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How to place emergency triangles

You’ve just been involved in an accident or your truck has broken down. Stopping on a highway or roadside can be dangerous, especially if the road is winding, in a poorly lit area, or has poor visibility due to weather conditions. What do you do to keep yourself and others safe after an incident has…

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Top Truck Driving Myths

Considering the highs and lows of becoming a commercial truck driver?! Let’s debunk some myths about whether truck driving is even a viable career option, trucking schools, and more to help you navigate your choices. Check out these 8 Truck Driving Myths:  Myth 1: Trucking isn’t for me.  Stereotypes still thrive in bygone media representations of truck drivers as middle-aged men (e.g., 70s and 80s…

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Halloween Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrians with a 43% higher fatality rate based on a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.  With daylight getting shorter as we move into the fall months and the increase in pedestrian traffic, especially children on Halloween night– it’s crucial…

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The power of hope in a crippling supply chain

Five hundred and eighty days ago we witnessed a much-deserved pat on the back for the professional truck drivers’ role in keeping America moving while millions of Americans were forced to stay home. We had a chance to celebrate and show our pride in the tireless efforts of these drivers with a broad audience. It…

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Trucker’s Guide to Truck Stop Safety

For many truck drivers, truck stops provide drivers with the opportunity to get some rest, eat, take a shower, refuel, and stretch their legs. However, truck stops can be dangerous for both the driver and their trucks. By preparing yourself with truck stop safety knowledge you can decrease your chances of running into a bad…

The trucking industry offers endless opportunities, one of which is becoming an owner-operator.

Why become an owner-operator?

The trucking industry offers endless opportunities, one of which is becoming an owner-operator. An owner-operator is an independent driver who runs their own transportation business. This allows the driver the freedom to make more money, control their day-to-day responsibilities, and scale their business the way they want to. Becoming an owner comes with a lot…