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Archive for June, 2017

4 Basic Truck Driving Practices

Friday, June 30th, 2017
truck driving practices

In order to operate a large truck, a person must be trained to follow a set of basic practices.

Driving a large truck is not like driving a car. This is a common misconception and could not be further from the truth. In order to operate a large vehicle, a person needs sufficient training. Here are 4 basic truck driving practices that every trucker should follow. (more…)

5 Tips To Help Truck Drivers Stay Awake At Night

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
5 Tips To Help Truck Drivers Stay Awake At Night

Don’t allow yourself to fall asleep behind the wheel.

There are many truck drivers that need to drive at night. Most people are usually tired when the sun goes down. If you are a truck driver and are concerned about falling asleep during one of your assignments, here are some tips that will keep you awake. (more…)

5 Tips For Summer Truck Driving

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
5 Tips For Summer Truck Driving

Summer is here! Get ready for some summer trucking!

The summer heat can be relentless. If you are a truck driver, do not let the summer heat waves beat you down. There are several things you can do to prepare yourself for trucking in the upcoming summer months. (more…)

Tips for Becoming a Healthy Truck Driver

Friday, June 9th, 2017

health effects sittingTrucking is known for being a lonely profession – lots of time spent by yourself, away from your loved ones, and in strange cities. Not only is it lonely, it can be easy to let yourself fall off the wagon and into unhealthy habits. There’s no one there to keep you in check but yourself, and you don’t have the benefit of your local grocery store and refrigerator, not to mention your job requires constant physical inaction, and mental focus. It doesn’t have to be stressful or difficult to maintain stability and strong habits while you’re working, though. With just a little bit of organization, truckers can live just as fulfilling and vigorous lives as non-nomads. (more…)

How to Stop Distracted Driving

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
How to Stop Distracted Driving

Are you guilty of distracted driving? You are going to end up hurting someone or yourself.

Distracted driving is one of the most common issues plaguing truckers today. Unfortunately, this issue is growing as smartphones and other portable technology become 24/7 sources of entertainment for those on the road. How can you stop distracted driving and keep your truck, other cars, and yourself safe on the road? (more…)

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