Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

New Hours of Service Rules – What Does it Mean for You? 

In a year that has presented a number of challenges for fleets and drivers to overcome, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s updates to its hours of service (HOS) rules couldn’t have come at a better time.   In case you missed it, the final HOS rule went into effect on Sept. 29 and it includes four amendments that…

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Truck Drivers

Trucker Movies to Add to the ‘Watch List’

For those with a subscription to Netflix, Hulu, or some other video streaming platform, there’s a good chance you’ve spent a good chunk of time aimlessly scrolling through the platform looking for something entertaining to watch. We’ve all been there. If you’ve scrolled all the way through the video categories, maybe it’s time to try…

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Events & Promotions, Truck Drivers

Tim Niedfeldt Provides a Helping Hand to the Next Generation of Drivers

To help recognize the great drivers in the industry, Drivewyze held a contest to celebrate drivers for National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week. For those who nominated drivers, thank you! In what has turned out to be such a difficult year for so many, it’s important to show support for our drivers, who continue to play…

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Truck Drivers

Best Furry Companions for the Road

Have you ever thought about what life might be like out on the road with a pet co-pilot? With all that’s going on in the world right now, having a furry companion on board might be just what you need.  Even with the added responsibility of having a pet to take care of, plus the occasional ‘accident’ they leave behind, the benefits of having a pet almost…

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Truck Stops: Tips to Safeguard “Your” Home-Away from Home

For as long as trucks have been on the road, truck stops have been around to serve truckers and keep freight moving. They truly are the melting pot of the road, as drivers from all walks of life come in for fuel, a meal or to load up on essential goods. And of course, many…

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Truck Drivers

Top 10 Tunes for Highway Cruisin’

Ahh…country, rock and roll, and big rigs. There’s nothing better. Back in 2018 we gave readers our Top 10 list for classic songs that involved trucks. It was headlined by Alabama and their song, Roll on 18 Wheeler. It’s a staple. We thought it was time to give an encore presentation to our list. So,…

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Events & Promotions, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Drivewyze – Proud Prize Sponsor of Rolling Strong Wellness Competition

Contrary to popular belief, maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes far beyond just getting enough exercise. To encourage healthy habits, Rolling Strong, a provider of wellness programs for the commercial transportation industry recently kicked off its Accelerate Your Health Wellness Competition. The competition, which runs through September 1, is designed to keep participants, especially those on…

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Truck Drivers

Top Podcasts for the Road

One of the fastest-growing segments of entertainment is Podcasts. And for those working in trucks as your home office, they give a nice diversion from listening to music. And hey, you might just learn something new! There’s lots out there, so buckle up and start exploring. Here are some of our favorite podcasts for truckers:…

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Low bridges claim plenty of victims

Got an extra $7.4 million? That’s what a jury awarded Ronnie and Sandra Claxton after a flatbed hauler, carrying an oversize load, hit a low bridge sending metal debris through the windshield of the Claxton’s car. Collisions involving low bridges are more common than one may think. Do a quick Google search, and you’ll find…

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