A GPS can be a trucker's best friend: It usually tells them exactly where to go and how to get there, with a lot of helpful information about the trip and road conditions.
Detention times have long been a big issue for professional truckers.
With more states across the U.S. now trying to develop more revenues in a number of ways, many have turned to increasing tolls on their major highways.
For the last year, just about every headline across the country about trucker pay has been about rising pay.
February typically brings with it a lot of harsh winter weather, and it's something for which professional truckers often feel prepared.
Among the consumer buying public, 75 percent expect shipping to come at no cost to them, according to a newly released survey from the National Retail Federation.
Updates to the hours of service rules originally slated for release in March may be moved back due to the government shutdown.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is seeking an injunction that would nullify a 35 percent hike in Indiana tolls for truckers.
According to the Commercial Vehicle Training Association, delays for commercial driving skills tests have led to approximately $1.5 billion in annual economic losses for the U.S. economy.
It's been said many times that most truckers don't get as much exercise as they probably need.
Across the U.S., just about any trip on the highway will lead drivers to pass at least a handful of tractor trailers operated by dedicated, hardworking professionals.
One of the biggest pieces of advice nutrition experts and health care professionals give drivers on an ongoing basis is that they should strive to eat better.
Truckers used to be away from home for days or even weeks at a time with only the occasional phone call to friends or family to keep them connected.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has preempted California's rest break rule for truckers.
With January already here, many truckers across the U.S. have likely run into icy roads, high winds, snow and difficult visibility conditions.
The issues around the national driver shortage in the freight industry are still lingering as 2019 begins, and, unfortunately, they seem to have no end in sight.
It's New Year's resolution time and, like many Americans, professional truckers across the country will likely pledge to get healthier in 2019.
The job of a professional trucker is not for the faint of heart at any time of year, but those who do it can find many ways to thrive.
The massive gap between the number of truckers freight companies need to meet demand and the relatively small number of pro haulers actually available to them is a major issue for the industry.
One of the most common New Year's resolutions people vow to achieve every December is losing that extra five, 10 or even 20 pounds they've been carrying around.