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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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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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New Year, New Road Work?

January 8, 2022

New Year, New Road Work?

Road Work in the New Year: Improvement Do’s, Traffic Dont’s It’s 2022, the new year is rolling along, ready or not, and although everyone may need a break from new changes, they aren’t stopping now. Covid19 plagued the last two years with hardships, so here’s to hoping for a less stressful and less germ-filled 2022. […]

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New Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements

January 5, 2022

New Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements

New Training Requirements for Entry-Level Drivers Getting The CDL Starting February 7th, 2022, drivers attempting to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License for the first time, upgrade an existing license or get specific endorsements will have to complete a new Entry-Level Driver Training. Completing the new Entry-Level Driver Training is required before a prospective commercial driver […]

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10 Best Holiday Gifts for Truckers

December 13, 2021

10 Best Holiday Gifts for Truckers

A Guide for Holiday Gifts Truckers Will Appreciate The holidays are rolling through like a semi on a mission this year, with everyone more eager than ever to celebrate, especially after the setbacks 2020 presented. By this time, most of us are checking our lists twice and trying to find that perfect gift for even […]

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Addressing Truck Driver Health Concerns

December 4, 2021

Addressing Truck Driver Health Concerns

Many people have experienced going on a road trip, whether for hours or days, sometimes even weeks. The longer the time spent on the road, the more strain it may take on the body, displaying signs of soreness, muscle weakness, and more. Truck drivers spend most of their days, weeks, or months on the road, […]

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Long-Haul Truckers: What Does It Even Mean?

November 18, 2021

Long-Haul Truckers: What Does It Even Mean?

Different terms relating to truck drivers and the types of trips they complete can often be confusing for some. Phrases such as long-haul trucking often get thrown around, and although veterans may use this term in their daily vocabulary, others may not even know what it means. What long-haul truckers do, how truckers cope with […]

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Freightliner: Trucks Designed for Comfort and Safety

November 1, 2021

Freightliner: Trucks Designed for Comfort and Safety

Freightliner, going strong since 1942, designing trucks with the driver in mind, and staying on top of innovations. Freightliner Designing Trucks Since 1942 Freightliner began manufacturing trucks in 1942 and has been paving the way for the future of trucking ever since. Originally named Freightways Manufacturing, the company changed its name to Freightliner Corporation, with […]

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Looking for Work? Get a Trucking Job

October 17, 2021

Looking for Work? Get a Trucking Job

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”- Aristotle. A career in the trucking industry may be that key that puts the “P” in both pleasure and perfection. Looking for work shouldn’t be a struggle, but with unemployment aid ending and COVID19 concerns lingering, it seems more challenging to jump back into the workforce. […]

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Is Appealing to Women Truckers the Answer to Driver Shortages?

September 29, 2021

Is Appealing to Women Truckers the Answer to Driver Shortages?

How Do We Appeal to Women Truckers Who Can Help Driver Shortages? Women truck drivers comprise only about 6.6% of the trucking workforce. The truck driver shortages are reaching unprecedented highs, and drawing in more women drivers would help fill voids. Addressing issues facing living wages, safety concerns, and scheduling options would increase the appeal […]

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Safety Procedures for Truck Drivers

August 29, 2021

Safety Procedures for Truck Drivers

For truck drivers, safety procedures should be the number one priority. They are implemented from the beginning of a trucking career and continue to be of the highest importance until new ones emerge. Refreshing knowledge on safety procedures means ensuring that all things critical for a successful trip got checked. Pre-Trip Safety Procedures for Truck […]

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eHighways: Power Lines Running Electric Semi-Trucks

August 6, 2021

eHighways: Power Lines Running Electric Semi-Trucks

As the world rapidly converts to green energy, we think there must be increased investment in eHighways that will run electric semi-trucks. Are eHighways the Solution to Electric Trucking Problems? The fight to reduce carbon emissions and preserve mother earth for the next couple million centuries continues and the transportation industry remains to be a […]

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Tokyo Olympics: 3 Sports You May Have Overlooked

August 5, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 3 Sports You May Have Overlooked

Are you trying to find something new to watch at the Tokyo Olympics? The Olympics sound great, but the same sports seem to be popular. Some of us may be looking for a sport we wouldn’t typically watch to entertain us this season. Getting Overlooked When thinking Olympics, sports such as soccer, gymnastics, and track […]

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Are You Prepared for Fire Season?

July 25, 2021

Are You Prepared for Fire Season?

June marked this year’s start of fire season for North America, with risks looking to rise this month and in August as well. Rising Summer temperatures and rain shortage create a dry brush, drought, and flammable conditions, and all it takes is a tiny spark to ignite it all and cause a wildfire. If you […]

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Truck Driver Shortage: Where have our drivers gone?

July 18, 2021

Truck Driver Shortage: Where have our drivers gone?

The truck driver shortage hasn’t filled many gaps and remains an issue for many companies. Why is there such a shortage of truck drivers, and where have our drivers gone? The decrease in available drivers, primarily for long haul operations, cannot be accredited to just one aspect but many, worth exploring. Banned Truck Drivers The […]

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A Quick Vacation Guide: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

July 12, 2021

A Quick Vacation Guide: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

In honor of National Parks Week, we wanted to share an option for visiting the beautiful Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California for a quick vacation. Follow this quick vacation guide for different ways to experience the parks in as little as two days if you’re coming from Los Angeles. You can enter […]

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The “Big 5” Supermodels: Whose Calendar Hung in Truck Cabins?

June 28, 2021

The “Big 5” Supermodels: Whose Calendar Hung in Truck Cabins?

Modeling goes back as far as the 1940s, with names like Lisa Fonssagrives, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Jean Shrimpton, and more dominating the modeling scene for decades to come. It wasn’t until the 1980s that modeling took a turn, and the five original supermodels were paving their way in the industry. The “Big 5” featured: […]

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Is Hydrogen Power the Future of Trucking?

June 19, 2021

Is Hydrogen Power the Future of Trucking?

Although electric vehicles are making headway even in the trucking industry, hydrogen power is rising in popularity, so step aside battery electric vehicles (BEV) and make way for hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). The trucking industry is essential, and the future of which fuel will run trucks is worth looking at. Climate change, going […]

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Long-Haul Trucking, A Changing Culture

June 13, 2021

Long-Haul Trucking, A Changing Culture

“There is a seductive side to trucking-the constant change, the anticipation of the unknown, the freedom of being removed from your context and set out into the world.” Marc F. Wise and Bryan Di Salvatore, Truck Stop. Far from anything anyone can understand, but other truckers themselves, the culture of long-haul trucking has faced changes […]

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The Evolution of the Semi-Truck

June 6, 2021

The Evolution of the Semi-Truck

Today we see them on roads and highways in multiple colors; giant metal beasts hauling one, two, sometimes even three trailers at a time; it’s the semi-truck. They get us the supplies we need for almost everything we do in life, but where did these semis originate, and how did they get to where they […]

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