“Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?” 5 Pet Peeves While Driving
Nov26

“Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?” 5 Pet Peeves While Driving

Now, before we get into the wide range of frustrations that come with commercial driving, it’s important to note that safety is always a top priority! That said, as a professional driver you’re probably well aware of the rules of the road, and your pet peeves while driving are a result of years of dealing with numbskulls… or being one yourself! But seriously, while it’s okay to poke fun at fellow drivers and those pesky...

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Trucking In Bad Weather
Nov25

Trucking In Bad Weather

It’s almost guaranteed that you will eventually be faced with trucking in bad weather, unless you have extremely good luck and the weather gods are on your side. But seeing as you are probably like the rest of us, the scenario will most likely look like this. As you race against the clock, that winter sprinkle of flurries and rain will quickly turn into a full blizzard brought to you by Mother Nature. This leaves you with two options:...

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Best Truck Stop Restaurants
Nov20

Best Truck Stop Restaurants

Let’s face it – after long hours on the road dealing with bad drivers and intense traffic, it feels good to park the truck, get out, and sit down for a delicious bite to eat. Nothing beats a home-cooked meal, but when you’re constantly traveling for work you have to settle for second best. Truck stops don’t always have the finest quality food. Traditional restaurants, on the other hand, don’t always have convenient parking for your...

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10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette for Truckers
Nov19

10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette for Truckers

They’re not just glorified walky-talkies. In fact, The Citizens Band Radio Service (CB) is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment in your cab. Essentially, this is your main line of communication with other truckers on the road. We know that the trucking community is a close-knit group and that truckers generally watch out for each other. CB radio is a great way to do just that. Whether there’s an accident on the road...

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Let’s Get REAL About Lot Lizards
Nov04

Let’s Get REAL About Lot Lizards

We’d love to tell you that a “lot lizard” is just another kind of pet that you can take with you on the road. Imagine taking a look at your friend’s new rig only to find a cool little terrarium in the sleeper. As neat as it would be to haul with a reptile, the truth behind this term is much more sobering. And if you’re a truck driver, it’s pretty hard to escape this phenomenon. Today, we’ll...

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Pissed Off: The Problem with Trucker Bombs
Oct23

Pissed Off: The Problem with Trucker Bombs

There are lots of things you shouldn’t keep bottled up–emotions, feelings, and definitely not urine. However, trucker bombs might not always be the best solution. But when you gotta go, you gotta go, right? This is what brings me to the nasty topic of “trucker bombs,” a truly repulsive phenomenon. Basically, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s the slang that has been coined to name plastic jugs...

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