One of the biggest challenges for truckers who spend days or more at a time on the road is getting a good night's sleep.
For professional truck drivers in particular, timing is everything.
One of the biggest complaints truckers often have these days is the amount of time they have to spend in detention, waiting for their big rigs to be loaded or unloaded.
Truckers likely know full well the potential problems that wildlife can pose to their vehicles as they traverse the highways and byways in any part of the country.
When you're navigating the nation's highways and byways, eating healthy may not always seem like a reasonable option.
One of the biggest challenges from any professional truck driver is that they can spend days or more at a time on the road, away from home.
Since the implementation of new safety rules for truckers, there has been significant consternation in the freight industry about the constraints the combined effect placed on drivers.
September is right around the corner, and with it comes increased risk around certain conditions that just don't exist in the summer.
The life of a trucker can be very rewarding, but it can also be challenging.
A life on the road can be rewarding in many ways, but it also comes with some rather distinct challenges that drivers need to address.
The rate at which freight companies are creating jobs these days means that potentially thousands of new truckers have entered the industry in recent months
With the trucker shortage still ongoing and companies struggling to find qualified haulers, more is being done at the federal level to ensure a larger pool of prospective hires.
In recent months, many trucking companies have started to run into an issue where demand for their services isn't quite as robust as it used to be.
Life on the road can be rewarding in many ways, but it can also be somewhat challenging, especially for those who are relatively new to the job.
The life of a trucker may not always be easy, but there are many satisfying, fulfilling and even fun parts of the job that the average person just might not know about.
Last year was an incredibly strong year for the freight industry - as shipping demand grew and trucking companies scrambled to keep up the pace with their hiring efforts.
What will it take to counteract driver shortages? Improved recruiting and retention efforts from fleet owners are the most likely answers.
A more ergonomically designed truck cab can keep the vehicle's driver happy, comfortable and safe.
What goes into the decision to buy new trucks instead of maintaining an aging fleet?
What are the functional differences between driving independently and working for a fleet?