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April 18, 2019
Ten Tips Truck Drivers Can Follow to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Unless you’re very wealthy or driving a company-owned truck, you’ve probably noticed the recent increase in gas prices. Take a look at these statistics from AAA: As of today, California’s average pump price is $4.01, the most expensive in the state since July 2014. Pump prices on the West Coast increased as much as 20 […]

April 11, 2019
Cooking In The Cab

While on the road, truckers all face the same dilemma – having to decide between the conveniences of fast food or trying to eat healthy. Long runs across the country necessitate a dedicated schedule, and truckers don’t always have the luxury to sit down to a balanced and healthy meal. It’s just an unspoken fact […]

April 4, 2019
Tax Tips for Professional Drivers

It’s finally spring! Time for warmer temperatures, baseball season…and taxes. Though the deadline for filing taxes is Monday, April 15, many United States residents have yet to complete theirs. If that includes you, there are some things to keep in mind so you’re not scrambling to avoid a penalty for filing late. One major tax […]

March 28, 2019
Top 5 Trucking Influencers

Whether you happen to be at the outset of your trucking career or well into the trucking lifestyle, there’s a multitude of blogs and social media personalities on the internet that can help shape your personal experience. From insight into the mind and thinking of seasoned truckers – to everyday advice for greenhorns – to […]

March 21, 2019
Excelling in the Trucking Industry: Tips from Real Women on the Road

It’s no secret that the trucking industry is facing a shortage of about 63,000 drivers. As we noted in our previous blog, this is primarily because the older generation of drivers is retiring. Even with this shortage, there are an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers in the United States, although only about eight percent of them are women. […]

March 14, 2019
Dealing with Homesickness as an OTR Driver

One of the hardest challenges about OTR trucking is leaving home. When you’re out for weeks at a time, the loneliness can really affect to you in a negative way. Every driver gets homesick on the road at one point or another. Sometimes it only lasts a few minutes, but other times it can start […]

March 7, 2019
Money Saving Tips for OTR Drivers

It’s easy for OTR drivers to feel like they have no choice but to spend money on the road. Most of the time they’re buying the essentials such as food & beverages, showers, toiletries, and other necessities.  Many of these items are overpriced at convenience stores or truck stops on the road.  The extra money […]

February 28, 2019
Why Is There a Truck Driver Shortage?

Over the last few years, the trucking industry has seen a significant decrease in the number of truck drivers. At the same time, the demand for drivers is at an all-time high. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimate that the industry is currently understaffed by about 63,000 drivers. Today we’re looking at reasons for the […]

February 21, 2019
Checking Out Dynamic’s New Peterbilt 389’s

“Classic drivers deserve classic trucks.” That’s what Dynamic Transit owner, Fred Khani, said in 2018 when we announced our plans to put every driver inside a brand new Peterbilt 389. As we celebrate our all-new truck fleet, we thought we’d look closer and show off some of our drivers’ favorite features. APUs & Inverters Auxiliary power units […]

February 14, 2019
Complete Truck Driver Packing List

The Complete Truck Driver Packing List Truck driver packing isn’t always easy. When you’re on the road, there’s nothing worse than realizing you forgot something. Packing is a real struggle for truck drivers. Even though you can’t fit everything from home in the cab, you need to make sure it’s loaded with all the essentials […]