Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers
Jul11

Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers

All women have different opinions and perspectives when it comes to how men treat us – the men in our family and friend groups – the men we pass on the street – and the men we work with. Lady truck drivers, too, have varying experiences when it comes to their treatment in a male-dominated industry. Although women make up only about 7 percent of truck drivers, according to the National Transportation Institute, more and more are...

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Stay Cool: 5 Tips for Summer Trucking
Apr21

Stay Cool: 5 Tips for Summer Trucking

A lot of time is spent giving truck drivers tips on how to stay safe during the winter or beat the cold weather blues. But summer is in two months. I repeat, TWO months! And the weather is already starting to heat up. Once summer arrives, it is projected to be one of the hottest on record. And besides looking out for teen drivers hitting the road when class lets out, there other tips for summer trucking you should look out for....

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Mindfulness and Meditation for Truckers
Mar30

Mindfulness and Meditation for Truckers

Truck driving can be a highly stressful profession. Out there on the road, you may feel the effects of a long shift, crazy drivers, and messy road conditions. Being mindful of your own body and feelings can help fight fatigue and keep you going. And, because you’re on the road, you might wonder how you can find time to make some changes, but trucker mindfulness and meditation will help you reach the goals of your day and greatly...

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Losing Weight as a Truck Driver
Jan30

Losing Weight as a Truck Driver

Losing or maintaining weight is a hard thing for anyone to do. Losing weight as a busy truck driver with practically zero access to the facilities and diet you need can be even tougher. With the hundreds of hours spent driving each week, it may seem impossible to live and maintain a healthy lifestyle. But, there are so many options out there to help you succeed on your weight-loss journey and reach your goals. Below are some great...

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Fighting Fatigue: Why Drivers take the Risk
May25

Fighting Fatigue: Why Drivers take the Risk

Take a moment and type “accidents caused by driver’s fatigue” into Google or your preferred search engine. This month alone, you’ll find dozens of news articles on serious accidents that were ultimately attributed to drivers experiencing fatigue behind the wheel. A frightening trend that you’ll notice within these articles, is that most of the accidents involved truck drivers. Driver’s Fatigue in...

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