Truckers likely know that it's not a good idea to operate their big rigs when they're feeling even a little bit tired, but they might not realize just how dangerous doing so may be.
While the April showers you likely saw on the road last month are all but over, and May flowers are just starting to bloom, truckers still have to be careful about driving on rainy days.
As a trucker, you know that time is money, but the amount of fuel you go through over the course of a trip is also a big financial consideration.
In just about any working-class job these days, it's getting more difficult to make the family budget work, and trucking is no different.
If you're interested in a career in trucking, congratulations are in order: You're entering a challenging but rewarding industry with a bit of a barrier to entry.
If you're interested in becoming a trucker but have never been behind the wheel of a vehicle larger than a pickup truck or cargo van, you likely know there's a bit of an obstacle in your way.
Like people in any other job, truckers deal with their fair share of work stress over the course of a run.
If you're thinking about getting involved in the world of trucking, you may have a number of misconceptions about what the job could mean for you.
Spring has finally arrived in most parts of the U.S., and for truckers who spend days or weeks at a time on the road, it provides the perfect opportunity to shake things up.
Spring is here and that means that many homeowners and businesses across the country are doing a deep clean on their spaces to get everything ready for the nicer weather that awaits in April and May.
When a trucker hits the road, they do so knowing they will have to break out their credit cards on a regular basis for food, fuel and plenty of other necessary items throughout the trip.
As a trucker, you travel all over the nation's highways and byways and likely carry with you a number of devices containing important and highly sensitive information.
As truckers traverse the nation's highways and byways, they will no doubt need to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at coffee shops, shipping partners, truck stops and many other places.
If you're thinking about getting into the trucking industry and you have the motivation to work through the training and licensure processes, you might be wondering what other skills you'll need.
Working as a trucker has a certain allure and romance to it, and there are many people who are drawn to the unique benefits of the industry.
At this point, just about everyone has heard about how important it is to hydrate properly and do everything you can to keep up your water intake throughout the day.
In trucking, timing is everything, but sometimes unfortunate issues like breakdowns and blown tires force you off the road.
Whether it's a commuter or a seasoned trucker with hundreds of thousands of miles under their belt, just about everyone knows what it's like to get a little drowsy behind the wheel.
Many people may not realize just how much time truckers spend doing something other than driving.
Truckers are seemingly always running on a tight schedule, and it's a constant challenge to balance the sheer amount of time it takes to get from Point A to Point B with their various deadlines.