Articles By Rainy

Truckers Need Extraordinary Responsibility And Self-Reliance

Trucking requires a much higher level of responsibility and self-reliance than most professions out there. You have to make smart decisions and handle things yourself.

Finding The Motivation To Keep On Trucking

Burnout or homesickness can kill a truck driver's motivation. Here are some helpful ways to manage your time and keep yourself motivated out there.

The Mental Side of Trucking: Decision Making & Judgment

One of the most critical skills a truck driver must have is the ability to evaluate information and make good decisions. Some will even mean life or death.

Why I'm More Than Just A Number At My Mega-Carrier

Everyone thinks you'll just be a faceless number at the mega trucking carriers. I'm proof this isn't true. Here is why they know me at my mega carrier.

Sexism In Trucking From A Woman's Perspective

I am often asked about what it is like to be a woman trucker. It takes a special woman to handle it, but I love it. Here is my experience as a woman truck driver.

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