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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5 Defensive Driving Tips For Truck Drivers
Jun26

5 Defensive Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

We all know the old sports adage that “defense wins championships.” However, did you know that defense also keeps truck drivers safe on the road? One of the essential parts of truck driver safety is learning how to drive defensively. Luckily, we’ve partnered with Carlisle Carriers to provide an awesome video going over some crucial defensive driving tips for truck drivers. Below, we’ll provide some great tips to ensure that you’re...

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Crazy Trucker Dash Cam Videos
Jan18

Crazy Trucker Dash Cam Videos

Truckers are some of the most prolific YouTubers out there — including you! Even if you aren’t the vlogging type, constantly capturing dash cam footage means you can upload any wild and crazy things you see on the road. Sure, you’ll probably drive thousands of miles without filming something out of the ordinary, but you never know! A quick Google search reveals hundreds of crazy trucker dash cam videos, but here are some we found:...

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Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your Big Rig
Mar27

Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your Big Rig

Luckily old man winter is slowly returning back to his lair. Some much-needed sun will soon replace the frigid temperatures and the sound of snow crunching will quickly turn into birds chirping. It’s time to start some spring cleaning before you hit the road, and we’re here to offer a few helpful tips to ensure that your rig is in the best shape possible. Here are just a few things to consider when it’s time to clean your big rig....

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ATA Road Team Highlights Top Safety Concerns
Nov21

ATA Road Team Highlights Top Safety Concerns

Last week at the CCJ Fall Symposium, ATA Road Team captains David Green and Danny Smith highlighted some of the safety concerns many truckers are facing today. The Road Team is ATA’s national public outreach program led by a small group of professional truck drivers who seek to spread the word about safety on the highway. The symposium featured a panel including both truckers and was hosted by CCJ (Commercial Carrier Journal) editor...

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