Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations
Jun16

Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations

Every year, hundreds of lifelong truck drivers grow nearer to their retirement. After clocking thousands of miles driving all across the United States, it comes time to consider what’s next. For many drivers, retiring from trucking is exciting, although it can also bring certain challenges and anxieties. Like many different professions, trucking also requires a significant amount of planning before retirement is within reach. So what...

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7 Mountain Driving Tips For Big Rig Billy – Goats
Apr26

7 Mountain Driving Tips For Big Rig Billy – Goats

Mountain driving can be dangerous for anyone, especially for a truck driver carrying a ton or two of freight. A slip up on a slick road can leave you wrecked, raw or ruined. Looking at the mountains in the distance can be a pretty sight on vacation, but driving through them (let’s face it) they can be hellish. Whether you’re just a “kid” or a full-blow big rig billy goat, these mountain driving tips really could be...

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Haunted Roads Truckers Should Avoid
Mar09

Haunted Roads Truckers Should Avoid

Let’s face it, driving on an empty road at night time is kind of creepy, even if you’re in a big truck. I know you might be used to the ghosts and ghouls coming out around Halloween, but haunted highways are a year-round thing! Here are some of the most haunted roads in the United States!  Truckers, you might want to avoid these haunted roads! Or, if you’re curious about what these roads are all about, drive them at...

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Finding Your Hustle | Side Income For Truck Drivers
Jan27

Finding Your Hustle | Side Income For Truck Drivers

There’s so new lingo that kids these days are throwing around. No, it’s not “swag” or “on fleek.” Those terms are so 2016. Nope, we’re talking about the art of the side hustle. A side hustle has entered the modern language and as a trucker, you might be hearing it more often. With the rise of companies like Uber and GrubHub, more and more people are finding new ways to generate supplemental income. Whether you’re a college kid looking...

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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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