How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused
Aug06

How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused

Have you ever looked down at your speedometer and wondered where the last 100 miles went? Well, you are not alone. Highway hypnosis, or white line fever, is a common problem for people across the world. This is especially true for long-distance drivers. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 25 adult drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel in the last month. Luckily, there are many ways that you can...

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Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?
Jul26

Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?

Are you familiar with a trucking layover? What about trucking detention? Layovers and detention are common occurrences in truck driving. It’s important that, as a driver, you are familiar with pay rates of layovers and detention. You should also know how best to avoid them. We’ve detailed the key differences between a trucking layover and detention and other important information below! Trucking Layover and Detention...

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Rookie Driver Tips You Should Know
Jul05

Rookie Driver Tips You Should Know

A wise trucker once said that the first year on the road isn’t about the money, it’s about survival. Those who have made it past their first year on the road know just how true that statement is. Life on the road is not for the weak of heart. Regrettably, a lot of drivers fail before they get all 18 wheels spinning down the freeway. So why do so many rookie drivers fail? Perhaps it’s the long hours alone with your thoughts, or maybe...

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Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers
May29

Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers

Are you new to the trucking industry? Are you worried about how your first few trips will go? Well, we’ve got you covered. AllTruckJobs paired up with Carlisle Carrier Corp to help new drivers feel at ease when they hit the road. Being nervous is normal, but as long as you follow these 10 safety tips for new truck drivers, you’ll be driving like a pro in no time. Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers 1. Pay Attention to Parking Figuring...

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How to Stay Healthy and Pass The DOT Physical
Apr22

How to Stay Healthy and Pass The DOT Physical

Life on the road can be hard. It can be lonely, boring, and taxing on a truck driver’s mind. It can also be a challenge for drivers to stay physically healthy. In order to monitor driver health, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issues periodic physicals. DOT cards were once valid for about two years, but as driver health has decreased they are being tested more often. In an interview with The Journal Times, Dr. Lynn...

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Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers
Apr12

Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers

Living life on the road can be taxing, especially for those just starting out in the trucking industry. However, in today’s digital world, there are tons of mobile apps for truck drivers that could make life on the road just a little bit simpler. Whether it’s a weather app, or an app to track gas prices, there is something out there for every single one of your trucking needs! Here are some of our favorite mobile apps for...

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