‘Trucker to Trucker’ Category

Drive In for Your Checkup – Medical Services Now Being Offered at Many Truckstops

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

If you’ve been driving big rigs for a long time, you may remember when truck stops were, literally, places for fuel and a cold pop. And if you could find a place that had a couple of showers, you were in a little bit of heaven. Although you may still find these little stops out […]

Medical Providers for Trucker’s 2 Year Physicals to Set Up Shop at Truckstops

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

With a trucker’s schedule, finding time for your DOT physical can be tricky. You need to find a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration–approved medical examiner every two years to maintain your CDL, and sometimes the two-year-deadline approaches when you’re out on the road. In some intriguing semi truck driver news, the FMCSA has partnered with a […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

How Low Diesel Fuel Prices Are Impacting the Business of Trucking

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Now that diesel fuel prices are beginning to slide downwards, consumers with diesel powered autos couldn’t be happier. But the biggest consumers of diesel fuel are truck drivers who depend on it to get the job done. The truth of the matter is that, fuel prices are the single greatest expense when it comes to the […]

New Liability Limits – Are You In the Know?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

One of the risks that goes along with owning a trucking company is having to make liability payments if one of your drivers injures someone in an accident. This amount is decided on through the legal system and typically goes toward compensating victims for medical care. The minimum liability requirement right now is $750,000. In […]

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 […]