Protection for Truck Drivers: Personal Safety on the Road

What Truckers Wish Friends and Family Understood

February 3, 2024

What Truckers Wish Friends and Family Understood

The world of trucking can be challenging to understand for those outside of the industry, especially for friends and family members. There are some parts of the job that truckers wish everyone understood and are worth discussing to improve relationships at home and on the road. If you’re a trucker, share this with friends and […]

Read More
Driving on Historic Route 66

January 29, 2024

Driving on Historic Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66; this line from the song Route 66, made famous by Chuck Berry, embodies the spirit of what became one of the nation’s first and arguably favorite highways. Join us as we dive into the history of Route 66, its impact on the trucking industry, and what were some of […]

Read More
How To Deal With Getting Sick On The Road

January 11, 2024

How To Deal With Getting Sick On The Road

January brought the new year with it but failed to leave sickness behind. Getting sick is always a drag; this time, colder temperatures prolong the season, bringing a new year of runny noses, brain fog, and fatigue. Contracting an illness is miserable for a trucker when calling in sick isn’t an option. There isn’t always […]

Read More
The 2023 End of Year Trucking Recap

December 29, 2023

The 2023 End of Year Trucking Recap

The 2023 year is ending, and it’s been a doozy for trucking. As part of typical end-of-year traditions, we look back at what 2023 had in store for the trucking industry and its drivers. We talked about weather, trucker issues, holidays on the road, and more this year. Let’s review some of what has happened […]

Read More
How to Stay Warm On The Road

December 15, 2023

How to Stay Warm On The Road

Winter has come, and although the season doesn’t officially start until Dec. 21st, the low temperatures aren’t waiting for their debut. Truckers work days, weeks, or months, especially during the cold winter. Finding ways to stay warm through planning, gadgets, clothing, and more becomes essential.   Pre-Trip Tips for Staying Warm   Before leaving your […]

Read More
Should Truck Drivers Be Guaranteed Overtime Pay?

November 30, 2023

Should Truck Drivers Be Guaranteed Overtime Pay?

The nation’s supply chain relies heavily on the work of truck drivers and the goods they deliver daily. Decreasing the truck driver shortage gap has been a hot topic over the last few years as companies are restructuring pay and benefits in favor of drivers. Some lawmakers are now attempting to overturn Labor Act Exemptions […]

Read More
7 Tips For Driving In The Fog

November 21, 2023

7 Tips For Driving In The Fog

Driving in the fog is dangerous, whether you’re driving a sedan or an 18-wheeler. If you’re driving an 18-wheeler, here’s what you can do to protect yourself and reduce the risk of an accident in foggy weather. 1. Slow down — even if you’re familiar with the road. 2. Turn on low-beam headlights and fog […]

Read More
Where Truckers Can Get Thanksgiving Meals

November 19, 2023

Where Truckers Can Get Thanksgiving Meals

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family and for giving thanks for everything you have in life. Celebrations involve food, drink, and laughter. Typical dinners include turkey or ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, rolls, and desserts. Truckers spend lots of time on the road and often work on Thanksgiving. However, […]

Read More
WE ARE HIRING – CDL Class A Drivers

November 13, 2023

WE ARE HIRING – CDL Class A Drivers

DETAILS: -Dedicated Runs 5 days out 2 days home -No layovers, no touch freight, drop and hook, terminal to terminal -Benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k matching) -Paid vacation, holidays and sick days -No forced dispatch -New trucks Cascadia automatics -24/7 dispatch and safety support -Paid every Friday – Direct Deposit   >>APPLY HERE NOW<<<   […]

Read More
Trucking With Traditions: Day of the Dead

October 31, 2023

Trucking With Traditions: Day of the Dead

Working on the road makes it difficult at times to honor holiday and cultural traditions like you would at home. Finding ways to take traditions on the road can keep seasonal blues away and help connect to loved ones even when working. Holidays like Day of the Dead take place in October and November, honoring […]

Read More
Truck or Treat: Cities With The Most Halloween Spirit

October 21, 2023

Truck or Treat: Cities With The Most Halloween Spirit

We are well into October now, meaning it’s getting closer to Halloween. Although some have been celebrating since August, Halloween is officially in full effect as pumpkins, witches, ghouls, and goblins are lining neighborhoods and whole cities around the U.S. Truckers may not always be around to help decorate, but they also deserve Halloween spirit […]

Read More
Helpful On The Road Items

October 5, 2023

Helpful On The Road Items

Road trips, moves, vagabonding, there are plenty of reasons that send us for long drives. But no one drives more than a trucker, with their offices being the long and winding roads of the U.S. Working on the road also means living on it sometimes, and certain items you take along can help enhance the […]

Read More
WE ARE HIRING – CDL Class A Drivers

October 4, 2023

WE ARE HIRING – CDL Class A Drivers

CDL Class A Drivers – Peak Season (Pomona, CA) Armada Trucking Group We are looking for qualified and experienced team drivers to join our team for peak season. We are FedEx Ground service provider based in Southern California. High performers will be considered for full time positions. DETAILS: -Dedicated Runs 5 days out 2 days […]

Read More
Benefits of Driving With a Partner

September 19, 2023

Benefits of Driving With a Partner

Long-haul truckers drive for long periods, sometimes in the company of a fellow driver alongside them. The lone wolves only socialize when ordering something or delivering a load. Others drive with partners because sometimes it takes two to tango. Whether you’re used to driving with a partner or whether it’s something new to you, there […]

Read More
How To Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 8, 2023

How To Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September is chugging along fast, and we’re celebrating truckers this month, especially during this year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 10-16, 2023. This week is about honoring our road heroes who keep the country moving. Everyone can do things to honor truckers this week, and there are places truckers can go to feel especially […]

Read More
It’s Brake Safety Week! Prepare for Inspections

August 23, 2023

It’s Brake Safety Week! Prepare for Inspections

We’ve had it marked on our calendars since June, and now it’s finally here: Brake Safety Week. If you haven’t been ensuring your brakes are in order by now, it’s time to get on it. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is conducting inspections on commercial motor vehicles from August 20-26, 2023, many of which will […]

Read More
What Truckers Should Know About Human Trafficking

August 12, 2023

What Truckers Should Know About Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking occurs daily and globally, with an estimated 25 million victims falling prey to traffickers. There are different types of human trafficking; some cases may be more difficult to spot than others. Truckers can be the first line of defense in the fight to combat human trafficking, and knowing how to identify potential cases, […]

Read More
How Truck Parking Shortages Are Affecting Drivers

August 10, 2023

How Truck Parking Shortages Are Affecting Drivers

Parking shortages affect truckers nationwide, with more trucks needing parking than spaces available, which poses stress and safety issues for drivers. Truck drivers need more access to parking during off hours and when they need to sleep fatigue away, a topic gaining traction recently. Before changes benefitting truck parking come into play officially, it’s essential […]

Read More
The 5 Best Songs About Truckers and Trucking

July 23, 2023

The 5 Best Songs About Truckers and Trucking

Finding the right songs when trucking can be challenging, but finding ones about trucking is even more complicated. A list of songs about the job you do daily can be inspirational, and we’ve discovered some about truckers and trucking, gathering our favorites for your listening pleasure. The next time you’re making your driving playlist, look […]

Read More
How to Talk Like a Trucker: City Nicknames

July 10, 2023

How to Talk Like a Trucker: City Nicknames

Truckers work on the road, frequently visiting Steel Town (Pittsburg), the Windy City (Chicago), and many other cities across the United States. Over the years, drivers have found their nicknames for certain cities that practically replaced their original names in talks on CB radios and amongst fellow truckers. Many of these nicknames were created to […]

Read More