No Tokes for Truckers: Marijuana and Truck Drivers
Dec30

No Tokes for Truckers: Marijuana and Truck Drivers

There is fast-growing support for legalizing medical marijuana and decriminalizing it recreationally in many parts of the country. However, the transportation industry still isn’t budging when it comes to marijuana and truck drivers. It is a tricky topic. Many states have legalized cannabis for medical and even recreational use. However, the federal government says that marijuana use is illegal at the federal level. This causes...

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LGBT Truckers on the Road
May08

LGBT Truckers on the Road

LGBT Truckers on the Road- Experiences in the Trucking Industry The trucking industry has been a tumultuous journey for many members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. While the industry is coming around and becoming increasingly more accepting of all genders, the industry still needs support. AllTruckJobs recently connected with Shelle Lichti, the founder of a support group for LGBT truckers, to find out more...

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Daylight Savings Time for Truckers
Mar13

Daylight Savings Time for Truckers

It’s that time of year again. You know, the second week of March where we all lose an hour sleep on Monday morning? So much for springing forward… it feels more like stumbling forward to me. As you probably know, Daylight Savings Time (DST) takes a huge toll on truck drivers because many of them are working when the clocks change. There are other ways that this change can affect you as a driver, so continue reading for our guide...

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Why We NEED to Invest in Truck Drivers
Sep29

Why We NEED to Invest in Truck Drivers

It seems like everywhere we turn these days we’re seeing an unlimited stash of cash being pumped into advanced dispatch software, designer new rigs that drive themselves, yadda yadda yadda. Money seems to be going everywhere but to the driver’s pockets. Yet, more and more we are putting regulations and stress on the drivers when instead maybe we should be giving them more attention and benefits. It’s time we put our...

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A Truck Driver’s Guide to Winter Driving
Nov25

A Truck Driver’s Guide to Winter Driving

Snowstorm whiteouts can make visibility poor for driving. Black ice makes winter driving unpredictable and downright dangerous at times. Unfortunately, for professional truck drivers, the show must go on–even when weary winter conditions strike. All you can do, is hope for the best and prepare for the worst until spring melts the final frost away. The number one thing I reiterate regarding driving when winter weather strikes is...

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