‘Trucker to Trucker’ Category

Five Trucker Road Safety Tips

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Working as a commercial truck driver may not be as dangerous as being a logger (#1) or commercial pilot (#3); but at #8 on Time magazine’s list of The 10 Most Dangerous U.S. Jobs (click to view the infographic), driving a truck is no wimp job. Dangerous Highways Overall, workplace safety in the U.S. has improved dramatically over the past […] ... continue reading »

Trucker’s Top Tips to Finding Free WiFi When on the Road

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
In today’s world Internet access is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. This is particularly true when you’re spending most of your time on the road. Staying connected keeps you in touch with family and friends along with necessities like bank accounts. Fortunately, the virtual world is so integrated with the real world that it’s getting easier all the […] ... continue reading »

Tiresome Trek? Check Out These Extraordinary Truck Stops

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Tired of the monotony of the same-old chain store truck stops? Beat the driving doldrums at these interesting (and often unbelievable) truck stops: Florida 595 Truck Stop – Davie, FL The intersection of I-595, 441, and the Florida Turnpike is home to a pet-friendly truck stop featuring a Tiki bar, spa, medical and dental clinic, game room, and chrome shop. […] ... continue reading »

Trucker’s Top Tips to the Perfect In Cab Snacks

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
You’re on the road and you get that mid-afternoon grumbling in your stomach. What do you do? It’s not practical or even desirable to stop every time you’re hungry. A supply of portable snacks is essential for every trucker’s  cab. This doesn’t mean you’re limited to high-fat, high-calorie grab-and-go snacks from the convenience store. You can have convenient-sized, ready-to-eat items on […] ... continue reading »

Trucker’s Top Tips to Finding the Best Truck Stop

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
Finding the best truck stop depends on what you’re looking for. You can find the basics – fuel, food, bathroom and small convenience store — at nearly every truck stop in America or Canada. But if you’re looking for more than the basics, you could luck out or be out of luck, depending on where you stop. The Big 5 […] ... continue reading »

Tracy Morgan Crash Reopens Hours of Service Debate

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
The recent truck accident that put popular actor Tracy Morgan in the hospital with serious injuries and killed one of the passengers in his limo could not have come at a worse time for commercial truckers. The crash has added fuel to the fire, beefing up arguments for tougher hours of service regulations. Hours of Service Debate Reopened Senators have […] ... continue reading »

Expand Your Marketing Reach with TruckerToTrucker.com Dealer Listings

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Nothing expands the marketing reach of your truck dealership faster than online truck advertising. The instant your dealership listings hit the internet, your marketing reach explodes beyond your usual local or regional market onto the national and international stage. Expanding Your Market Instead of the handful of customers that might amble through your showroom or stroll through your back lot […] ... continue reading »

Kentucky Cracks Down on Brake Safety

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
If you’re overdue on your brake check, better take care of business before you travel through Kentucky. The Bluegrass State is cracking down on truck brake safety violations and Kentucky State Police are targeting semi-trucks. During May, Kentucky troopers pulled over 95 commercial trucks for spot inspections and issued 130 citations. Brakes Common Cause of Truck Accidents “About 50% of the [problems] […] ... continue reading »

Share Your Road Safety Tips with Car Drivers

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
For professional truck drivers, the highway is our workplace. Maintaining a safe workplace allows us earn a living and return home to our families safe and sound. Sharing the road with unpredictable and often distracted car drivers can be frustrating and annoying, not to mention hazardous. Trucks Aren’t Cars Most car drivers don’t realize that trucks aren’t just great big […] ... continue reading »

NTSB Recommends Seven Items on Truck Safety

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Earlier this year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forwarded seven recommended truck safety standards to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Designed to address tractor-trailer safety issues, the agency’s recommendations ranged from making major design changes to tractor-trailer bodies to implementing minor information collection adjustments to truck accident reports. Focus of Recommendations The NTSB’s recommendations focused not only […] ... continue reading »