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Truck Drivers, Trucking History

Before they were Stars they were Truckers

Ever wonder what celebrities were up to before they became famous? Many started out in the hospitality industry, working at bars or restaurants. But guess what? Many also started out as truck drivers! And, who knows, maybe you’ll run into the next big actor/actress, musician or athlete while on the road. The most famous of…

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News, Trucking Industry

Drivewyze Adds Six New Locations for Weigh Station Bypass in Missouri

DALLAS, August 28, 2018 – Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass has expanded its service along I-44 and I-70 through Missouri with the re-activation of six bypass sites. Those join two existing bypass sites the company already has operational near Joplin on I-44 east and westbound. Activation of the weigh station bypass sites began following the…

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Events & Promotions, Truck Drivers

The Gift of Giving: Ideas for Truckers

Looking to treat a truck driver with a gift? Or want to treat yourself with a little something? (Hey you deserve it!)  Then take a look at our new list of gift ideas. Drivers are not the easiest to shop for because their home is often their truck. They’re limited on space, which makes shopping unique….

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Awards & Recognition, Truck Drivers

Truckers Helping Others In Times of Trouble

You know that eerie feeling you get when you see the flashing lights in the distance? The traffic starts to slow, an ambulance zips by and you come across a policeman directing traffic. You look over and see an accident; people rushing to the injured. You think to yourself, “I hope they’ll be Ok.” The…

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News, Trucking Industry

Drivewyze Expands it’s Partner Network with Platform Science

Drivewyze is very excited to have formally launched a partnership with the leading edge fleet solutions provider Platform Science. Located in San Diego, Platform Science serves the trucking industry with a suite of technology enabled solutions for fleet management, including ELD, tracking and route planning. Read the full press release here – https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/drivewyze-and-platform-science-partner-to-increase-fleet-asset-utilization-and-driver-pay-300697304.html    

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Awards & Recognition, News

Drivewyze: Finding Top Level Talent in its Home Town

It’s nice to recognized!  Graham Hicks, a business columnist for the Edmonton Sun, has been following some local start up companies over the past six years – including our company. Of the four he chose to “watch,” three are doing incredibly well – including Drivewyze. In the article, Graham says:  “Six years ago, Drivewyze was another start-up, full…

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Truck Drivers

Becoming an Owner-Operator. Are you Ready?

So, you’re thinking to yourself, ‘maybe I should become an owner-operator.’  It’s actually a good time to look at it…freight rates are high and there is demand for drivers. If you want a good paying load, they’re out there. A recent story in Heavy Duty Trucking talked about the flatbed market being especially hot.  In…

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Truck Drivers

IRP and Trip Permits — Don’t Leave Home Without Them

There’s no place like home. But unless you’re just running local, it’s likely your routes take you outside the state or province where your commercial vehicle is registered. In most cases, you’ll need to be registered with the International Registration Plan (IRP) or hold a temporary trip permit. The IRP is an agreement that covers…

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News, Trucking Industry

Alberta Celebrates Highway 63 Vehicle Inspection Station with Driver Appreciation Day

New $11-Million Station Features Advanced Thermal Imaging; Drivewyze Weigh Station Bypass ATMORE, Alberta, July 26, 2018 – The Alberta Justice and Solicitor General Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch (CVEB) and the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) held a driver appreciation day on July 18, 2018, at the commercial vehicle inspection station on Alberta Highway 63, about…

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