America Truck Driving School’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Truck Drivers
If your friend or family member is a truck driver, they can be tricky to shop for if you don’t know what to look for. Some gifts can be practical while others are just for fun. When considering what gifts to buy a truck driver, think about what will make life on the road more enjoyable for them.
America Truck Driving School has put together a gift guide for truck drivers to help with the 2018 holiday season: (more…)Read more
3 Ways Truckers Can Enjoy Holidays on the Road
Life on the road can be demanding, and perhaps there’s no tougher time of year to be away from your home and family than during the holiday season. However, with the right attitude and some creative planning, you can still make the most of your holiday time with those you care about most.
Here are three holiday trucking tips from America Truck Driving School: (more…)Read more
3 Things to Know About Commercial Truck Mirrors
We’ve all seen the sticker on the back of a big rig: “If you can’t see my mirrors, I can’t see you.” We’ve probably seen it more times than we can count, and for good reason. Mirrors on trucks are the extra set of eyes truck drivers need to keep themselves and the other drivers on the road safe.
Driving the biggest, most powerful—and therefore most potentially destructive—vehicle on the road brings with it an immense responsibility. At America Truck Driving School, we teach safety as being every truck driver’s first and most crucial responsibility, which is why truck drivers must take great care in choosing and maintaining their mirrors. Here are three things to know about choosing mirrors for your commercial truck. (more…)Read more
How Do Truck Drivers Impact the Economy?
You’ve probably seen the bumper sticker from time to time: “Without Trucks, America Stops.” These words reflect an important reality too few people recognize: the impact of the trucking industry upon the American economy and the daily lives of millions of Americans is impossible to overstate. Without trucks and truckers to drive them, America really does stop. (more…)Read more
How to Choose the Best Truck Stop
For the long-haul truck driver, spending days and weeks away from home is part of the job. Because you might be away from certain comforts that are found at home, the truck stops that drivers choose to visit become very important. Even though they can never replace the comforts of your house, the best truck stops offer services and conveniences that help hold drivers over until their next trip to home base.
So how do you decide which truck stops are the best and worth your time? We at America Truck Driving School have put together a list of tips to help you choose where your next stop will be. (more…)Read more