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Volkswagen 181

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

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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trucking upswing

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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women excutives

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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Are you falling for these 3 bad driving habits?

April 17, 2019

What do pop music and bad drivers have in common? They both seem to be everywhere! Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure you’re not falling into bad driving habits while on the job. It’s also good to know how to spot the signs in yourself and others while on the road, so you […]

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Atlanta truck crash

Truck Crash Spills 40,000 Pounds of Ink!

March 22, 2019

Printer ink… one of the things that many of us try to avoid buying often, as it can be very expensive. Therefore, the result of this Atlanta truck crash might frustrate some. On Wednesday morning, in the early hours of about 2:00 a.m., an accident occurred. Essentially, according to authorities, a vehicle cut in front […]

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fuel research

Department of Energy Gives $50 Million for Commercial Truck Fuel Research!

March 4, 2019

On Friday 03/01, the United States Department of Energy established that they’re giving about $51.5 million for technological fuel research. It will emphasize trucks, off-road vehicles, and the fuels that power them. Thus, this funding is allocated to those conducting research on these specific topics. The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

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