Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24
Oct13

Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24

If you’re a commercial driver, you are living “dangerously.” In fact, Time named truck driving as the 8th most dangerous jobs. Probably due to the fact that over 300,00 vehicle accidents that occurred in 2012 had some big rigs involved, according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced that next week, October 18-24, will be 2015’s...

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YouTube Truckers: Driving Online Traffic
Apr06

YouTube Truckers: Driving Online Traffic

In the new age of technology and high-speed internet, it is safe to estimate that nearly half (if not more) of truck drivers and CDL students have seen videos made by truck drivers. These YouTube truckers share their opinions and their day-to-day experiences on the road. These truck drivers “drive” the online traffic of the trucking industry. YouTube truckers can rake up a substantial amount of hits quickly as they catch...

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Healthy Trucker: John Drury’s Weightloss Truck Stop Tour
Feb20

Healthy Trucker: John Drury’s Weightloss Truck Stop Tour

It’s no secret that truck driving is not the most healthy profession. Eating well is hard when fast food is literally around every bend. Getting time in for fitness is an uphill battle with a lifestyle that requires quite a lot of time spent sitting on your keister. One truck driver has found his niche routine for shedding away the pounds—he dances them off. John Drury has been making a living in the transportation...

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Ways Truck Drivers Cope with Holiday Traffic
Dec15

Ways Truck Drivers Cope with Holiday Traffic

More than 90 million Americans will be traveling over 50 miles this holiday season, 90% of which will be traveling by car. But, for truck drivers who are perpetually traveling on the same roads, this time of year adds more stress to their workday. In addition to the bumper-to-bumper traffic, there’s also chances for dangerous winter road conditions as well as frustrated drivers all aggressively trying to get to their Christmas...

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The “Tightwad Trucker”: Ways You Can Save Money on the Road
Nov06

The “Tightwad Trucker”: Ways You Can Save Money on the Road

Truck driving is a unique field of work. Truck drivers aren’t stuck staring at a cubicle wall; they’re out in the real world. But, this opens up the opportunity to spend more money on the clock than people in other professions. Truckers are at a disadvantage because temptation to spend is around every corner, literally. If you haven’t yet taught yourself smart methods to save money while on the road, you need to...

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