‘Truck Drivers’ Category

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, […]

Trucker Jim Tips: Save Your Skin! You Can Get Sunburned Even Through Glass

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Trucker’s tan — it’s no joke. At some point, you’ve probably experienced a tanned left forearm after driving in short sleeves. Although we work with a roof over our heads, we receive countless hours of sun exposure through our windows and windshield. The sun’s UV rays are doing their work whether we notice it or […]

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 […]

Could Vibration from Truck Driving Drive Up the Incidence of Prostate Cancer?

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Sitting too much on the job has been linked to a higher risk of health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. For truck drivers, there’s another risk to be aware of. New research has shown that men who drive trucks might have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer. Trucking and Cancer Risks Researchers […]

Trucker to Trucker Tips: Five Summer Truck Driving Tips – Keepin’ Cool!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Yes, we know that truckers are already “cool,” and that can’t be disputed. But keepin’ cool is an entirely different matter in and of itself. Long hours on hot summer asphalt does not make for cool and comfort, which also cannot be disputed, but there are certain things you can do to keep your cool […]

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 […]

Multi-Tool for Truckers Is A Crowd-funding Success

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

If you haven’t heard about the Lil’ Trucker Multi-Tool, perk up your ears. This nifty little gadget has just made it successfully through crowd-funding and is entering production. What is Crowd-funding? In short, crowd-funding is where an idea or a product is listed on a specified funding website from a private person or a manufacturer. […]

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 […]