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Safe-Driving Tips for the Highway

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Here are some tips to help you drive safely on the highways.

As a trucker, you probably spend most of your time on the road in highways specifically. So it’s important to make sure that you drive safely even when other cars on the road aren’t. Here are some tips to help you drive safely on the highways. 

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Avoid These Three Rookie Mistakes

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Here are three rookie mistakes that you should avoid when you begin your career as a trucker.

If you have been thinking about starting a new career in trucking, then that could be a great choice. But it depends on if you have made the right considerations before you get in over your head on such a demanding job. There are a few things that people who are new to trucking might not know in order to be successful. Here are three rookie mistakes that you should avoid when you begin your career as a trucker.

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Three Types of Concrete Trucks

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Here is a quick breakdown of the common types of concrete trucks.

Often essential to most construction projects, concrete trucks are responsible for mixing, delivering, and pouring cement. It’s an important job, whether for large construction sites or smaller capacities. And, believe it or not, there are different types of concrete trucks for different responsibilities. Here is a quick breakdown of the common types of concrete trucks.

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Some Common Challenges on the Road

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Here are some challenges to highlight so that you can watch out for them on the road.

Trucking isn’t the easiest profession. Although you get a lot of perks, like being able to travel and have the freedom from a boring nine to five desk job, trucking can come with a couple difficulties as well. Whether you are new to trucking and wondering what challenges to expect, or you’ve had years of experience and are probably familiar with some of these, here are some challenges to highlight so that you can watch out for them on the road.

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The Average Day of A Truck Driver

Friday, July 26th, 2019
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What’s a day in the life of a trucker typically look like? We’ve got a breakdown.

Life as a truck driver isn’t for everyone, but for some, it’s the perfect chance to have a career where you’re mostly your own boss. Sure, you’ll have someone to report to, but for most of the day, you’ll be on your own following your own schedule. If you’ve ever considered a job in trucking, you may be curious as to what the average day is like for a long haul trucker. While schedules can vary from person to person, there are some inconsistencies.

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Why You Should Get A Dash Cam

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Here are a few ways that a dash cam can have your back as a trucker.

When you’ve been trucking for a while, you get so used to driving that it feels second nature. But that doesn’t mean that unexpected things can happen that could even cause an accident. A dash cam, like the name suggests, is simply a camera that you keep on the dashboard. It is designed to keep a record of what is going on while you’re on the road. Here are a few ways that a dash cam can have your back as a trucker. 

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Self-Defense Tips for Truckers

Monday, July 8th, 2019

As a trucker on the road, there are many threats you have to consider: maintenance issues, other drivers, road hazards, and even other humans. Many not-so-well-intentioned people may be inclined to take advantage of the often dark and secluded nature of truck stops. Knowing how to look out for yourself and having plans to keep yourself safe is critical. Today we’ll walk you through a few tips to help keep you safe. 

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Why it’s a Good Idea to Buy Truck Parts

Monday, July 1st, 2019

 

Here are some good things that you can get out of buying truck parts.

It can be a lot to think about when you tally up the costs of caring for your truck, especially once you factor in truck parts. But there can actually be a lot of benefits to buying your own truck parts. Here are some good things that you can get out of buying truck parts.

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How a Diesel Engine Works

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about engines unless there’s something that stops working in their car. Engines are actually really fascinating, especially once you learn the difference between gasoline and diesel engines. Diesel engines are usually associated with huge trucks and clouds of smoke but there’s more to them than that. They are very powerful, strong, and fuel efficient engines.

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How to Get Exercise While on the Road

Monday, June 17th, 2019

You can find ways to incorporate exercise into your lifestyle even when on the road.

The life of a trucker consists of long hours sitting behind the wheel, but that doesn’t mean it has to lead to poor health in the long run. You can find ways to incorporate exercise into your lifestyle even when on the road. Here are a few ideas to start getting exercise.  

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