As the world grappled with complex challenges and changes in 2021, the trucking industry had its share of ups and downs. Tough market conditions shaped the way business was done in the trucking industry, but on the other hand, advancements in technology and the growth of e-commerce created new opportunities for carriers and drivers.
Truck drivers have easy access to super sized candy bars, soda, cheeseburgers, fries, and chips at truck stops, while restaurant specials tempt drivers with high-calorie meals low on nutrition. To maintain good health and stay safe while on the road, truck drivers must intentionally plan to eat healthy.
Driving the biggest rig on the road doesn’t reduce the risk of a collision or injuries. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just recently earned your commercial driver’s license, here are a few tips to help you stay safe.
If you’re considering a career as a truck driver, you might be surprised to find out how many types of trucks and trailers there are — and corresponding types of trucking jobs.
Inspectors removed 6,710 commercial motor vehicles and 2,080 drivers from roadways — a 16.5% vehicle and 5.3% driver out-of-service rate — over the May 4-6 International Roadcheck, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced.
Truck driving is a career with many options. You could drive locally or cross country. You could work for a trucking company or be an owner-operator. You also have nine different types of truck driving jobs to choose from.
During disruption events, truckers should be well-informed about the measures that are being taken to help them, according to Scott Grenerth, subject matter expert at Truck Specialized Parking Services.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in supply chains around the world, and the oil industry is no exception. Due to a lack of tank truck drivers, Americans could feel the effects of a fuel shortage this summer.
Sick of junk food or tired of the same old snacks? Change things up by prepping these seven nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-make snacks before hitting the road.
Ready or not, summer is just a few weeks away and that means truck drivers need to make a few adjustments. Here are a few tips for driving safely this summer.