How to Tell the Trucking Industry Isn’t Ready for Self-Driving Tech

The company Embark makes autonomous, self driving trucking solutions. They are trying to shake up the trucking industry by offering long haul autonomous programs. In other words, long haul truckers could transform their rigs into self driving trucks using this technology. It has passed for road inspection by the State of Nevada, passing automated trucking…

Top 3 Bottlenecks for Freight Haulers in 2017

Bottleneck traffic, rush hour all day long, traffic jams from your worst nightmares…these are commonplace conditions for truck drivers. All the same, there has to be a way to bypass these bottlenecks so you don’t risk losing your trucking job. As a truck driver for companies like Heartland Express, JB Hunt Transport, and Knight Refrigerated you…

How You Can Improve Your Night Sight as an OTR Trucker

Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean all of the nation’s over the road truck drivers end their day. In fact, professional truck drivers end up driving at all hours as determined by their haul types and delivery schedules. The problem here is that some drivers have difficulties seeing after dark either due to decreased lighting…

How to Apply for Trucking Jobs on JiggyJobs

Jiggy Jobs makes finding trucking jobs online simple and fast. Are you ready to apply for trucking jobs? Great, we’ll look at how to apply using our Quick App feature. Want to search for the best paying trucking jobs currently available? We can help you do that, too. Jiggy Jobs also provides detailed and up-to-date…

MC Numbers No More: What to Expect With the Unified Registration System

Pretty soon you will not have a MC (Motor Carrier), US DOT, or FF (Freight Forwarder) number. All of these trucking numbers will be obsolete. In their place you will use the new Unified Registration System. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is busy working out the kinks. While they published their final ruling for…

What are the Best Choices for Wireless Internet for OTR Truck Drivers?

Wireless internet is as vital to truckers as CB radios once were. Your boss emails you to send you the paperwork for your next load. You need the internet to download it, and you need a wireless connection to print it via your printer. After a long day over the road you want to stream…

Cyber Monday Deals for Truckers

Forget Black Friday. When you are an OTR truck driver the last thing you want to do is deal with the day after Thanksgiving traffic just to snag some goodies. And then there are the truckers who are not at home for the holidays. How are you all supposed to do your holiday shopping? Why,…

The Best Apps to Find Trucker Parking in the Holiday Madness

Sure, the holiday season is all about joy and generosity and good cheer. But it’s also about shopping like maniacs and traveling to see your loved ones. These two festive activities lead to one problem for truck drivers—the ability to find trucker parking in the holiday rush. With everyone traveling to and fro, especially in…

Black Friday Deals: Here’s Where to Score the Toys Truckers Want

The season for shopping is upon us, which means deep savings on everything from electronics to clothing. If you are a Black Friday shopper prepare in advance by scanning the ads and listing the items you want. This will save you a lot of time running from store to store as you’ll have a route…

What Can Be Done to Help Curb the Truck Driver Shortage?

The trucking industry is facing a driver shortage. Yes, Trucks.com estimates that there’s currently a 48,000 driver shortage in the United States. However, perhaps more alarmingly is it is projected that there will be some 890,000 driver openings from now through 2025, according to data from American Trucking Associations. It’s somewhat of a dire picture…