What to Watch: Top 5 Series on DVD to Purchase

Truck driver entertainment involves lots of DVDs. You can easily pop in a movie to watch in your sleeper when you get done for the day. So while you will most likely miss the theater release of that upcoming movie …

How the Tech Industry Plans to Rescue Truckers from the Parking Shortage

Over the road CDL jobs require drivers to stay away from home for weeks at a time. Guess where truckers sleep when they aren’t near their beds? That’s right, right in their trucks. In order to do this they first …

4 Things You Want to Know About Truckers (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Truck drivers have one of the most visible jobs on the planet. After all, whether you live in a huge metropolis or a tiny town, they seem to be everywhere you turn. That being said, it also seems like truckers …

Finding and Retaining Great Truck Drivers

Regardless of the type of carrier you are, you’ve probably had trouble finding and retaining great drivers. It’s the nature of the business. And the shortage of drivers doesn’t help. Several factors contribute to the truck driver shortage including when …

Top 6 CDL Test Taking Tips

As a newbie to the trucking industry, the first rite of passage to become a truck driver is to get your commercial driver’s license. Once you have your CDL you are categorized as a truck driver, no matter how few …

Blue Tiger USA Backing St. Christopher Truckers Fund

Thanks to the generosity of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) truck drivers with financial problems can get aid. This nonprofit trucking organization operates using donations and charitable funds. One such organization that is helping the SCF …

Don’t Invite Inspections with Rusted Wheels

If your truck looks like it’s in tip top shape, you’re less likely to get pulled over for an inspection. However, if you have visible violations or even something that’s not considered a violation but draws an inspector’s attention, such …

Best Calorie Counting and Nutrition Facts Apps for Truckers

Eating healthy, losing weight and working as an over the road truck driver. Which of those three things does not go with the other two? If you guessed truck driver, bingo. It’s the unfortunate truth, but it’s the reality of …

Truckers’ Pay and How Administrative Staff Can Help

When you look at comments on articles about autonomous trucking, trucker’s pay and trucking shortage, you often see that drivers complain about the wages. At an average of $42,500 per year for large truck and trailer drivers, considering many of …

Traffic Violations and Truck Fleet Costs

With a fleet of vehicles, you expect certain costs as standard operating costs, including repairs and maintenance. However, your toll violations, parking violations and photo enforcement tickets should not be a part of standard operating costs. Some trucking companies that …

Top 7 Ways to Save on Truck Fuel in the Summer Time

It’s estimated that fuel accounts for roughly 30 percent of a trucking fleet’s total operating costs. Based on this, you can see why it makes sense for drivers to conserve as much fuel as they can, especially when the going …

5 Best Fireworks Displays in the USA

Just because you’re on the road during the July 4th holiday, doesn’t mean you have to miss the festivities. If there’s one thing that Americans know how to do in a big way, it’s celebrate the birthday of their beloved …

The Truth About Leasing a Truck

Becoming an owner operator is a thought that passes through most truck driver’s minds at some point in their trucking career. After all, as an owner operator you are in charge of your trucking jobs. You choose when to work, …

Marathon Runner: How to Train as a Trucker

If you’re a newbie to the running world, a marathon clocks in at 26.219 miles. That is all on your feet, racing against others in the multi-hour-long physical endurance test. There are half-marathons that last for 13.1094 miles, as well …

5 Compliance Secrets to Make Your Trucking Job Easier

If compliance makes your head spin and your CSA score hovers too close to the threshold, take a look at how your team is handling their part of compliance regulations. Make managing your CSA profile easier by educating your teams, …

NACV The Newest Truck Show to Hit North America

The North American Commercial Vehicle Show will have its first show in the United States on September 25 through September 29, 2017. The show will features over 300,000 square feet of exhibition space. For the first year, the show will …

Tips for Passing Roadside Inspections

When it’s time to pull into an inspection station or get pulled over by a trooper, you may get a little nervous because you’re are unsure of what the inspector or the trooper might find. Driving a truck is already stressful …

Trucking 101: Trucking Slang for New Truckers

People who get into trucking often can’t get out of it. They say it gets into their blood, that they could never work from a single office or cubicle again after being out on the road. Part of this has …

Money Matters: Mutual Funds for Truckers

Let’s be honest. Unless you are a financial advisor, banker or stockbroker, the phrase mutual funds means very little. All the same mutual funds are popular among people trying to invest and save, either to live off interest now or …

What is Hot Shot Trucking and What Does it Pay?

If you have ever watched that show “Shipping Wars” on A&E then you have seen hotshot trucking in action. No, we aren’t talking about those wanna be truckers on the show who are one step above four-wheelers. Hotshot refers to …