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Valentine’s Day: On The Road

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s day is one of those holidays where if you have a loved one, you purchase a card, some flowers and you go out to dinner. Some people put way too much emphasis on the holiday and go above in beyond to show the person they are with that they love them. For those that […]

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Women Drivers Are Spearheading Trucking

January 24, 2020

Women drivers are entering the trucking industry in full-force. The trucking industry has been in a mix over the past two years. With hundreds of businesses shutting down in 2019, to a continued decline in truck drivers filling the roles of a retirement generation, women have turned up to take the reigns. Trucking Crisis Provides […]

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The DMV: A Terrible Place

January 4, 2020

The DMV is a terrible place. Depending on your area, you could be in and out within an hour or so, or you could be stuck waiting in line for over half a day. Either way, registering your vehicle with the DMV is a time-consuming task. The DMV: Waiting In Line Lines are standard at […]

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The Volkswagen 181: A Wacky Auto

December 10, 2019

The Volkswagen 181 was a monstrosity from the German car company. In 1973 post-military vehicles were on the rise. With the advent of the Jeep during World War 2, many automotive manufacturers tried their hand at creating an all-terrain vehicle. The 181 was cool but didn’t live up. The Volkswagen 181 is Born During the […]

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5 Tips for Truckers Away for the Holidays

November 14, 2019

It is hard enough being in the trucking industry and driving for days on end. Let alone find it easy to be away from friends and family with the holidays arriving. Luckily, we have compiled five tips for truckers who are away for the holidays, read them below. Allow Flexibility Furthermore, this means being flexible […]

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Natural Gas or Diesel?

October 3, 2019

Natural gas or diesel, that is the question. At least among many truck owners and fleet managers it is. Once upon a time this question wouldn’t have even existed. However, with the advancement in natural fuel engine technology, you now have a choice. Nevertheless, with choices comes factors that can impact your decision too. Therefore, […]

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Signs Point to Late Year Upswing in Trucking

August 30, 2019

It’s been a brutally difficult year in the trucking industry. There’s no question about it. And all truckers have felt the pain of it. In fact, truckers like Lexington, Kentucky located owner-operator Chad Boblett have described the past year as “a bloodbath.” According to available statistics, around 2,500 truck drivers, were laid off by trucking […]

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Balancing Family and Your Truck Schedule

July 26, 2019

Truck drivers spend a great deal of time on the road and away from family. Some truckers are gone for days, weeks, or even months at a time. It doesn’t leave much room for anything else. As an OTR driver, you sacrifice time away from the family. There are days you’ll go without seeing them, […]

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Female Executives Climbing Trucking Ladder

June 24, 2019

It’s starting to happen in what is seemingly a male dominated world. More and more women are assuming bigger roles in the management of trucking companies.  Naturally, executives for some of the most influential for-hire carriers in North America are boisterously championing this development. “Early on in my career, I decided I wasn’t going to […]

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Everything You Want to Know About Team Driving

May 22, 2019

When you’re first starting out in the trucking business, you’ll hear all kinds of keywords and phrases. For instance, you may be hearing the term “team driving” a lot. What exactly is team driving, anyway? Furthermore, how necessary is it to complete? It turns out many people have a lot of misconceptions about this aspect […]

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