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January 28, 2019

Healthy Eating Tips for Truck Drivers

It can be difficult to eat healthy while being out on the road. Convenience stores have made it almost too convenient to stop in for a quick (typically unhealthy) snack, fast food restaurants surround every truck stop, and it can be easier to grab a treat on the go rather than plan ahead.

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January 14, 2019

Avoid the Slips, Trips and Falls of Winter

As I sit in my office during the winter months and look at the parking lot, I witness daily instances of near misses from people slipping on ice and snow. And it just so happens that slips, trips, and falls are one of our most frequent types of injury.  

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November 26, 2018

Top Five Tech Gadgets of 2018

I’m excited to give you my list of top tech gadgets this year. I’ve written this guide to help you find some new tech items that you might not know about — unique items that might be new to 2018 or gadgets that have not made it to mainstream yet. Before I jump into that list, I’d like to give you my top three new items in old categories.

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October 29, 2018

Truck Driver Safety Tips for Daylight Saving Time

It’s almost time to “fall back” as they say, and turn the clocks back an hour (in most parts of the country.) Managing your schedule around this and across time zones can pose a challenge when you’re on the road.

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October 22, 2018

11 Autumn Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

School is back in session, the weather is changing, and the holidays are on the way. It is a wonderful time of the year.

Every day of the year, our goals are to return you home safely, to a safe home environment you can enjoy during the upcoming season. Here are a few tips and reminders to help during the fall season.

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October 15, 2018

Top Mobile Apps for Drivers

Looking for some apps to make life easier on and off the road? Check this out…

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September 24, 2018

Tips for Choosing the Right Truck Driving School

You’ve already made the choice to hit the road and become a truck driver. Now what?

It’s time to pick a truck driving school, but not just any school–the best possible one for your lifestyle and career. Here are some tips and things for you to consider when choosing.

 

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September 17, 2018

Rush Mentality and Truck Driver Safety

Do you feel the pressure build with every tick-tock of the clock? After spending a decade behind the wheel for Dot, I know exactly how that feels.

Drivers have to worry about time constraints, appointments, and the need to fulfill the on-time expectations of customers and suppliers. Sometimes unexpected situations occur. You’ve lost valuable time and think, “How am I going to make this up?” Following are strategies which helped me to cope with–and overcome–my rush mentality.

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August 28, 2018

Eating Healthy on the Road: McDonald’s Edition

When you think of McDonald’s, you think of super-sized greasy food, right? Me too. Turns out, there are some choices that can give you the right combo of good nutrients and a reasonable calorie count. Plus, they will leave you feeling satisfied and full and won’t make your bank.

Here are some ideas for each meal of the day.

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August 6, 2018

What is Your Truck Driving Soundtrack?

As drivers, you have a lot of time to listen to your favorite tunes, radio programs, podcasts, or audiobooks. With Bluetooth and other audio technological advances, there must be millions of options of audio entertainment. What do you listen to?

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