5 Gadgets Every Trucker Needs

More than 3.5 million folks work as truck drivers in the US. That’s a lot of folks! Over the years, technology has certainly come a long way in making life on the road safer, more efficient, and more enjoyable for truckers. Let’s take a look at 5 gadgets every truck driver needs on their journey. […]

7 Spring Driving Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

We recently set our clocks forward. With Daylight Savings comes the sad fact, that there is a 6% increase in deadly crashes on the road. So we all need to be more alert drivers out there. With springtime comes increased traffic, unpredictable weather, and changing road conditions. As we spring forward into April and May, […]

5 Benefits of Installing a Truck Dash Cam

Did you know that easily 80% of semi-truck collisions happen because of negligent motorists, not truckers. Safety and insurance benefits are just two good reasons to have a truck dash cam installed. Let’s take a look at five benefits of installing a dash cam in your semi-truck or in the trucks of your fleet. Improved […]

6 Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency in Your Semi-Truck

The cost of trucking is more than $2 per mile, according to the American Transportation Research Institute. With that huge price tag, it’s important for truck drivers to optimize fuel efficiency. There are several effective strategies you can use to increase fuel efficiency out there on the road and save money for your or your […]

Owner Operator vs. Company Driver: Which One Is Right for You?

Approximately 16% of truck drivers are owner operators, making it a viable option for many. Drivers can find themselves at a crossroads when deciding between becoming an owner operator or working as a company driver. The choice between these two paths can significantly impact one’s career trajectory and financial prospects. Let’s take a deeper dive […]

Pros and Cons of Team Truck Driving

According to ZipRecruiter, team truck drivers earn on average $90,312 per year or $43 per hour. This is significantly more than their solo counterparts (around $66,000 per year or $32 per hour on average). The collaborative effort of two drivers sharing the same truck has its unique set of advantages and challenges. A good number […]

5 Truck Stop Tips for Drivers

According to a recent study conducted in part by the American Trucking Association, there is one parking spot for every 11 drivers on the road. That is a sobering statistic. Life on the road can be challenging enough, let along having to deal with navigating truck stops. Whether you’re a seasoned trucker or just starting […]

4 Advantages to Truck Driving with Pets

According to a recent survey of 500 US semi-truck drivers, about 50% bring their pets along for emotional support. Without a doubt, our furry friends can bring companionship and fun to the often solitary life on the road. There are numerous advantages to truck driving with pets that can significantly enhance the overall experience for […]

5 Reasons Semi-Truck Preventative Maintenance Is Important

In the world of transportation and logistics, semi-truck preventative maintenance is very important. According to a 2023 report from the American Transportation Research Institute, repair and maintenance costs for semi-trucks leapt 12% last year. This figure reminds us that proactive care can play a key role in keeping semi-trucks on the road and businesses running […]

4 Ways to Balance Work and Family Life as a Truck Driver

Last year, the number of semi-truck drivers on the road jumped 1.5% to reach the figure of 3.54 million drivers. For those of you who are truckers, you play an important role in keeping our economy moving, while you face the demands of a job that can sometimes take a toll on your personal life. […]