Categories for Truck Driving

Springtime Safety: Trucking Tips for Safer Driving

March 12, 2024

Spring is finally here, and with it comes warmer weather, blooming flowers, and longer days. For truck drivers, springtime also means facing a new set of challenges on the road. As the weather begins to change, it’s important to stay vigilant and practice safe driving habits to ensure a safe journey for both yourself and others on the road. Here are some trucking tips for safer driving this spring. 1. Prepare for changing road conditions One of the biggest challenges of driving in the spring is dealing with changing road conditions. As the snow and ice melt, roads can become... View Article

Tips on Safe Driving for Truckers

August 22, 2022

Driving a big rig can be a real thrill and a rewarding career. How to be a safe big-rig trucker is part of that endeavor. There’s information that can help truckers learn some safety driving tips they can use while on the roads. Here’s how to drive safely as a big-rig trucker. 1. Check Mirrors Often Most truckers tend to drive for long hours without checking their mirrors often. This is one of the most common mistakes that many truckers make. Checking mirrors is very important as it helps track the vehicles around you. It also helps you to know when... View Article

Gas-Saving Tips to Combat High Gas Prices

September 30, 2021

The cost of gas—like everything—is going up these days. If you’re not lucky enough to work from home, commuting to work, school, activities and get-togethers can get expensive. Are you asking yourself, “How can I save money on gas?” or “What are some ways to drive more fuel efficiently?” Learning some simple tips and tricks can help you save money when you’re at the pump. Here’s how you can save money on gas: Check your tires: Are your tires properly inflated? If you’re not sure, it’s time to check your tire pressure. When you drive on improperly-inflated tires, it can... View Article

The Five Hardest Parts of a Tow Truck Driver’s Job

September 16, 2021

Whether you’re a kid who loves watching heavy equipment, someone who’s thinking about switching careers or just someone who’d like to know how other people live their lives, plenty of folks ask themselves, “What’s it like driving a tow truck?” As you can imagine, the job has its advantages and drawbacks. Here’s a closer look at five of the toughest parts of being a tow truck driver: Towing motorists in dangerous areas: In many cases, whether it’s an accident or a vehicle breakdown, drivers may not have enough time or the opportunity to get to a safer location. This means... View Article

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