Thank A Trucker During Appreciation Week!

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September 13th kicks off Trucker Appreciation Week 2015. This is the week we honor professional truck drivers nationwide for their hard work and dedication as they tackle one of the most demanding jobs. Make sure to say a huge “thank you” to the truckers in your life for not only working hard, but also sacrificing… Read more »

Stay Connected to Family on the Road

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  Finding time to stay connected to your family while you’re on the road can be a challenge. If your schedule is second or third shift, it becomes even more of a challenge because your family will be on a different schedule than you. No matter how difficult it is, it is important to keep… Read more »

5 Things Every Truck Driver Needs

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There are some must-have items you should have in your truck all the time. Emergencies don’t come with much, if any, warning. And when they do hit, you’ll thank yourself that you were prepared for any situation. Here are five essentials that will prepare you for many of the situations you could find yourself in.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Accidents happen daily for any number of reasons, and now more than ever, distracted driving is rising as a major contributor car and trucking wrecks. Distracted driving is a term used for anything that takes your focus off the road for any given period of time.

It’s spring! Time to clean

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The winter was long but now that spring has arrived we can all breathe a sigh of relief and enjoy the sun and warmer weather. It’s also that special time of year when homeowners and office employees do their annual spring-cleaning. For truck drivers, your truck is practically both an office and a home most… Read more »

The push to encourage sleep apnea screening, treatment

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has once again stressed the importance of screening and testing truck drivers for sleep apnea. In December, the FMCSA faced criticism for not having clear enough guidelines for medical examiners with regard to sleep apnea – the health condition that impairs the quality of sleep people get and increases… Read more »

Simple, effective tips for avoiding crashes

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You’re on the road for hours and weeks at a time. You’ve got deadlines to meet. And above all, you want to get home from your trip safe and sound. Sometimes crashes and accidents happen from sheer bad luck, but more often than not, safe driving is the result of good habits while on the… Read more »

Keep safety a top priority

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Have you ever taken a step back and considered what an incredible responsibility it is to be a semi-truck driver? Considering the job entails navigating giant vehicles that carry up to — and sometimes more than — 80,000 pounds of cargo from coast-to-coast and deliver important goods in a timely fashion, it’s an incredibly important… Read more »