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Common Misconceptions About Truck Drivers
Nov10

Common Misconceptions About Truck Drivers

Being a trucker is far from easy, but if you talked to a lot of non-truck drivers, you would assume it’s as simple as driving from point A to Point B. Who cares about the weather right? Those massive trucks should be able to run through mountains. Sadly, there are a lot of common misconceptions about truck drivers that many fail to realize. One trip in the cab could change most people’s mind, but oftentimes a simple explanation can do...

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Trucking During Thanksgiving
Nov02

Trucking During Thanksgiving

Of course, we know that you have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday season. However, let us turn the spotlight on you. We want to let you truckers know exactly why we’re thankful for all you do during the holiday season. Trucking during Thanksgiving can be a pretty thankless journey. It’s about time that you truckers get some recognition around here so you can feel a little better if you’re stuck celebrating turkey day on...

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Human Trafficking in the Trucking Industry
Sep14

Human Trafficking in the Trucking Industry

It’s an issue that often is not talked about, and many really don’t even know what it is. However, human trafficking in the trucking industry is a huge issue, and many in the industry are often misinformed or under informed about how big the issue truly is. The $30 billion dollar industry has been in the U.S. for a long time, and it’s showing no signs of stopping anytime soon. There are as many as 300,000 American children who are at...

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Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?! Pet Peeves While Driving
Aug25

Why Do Truckers Honk at Me?! 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, if you’re reading this, then you’re probably well aware of the rules of the road, and your pet peeves 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 “four-wheelers” that...

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Team Driving vs. Solo Driving: Is it Right For You?
Jun22

Team Driving vs. Solo Driving: Is it Right For You?

Now that you’ve decided to pursue a career in trucking, it’s time to figure out what type of trucker you want to be. It’s best explained by making a simple sports analogy. There are guys and gals that preferred team sports, whether it be football, basketball, or soccer, while others chose to ride solo, participating in sports like wrestling, tennis, and swimming. Just like your sporting preferential, you’ll want to decide whether you...

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Best Truck Stop Restaurants
May25

Best Truck Stop Restaurants

Disclaimer: This blog post might make you hungry. 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. Of course, 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, even though there are really...

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