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Driving Together: How to Deal with a Partner on the Road

July 29, 2017

Driving Together: How to Deal with a Partner on the Road

Driving for extended periods can be nerve-wracking, even for the most experienced drivers. If on top of that one is condemed to driving with a partner on the road, and he has to deal with him the whole time, the annoyance meter tends to soar Since trucking together can work into everyone’s benefit, we felt […]

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Dealing with Homesickness

July 25, 2017

Dealing with Homesickness

Being a truck driver means regularly dealing with homesickness. Some drivers don’t get to see their homes for months, and this type of separation can emotionally affect the state of mind. Effectively dealing with homesickness means understanding it and knowing how to recognize it. Although a hard feeling to handle, there are still ways to […]

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The Future of Trucking

May 21, 2017

The Future of Trucking

With everyday improvements on all feilds, it is harder and harder to predict the future of trucking industry. Still, the profession of a truck driver looks like it is here to stay. The trucking industry is no stranger to changes, as it looks ahead in an attempt to create a positive and bright path for […]

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Healthy Snacks: What to Pack for the Road

May 20, 2017

Healthy Snacks: What to Pack for the Road

When feeling hungry, the easiest thing to do is pull over to a gas station and load up with some snacks. Since snacks are usually not considered a healthy food, be careful if you are a truck driver – they can often leave you feeling sluggish and tired. Driving long periods tends to spark quite […]

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The World of OTR Trucking

May 16, 2017

The World of OTR Trucking

The trucking world offers many different options for trucking with many different sizes of trucks carrying many different types of loads. Here at Armada Trucking, we feature over-the-road truck driving jobs, also called OTR trucking. There are advantages and disadvantages to OTR trucking. We’re here to help you decide whether this is the best trucking […]

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Trucking Jobs: Is it the Right Thing for You

May 12, 2017

Trucking Jobs: Is it the Right Thing for You

When considering trucking jobs, there are many things to have in mind because it is not for the faint-hearted, yet it can reap massive rewards. Deciding whether or not to pursue a career in the trucking industry is not that easy of a decision. OTR Trucking Jobs On-the-road or OTR trucking does what it says […]

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World’s Most Dangerous Roads

May 9, 2017

World’s Most Dangerous Roads

The tally is in! We’ve looked through numerous lists and found the three most dangerous roads in the world! If you thought never-ending freeways were terrible, you haven’t seen anything yet. Out of many hazardous roads globally, the ones in Bolivia, Alaska, and China are the three most mentioned. Dangerous Roads: North Yungas Road Hands […]

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Staying Hydrated: Spice Up Your Water Routine

May 6, 2017

Staying Hydrated: Spice Up Your Water Routine

Staying hydrated while on the road can not be stressed enough. When your body is dehydrated, you start feeling symptoms such as dizziness and headache, hazardous conditions for driving. It’s essential to be aware of the things that dehydrate you and what can help you stay hydrated on the road. What is Dehydration Dehydration can […]

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Women in Trucking: Female Truck Drivers and Safety

May 3, 2017

Women in Trucking: Female Truck Drivers and Safety

In today’s time, there seems to be a demand for female truck drivers. Society is accepting women into jobs that used to be held mainly by males. Past discrepancies in the trucking industry have pushed women away from trucking jobs, and safety fears still influence women when going for a trucking career. Dangers for Women […]

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The Bliss Of Air Conditioning: How to Stay Cool on the Road

May 1, 2017

The Bliss Of Air Conditioning: How to Stay Cool on the Road

May has officially arrived and with it come higher temperatures and the sound of summer knocking on our door. As the heat rolls in, we are fighting to find ways to stay cool. If you can be at home and sit in a pool all day or relax in your central air conditioning, then you’re […]

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What is a CDL License?

April 26, 2017

What is a CDL License?

Driving large trucks and pulling big things requires more training and qualifications than just a regular license. A CDL license will always be needed when driving oversized trucks. Since the size, weight, and type of cargo determine the class you are in, we’ll try to help you understand what a CDL license is and why […]

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Coffee: How to Fulfill your Addiction on the Road

April 24, 2017

Coffee: How to Fulfill your Addiction on the Road

For people who drink it and enjoy it on a daily basis, coffee can become almost a religious experience. For truck drivers whose job is on the road getting a good quality cup and enjoy it the way we do at home is almost impossible. Here we will share some ways to make a fresh […]

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Staying Awake While Driving: The Best Tricks

April 22, 2017

Staying Awake While Driving: The Best Tricks

Staying awake while driving should be the ultimate goal when behind the wheel. Driving tired is as dangerous as driving drunk cause it impairs both judgment and reaction time. Although loading up on coffee and energy drinks might seem like an easy way out of the problem, it will do more harm than good. We’ve […]

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Great Audiobooks: The Alternative to Music on the Road

April 20, 2017

Great Audiobooks: The Alternative to Music on the Road

Having good music on the road is necessary for truck drivers. It helps stay awake, lift the mood, relax and enjoy the job at hand. Still, when the time comes to rest from the tunes for a little while, an audiobook can help fill the silence. Audiobooks are a slick alternative to music on the […]

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The Truck Driver: Are Trucking Jobs Underrated

April 15, 2017

The Truck Driver: Are Trucking Jobs Underrated

Trucking jobs might sometimes be underrated, and for truck drivers, especially women, there is nothing more annoying than to be looked down upon. But why are there so many prejudices connected with the trucking profession? Being a Truck Driver Takes Courage Respectful jobs or careers are often categorized based on how much education and training […]

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Does Music Influence Your Driving?

April 12, 2017

Does Music Influence Your Driving?

Just by googling does music influence your driving you’re greeted with multiple articles and research studies that point to multiple different directions. Lets face it, music is essential for many people especially those driving for long times and long distances i.e. truck drivers. But does music help us or hurt us on the road? The […]

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Common Misconceptions About Trucking Companies

April 10, 2017

Common Misconceptions About Trucking Companies

There seems to be some negative stigma surrounding trucking companies and what they actually want from you. Were going to try and debunk some of these stigmas and figure out where they come from and how we are trying to change them. Companies are always hiring that means there is no job security. When researching […]

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Facts about Drop and Hook Truck Driving Jobs

February 28, 2017

Facts about Drop and Hook Truck Driving Jobs

Truck driving is a misunderstood career. Some people have no clue what benefits and responsibilities come with the position. Others assume that driving must be a hard life and do not consider it at all. The truth is that Class A driving careers offer top benefits for rewarding and independent work. So if you have […]

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Best Truck Driving Jobs That Pay the Most

February 26, 2017

Best Truck Driving Jobs That Pay the Most

Driving big rigs is not for everyone. A vehicle that can pull 2 or 3 trailers requires skill and knowledge that most people just don’t have. It also requires a lot of patience, as semi-truck drivers have to deal with all of the non-professionals on the road. Oftentimes, smaller vehicles don’t even realize the danger […]

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Should I Get a Job in Drop and Hook Trucking?

Should I Get a Job in Drop and Hook Trucking?

Over-the-road truckers face days away from home, long hours on the road, and cover miles a day. Life on the road can be demanding, but it can also be exciting, and drivers can collect great pay all while seeing the country. So, if you’re wondering whether now is the time to start a career in […]

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