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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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Truck Driving 101: Trip Planning Tips for Women Truckers

by Phoebe Trilles on November 16, 2020

Image Source: The trucking industry has evolved over the years. Although males still dominate it, many female truck drivers are now drawn to a truck driving career than in decades past. And that's because truck driving provides them with many of the same advantages that men truckers enjoy—a flexible schedule, ... read more

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#ThankaTrucker: Frugal Ways to Gift-or-Treat a Trucker this Halloween

by Lyn Leoncito on October 22, 2020

Image Source: The recognition of American truckers’ gallantry and sacrifices must extend beyond the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Since the truck drivers continue to work to make sure the stores’ supplies are adequately replenished despite the weather and the pandemic, Americans shouldn't stop thanking them and the other frontliners. ... read more

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Trucking at Night Versus Daytime: Strategies On How To Survive

by Alvin Ybañez on October 19, 2020

Image Source: Canva The freight industry is a business that never sleeps. No matter the time of day, there's always a truck delivering something somewhere. This has led drivers to come up with strategies to stay safe and efficient on the road, whether it's the middle of the day or ... read more

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4 Truckers Reveal Their Craziest Rest Stop Stories

by Phoebe Trilles on August 3, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Truck driving in the sweltering months of summer can pose significant challenges and risks to truck drivers' safety and health. That is why many truck drivers, particularly those who drive long-haul routes, are thankful for the rest stops that provide them respite along the nation's highways. A ... read more

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#ThankaTrucker: 5 Ways America Shows Support to the Road’s Unsung Heroes

by Lyn Leoncito on July 30, 2020

Image Source: Twitter During the COVID-19 pandemic, when the world has come to a halt, one of the few things that remained constant is truck drivers' hard work and dedication. Despite the health crisis and the risks they face as soon as they get out of their house, truck drivers ... read more

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