Trucking terms and lingo for new truckers and anyone else who wants to maneuver through our complex trucking industry.
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We give simple, easy to implement tips for the professional truck driver to fall asleep easy and quickly, when on the road.
Depression is truckers is prevalent, although not commonly discussed in the trucking community.
Since truckers spend a great deal of time alone, it can be an issue for some drivers.
It’s vital to know the signs of depression and how to handle it.
It’s important that truckers know lack of sleep affects their driving. Learn how driving is affected, the signs of drowsiness + how to get quality sleep.
Drivers have asked me about the spinner knob I have installed on the steering wheel in my truck.After 40+ years of driving, I can say it’s been very useful.
A dash cam can be a real life saver for the commercial truck driver, who travels hundreds and hundreds of miles each day.
A driver encounters a multitude of situations where a photo record of the incident would be invaluable.
Every truck driver should have at least one dash cam in his truck. It’s an investment in their safety and their future in the trucking industry.
Although much less prevalent than in the past, the practice of forced dispatch still exists in our trucking industry. Know what it is and how to handle it, should you ever be faced with it as a professional truck driver.
There are a few dirty trucking company tricks in our industry. They are specifically used to cheat drivers out of money they have earned or have been promised. I am not aware of just how many carriers are guilty of these scams. But some of these tricks are as old as the trucking industry itself! […]
Lumping is a service charge that is sometimes used, most commonly, by big grocery store chains.
Basically, lumping is when a third-party unloads your freight delivery for you, whether it is stated as part of your job or not.