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7 Trucking Tips to Staying Warm During the Winter Season

by Phoebe Trilles on December 31, 2020

Image Source: All seasons have their own sets of driving challenges. But from the four seasons, winter can be the most unforgiving. From unpredictable weather conditions and freezing temperatures to equipment failure and ice and snow, winter can make it especially difficult for truckers to stay warm when they ... read more

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How to Handle Holiday Stress: 5 Tips for Truck Drivers and Fleet Managers

by Lyn Leoncito on December 24, 2020

Image Source: Pexels It's the most beautiful yet busiest time of the year again, especially for freight truck drivers. During the holidays, customers' extra shopping demands mean more freight for the truckers to deliver and additional traffic on the roads. Such a situation leads to taxing road travel, especially to ... read more

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10 Winter Driving Tips for Long-Haul Truckers

by Lyn Leoncito on December 28, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Driving in snow or icy roads and inclement weather is always a challenge, even for the most experienced truckers. Poor visibility, decreased traction, and loaded trailer make the job of a big rig driver extra tricky. Preventive maintenance prepares your truck for the season of wear and ... read more

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7 Fuel-Saving Tips For Truck Drivers

by Alvin Ybañez on December 21, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Professional truck drivers can only estimate so much on the expenses for running their rigs. But regardless of what type of vehicle you drive, studies show that an estimated 30% of operating costs go to fuel expenses. In the U.S. alone, the trucking industry burns through some ... read more

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5 Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Fleet for the Winter Season

by Phoebe Trilles on December 17, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Winter driving can be a challenge even for seasoned truckers. Snow, sleet, and haze may affect visibility, while the colder temperature may affect crucial truck components, including the battery, radiator, hoses, belts, fuel filter, and cooling system. The road itself may also present issues, including a slick ... read more

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#ThankaTrucker: 10 Best Thanksgiving Gifts for Truckers

by Lyn Leoncito on November 23, 2020

It is always a good practice to give thanks; this is the essence of Thanksgiving, anyway. This year, why not make the day of gratitude and generosity more meaningful by acknowledging the often unappreciated warriors on the road—the truck drivers? Let's not forget that while we are busy planning and ... read more

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Safety Tips For Preparing for Thanksgiving & the Holiday Season

by Alvin Ybañez on November 19, 2020

With so many things going on this November, it's easy to overlook that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Many truck drivers are already starting to prepare. They are adjusting their schedules so that they'll be home by Thanksgiving dinner or planning out where to eat while on the road. ... read more

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10 Autumn Driving Safety Tips for Truckers

by Lyn Leoncito on October 5, 2020

Image Source: Autumn is one season closer to winter. It is characterized by breathtaking foliage, shorter day time, shedding leaves of deciduous plants, farm harvests, and many holidays, including Halloween and Thanksgiving. Also called the fall season, autumn is one of the busiest seasons for the trucking industry. It is ... read more

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5 Commercial Vehicle Trends to Watch Out For

by Alvin Ybañez on October 8, 2020

Image Source: Canva 2020 has been a challenging year for truckers. The COVID-19 outbreak and the government's efforts to contain it have resulted in sudden, significant changes in how we work. At the same time, the resulting economic recession and the growth of e-commerce have greatly influenced how we do ... read more

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5 Clever Ways to Thank a Trucker this National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

by Lyn Leoncito on September 13, 2020

Image Source: As the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the trucking industry takes the lead in moving America's economy forward. Truck drivers risk their health and do the tough job of delivering medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and essential goods to stores and groceries. Their crucial role ... read more

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