blog

November 8, 2019
Fall Travels: Our Drivers’ Favorite Destinations
United States map

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 24, 2019
Unique Driving Laws by State – Part Two

In last week’s blog, we shared with you some of the most unique driving laws for half of these United States. This week, it’s Montana through Wyoming’s turn. Happy driving!   Montana Sure, you know to stop at railroad crossings. But did you know that in some places in Montana you can’t drive an animal […]

October 17, 2019
Unique Driving Laws by State

OTR drivers, put down your sleep masks and handkerchiefs – it’s illegal to drive in Alabama while blindfolded. Those of you who trek through North Carolina? Stop playing soccer in the middle of the road – it’s against the law here to play in traffic. These laws might sound unbelievable, but they’re actually on the […]

October 3, 2019
The Trucking Industry: By the Numbers

Do you ever think about how products you use on a daily basis got to the store? Have you considered how the new appliance you bought at your local home goods store made it there? Chances are they were delivered by a professional driver employed by the trucking industry.   Professional drivers play an important […]

September 26, 2019
Underride Guards: Should They Be Mandated?

Rules and regulations aren’t always fun to follow. But, they sometimes guide us in the right direction. Laws like speed limits and other rules of the road help keep us safe. Many OTR drivers have even more regulations to follow, primarily because they’re responsible for hauling heavy loads. Semis sit higher off the ground and […]

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 […]

September 4, 2019
Four Tips for Better Sleep in Your Truck

As an OTR driver, you spend a lot of time on the road. Even though you get to drive to and through a lot of interesting places and meet new people, the route can sometimes feel monotonous. This is especially true if you’re sleepy or fatigued.   Although the hours of service regulations you’re required […]

August 22, 2019
Back to School Safety Tips for OTR Drivers

As with most years, summer has passed quickly, and most children are back to school. It’s back to a busy routine – and busier roads in a lot of places. Though OTR drivers don’t pass through residential areas for much of their route, it’s an occasion that requires extra safety awareness. That’s why it’s a […]

August 14, 2019
Pre-trip Checklists for OTR Drivers: Ensuring Safety for You and Your Teammates

Planning and preparation are an important part of any trip. This is especially the case for OTR drivers carrying heavy and sometimes hazardous materials.   In addition to avoiding problems down the road, pre-trip checklists give drivers a systematic method to ensure their truck and all its connected systems are ready for a long haul. […]

July 18, 2019
Truckers Beware: the Spotted Lanternfly

If you’re like most people, you probably have never heard of a Spotted Lanternfly. It doesn’t sound dangerous, right? Wrong. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, a Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper native to China, India and Vietnam. It not only has the potential to greatly impact agricultural crops but also trees. Although it […]