Whether you’re in the Baltimore area or elsewhere, this year the country has seen an unusual amount of snowy weather. As a truck driver, getting your cargo from one location to another should actually only be your secondary concern. What’s more important is preserving your safety and that of others with whom you share the roads. Here are some safety tips for truck driving on icy roads that you should keep in mind as we await winter’s end.
Archive for February, 2021
It’s not hard to see why so many people choose to become truck drivers. The profession has some undeniable benefits, including the travel and compensation. But if you’ve recently started trucking, it may take you some time to learn the rules of the road. Here at Baltimore Freightliner, we’d like to make this easier for you by highlighting a few of the most common mistakes that new truck drivers make.
If you’ve selected a career as a truck driver, you will in all likelihood have to spend a fair bit of time at the loading dock. This won’t make up the bulk of your hours on the job, but sometimes it will feel like it. It isn’t the most glamorous part of truck driving either, and it can take some time to learn how to load as efficiently as possible. Here are some tips for how to handle your time at the loading dock.
Are you considering becoming a truck driver? If so, you’re in luck. The profession can be extremely lucrative, and demand for truck drivers is unlikely to decrease in coming years. But you probably have quite a few questions about the trucking lifestyle. After all, truck drivers seem to lead such different lives from those in traditional 9-to-5 jobs. Today, we’d like to answer a few frequently asked questions about the trucking lifestyle.