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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
Top 5 Tools for 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 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 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 […]

January 10, 2019
Boosting Your Career in the New Year

Boosting Your Career in the New Year Happy New Year! As you hit the road after the holidays and set those New Year’s resolutions, we know a lot of you are thinking about boosting your career. Maybe you’re looking for a new trucking company or more perks at your current one. Whatever your goals, here […]

September 28, 2018
A Truck Drivers Guide to Per Diem Pay

A Truck Driver’s Guide to Per Diem Pay “We offer per diem pay!” You see this phrase a lot on trucking job ads, but what exactly is per diem pay? How is it different from your normal paycheck? We spoke with Jodi Nevills, payroll and billing manager at Dynamic Transit, to explain. What is per […]

September 7, 2018
Are Self-Driving Trucks Here to Take Your Job?

Are Self-Driving Trucks Here to Take Your Job? We’ve all been sitting angrily in traffic and dreamed of a self-driving car, like KITT from Knight Rider. Although today’s technology isn’t quite to that level, self-driving cars are getting closer to reality. Companies like Google, Tesla and Uber have invested millions into the technology, leaving truck […]

August 29, 2018
How To Make More Money Truck Driving

How to Make More Money Truck Driving We’re sorry to disappoint you but you will not find a get rich quick scheme here. Any trucking company that makes that promise is a trucking company to avoid. Instead, we will look at how to make more money truck driving for a bigger paycheck. Choose your company […]

August 24, 2018
3 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver

3 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver As national media outlets have picked up the driver shortage again, there is a fresh batch of folks wondering, “Should I become a truck driver?” To anybody who is asking themselves that question, the current American economy is nodding its head, “Yes.” Here are three good reasons now […]