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December 23, 2019
Dynamic Transit: The Year in Review
Dynamic Transit Peterbilt Truck

It’s that time of the year again. The time when we look back at the past year to see what we’ve accomplished. At Dynamic Transit, our 2019 year in review focuses on our employees. We couldn’t do what we do without them!     In 2019, Dynamic drivers drove 29,619,505.4 miles (as of 12-23-19 at […]

December 12, 2019
Winter Weather Essentials for OTR Truck Drivers

In less than two weeks, winter officially begins. The United States has already been hit by a couple major winter storms. And, more snow and frigid temperatures are certainly on the way. This is especially true for driving jobs that run the Pacific Northwest.   Each winter, trucking companies put drivers in the Pacific Northwest […]

December 6, 2019
How to Keep Your Cool When Others Don’t

Getting cut off by someone on the highway.  A receiving clerk demanding the on-time policy doesn’t excuse lateness – even if only by five minutes. Another truck parking too close to your door.  Hearing excessive noise in the middle of the night inside a truck stop. It may take different forms, but drivers do experience […]

November 27, 2019
Benefits of Working with a Small Business

Small Business Saturday celebrates its 10-year anniversary this week on November 30. It was created to encourage people to shop small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses. Why? Because for every dollar spent at a small business in the United States, approximately 67 cents stays in the local community.   The following numbers prove the […]

November 21, 2019
Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse: What it Means for You

In just over a month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will become operational. Although most trucking companies and their drivers are well-informed about it, we’re going to break down what it means for you.   First, the clearinghouse is designed to address the problem of drivers […]

November 13, 2019
Three Key Strategies for Drivers to Reduce Stress

Everyone deals with stress. Drivers of trucks aren’t immune to it. They’re responsible for keeping cargo safe and getting it to its destination on-time. This can be especially tough with road construction, traffic congestion and unsafe weather conditions.   Stress can take different forms. It may cause some people to become easily agitated, feel overwhelmed […]

November 8, 2019
Fall Travels: Our Drivers’ Favorite Destinations

Dynamic Transit drivers cover a lot of ground on their routes. Our 48-state operating authority, which includes a strong presence in the Greater Midwest, Southwest, West Coast and Pacific Northwest, gives them the opportunity to travel through many different states. Like any traveler, many of them have their favorite destinations.   In this blog, we’re […]

October 31, 2019
What Truckers Want Other Drivers to Know

Those trucks with which you share the road can legally weigh around 80,000 pounds. That’s 20 times the size of most automobiles. Just like you, the drivers of those trucks are doing their best to get safely to their destination.   Some people fault truckers for a lot of serious vehicle crashes. However, data shows […]

October 24, 2019
Unique Driving Laws by State – Part Two

In last week’s blog, we shared with you some of the most unique driving laws for half of these United States. This week, it’s Montana through Wyoming’s turn. Happy driving!   Montana Sure, you know to stop at railroad crossings. But did you know that in some places in Montana you can’t drive an animal […]

October 17, 2019
Unique Driving Laws by State

OTR drivers, put down your sleep masks and handkerchiefs – it’s illegal to drive in Alabama while blindfolded. Those of you who trek through North Carolina? Stop playing soccer in the middle of the road – it’s against the law here to play in traffic. These laws might sound unbelievable, but they’re actually on the […]