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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 […]

May 23, 2019
The Advantages of GPS Tracking Systems on Trucks

You may think trucks rarely have things stolen from them due to their sheer size and obvious presence. You’d be wrong. The United States trucking industry experienced a reported 592 cargo thefts of cargo in 2018. These thefts average $142,342 in stolen property per incident. Full truckloads constituted 74 percent of those thefts. Most occurred […]

May 16, 2019
Smartphone Apps for OTR Truck Drivers

Can you believe the first smartphones debuted almost 25 years ago? Gone are the days of using at atlas to plan a driving vacation. Few people pick up their phone to check in with a friend when it’s easier to send them a quick text message. Others rarely go to a mall to buy a […]

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 […]

April 18, 2019
10 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 […]

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 […]

February 14, 2019
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 for your haul. As the old […]

June 13, 2018
Trucking Pets: Summer Safety Tips

What You Need to Know About Trucking Pets Trucking with pets always brings rewards and new challenges for each season. Last fall, we talked with a couple of Dynamic drivers about how they care for their pets while on the road in the winter. With the temperatures already warm and continuing to rise, let’s talk […]