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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 […]

May 2, 2019
Five Reasons To Join Our Company

You may already know the story of how Dynamic Transit was established more than 30 years ago. Fred and Michele Khani, experienced over-the-road truck drivers, realized they wanted to turn their enthusiasm for the industry into a business focused on driver satisfaction and surpassed client expectations. They started with a plan and a few trucks, […]

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 […]

April 11, 2019
Five Tools For Cooking In The Cab

While on the road, truckers all face the same dilemma. They have to decide between the conveniences of fast food or trying to eat healthily. Long runs across the country necessitate a dedicated schedule. Truckers don’t always have the luxury to sit down to a balanced and healthful meal. It’s just an unspoken fact that […]

March 14, 2019
Dealing with Homesickness as an OTR Driver

One of the hardest challenges about over-the-road (OTR) trucking is leaving home. When you’re out for weeks at a time, the loneliness can really affect you in a negative way. Every OTR driver gets homesick on the road at one point or another. Sometimes it only lasts a few minutes, but other times it can […]

January 3, 2019
Fighting Flu Season on the Road

The flu is going around this time of year, and we want to make sure drivers are prepared. Here are a few ways drivers can keep germs away while on the road.

July 6, 2018
6 Exercises to Reduce Hypertension

6 Exercises to Reduce Hypertension According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 75 million Americans suffer from hypertension. That’s 29% of our adult population or about 1 out of every 3 adults. Those numbers give pretty good odds that plenty of Dynamic truck drivers are dealing with hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure. […]

May 9, 2018
Truckers, Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy

6 Mental Health Tips for the Summer Schools are closing for summer and more cars are crowding the highways as vacations send people on the road. The longer daylight hours and the added traffic go a long way to light a short fuse on any truck driver. It’s just as important to keep yourself mentally […]

April 17, 2018
Beyond the DOT Physical – The Road to Better Health

Beyond the DOT Physical – The Road to Better Health A few months ago, we talked about how to build a healthy routine that works for you. Part of what makes a health routine is visiting the doctor for your DOT physical. Being a patient requires great amounts of patience, especially when waiting for a […]