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How to Prevent and Treat a Cold

March 4, 2019

How to Prevent and Treat a Cold

It is always better to prevent a cold, but here is how to treat cold if you ever get one. Being sick is never fun especially if you have responsibilities to keep and jobs to go to; even less so if your job takes you away from home. Stuck in bed with the cold and […]

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Driving in the Snow: How to Prepare for Road Conditions

January 22, 2019

Driving in the Snow: How to Prepare for Road Conditions

The Winter season brings with it drastically changing road conditions. We’ve talked about ways to master driving in the heat as well as driving in the rain but it’s time for maybe the most important – driving in the snow. We’ll talk about some ways to stay safer when driving in the snow and some […]

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A New Year’s Resolution of a Truck Driver

January 8, 2019

A New Year’s Resolution of a Truck Driver

For a truck driver, New Year’s resolution is something to be taken practically. Giving promises we can keep can motivate us to improve our general wellbeing. Going into the new year with a promise of improving something in our lives has been around since ancient times. As New Year Resolutions become more complex, people find […]

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Where to Spend Christmas Away From Home

December 22, 2018

Where to Spend Christmas Away From Home

Being a truck driver can be tough, especially during the big holidays, when you are forced to spend Christmas away from home. Despite the distance separating a truck driver from his place, family and friends, there are plenty of places around the country that make a holiday atmosphere for anyone looking to spend a warm […]

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Last-Minute Gifts with a Personalized Touch

December 3, 2018

Last-Minute Gifts with a Personalized Touch

Everybody loves presents, but what happens when the holiday season catches you unprepared? Here are some suggestions for getting some last-minute gifts. Despite the joy that the holiday season brings, it also causes stress when we empty our pockets shopping for presents and decorations. For some, Christmas shopping takes place at the beginning of the […]

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What to Expect: Driving on Thanksgiving

November 20, 2018

What to Expect: Driving on Thanksgiving

We’ve talked about some tips for driving during Halloween, but now it’s time to talk about driving on Thanksgiving. It’s important to know what’s going on that day, what to avoid, and the best times to leave if you’re stuck having to drive on Thanksgiving. It’s pretty much a given fact that the day before […]

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Road Safety Tips: Driving on Halloween

October 29, 2018

Road Safety Tips: Driving on Halloween

Halloween time. For some, a lively mix of pumpkins, costumes, and candy; for truck drivers, a nightmare. Driving on Halloween brings a significant accident risk, so it is essential to note some safety tips. These tips are to keep yourself safe and keep others around you safe. Be Alert when Driving on Halloween On the […]

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Truck Stops with the Best Food

October 15, 2018

Truck Stops with the Best Food

We’ve talked about some general top-of-the-line truck stops in the past, but we haven’t talked about the ones with the best food specifically, and we all know how important a good meal is for a truck driver. Truck stops aren’t usually known to have the best food, and most of them take pride in their […]

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How Has the Trucking Industry Changed?

October 2, 2018

How Has the Trucking Industry Changed?

Trucking profession has acquired many stereotypes over the years, and both good and bad ones have shaped the trucking industry into what it is today. But has the trucking industry itself changed for the better or worse over the years? It seems more and more that the trucking industry is making significant changes to combat […]

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Obtaining a CDL License: How to Pass the Written Exam

September 3, 2018

Obtaining a CDL License: How to Pass the Written Exam

Obtaining your CDL license, just like obtaining any permit, takes some practice and some testing. The first step to getting your commercial driver’s license is passing your DMV written exam. Passing tests is a painstaking process, but there are plenty of resources to help you through the process of obtaining your CDL license, so let […]

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Quick Vacation Guide: Big Bear

August 9, 2018

Quick Vacation Guide: Big Bear

Having a full-time job can take a considerable toll on family time, which is why most people nowadays opt for a quick vacation. If you are a truck driver who spends most of the time on the road, spare time is tough to come by. Big Bear is Within Sight With so many hours spent […]

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Things to See While Trucking: Driving in Oregon

July 9, 2018

Things to See While Trucking: Driving in Oregon

One of the beauties of driving across the country frequently is being able to experience different places, and driving in Oregon can genuinely give you a new perspective on life. Just about every square inch of Oregon is gorgeous, and there is something to see at every turn. Each state, each corner of the world, […]

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Working the Weather: Driving in the Heat

June 19, 2018

Working the Weather: Driving in the Heat

Being worried about cars during rising temperatures isn’t as usual as worrying about it in the winter – but it should be! There are necessary precautions to take when driving in the heat to protect yourself and your vehicle. The temperatures are rising, the pavements are sizzling, and the smell of barbeque fills the air. […]

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What it Takes to Become a Truck Driver

April 24, 2018

What it Takes to Become a Truck Driver

Figuring out what career we want to pursue is one of the most significant decisions we will make in our lives. Best be aware of what it takes to become a truck driver before embarking on such a path. Jobs come and go, but choosing a career brings the hope of doing something you love […]

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Working the Weather: Driving in the Rain

March 27, 2018

Working the Weather: Driving in the Rain

Struggling with bad weather conditions on the road is an ever-repeating process for truck drivers, and driving in the rain is one of those situations that bring significant dangers and stress. Here are some things you need to know as a truck driver before driving in the rain. Driving in the Rain: Understanding the Dangers […]

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Free Mobile Apps to Help Pass the Time

March 20, 2018

Free Mobile Apps to Help Pass the Time

Boredom is something we all feel at moments, and we try our best to run away from it. Nowadays, one of the most accessible ways to kill some time is to get some free mobile apps. For truck drivers solving boredom issues on the road is vital for keeping focus and general well-being. Mobile apps […]

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Protection for Truck Drivers: Personal Safety on the Road

September 15, 2017

Protection for Truck Drivers: Personal Safety on the Road

Trucking can be a dangerous job not only when driving but also when at a stop. Truck drivers have to take their personal safety seriously because many dangers are lurking on the road. Pulling over in the middle of nowhere at 1 AM can make any truck driver a target for thieves or other potential […]

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Driving at Night: Challenges for Drivers

August 22, 2017

Driving at Night: Challenges for Drivers

Driving at night is more complex and dangerous than rolling down the roads during the daytime. Here are some tips and tricks for a smoother trip in the dark.  The sun is setting. You check the distance to your destination, another 4 hours away. You know you’ll be out there in the dark, but you […]

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How to Combat Road Rage

August 17, 2017

How to Combat Road Rage

Road rage affects us all, but never in a positive way. To improve safety and well-being of everyone involved in traffic, it is important to understand what causes us burst and how we can avoid it. Common Causes of Road Rage We’ve all experienced road rage at one point or another – whether you’re yelling […]

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Sightseeing While Driving: Pacific Coast Highway

August 5, 2017

Sightseeing While Driving: Pacific Coast Highway

Having to drive across the US might sound like a bore, but one would be surprised to see how much entertainment lies ahead, and sightseeing while on the road can easily become everyone’s’ thing once tried. Many famous landmarks, sights, and just generally interesting things to see while driving along long highways and roads, so […]

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