Monthly Archives: January 2017

Big Trucks, Big City: Seven Tips for Urban Big Rig Driving

traffic flow of trucks and cars jam on the highway

 

Big trucks spend most of their time on open interstates and major highways, but there are many truck drivers who must navigate the maze of city streets in order to reach their final destination. Unlike highways, city streets are much smaller and narrower, leaving little room for error. City streets are also much more … Read More...

How to Park Your Semi-Truck Safely

Parking a semi-truck can be challenging, even for the most experienced drivers. Obviously, the easiest way to park your truck is to find a spot where you can pull in directly. However, finding these premium spaces is not always possible, depending upon your driving schedule and what time you are ready to call it a … Read More...

Seven Ways Truck Drivers Can Beat Back Pain

Back pain is the bane of truck drivers all over the country. Long hours spent in a truck seat can contribute to low back pain, a significant health problem that can have dire results for truck drivers. Better ergonomic practices and gear can help drivers avoid this potentially career-ending problem.

 

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Four Secrets Truck Drivers Use to Stay Comfortable on Long Hauls

Truck drivers spend thousands of hours in their truck seats each year, making ergonomics not just a matter of comfort but also a matter of health. Lower back pain can make truckers’ lives miserable, and it may even force them to stop working years before they hit retirement age.

 

Custom truck seats

 

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