Just about any trucker can tell you that the biggest issue with eating right on the road is a lack of reasonable options.
It's no secret to anyone in the freight industry that plenty of trucking jobs are available, and the benefits for new hires are growing quickly.
One of the best pieces of advice for a professional trucker - or, indeed, someone in any job - is to stay hydrated.
The sad truth is that truckers don't often have much opportunity for exercise or eating right, which brings with it a number of notable health risks.
Winter may be winding down in many parts of the country, but the farther north one goes, the more snow storms, sub-zero temperatures and icy conditions remain prevalent.
The trucking industry isn't unique in that it comes with a lot of quirks rookies wouldn't anticipate at first blush, but it is unique in what it usually asks of professional drivers.
The electronic logging mandate has created some serious hiccups for drivers and freight companies alike since being implemented last year.
Those behind the wheel and in leadership positions in the freight industry have likely noticed a lot of changes to the sector in recent years.
Unfortunately for professional truckers, pain is often part of the job.
It's not a particularly well-kept secret that truckers don't have the healthiest diets.
Across the U.S., whipping winds, heavy snows, icy conditions and sub-zero temperatures have become increasingly common in recent weeks, increasing the risk of crashes for drivers of all types.
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.