What To Expect Your First Year Driving A Truck

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What to Expect your First Year of Driving a Truck So you want to drive a truck? We’ve compiled what to expect your first year of driving a truck. We’ll cover some aspects such as getting your CDL, general procedure, common pay rates, and staying healthy.   What to Expect as A Truck Driver If …

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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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13 Essential Items Every Trucker Needs

13 Items Every Trucker Needs

Living the trucker life is tough in itself, having a few of these items in the truck will definitely make your life on the road better. Keep in mind, some of these items might seem odd to most people but as a former driver myself these are quintessential for life on the road. Here’s looking …

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8 Safe Driving Tips for Truckers in 2020

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8 Safe Driving Tips for Truckers   Whether or not you’re new to driving a semi or experienced, it’s always important to practice safe driving techniques.  If you are driving alone or carrying passengers with you, safe driving should always be your main priority.   Don’t Be Distracted   Driving long distances can take a …

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