Our May 2022 Employee of the Month


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Are You A Distracted Driver?

April 6, 2022

Are You A Distracted Driver?

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, find out what makes a distracted driver and how to avoid it. Millions of people hop into their cars or trucks and hit the road hoping for a smooth and safe journey to their destination, but these people may be putting their lives at risk because a distracted driver […]

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Our March Employee of the Month

April 3, 2022

Our March Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Christian Knight, our March employee of the month. He has been with us just over two years and he brings a positive attitude to work without fail. Christian’s work ethic is strong, and he gets the job done week in and week out. His attention to detail only enhances his performance. Thank you […]

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Trucking Road Highlights: Iowa 80 Truck Stop

March 26, 2022

Trucking Road Highlights: Iowa 80 Truck Stop

In the city of Walcott, just 20 minutes North of the Mississippi River, Iowa 80 Truck Stop beckons drivers to its grandeur, both in size and amenities. Not all truck stops are created equal, and Iowa 80 is no exception. Iowa 80 truck stop both serves and celebrates truck drivers and is rooted in rich […]

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How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

Taking into account current parking shortage, it makes it difficult for truck drivers to find a safe place to park and sleep. Often faced with the choice between Hours of Service (HOS) violations or traffic fines, truck drivers find themselves in challenging situations. With the lack of security personnel and quick access to highways, this makes […]

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5 Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain or in Poor Visibility

March 20, 2022

5 Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain or in Poor Visibility

Driving on a wet road can be very dangerous and can become treacherous during heavy rain. Here are some proper steps to take to remain safe when roads are wet and heavy rain is present. 1. Make sure your wipers, defroster and headlights are in good working condition, and there is enough windshield washer fluid […]

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Truck Drivers Feeling Pressures of Rising Gas Prices

March 15, 2022

Truck Drivers Feeling Pressures of Rising Gas Prices

On the road again after what seemed like a year-long hiatus, drivers are now faced with record-high gas prices. Factors like pandemic setbacks, war, and other issues contribute to the rise and fall of gas prices affecting commuters and truckers. Truck Drivers Question Causes of Rising Gas Prices What’s causing these record-high gas prices? Truck […]

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New Trucking Changes Appealing to the Truck Driver

March 8, 2022

New Trucking Changes Appealing to the Truck Driver

Addressing Trucking Issues and Challenges Truck Drivers Face The demand for truck drivers continues to increase, pushing driver-focused changes to appeal to prospective drivers. The Biden-Harris Administration is partnering with the Department of Transportation (DOT) to tackle challenges truck drivers are facing when starting a trucking career and the roadblocks employers are encountering when trying to […]

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Did You Know?

March 5, 2022

Did You Know?

Fun Facts About Iowa 80: The World’s Largest Truckstop 1. The Iowa 80 serves an average of 5,000 customers per day. It is also a social place, where generations of local and interstate truckers have stopped; and everyone seems to have a memory or two about the place.  In the 56 years they have been […]

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Our February Employee of the Month

March 3, 2022

Our February Employee of the Month

Meet Lubomir Dostal, Our February 2022 Employee of the Month! Lubomir Dostal is a self-motivated, hardworking truck driver. He is on a demanding dedicated route and works very independently and always on time. He has been working for Armada Trucking for over 8 years. We are very happy to have him in our team.   […]

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Limited Offer – Armada Trucking Group x Abiud Santo (VIDEO)

February 25, 2022

Limited Offer – Armada Trucking Group x Abiud Santo (VIDEO)

  THAT’S RIGHT!   CLASS A DRIVERS – NEW OFFER! WE WILL BEAT YOUR CURRENT PAY BY 10%, GUARANTEED! OR Receive a $100Gift Card on Us!   Recruiting phone number: 800-600-1275 Hiring area: Southern California   APPLY NOW    https://bit.ly/3v7F6VZ   @Abiud_Sando Video: @TheJoseResendez    

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10 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

February 21, 2022

10 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

If you feel uncomfortable driving at night, the following suggestions can help: 1. Make sure you are rested and alert. If you are drowsy, sleep before you drive! Even a nap can save your life or the lives of others. 2. Do a complete pre-trip inspection of your vehicle. Make sure to check and clean […]

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Trucker Protests in Canada, A Timeline

February 17, 2022

Trucker Protests in Canada, A Timeline

Two years ago, a virus that shook the world to its core arrived and remains widespread today. The timeline of the COVID19 pandemic shows closures of entire cities, deaths in the thousands, and a vaccine aimed to help but bringing with it one of the biggest debates the nation has seen in a while: to […]

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Common Truck Driver Lingo and Jargon

February 15, 2022

Common Truck Driver Lingo and Jargon

At a truck stop diner along a busy highway, four men sit together in discussion, sipping cups of coffee. It’s clear who they are from the hats, beards, and things they’re saying. They are truck drivers, the unsung heroes of the roads that bring us everything from the clothes on our backs to the juice […]

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We Are Hiring – Safety Manager

February 11, 2022

We Are Hiring – Safety Manager

SAFETY MANAGER ($60000 – $80000) The Safety Manager is responsible for, but not limited to managing the Safety compliance process, requirements, audits, follow up, and records to ensure Armada Trucking Group maintains compliance with regulatory standards mainly for DOT and FMCSA, but also including OSHA and Workers’ Compensation regulations. Ideal candidate will have experience managing […]

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Our January Employee of the Month

February 3, 2022

Our January Employee of the Month

Meet David Goodsell, Our January 2022 Employee of the Month! David is one of the most dedicated truck drivers we have ever seen. The way he treats his job and his co-workers is admirable. We are truly proud and happy to have David on our team. Thank you, David!

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10 Safety Tips for Driving in Fog

January 27, 2022

10 Safety Tips for Driving in Fog

These suggestions can be helpful to every truck driver facing dense fog while driving. The best advice for driving in fog is: Do Not. It is recommended to pull off the road into a rest area or truck stop until visibility is better. If you must drive, be sure to consider the following: 1. Slow […]

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The Future of the Semi-Truck

January 25, 2022

The Future of the Semi-Truck

What Does 2022 Bring for the Future of the Semi-Truck? The new year is well on its way, and innovations for the trucking world are rolling out in the form of new and better semi-trucks. The future of the semi-truck is bright, and with it brings improvements on the classics, as well as all-new beauties […]

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Did You Know?

January 24, 2022

Did You Know?

1. Trucks carry 73% of cargo (by weight) in the US. Of the 4 million Dangerous Goods shipments every day, 94% are carried by trucks. 2. In 1953, Freightliner introduced its first overhead sleeper (model WF64) optimized for long-haul applications while meeting restrictive length laws at that time. An alternative-fuel truck capable of using gasoline, […]

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Winter Driving Challenges: Ice

January 18, 2022

Winter Driving Challenges: Ice

Tips for Dealing with Ice Challenges When Driving in Winter Recent storms have brought plenty of snow and cold temperatures. When the snow stops falling, the struggles don’t stop because another culprit prepares its debut and its ice. Frozen roads, black ice, frozen car parts continue to be a problem throughout the freezing winter days. […]

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Our December Employee of the Month

January 14, 2022

Our December Employee of the Month

Meet Victor Ramirez, Our December 2021 Employee of the Month! Victor is a strong driver who gets the job done and we are lucky to have him in our fleet. Congratulations from all of us at Armada!

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