‘American Truckers’ Category

ATA Releases Trucking Trends for 2015

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Trucking soared to new heights in 2014, and American Trucking Associations has the scoop on all the numbers. Here are some highlights from the latest release of “American Trucking Trends.” State of the Industry The ATA reports that trucking grossed a whopping $700.4 billion in 2014. A grand total of about 3.4 million truckers employed […]

Preventing Summer Heat Tire Blowouts on the Road

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Hot weather can sometimes be harder on your truck that cold weather and we need to know the tips for keeping our trucks safe for us and other drivers. With temperatures rising, the heat can be bad for our tires. If you add high temperatures to increased friction, high speeds, and turning corners on hot […]

Stay Cool in Summer Heat with Our Summer Trucking Tips

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

As truck drivers, whether you drive a big rig, a bowser, an RV, an MPV, a four wheeler or anything in between, you’ll always want to stay cool in the heat of the summer. And yes, we know about air conditioning in vehicles that essentially allow you to keep the cab temp comfortable and healthy, […]

The Healthy Trucker – Exercise Gurus for Busy Truckers on the Go

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

  When you’re on the road, being healthy can sometimes take a back seat. You’re sitting in the truck for hours at a time, unable to get much exercise and a lot of that time is spent snacking or eating fast food because it’s quick and convenient. But, if you want to be a healthier, […]

Trucker to Trucker Tips: Trucker Tire Safety Reminders

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

According to the National Highway Safety Commission, approximately 95,000 people suffered injuries and 3,964 were killed from accidents involving large trucks in 2013. Although some accidents were linked to bad drivers on suspended licenses, mental impairment and other drivers, some of these accidents involved trucks that did not have safe tires. For Consideration Devoting extra time to tire […]

Save Money: Where Does Diesel Cost the Most and the Least?

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

OK truckers, here is the skinny on diesel fuel prices, what drives the price and where the cheapest fuel is. You may be surprised at what you are about to read. Breaking it Down When compared to gasoline, it takes less time and effort to refine diesel fuel. That might make you think that diesel […]

Trucking and Veterans: Tips for Finding the Right Job Fit

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

When you serve in the military, you have a very disciplined, scheduled life for the number of years you serve. This is true whether you are stationed at a local base go overseas and fight in a war. You are trained not only to do the job of defending your country, but you are also trained […]

74-Year-Old Lady Trucker Keeps on Truckin’!

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

And just when you think you’ve been on the road a long time, I’ve got news for you. Back in 1968, a trucker was featured on the program “What’s My Line,” a popular game show of the time. After several questions, answers and guesses, none of the celebrity panelists were able to guess the occupation […]

Highlighting the Most Beautiful Trucker Finalist Amy McGrath

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Forget everything you thought you knew about truckers. The reality is that lady truckers are invading the industry, carrying on family traditions and becoming the new faces of trucking. Amy McGrath, one of finalists for the Most Beautiful Trucker of 2015, which is sponsored by Overdrive Magazine is just one such example. McGrath has been […]

New Trucking Regulations Brewing in Congress – What It Means for You 

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill for fiscal year ending in 2016 could have a big impact on truckers. As we have previously pointed out at Trucker To Trucker, it is extremely important to always keep up-to-date with new federal trucking legislation whether you have a single truck or a large fleet. Important Updates From […]