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…

How to Improve Detainment Periods for Truckers at Loading Stops

Getting stuck at loading docks can be the nail in the coffin for a truck driver. In a dream world you would be able to arrive at your destination, back up to the loading dock, unload or load your goods, and get back on the road. Ideally you would be in and out in no…

The Rants, Raves, and Top Complaints of Truck Drivers

No job is perfect, and anyone you ask will tell you a thing or two that they hate about their boss, occupation or workplace. That’s just a fact of life. Take the trucking industry, for example, where truck drivers have plenty of issues. While truckers may not be able to solve their problems today, tomorrow,…

You’ve Got to See These Interesting Facts About Semi-Trucks and Trailers

If you drive a big rig you are in a class above all the rest, literally. A semi truck is one of those vehicles that interests people who’ve never been in or driven one. Think about it. How many times a week do you honk your horn when a kid pumps his arm at you?…

What Makes the New Mack Mobile App So Special?

Mack is all over the mobile app map with several apps already out, and another one in piloting mode. With all of these Mack trucking apps available it can be difficult to figure out which one you need. Here is an overview of the current Mack mobile apps, as well as a sneak peak at…

The Best GPS Choices for Truck Drivers

Being able to find your destination is one of the biggest requirements of a truck driving career. However, long gone are the days when you were forced to depend on a paper map. The truck drivers of today have a whole slew of technological advancements that help them run their routes. Take global positioning systems…

What are the Best Truck Driving Jobs for Big Paychecks

Everybody wants to make the most money, that’s a given. In the trucking industry, the way to make more moola is to find better paying trucking jobs. The best truck driving jobs are the ones that pay well over the long run. For example, you can find seasonal hauls for package delivery companies like UPS…