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Guest Post: Invest in Your Future from the Road
You see tons of scenery on the road, but did you know your route can actually help you make more money or potentially even fund your retirement? Learn more.
Maintaining a work-life balance in trucking
Being a truck driver can be an exciting career. It’s a career choice that encompasses many freedoms; the thrill of the open road, the picturesque scenery, and the endless exploration are all terrific examples. But, with these attractive perks come disadvantages. A career in truck driving can be demanding and significantly influence your lifestyle, especially
Where to Get Free Coffee for #NationalCoffeeDay
We found it out it’s #NationalCoffeeDay Friday September 29th, and some businesses are offering free or discounted coffee…but we wouldn’t be Truckstop.com if we didn’t add some incredible data to it to empower our drivers and brokers!* 1. Get BOGO coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts. When you buy a medium or larger hot coffee, you score a
Five Reasons We Appreciate Truckers
In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week #NTDAW, we’re saluting the truck drivers who understand that while tough times don’t last, tough truckers do. 1. The Time You Put In via GIPHY When you’re earning a per-mile paycheck, your wheels are (nearly) always turning and your days are (nearly) always long. That’s why truckers often
Four Things to Watch Out for During the 100 Deadliest Days
When we think of summer, we tend to think of picnics, barbeques, fishing, swimming, and a lot of other outdoor activities. But did you know the stretch between Memorial Day to Labor Day are the deadliest days of the year? Not due to swimming, camping, or heat stroke. Not bad mayonnaise. It’s driving. Teen driving
June is Theft Prevention Month
Danger on the Road June is theft prevention month. This week a tractor-trailer was stolen in Texas and ended in a standoff with police on Interstate 30. While the trailer was unloaded, the entire unit was totaled. The standoff lasted two hours and as many as 12 people were injured during the chase as the
CDL Minimum Requirements Finally Clears
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. Regulations and Legislation The CDL Minimum requirement has finally been cleared. After being delayed on three separate occasions, new drivers and drivers looking to upgrade their CDL, may begin to experience more strict training
5 Top Gift Ideas for the Truck-Driving Dad
Father’s Day is fast approaching. Because many a dad is on the road for days (or weeks) on end driving that big rig, here are 5 perfect gifts for the truck-driving dad: Yeti Rambler tumbler The Yeti Rambler 30-ounce stainless steel vacuum insulated tumbler comes with a shatter-proof lid to prevent those untimely spills. The
U.S. Receives Low Scores for Traffic Fatalities World Wide
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. Inspection Season Nebraska State Police conducted a three-day surprise inspection spree last week with 42 percent of inspected trucks being placed out of service. The blitzes were held in Omaha, Lincoln and Sarpy County
ELD Mandate Deadline Just Seven Months Away
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. More on ELDs We are just seven months away from ELDs becoming mandatory. If drivers have a current AOBRD (automatic on-board recording device), they are considered to be in compliance until Dec. 16, 2019.