Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead
Jun30

Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead

As coronavirus cases climb in the United States, Americans are waking up and acknowledging that drivers are essential. For those of us in the industry, the extra media attention on trucking and coronavirus reinforces what we already know. Trucking is the backbone of the American economy and a non-negotiable step in the supply chain. Billy-Big-Rig beware, in the midst of all the praise experts like Brain Fielkow president of JetCo...

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Trucking Lessons From COVID-19 | What We Know
Jun22

Trucking Lessons From COVID-19 | What We Know

We’re just over four months into the COVID-19 pandemic. That means we’ve already spent one-third of 2020 dealing with this deadly virus. Some industries ground to a halt, sports leagues across the world found themselves stuck at home like the majority of us. Other sectors, like healthcare, went digital. Patients found themselves in a virtual waiting room and spoke with health professionals via video chat. One industry, however, found...

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TruckTracks: 8 Songs to Keep You Rockin’ and Rollin’
Jun10

TruckTracks: 8 Songs to Keep You Rockin’ and Rollin’

A career spent on the road can get lonely, long, and monotonous. Without a passenger, the next best shotgun-rider to turn to is music. There are hundreds of songs dedicated to life on the road. Music can be relaxing, empowering, and can even help get your blood pumping. Below are a handful of songs that are perfect for your long haul. Check out our compilation of the best trucking songs. Not all of them are about trucking, but...

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A New Road | Trucking Through a Pandemic
May11

A New Road | Trucking Through a Pandemic

We know you’re tired of reading about it, or listening to it, or even seeing it. It’s no secret that the coronavirus has completely changed how our society functions. Entire industries have been turned upside-down by COVID-19, and it’s looking like “normal” is still far from the horizon. We’ve already taken a look at how the Coronavirus is impacting the industry. From a decrease in drivers to more and more regulations when it comes to...

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DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines | Don’t Wreck Your Health!
Apr10

DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines | Don’t Wreck Your Health!

An estimated 75 million Americans have high blood pressure or hypertension. According to the CDC, that’s roughly 30% of the US population. But what exactly is high blood pressure and what are the DOT blood pressure guidelines? High blood pressure can be caused by a myriad of unhealthy lifestyle habits or even genetics. Measuring blood pressure is a common step in an annual physical. However, if you’re found to have hypertension, the...

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On-the-Road Hobbies for Truck Drivers
Dec23

On-the-Road Hobbies for Truck Drivers

Truck driving can be one of the most monotonous jobs out there. And for some, staying entertained during a typical 12-14 hour driving shift can be a hard task. Finding hobbies isn’t always the easiest thing to do either when you have your hands at 10 and 2 for the better part of the day. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Here are a couple of hobbies for truck drivers to do while on the road to keep themselves sane. Hobbies for...

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