Life On The Road
Once scorned by truckers, automatic transmissions have steadily gained popularity... ...
Winter.... cold, wet, snow, sleet, freezing fog, and even some nice days. We are always ready for the nice days but what ...
Accidents happen, even to the most safety-conscious professional driver. When they do, keeping your head and knowing what steps to take can help you make the best of a difficult situation. ... Full story
Sleep apnea is, as you likely already know, a widespread affliction. According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 18 million Americans suffer from Sleep Apnea. Extrapolated, this is a significant portion of individuals in the shipping industry; it's been estimated that about 28% of truck drivers have some form of sleep apnea. ... Full story
SIRIUS XM Radio announced today it is expanding its Road Dog Trucking Radio channel to feature legendary trucking hosts and unparalleled exclusive programming from both the SIRIUS and XM services. ... Full story
During the summer of 1999, I was facing a career change. I was involved with a marketing business that produced a respectable income for the past several years, but that income stream began to evaporate. Here I am at age 52 trying to figure out how to get my financial legs back. ... Full story
Stress is certainly a part of everyone’s life and work. But stress experts agree managing stress is not about controlling where stress comes from but in controlling our response to it. There may be little you can do to change dispatch’s mind or raise freight rates, but you can learn strategies to deal with the effects of such stressors. Stress management is a technique aimed at giving a person control over his emotions and his physical health. ... Full story
From cargo vans to tractor-trailers, expedited trucking uses 'em all. Although the expedited industry is probably best typified by the 6-wheel straight trucks, there are a number of semi-truck owner-operators running the highways hauling fast freight. Let's meet Debra Patrick and her husband Dixie, two of those owner-ops. ... Full story
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