Every driver gets stuck in tiny parking lots or on narrow rural roads with seemingly no place to go. Here are my stories of tough times in tight spaces.
Trucking involves long days with erratic sleep schedules. Here are some of the realities of life on the road when it comes to getting enough sleep.
You might think student drivers are the most dangerous on the highway, but they're not. Drivers with some experience are, and here's why.
Distracted driving can be deadly. Rookie truck drivers have more distractions than most, often because of anxiety. This is how you avoid distraction and stay safe.
Getting in a hurry can cost you money, cause you to make mistakes, and possibly much worse. Here are some big benefits to slowing down a little bit.
Truck drivers must learn to read every sign on the highway. This article will help you understand how many ways signs are critical to truck drivers.
Even professional drivers get angry with other drivers sometimes. You have to keep it under control. We'll explain the dangers of road rage and how to prevent it.
Going on the road with a trainer or going solo is stressful and challenging, but exciting. Here are some important tips.
Some prefer driving at night, others during the day. So what's the most effective strategy for truck drivers? Check this out.
What do you have to do when you fail or refuse a DOT drug test? Here is the return-to-duty process explained simply.
How do jackknives happen, and what should you do? How can truck drivers avoid locking their wheels and jackknifing on slippery roads?
Distracted driving is a serious issue that is now defined and regulated by the DOT. We'll discuss the definition, penalties, and risks involved.
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.
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.
Being a safe truck driver is never easy. Predicting what might happen next on the highway takes years to learn and is very hard to teach a new driver.
I recently became a certified CDL instructor and I was given my first students to train on shifting gears. Here's the story, and some advice for newbies
Being a professional driver means far more than simply driving for a living. It means maintaining a certain outlook and certain priorities at all times
For rookie truck drivers, time management skills are critically important to making good money and being safe out there. Here are some important tips.
Previously I spoke about what truck drivers do on the road that irritates 4-wheelers. This post will help people understand what irritates truckers.
Why is it that people want to place the blame elsewhere for their own mistakes. This is one tragic example in trucking.
I've seen a lot in my 10 years on the road. Some of my favorite memories are of the little things.
A great story about how quickly things can change when you're cruisin the highways. When the worst happens, your training kicks in.
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