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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 […]

April 25, 2019
FAQ’s About What It’s Like To Drive For Dynamic

We know drivers have a lot of questions about working for us. We understand that making the decision to work somewhere is not taken lightly. Everyone wants to work at a place they enjoy. That’s why we’ve created a playlist of 6 videos that go through the most commonly asked questions by drivers. Still have […]

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. […]

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 […]