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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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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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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Top Traits of a Great Truck Driver
Feb27

Top Traits of a Great Truck Driver

Life on the road can be quite an adventure, but professional truck driving requires much more than just transporting cargo. There are several characteristics that employers look for when hiring truck drivers. Recognizing and refining these skills can help you become a better candidate for the job. Do you think you have what it takes? If you’re seriously interested in pursuing a career in the trucking industry, check out our top traits...

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Driving & Depression: Recognizing Mental Illness in the Trucking Industry
Apr13

Driving & Depression: Recognizing Mental Illness in the Trucking Industry

Life on the road can get lonely, especially when you’re leaving behind a spouse, children, or even a beloved pet. Despite this, many drivers still cannot imagine life without the open road – after all, trucking runs in the blood. For many other drivers, being away from the familiarity of home for days, or even weeks, on end can get depressing. The word “depression” is all too often associated with temporary...

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