Occupational Health Hazard: Deep Vein Thrombosis
What do people who fly long distances, elderly people and truck drivers have in common, the possibility of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
Killing Time the High Tech Way
In today’s high tech world, killing time is easier than ever before.
The Wonderful World of Trucking Pets
Pets offer not only companionship, but health benefits too. It is a well know fact that stroking a pet can lower blood pressure and stress hormones. When one is depressed or lonely, a pet can offer unconditional love; it does not matter if you are pretty or not, thin or not, or had a bath today, they will love you.
Things Not Often Taught to New Drivers: Part Two
In part one of this series of tips, we looked at things like crossing scales, how to clean a windshield, truck stop guides and how to back in a building. Here we will explore some more tips to help you do your job easier and more comfortably.
The Life of a Recruiter
There are two types of recruiters in the trucking industry: company recruiters who work out of a company office, and third party recruiters who contract with a company to provide hirable drivers or contractors.
Is The Grass Greener? Changing Carriers
Safety Directors: Who Ya Gonna Call?
There's the million dollar question that many of us have asked during our time with a carrier. Even if we've been satisfied with the carrier we're leased to for 99% of the time, there are those occasions when business is slow or we've suffered a slight at the hands of the company or we're just not happy with the status quo.
That's when our thoughts turn to the greener pastures of another company and whether it's time to change our vocation's location.
Like Rodney Dangerfield, safety directors at trucking companies get little respect. They make drivers watch video after video on everythi...
There is nothing worse for a truck driver or owner operator to have an emergency come up and not have any money back to cover whatever it is; and ...
Wreaths Across America: Remember, Honor, Teach
"To be killed in war is not the worst that can happen. To be lost is not the worst that can happen... to be forgotten is the worst." -Pierre Cl...
Santa Drives a Punkin' Truck
Many of us have laughed over the movie
A Christmas Story about a young boy and his misadventures during the Christmas season.
If we were...