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November 8, 2019
Fall Travels: Our Drivers’ Favorite Destinations
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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 10, 2019
Football Season: The Importance of Teamwork

The 2019-2020 National Football League (NFL) season is already in full swing. The New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans all lead their respective divisions. What makes these groups so successful? Teamwork.   There’s no way a football team can be successful without teamwork. The offense and defense have to do […]

September 12, 2019
Dynamic Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week – 2019

This week, we honor the approximately 3.5 million drivers who move an estimated 70 percent of the United States’ freight. These dedicated professionals work tirelessly to ensure products are picked up and delivered across the country safely and on-time. To focus on the impact these drivers have on the United States and its economy, we’ve […]

August 29, 2019
Five Misconceptions About OTR Drivers

If you’re reading this blog sitting on a couch or chair, chances are that product was delivered to a retailer by an OTR driver. Trucks move approximately 70 percent of the United States’ freight by weight and they’re driven by about 3.5 million drivers.   Like other professions, there are stereotypes about truckers that just […]

August 8, 2019
Highlights Across the Country for Dynamic Drivers

Dynamic’s 48-state operating authority, which includes a strong presence in the Greater Midwest, Southwest, West Coast and Pacific Northwest, allows our drivers to see a lot of the United States. They get to view a lot of scenery many others don’t and visit unique attractions.   Whether you have a 10 break or a 34-hour […]

July 4, 2019
Freedom and Flexibility: The Life of an OTR Driver

The United States of America gained its independence from England on July 4, 1776. One year later, residents of Philadelphia celebrated that freedom in the city’s streets. However, most Independence Day observances didn’t commonly occur until after the War of 1812. As a democracy, the U.S. offers us a lot of freedoms. We can live […]

June 27, 2019
The Hunt for a Truck with A Manual Transmission

Driving with a newer vehicle comes with a lot of perks: more advanced technology, less wear and tear and (hopefully) fewer repairs. At Dynamic Transit, each and every one of our drivers is either in or soon will be in a 2018 or newer Peterbilt 389. We outfit each truck with TriPac auxiliary power units […]

June 6, 2019
The Case for Dashboard Cameras on the Truck

With all of the safety regulations and hours rules, it can really feel like Big Brother is breathing down the trucking industry’s neck. The idea of adding a dashboard camera to a truck is enough to push any easy-going truck driver into a frustrating debate. As we broach this topic, we can already hear the […]

May 9, 2019
What’s life like as a Dynamic OTR driver?

With an estimated 1.8 million drivers in the United States working for approximately 500,000 trucking companies, there are a lot of choices available in the profession. Some drivers prefer short hauls that allow them to be home every weekend. Others like covering more of the country. Whatever their preference, there are a multitude of options […]