How do jackknives happen, and what should you do? How can truck drivers avoid locking their wheels and jackknifing on slippery roads?
How do truck drivers deal with homesickness? Advice for truck drivers on coping with being away from friends and family on the road.
Are autonomous vehicles going to start taking jobs away from truck drivers? Is the technology ready for widespread deployment? Are people ready for it?
Being successful in trucking takes a good understanding of how the industry works. Here is one critical piece of that puzzle.
What are the best types of freight for rookies to haul? Which should be avoided? Which pay the best? We'll cover it all right here.
Learning to drive a truck in the snow can be scary, especially if you have no experience in snow. But CDL training in the winter isn't a bad idea. Here's why.
Distracted driving is a serious issue that is now defined and regulated by the DOT. We'll discuss the definition, penalties, and risks involved.
The risk, pressure, and sacrifices involved make trucking a tough job but the perks that come along with it are remarkable. Is trucking worth it anymore?
Here's one trucker's story about living the highest of highs one day and the lowest of lows the next. Life on the road is a roller coaster ride.
Staying awake and alert for long periods of time is critical if you want to be a safe, productive driver. Here are some tips for staying awake longer.
There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure in the short term like leading up to your physical, and long term for good health.
There are many drivers out there today that have issues keeping their blood pressure under control. We'll cover the DOT regulations here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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