‘Trucker to Trucker’ Category

Michelin Celebrates Truckers with #KeepThanksMoving Campaign from 11/16 to 12/31

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Keeping you informed is what we love doing best here at Trucker to trucker, and this is a holiday special from Michelin North America. In all of Michelin’s social and digital media, they are going to mark the holiday season with a shout out to all of you semi truck drivers out there. They’re #KeepThanksMoving […]

Firm Consolidation Hits the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Don’t we all wish we could have a crystal ball and look into the future? You could see what you’ll be having for dinner tomorrow night, what the weekend will bring, who wins the World Series or The Super Bowl or even what road you’ll be traveling over next year, or next decade, for that […]

Need a Job? We’re Looking for 890,000 New Truck Drivers

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Every business needs to plot a future with regards to keeping enough employees to do the job, especially if the business is growing. In the long term, an industry that is successful must make sure that during growth and retirement, there are always enough people to step in and fill the void. The more successful […]

Transportation Intelligence Firm Starts to Push Freight Forecast Down – The Trucking Boom May be Over

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

If you have been reading the blog here at Trucker to Trucker, you know that we are in the midst of a serious trucking boom. In fact, according to Freight Transportation Intelligence, or FTR for short, trucking is actually growing faster than the economy, and it’s growing so fast that, they also believe there may […]

$4.6 Million Grant to Teamsters to Boost Training in Trucking Industry

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Once again, trucking jobs throughout the industry is breaking news. Truck driving and support jobs are in high demand, and the U.S. Department of Labor has given the Teamsters Union a grant to provide training for instructors, high school grads, non-driving support people who want to become truck drivers, and military vets. Let’s say one […]

Where Truck Driving Newbies Can Get and Share the Best and Worst on Trucking

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Every trucker has a story to tell about being on the road. From the good times to the bad times, and even the funniest and most hilarious times, there’s a trucking story out there that will trip your trigger. If you are new to the trucking business, or as they say, a “newbie,” you may […]

Five Tips to Staying Alert on the Road on that Next Long Haul

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Nothing replaces sleep — not even coffee. But even with full rest, long hauls can strain your alertness to a point where you need little pick-me-ups. Instead of relying on coffee and energy drinks, try these proven methods of sustainable energy: Set Worries Aside Stress and anxiety tend to wear you out. Your shoulder muscles […]

Team Drivers to Get a $5,000 Signing Bonus with Werner Enterprises

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

If you have been a fan of Trucker to Trucker, you know that the OTR truck business is booming! It is so good right now that companies don’t have enough drivers for the freight to haul. That is a win-win situation if you are an independent looking for more work, or if you are breaking […]

Trucking Revenue Tops a Whopping $700 Billion for the First Time Ever!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Who says trucking is dead? The year 2014 was a banner year for the trucking industry. Over 700 million dollars was made in revenue, accounting for over 80% of freight hauling. The industry, as a whole, employed more than 7 million people, 3.4 million of which were truck drivers. And, it looks like this trend […]

Basic Fall Maintenance Tasks

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Fall is here, and it’s time to get ready for the winter. If you own your own rig, get some basic maintenance done before the snow flies. Let’s face it, you don’t want to be out in the middle of nowhere on a frigid and blowing winter day trying to fix something that should have […]