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The Ultimate Driving Terms Glossary

May 5, 2021

The Ultimate Driving Terms Glossary

Make this list your first stopover for driving-related terms! This Ultimate Driving Terms Glossary is always a friendly and beneficial guide to understanding the terms below. Aggressive Driver Any driver who operates their vehicle in an unsafe or reckless manner. Aggressive driving can endanger passengers, other drivers, pedestrians, and even the drivers themselves. Controlled Intersections […]

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4 Reasons Not to Worry

May 1, 2021

4 Reasons Not to Worry

You are only here temporary and no matter how important you may think all is, it will all disappear faster than you thought it would. Don’t worry about stupid things regardless of how many there are or appear to be. You are here for a purpose and that purpose does not amount to worrying. You […]

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The Future Is Looking Bright For Trucking

April 26, 2021

The Future Is Looking Bright For Trucking

The trucking industry could fully recover by the third quarter of 2021 and it is expected that, by that time, the truckloads would return to pre-pandemic levels, according to forecasts from FTR Transportation Intelligence from December 2020. It all depends on the driver pool that continues to be limited, and it is believed that this […]

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What Would Happen If Trucking Stopped

April 21, 2021

What Would Happen If Trucking Stopped

If trucking came to a halt, lives of Americans would be in a dire situation in no time. There are 7 major industries that would be critically affected in short period of time if freight stopped moving. These industries are: The Food Industry, Healthcare, Transportation, Waste Removal, The Retail Sector, Manufacturing, and Banking/Finance. Here is […]

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Renewing Trucking Words and Phrases

April 5, 2021

Renewing Trucking Words and Phrases

Make this post your first stop for driving-related terms! This Ultimate Driving Terms Glossary is always a helpful guide to understanding the terms below. Anti-Dive A tuned-in front suspension characteristic that converts braking-induced forces in the suspension links into a vertical force that tends to lift the body, thereby reducing dive under braking. Beam Axle […]

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Most Popular Semi Trucks in America

March 19, 2021

Most Popular Semi Trucks in America

What are the most popular semi-trucks in America? The list below is the top-selling brand based on market share and commercial vehicles sold in the United States. FREIGHTLINER Freightliner Trucks sells about 190K trucks per year! Freightliner dominates with 40% of the commercial truck market share. KENWORTH Kenworth Truck Co. has majorly grown since 1912 […]

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Six Great Trucking Movies Forgotten In Time

March 15, 2021

Six Great Trucking Movies Forgotten In Time

Golden era of movies about truck drivers covers the period extended from 1970s to late 1980s. Burt Reynolds, Clint Eastwood and Kris Kristofferson starred in these movies, impersonating trucking heroes on the silver screen. Here are 6 movies well worth watching, and some of them can be downloaded on YouTube: White Line Fever (1975) Fun […]

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Forgotten Trucking Words and Phrases

March 12, 2021

Forgotten Trucking Words and Phrases

During the 1970s and early 1980s, truck drivers in the United States have mainly used a unique lingo or argot while interacting with one another by means of CB Radio (Citizens Band Radio) as a form of land mobile radio system. Here are some of the most interesting and common CB lingo words and phrases: […]

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Five Podcasts We Highly Recommend to Truck Drivers

March 9, 2021

Five Podcasts We Highly Recommend to Truck Drivers

Some of our previous posts addressed the topic of podcasts. Some would say podcasts are probably truckers’ best friends over the long hauls. If you are listening to what is inspiring to you – giving you abundance of brand new ideas, making you brighter – then you did find your ideal partner while transporting the […]

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The Three Pros and Cons of Trucking

March 5, 2021

The Three Pros and Cons of Trucking

We do enjoy our work and we fund pleasure in doing business with courteous and responsible persons. Our aim is to hire as many of those share our core corporate values. However, in order to be fair and square – which we always strive to be as a company – it is important for us […]

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What’s The Most Important Thing To Truckers

February 23, 2021

What’s The Most Important Thing To Truckers

There are plenty of studies that deal with a question: what is it exactly that truck drivers find most important in the companies they work for? The “most important” is everything that can improve truckers’ job, thus making them more productive as well. We emphasize three crucial things that are, in turn, intertwined. 1. Attitudes […]

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Awesome Hobby Ideas For Truckers

February 21, 2021

Awesome Hobby Ideas For Truckers

A Chicago truck driver, whose story we have heard just recently, learned as many as two languages – Italian and Spanish – while driving. Moreover, he is learning German now. His colleague from Los Angeles says he listens to Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations while in his truck, adding that these help him create positive attitude towards […]

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How to Deal With Anxiety In the Truck’s Cab

February 18, 2021

How to Deal With Anxiety In the Truck’s Cab

Imagine that your palms sweat so much that your hands keep slipping off the steering wheel. The uncomfortable feeling is gradually rising to the extent that your breathing is compromised and you instantly believe this is exactly that feeling that is about to control both your body and mind. It’s OK, it’s just anxiety and […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day

When referring to Valentine’s Day the first thing one think of is heart or a gift or Valentine’s Day cards. No one knows for sure what prompted Valentine’s Day creation but there are plenty of interesting details pertaining to the day. Here are three curiosities regarding Valentine’s Day: 1. In the United States Valentine’s Day […]

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Tips For Snowy and Stormy Days

February 11, 2021

Tips For Snowy and Stormy Days

For us in the Armada Trucking Group, only one thing is more important than getting our shipment out there in time, and that’s the safety of our drivers. With snow blanketing large areas of the United States, the trucking industry has seen many disruptions so it is of utmost importance to be thoroughly prepared for […]

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10 Tips For Healthy Life On The Road

February 9, 2021

10 Tips For Healthy Life On The Road

The health of truck drivers is increasingly threatened by numerous health conditions or unhealthy behaviors. In addition to that, truckers are regularly challenged with finding healthy and affordable food while driving long-hauls as well as organizing themselves daily to stay fit. All of this is complicated but one of the biggest challenges is asking yourself: […]

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Two Practical Techniques to Establish Better Sleeping Habits

February 7, 2021

Two Practical Techniques to Establish Better Sleeping Habits

So many people, truck drivers included, have trouble falling asleep. Long-hauls can make it harder to fall asleep easily. Truckers are fully aware of these issues so we gladly share two tips that help them fall asleep quickly. The result is feeling rested and refreshed TECHNIQUE 1 Enter the sleep mode by making your brain […]

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Do You Know What Amsler Grid Is? Test Your Eyesight Now!

February 6, 2021

Do You Know What Amsler Grid Is? Test Your Eyesight Now!

Truck drivers are most often than not affected by numerous sensations stemming from light itself. These strange sensations may be the reason why some people raise their doubts regarding the quality of their ability to see external objects in sharp resolution, and if their eyesight turns out to really be poor then the experience of […]

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Truck Drivers Partly Exempt from Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks

February 5, 2021

Truck Drivers Partly Exempt from Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that commercial truck drivers are partly exempt from new measures signed by president Biden that require transportation workers to wear masks on all public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs. However, the exemption only applies if the driver is the only person in the vehicle […]

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Pete Buttigieg is the New Head of the US Department of Transport

February 4, 2021

Pete Buttigieg is the New Head of the US Department of Transport

The Senate confirmed Pete Buttigieg as the new head of the US Department of Transport, just a week after the body voted in favor of his nomination. Buttigieg, a presidential candidate in 2020, will take the place of Secretary Elaine Chao. Some of the main concerns that Buttigieg will have to address are declining infrastructure, […]

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