9 Ways Truck Drivers Have Fun While On The Road
Long-haul truck drivers can be out on the road for weeks at a time, with hours to kill every day as they cross state lines, crawl through traffic jams, and wait for the crew to finish up at the loading dock. So what are a few ways truck drivers pass the time? Here are nine fun and creative outlets for truck drivers.Read more
How the Trucking Industry is Attracting Younger Truck Drivers
In 2018, the American Trucking Association (ATA) estimated a driver shortage at 60,000 in the over-the-road truckload market. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated this shortage. One contributing factor is the limitations placed on training schools. As a result of social distancing requirements during COVID-19, driver schools are graduating 30% to 40% fewer drivers.Read more
What is the Split Sleeper Berth Rule?
There’s a lot more to being a truck driver than getting behind the wheel and driving. Truck drivers have to follow regulations that govern how many hours they can drive per day, how to log their hours and how often they need to take breaks.Read more
7 Driving Habits That Impact Truck Performance
Driving a passenger automobile is quite different from driving a long-haul truck. There are things a passenger vehicle can easily do that will require significant effort for those driving a long-haul truck. Regardless of whether you’re new to truck driving or a seasoned driver, here are seven truck driving habits to avoid.Read more