Life On The Road
Heather Hutchens got into trucking after following her husband Jason into the industry. Jason had been working for a courier service while ...
Expedite Now had the change to speak with Stephen Halsted and Sandy Goche, owner operators leased to V3 Transportation in Brunswick, Ohio. ...
Working at a hotel in Indiana, Charles and Cindy Jordan each worked different shifts giving them little time together. Part of their duties was driving the shuttle van to bring guests to the hotel and then take them to various destinations in town. ... Full story
Steve James started out as an over the road driver, but when his children started asking when he was going to be home, Steve left the road and got into the food truck business. When Steve’s children grew up, Steve looked once again to trucking. Starting out in expediting driving for a fleet owner, Steve quickly decided that this was the niche for him. ... Full story
Have you ever noticed on those windy, snowy winter days on the highway, when you're keeping your speed down and driving with extra caution, that's when a Billy Bigrigger will blow by your truck at the speed limit or over, leaving a rooster tail of the white stuff in his wake? ... Full story
We all have them if one drives long enough: those loads booked, loaded and scheduled by those in the Murphy family or the Devil himself; everything that possibly could go wrong does. Expediting does not give one a pass on those types of loads; everyone from courier cars to semi trucks will find a hellish load at some point. ... Full story
Expediters deliver time sensitive freight all across North America every single day of the year, but once that load is delivered many drivers take advantage of seeing the sites. We asked these drivers from the ExpeditersOnline.com Forum what sites and scenes they’ve seen recently. ... Full story
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. ... Full story
You can exchange Christmas presents any time, but you can't replace being there in person for Christmas Eve service. It is not only a tradition for us, but it's also a huge part of our faith and life. It is not something that you can replace. For us, this was the ultimate sacrifice, and it hurt.<br/> Well, as you can probably guess, the guys didn't get a load back east in time for Christmas. Christmas Eve for them was spent at a Chinese restaurant, and for me at church, by myself. ... Full story