Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

2019 Forecasted Driver Challenges

With the new year underway, we look at some of the biggest challenge’s drivers are expected to face on the road in 2019. LandLine magazine did a nice job with their feature article looking into these challenges, so we’ll do our take on the topic. So, what’s on deck for 2019? Well, according to LandLine,…

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Truck Drivers

Becoming a Truck Driver Now Makes a Lot of Cents

Dollars that is…  In an industry that has long faced a driver shortage, fleets are starting to get the message.  They need to pay more, and they need to treat their drivers with respect.  Plus, they need to get drivers home more often. Happily, the trend is positive and that should help bring in new…

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Tis the Season for Winter Driving

It’s only January, and this winter is already off to a wild start. Winter storms have ravaged many parts of the United States and Canada, and it appears there is no end in sight. The southern region of the U.S., normally known as a safe-haven from snow, has seen it fall on their palm trees….

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Stay Alert: Drowsy Driving a Big Issue On Roadways

Driving drowsy is no joke. Each year, about 168 million, or 60 percent of the U.S. population claims to have driven a car while drowsy, according to a National Sleep Foundation poll. What’s even more frightening? More than one-third of drivers reported ‘nodding off’ behind the wheel, with 13 percent saying it had happened to…

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Awards & Recognition, Truck Drivers

Life as a Trucker – The Mark Harter Story

By the time Mark Harter hit high school in 1990, he had already received his Ph.D. in trucking (if there was such a thing). As a kid, Mark loved everything about trucks. Any chance he had, he spent it building model trucks, taking photos of trucks, reading trucking magazines, books and brochures, and on several…

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Events & Promotions, Truck Drivers

Virginia Gives a Gift to Truckers

They say Virginia is for lovers. And for a day, truckers were loving being pulled over by law enforcement along Interstate 264 (near Virginia Beach), right before the Rosemont 180 exit.  That’s because the non-profit Drive Safe Hampton Roads, the DMV, Virginia DOT and AAA all came together for Driver Appreciation Day during the busy…

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Truck Drivers

Gone, But Not Forgotten — Wreaths Across America Honors Fallen Vets During the Holidays

If you go to a military cemetery, such as Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia in mid- to late December, what you will find is a sea of wreaths with red bows on the headstones of fallen U.S. veterans. It’s a beautiful sight. One you will never forget. The wreaths pay honor to those who have…

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Events & Promotions, Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers Come Together to Support the Special Olympics

Each year, truck drivers with hearts of gold get together to help aspiring athletes get a little gold themselves…. all in support of the Special Olympic program. Since 2001, truck drivers throughout the U.S and Canada have come together to raise money for Special Olympics by participating in truck convoys through selected cities. The drivers…

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Truck Drivers

Thinkin’ about a Pet for your Co-Pilot? Here’s What to Consider

When you spend days or even weeks out on the road, life might be a little better with a furry little friend along for the ride. Dogs and cats not only make for great company, they can boost morale on the road and provide great companionship. Seems like a great way to make life on…

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