‘Trucker to Trucker’ Category

Why Your Battery Has to Work Hard in Winter

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

When your truck’s battery dies, it’s nor replaced as easily as the ones in your flashlight. Add to that the prospect of waiting in cold, snowy weather for road assistance to arrive and you have two compelling reasons for giving the battery a little TLC. Batteries power more than just your truck The traditional lifespan […]

5 Tips to Driving Your Big Rig in Snowy Weather

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

When weather conditions behave like an out-of-control roller coaster, trucking in bad weather takes all the expertise and knowledge available to have a safe journey. Whether you’re a veteran over-the-road trucker or just getting started, knowing the right tips for driving in the snow can get you to your destination safe and sound. There have […]

Truckers: How to Stay Safe Even In Dangerous Winter Weather

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The cold winter can’t last forever. Still, when you’re a trucker who is constantly on the road dealing with hazardous snow and ice, winter can seem to drag on. You’re ready for spring, but there’s still plenty of nasty weather to contend with. The most important thing you can do is learn what you need […]

Make a Trucker’s Snow Emergency Travel Kit

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Winter weather throughout most of the country can turn on a dime. Clear, sunny skies can give way to clouds and snow in a matter of minutes. You can’t assume you will finish a trip during the same type of weather in which you left. Be prepared with a fully stocked snow emergency kit that you […]

Truck Drive Newbie? Here’s Our Top Tips from Trucking Pros

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Before you hit the road, try learning from experienced truckers. There will still be plenty to learn after you buy a new truck and start your first job, but the more you know the better. Here’s what veteran truckers want newbies to know: Fight for competitive starting pay You may be itching to get behind the […]

Why I Love Being a Truck Driver – Is This Your Story Too?

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

What is it about being a truck driver that is so alluring? Is it the open spaces, freedom of the road, opportunity to see new places and meet interesting people along the way, working for yourself, or do you just yearn for an adventure every time you turn on the ignition and take to the […]

LA Port Truckers Highlight Problems in Shift to Independent Contractor Status

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

As Shakespeare once asked, “What’s in a name?” For truckers working the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and by extension others across the country, their continued livelihood depends on the answer. Drivers and trucking companies have been locked in a bitter labor dispute, causing the truckers to strike last November in an effort to obtain […]

In Calgary, There’s No Looking for a Detour From Your Route!

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

If your future travels take you through Calgary, better make sure you take your checkbook along. The city council is instituting a steep hike in the fine for straying from designated trucking routes. Local regulations are designed to keep trucks and other heavy vehicles on the city’s major roads and thoroughfares. The intent is to prevent noise and […]

Check Out the February Truck Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

If you’ve never been able to check out the Truck Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, this year is a great year to make it an annual event! The Exhibition takes place from February 16-19, 2015, and it’s packed full of great events for you and some of the most valuable members of your fleet and […]

Are You Having Trouble Finding a Place to Park Your Semi Between Hauls? Some Cities Are Imposing Limits

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

It’s no secret that one of the challenges many truck drivers face is finding a place to park their semis between loads. Even when you’re loaded, you have to abide by the strict regulations that are set forth by the DOT, and when it’s time to park, you have to park. Breaking the rules or […]