Every experienced trucker knows what a pain it can be to do their jobs during the holiday season.
As truckers traverse the nation's highways and byways in late autumn and into the cold winter months, the number of risks associated with the job can increase significantly.
Trucker attrition in recent years has been a bit jarring for many in the industry, but the good news is that they led more companies to reconsider how they deal with drivers on an ongoing basis.
A trucker's life is never easy, especially because they are often asked to spend days or more at a time away from home.
As a trucker, you know that every second you spend behind the wheel is valuable, and for a number of reasons.
A life on the road can be especially tough on truckers during the winter months, for a number of reasons.
Let's face it: The holidays are a time for just about everyone to overindulge in great food and drink, and for those who are trying to stay healthy, it creates a strange situation.
A trucker's job is hardly ever easy, and there's seemingly always one or two "little things" that crop up in the course of a trip.
For truckers, the holiday rush of shipments and higher demand is already well underway, but things will be different in the weeks ahead, as motorists begin to clog the nation's highways and byways.
For any driver, the occasional traffic snarl is nothing more than an unavoidable but annoying part of their lives.
Truckers will typically have to spend at least some of their work week at a loading dock, whether they are the ones doing the loading and unloading, or other people are doing it for them.
Even though it's still only October, there are some parts of the country where the weather is starting to dip below freezing overnight.
A trucker's job is never easy, even when things are going smoothly, and as such this can be a job that comes with its fair share of stress.
A trucker's life will take you through just about every possible driving condition you can conceive of.
Truckers love to talk about the rules of the road, largely because those are the strictures by which they conduct business and generally live their lives on a daily basis.
Let's face it, truck drivers don't have a lot of space in their cabs to store everything they might need on the road, and that can lead to a lot of clutter.
The life of a trucker is hardly easy, and if you're new to the game, it can be a little daunting to get into the swing of things.
Fall is officially here and across the U.S. — and northern states in particular — trees are shedding their leaves ahead of winter.
Truckers spend a lot of money on fuel over the course of the year, but perhaps more importantly for most, they also spend a lot of time filling their tanks.
A lot of people across the country could probably stand to shed a few pounds, and truckers certainly fall into that category.