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Truckers Share What Their Day Is Like

by Phoebe Trilles on March 11, 2021

Image Source: Freepik A trucking career is not for everyone. But if you are well-prepared and knowledgeable about this job before starting, it can be an excellent career choice. Not only is it stable, but it can also provide you with a steady income and more room for growth since ... read more

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Trucking Experts Tips on Staying Awake While Driving

by Alvin Ybañez on March 1, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Long-haul trucking has its benefits, but it also comes with downsides. One such prominent drawback is the chronic lack of sleep and resulting fatigue among truck drivers. According to government statistics, driver fatigue is a factor in approximately 13 percent of large truck accidents in the United ... read more

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Trucking 101: How to Choose the Best Truck Stop

by Phoebe Trilles on February 22, 2021

Long-haul truckers are expected to spend days or even weeks away from home, as the trip is too long to be made in a day. Because their job requires long hours behind the wheel, getting enough rest or sleep, taking regular breaks, and eating a healthy diet are crucial to ... read more

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Truckers Share What They Dread Happening While They are Behind the Wheel

by Phoebe Trilles on February 15, 2021

A lot of truckers enjoy their life on the road, but that does not mean that trucking as a career is easy. As a matter of fact, the life of a truck driver is filled with challenges that are unique to this profession. From irregular schedules and lack of home ... read more

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A Glimpse into How and When Trucking Began

by Lyn Leoncito on January 28, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay The American trucking industry plays a crucial role in the country's economic growth and stability. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) , trucks transport about 72.5% of the nation's freight by weight. No wonder, different types of freight vehicles dominate American roads and highways. Also, data ... read more

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Winter Driving Challenges Faced by Truck Drivers and How to Deal with Them

by Lyn Leoncito on January 11, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Winter driving is no easy feat. While dealing with the cold, truckers also need to be extra mindful of all the driving challenges and dangerous situations brought about by snow and the icy weather in general. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), ... read more

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Winter Kit Essentials Every Truck Driver Must Have

by Alvin Ybañez on January 5, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Winter often brings up visions of cozy fireplaces and mugs of hot cocoa, but this also means a stressful driving season for truckers. What could be just a minor problem in warmer seasons could prove serious during a snowstorm. But while the snow, ice, and colder weather ... read more

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5 Hilarious Trucking Stories that Will Crack You Up

by Lyn Leoncito on December 3, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Truck drivers are on the road for around 18 hours a day or more and have probably seen a big part of America. No wonder every trucker indeed has great—from ordinary to the most bizarre—stories to share. Since they have been doing this job for a long ... read more

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Trucking Career

by Alvin Ybañez on November 30, 2020

Trucking jobs are highly in demand right now. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for delivery truck drivers and workers is up at 5%, higher than average compared to other occupations, followed by heavy and tractor-trailer drivers at 2%. Pay is also quite lucrative, with truck drivers ... read more

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10 Trucking Essentials Seasoned Drivers Say Are a Must-Have

by Phoebe Trilles on November 26, 2020

Image Source: Freepik Long-haul trucking may be a lucrative career, but it is not for the faint-hearted. Truckers are expected to spend days or weeks away from home. And much of that time is spent on their own. If you're a newbie driver, you might find the job a bit ... read more

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