Self Driving Trucks, Will Truckers Lose Their Jobs?

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There are regular articles on self-driving trucks on the internet; and for both old trucker drivers and would be new truck drivers, this news sounds alarming as they may soon be out of a job! Relax- there is a big difference in what is being written about self-driving trucks and what is reality. To know …

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What is Regional Truck Driving?

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Most people who are thinking of entering the truck driving profession assume that truck driving only involves going cross-country; unfortunately, this false belief is one reason why some people do not want to become truck drivers. The fact is that there are several types of truck driving jobs within the trucking profession. Some trucking companies …

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How to Stay Awake on Long Hauls

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How to Stay Awake While Truck Driving   Long haul trucking is an essential way of getting supplies from one location to another. In this profession, you must get used to navigating along roads for long periods at a time. However, one of the biggest challenges faced by drivers is how to stay awake on …

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Thanksgiving Traffic Expected To Rise in 2019

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  Thanksgiving Traffic Estimations for 2019   This thanksgiving around 50 million people will travel the country’s roads. Slightly more than in previous years which equates into a 2.8% increase. This data comes from a collaboration between travel services giant AAA and transportation analytics company INRIX. If you are traveling this Thanksgiving holiday, expect major …

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Tips for New Truck Drivers (2020 Update)

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Tips for New Truck Drivers As winter is creeping in and new truck drivers are hired into trucking companies, it’s important for rookie truck drivers to cover the basics of safety. This is something that trucking companies should emphasize during training. But for many (myself included), it’s not always easy to sit in a training …

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Tips to Stay Healthy as a Truck Driver

Healthy Tips for Truck Drivers

Truckers or Over-the-road (OTR) drivers endure some grueling conditions while they work. Truckers drive long distances and can be on the road for weeks or even months every trip. Unfortunately, in the industry eating right is more difficult and the lack of mobility leaves exercise to a minimum. Many drivers maintain bad sleeping habits and …

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Semi Truck Crashes Into Traffic

Semi Truck Traffic Accident

A video released by a lucky Youtuber Mamoon Forlife shows a White Semi-Truck lose control while rolling down the highway. The driver attempted to avoid the stopped traffic but unfortunately lost control of his truck and crossed multiple lanes of traffic. From what we can tell, it doesn’t look like any of the involved parties …

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New Management and Updates to Come

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Hello Folks! It’s been some time since the site has had an update and that’s something coming in the near future. The overall functionality should remain the same, it will still be free to list your businesses here but there will be some changes to back end of this process. Business Verification All Businesses and …

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Freight Hauled by Industry Reaches New Peak

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Freight hauled by the trucking industry rose last October almost a staggering 10 percent, which has been the biggest rise since December of 2013! The ATA (American Trucking Association) tracks the volume of freight in it’s Tonnage index. They report that during the first 10 months of this year, the index has went up more …

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