How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused
Feb15

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 many long-distance drivers. Luckily, there are many ways that you can avoid highway hypnosis by combatting fatigue and staying alert. What is Highway Hypnosis? Highway hypnosis is a trance-like mental state in which a person can drive a vehicle normally for...

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8 Healthy Snacks to Eat on the Road
Jan21

8 Healthy Snacks to Eat on the Road

We know it’s tough to be cautious about your health and diet on the road. With limited time, space, and options, it’s no wonder many truckers will resort to fast food and energy drinks to sustain sustenance on the road. Fitness is an incredibly important aspect trucking, so it’s important that you’re watching what you eat. Unfortunately, unhealthy eating on the road can have drastic consequences. Studies have shown that...

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Trucking Industry Charities: An Interview with Trucker Charity Inc.
Nov08

Trucking Industry Charities: An Interview with Trucker Charity Inc.

Some roads are longer than others, and those in the trucking industry know that anything can be waiting around the bend. Sometimes, things happen on the road that are beyond our control. In these instances, it’s important to know that there is someone out there who cares. BigRigBanter, a trucking podcast powered by AllTruckJobs, interviewed several trucking industry charities in the month of November, all of which offer different...

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Do Not Be a Drowsy Driver | Drowsy Driver Prevention Tips
Sep06

Do Not Be a Drowsy Driver | Drowsy Driver Prevention Tips

Truck drivers know that a sleep routine doesn’t exactly exist in its general definition when you’re on the road. Sleeping patterns as a driver, especially if you are an over the road driver, lack any normal bedtime or standard amount of sleep time—in fact, there really is no pattern at all! You basically get sleep when you have time to do so. But driver fatigue is a serious issue when operating a truck for extended hours. It can cause...

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Identifying and Avoiding Truck Driver Burnout
Jun22

Identifying and Avoiding Truck Driver Burnout

If you’ve been truck driving for a while, chances are, you know what truck driver burnout is. If you don’t, you may not have been driving long enough. Truck drivers’ jobs are very demanding, tiring, and isolating. After years of sitting behind the wheel, it’s possible for a trucker to get beaten into that lifestyle, which could lead to burnout. Not only is truck driver burnout dangerous for a trucker,...

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Sleeping in Your Truck | Tips for New Drivers
Mar28

Sleeping in Your Truck | Tips for New Drivers

Fatigue and lack of adequate sleep are common problems for a lot of people around the world. However, truck drivers are especially susceptible to not getting enough high quality sleep. According to a recent study from the U.S. Center for Disease Control, more than half of all transportation workers suffer from short sleep duration. Since many drivers spend days or even weeks on the road at a time, establishing regular sleep patterns...

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