habit of holding onto things for far too long. Whether it’s magazines, coffee mugs, and leftover Chinese, I’m still working on completing that final step. You know, the one where you actually throw things out? I certainly know I’m not the only one. Is your cab starting to look like a hamper or trash bin instead of an actual place to store...

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Driving Away Trucker Stereotypes!
Dec09

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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