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How to Launch Your Career in Trucking

Do you envision yourself as a truck driver? If the answer is yes, then reading this is your perfect starting point.

 

Understanding the industry will support your quest to get into trucking. You’ll have the opportunity to work as a trucker for yourself or for someone else. Overcoming the challenges that drivers running their … Read More...

Backup Cameras and Alarms Improve Fleet Safety

The concept of a motor vehicle backup camera appeared in 1956, but it wouldn’t be until 1991 when one would appear in a consumer car. Today, it’s not only a standard feature but required by law. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 1111 went into effect on May 1, 2018. It covers all motor vehicles, … Read More...

Six Things to Look for in a New Truck Seat

Independent truck drivers and trucking companies are paying more attention to their truck seats as study after study show the impact a comfortable, well-supported seat can have on driver health and well-being. Semi truck seat manufacturers make a lot of promises, and it’s often hard to tell the difference between greatness and mediocrity in seats.… Read More...

America’s Most Scenic Roads

If you are looking for a fun and adventurous family summer vacation that is different, or perhaps you just have some extra time to take the scenic route between hauling assignments, why not consider hitting some of America’s most scenic roadsides on your way to your destination? Each of these drives offers stunning scenery you … Read More...

Top 5 Must-Have Safety Products for Your Truck Revealed

Pick-up trucks provide drivers with a real sense of safety, thanks to their size, construction, and high seat above other traffic. You can make your truck even safer with aftermarket truck gear designed to enhance vehicle safety.

 

There are many aftermarket truck accessories on the market, and consumers should do their homework before … Read More...

How Truckers Can Be Good to Their Backs and Avoid Back Pain

Sitting for long hours is part of being a truck driver. Unfortunately, excessive sitting can lead to back pain, neck pain, pinched nerves, and increased risks for circulatory problems. However, with a few simple preventative measures you can avoid unnecessary pain and discomfort while you drive by using these useful ideas.

 

Avoid Back Pain

 

  1. Make sure
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New Laws in Tennessee Will Crack Down on Texting-While-Driving Bus Drivers

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Tennessee is currently in the process of increasing the penalties for bus drivers who are caught texting while driving. What prompted a change to the law was a crash in December 2014, where two school buses collided and resulted in the deaths of two children and a teacher’s aide.

 

Currently, there is a … Read More...

Driver Fatigue: Driving Tired Is Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

It is estimated that driver fatigue accounts for about 20% of serious and fatal accidents and is roughly 33% of all accidents involving a single vehicle. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the number of accidents related to driver fatigue is approximately 100,000 per year, with 71,000 injuries, 1,550 deaths, and $12.5 billion in losses. … Read More...