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 […]

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. […]

5 Ways to Prevent Back Pain for Truck Drivers

According to the Journal of Occupational Health, research has shown that 81% of truck drivers experience work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Often these issues are back issues. Long hours spent behind the wheel, coupled with the physical demands of the job, make truck drivers particularly susceptible to back pain. However, the good news is that there […]

4 Tips for Sleeping in Your Truck and Getting Good Sleep

According to a Harvard professor and researcher Stefanos Kales, nearly 20% of semi-truck crashes are the result of sleepy drivers at the wheel. This emphasizes the importance of getting good quality sleep on the road. If you’re a trucker, you often face the challenge of finding a comfortable and restful sleeping environment within the confines […]

Mistakes New Truck Drivers Can & Should Avoid

Driver fatigue is one of the most common errors that both new and seasoned truckers often make. Several studies show that easily 13 % of accidents occur because of  fatigue. If you’re a rookie truck driver, here are some mistakes you can avoid, and by doing so, have a safe and successful journey to your […]

4 Reasons Why Truck Driver Health and Wellness Is Important

According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), truck drivers are “twice as likely to smoke compared to other US workers.” That’s a startling statistic, and it represents one of several concerns for truck drivers, a workforce that we rely on for so much in our country. Other issues that truckers have to […]

5 Steps To Take To Become an Official Truck Driver

The global truck-as-a-service industry is anticipated to grow by 18,499.77 million from 2022 to 2027. Being a professional truck driver can be a great career choice if you enjoy being on the road, the flexibility of traveling great distances, and vehicles. But it needs commitment, preparation, and a readiness to learn, like any other vocation. The five […]