Who to Follow on Social Media to Make Your Trucking Job Easier

Social media is a fancy way of saying, “Facebook” or “Twitter” or “Instagram.” If you are on any of these, or Snapchat, LinkedIn or Google+, then my friend you are on social media. As a truck driver there are plenty of other truckers who are also on social media showing off their interesting perspectives. If…

How Do I Win Truckload Carriers Driver of the Year Contest?

Do you like to win prizes? Do you secretly like getting all the attention? If you do check out the Driver of the Year Contest by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive. You can win a substantial $25,000, which would look mighty sweet in your bank account. Not a top winner? You’ll still bring home…

Trucking is Major and Here’s Why

If you are a truck driver you rock and roll, literally. Any little kid will tell you that big rigs are super cool, and getting to drive an 18-wheeler with chrome stacks and awesome detailing is only one of the perks of being a trucker. In addition to getting to travel the country during your…

From One Trucker to Another: 8 Ways to Show Appreciation to Truck Drivers

Truck drivers, get ready for a week dedicated to all things truckers. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is right around the corner, and it’s the perfect opportunity to show your love for your fellow truck drivers. After all, who knows more about what truck drivers go through day after day than other truckers? So take…

Truckers Help Fight Sex Trafficking

If you think that some of the prostitutes out there are doing it because they chose to, you’d be wrong. Many of the women – or barely women, in some cases – were kidnapped and are forced into this “profession.” Back in the 1980s, a teenager asked a man – someone who seemed friendly and…

Trucking 101: 11 Essentials for Women Truckers Traveling OTR

While the number of women OTR truckers is nothing compared to the number of men, these numbers are climbing. Women truck drivers are becoming more commonplace, both at trucking companies as well as in the role of owners of companies. That means it is time to address a pressing concern. What should women carry along…

Truck Driving Companies That Pay for Training

If you are just getting into the trucking business chances are you need to get a commercial driver’s license and a trucking job. Start with your CDL and then go on a trucking job search. In order to get your CDL, however, you will need to pass an exam. Typically individuals go through a truck…

The Best of the Funny Trucking Stuff on Pinterest

We’ve been to YouTube to see the truck driver fails videos. We’ve scouted out websites and blogs where truck drivers promote their lifestyle choices. We’ve even looked up Facebook profiles of professional truck drivers who are famous within the trucking community. But what about Pinterest, that site where everyone is always pinning things? Did you…

Truck Driving Companies that Train New Drivers

If you are new to the trucking industry, welcome! Over the road trucking offers you the chance to explore the wide open spaces of America while getting paid to travel. You get to be your own boss, and you have the liberty to choose the types of trucking jobs you want to take to a…

Stay Hydrated: Best Summer Beverages at Truck Stops

If you are a newbie considering a truck driving career, then you might wonder why truckers would need to stay hydrated. Truck drivers spend most of their time sitting behind the wheel in an air-conditioned cab with plenty of shade. Water should be plenty, right? Well, for starters truck drivers do a lot more than…