Posted on 26 March 2015
Truck drivers often receive per diem pay each week which is technically a meal expense reimbursement. We'll cover all of the details about per diem here.
Posted on 19 March 2015
The DAC report is a background check used by trucking companies to help determine whether or not a driver is a good candidate for hire.
Posted on 15 July 2014
Watching your mirrors is almost as important as watching out the windshield. If you're watching closely you will almost never be caught off guard.
Posted on 7 July 2014
Trucking companies often make owning or leasing a truck sound like a sure path to riches. But a closer look reveals it isn't nearly that simple.
Posted on 17 February 2014
No matter how well a truck driver plans a trip there are countless variables that will stand in your way. This particular week we couldn't catch a break.
Posted on 14 February 2014
The trucking industry has an avalanche of rules and regulations, stereotypes and expectations for truck drivers to deal with. Here's the reality we face.
Posted on 10 February 2014
It seems like life on the road throws you one curveball after another sometimes. This winter has been tough, with some parts better off forgotten.
Posted on 5 February 2014
We've all pondered becoming a truck driver at some point in our lives. But what is it really like? Would it suit me? Here's a great introduction to truck driving.
Posted on 3 February 2014
After a month of travelling with my husband who is an OTR trucker we're learning to live and work well together. Life on the road takes some getting used to.
Posted on 27 January 2014
After just a short time on the road with my husband I've come to realize that everyday life in the trucking industry is like a roller coaster ride.