Owner Operators
Five Reasons You Should be a Trucker

Five Reasons You Should be a Trucker

If you’ve never thought about joining the trucking industry, now might be a good time to start. ​​Trucking, like any other profession, is not without its flaws, but can provide a ton of opportunities depending on your drive and focus. There are a lot of companies out there that will

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  • Everything You Need to Know About ELDs before April 1st

Everything You Need to Know About ELDs before April 1st

Most drivers are already well aware of this, but in December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) formally announced the electronic logging device (ELD) rule. An ELD or electronic logging device is hardwired to a truck’s engine and is used to accurately log all of the miles and

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3 Pre-trip Rituals Every Truck Driver Needs

3 Pre-trip Rituals Every Truck Driver Needs

The most important part of a truck driver’s trip happens before they actually hit the road. Some drivers have their own pre-trip rituals to make sure that they are ready for the long hours across the country. We asked our community of over 250,000 drivers what helps them run smoothly

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Money Saving Secrets from Professional Drivers

Money Saving Secrets from Professional Drivers

Did you know that on average, drivers spend more than $1000 a month on work-related expenses? Fuel, food, places to rest; all of these things can take a heavy toll on the finances if not properly managed. Many drivers struggle with cash flow as they try to keep money in

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Get the Most out of Hauling Holidays

Get the Most out of Hauling Holidays

Not everyone gets to have time off for the holidays. Professions like police enforcement and other emergency services must always be alert to help their fellow citizens in the case of an emergency. Truck drivers fall into this bracket as well. The holidays are some of the most demanding weeks

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When Disaster Strikes On The Road

When Disaster Strikes On The Road

Truck driving is no different than any other profession in that accidents happen all the time. It’s impossible to be prepared for every eventuality, but with a little forethought and the right tools, you can be ready for a lot. An emergency situation is something that either threatens your person,

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5 Truck Drivers Who Became Hurricane Harvey Heroes

5 Truck Drivers Who Became Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Hurricane Harvey left a devastating mark on Texas. After damaging homes, businesses, livestock and lives, America united in helping its victims. The government, private companies, non-profit organizations and even individuals are taking part in sharing their resources. Some of these people are the truck drivers who simply did what they

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Road Pets 101

Road Pets 101

Truck driving can be a lonely way of life for some people. The combination of life on the road paired with long hours adds up to one things: solitude. Yet, many drivers out there know this isn’t the way things have to be. When drivers bring pets along on a

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The State of the American Owner Operator Job

The State of the American Owner Operator Job

Owner operators are a critical segment of the truck driving population. These drivers are living the American dream by independently running their own business as a trucker. About Owner Operators Owner operators are small business owners who own, maintain and drive their own commercial motor vehicles. In the last survey

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No Left Lane for Drivers

No Left Lane for Drivers

States across the nation are submitting new laws to govern professional driver usage of far left lanes. These laws would impact nearly every OTR truck driving job in country. ready have regulations that govern motorist and truck left hand usage, but these regulations can be unclear and are not typically

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