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Some Truck Stop Tips Explained

Park beside a curb if possible. At least that side of the truck will be protected from getting snagged by someone pulling out. You’ll usually find these spaces at the back of the parking lot or furthest away from the building because drivers don’t want to walk. But they are still the first to go […]

By |Friday, April 1, 2016|News & Events|Comments Off

Some Truck Stop Tips Explained

Park beside a curb if possible. At least that side of the truck will be protected from getting snagged by someone pulling out. You’ll usually find these spaces at the back of the parking lot or furthest away from the building because drivers don’t want to walk. But they are still the first to go […]

By |Friday, April 1, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Professional Truck Driver – Winter Driving Tips

It’s that time of year again; winter is upon us. It is no secret that safety is our number one priority, and we believe it is important to share helpful tips throughout the year, especially during the winter months.

It would be nice to just head south for the winter but freight doesn’t always give us […]

By |Thursday, December 31, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

Winter Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

BY ROADMASTER · JANUARY 7, 2014

Roadmaster School Director, Dan Donner has some really helpful tips to pass along to graduates and other truckers who may find themselves working in some of the frozen parts of the country.

#1 Like a good Boy Scout… Be Prepared!

When traveling in colder climates one must always be ready for whatever you may encounter. […]

By |Monday, December 21, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

4 Benefits to Shipping via Less Than Truckload Freight

Often Less than Truckload Shipping is More Cost Effective and with More Available Options

The main advantage to using a less than truckload carrier is that a shipment may be transported for a fraction of the cost of hiring an entire truck and trailer for an exclusive shipment. Since the carrier is moving multiple freight shipments […]

By |Wednesday, December 16, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

8 Things Every Person Should Do After 8 P.M.

Morning routines are all the buzz these days. Everyone has one. Few people have considered a night routine. If you don’t have a night routine, you are missing out on the most rewarding and meaningful part of your day.

If you’re like most people, your nights are probably spent vegging out on social media, Netflix, drinking, […]

By |Friday, October 30, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

12 Tips to Help Drivers Stay Awake Longer

By Brett Aquila
Truck drivers have very long days and erratic sleep schedules. Most are also getting paid by how much work they get done, whether it be by the mile, by the hour, or a percentage of what the load pays. Staying awake and alert for long periods of time is critical if you want to […]

By |Tuesday, September 22, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

12 Tips to Help Drivers Stay Awake Longer

By Brett Aquila
Truck drivers have very long days and erratic sleep schedules. Most are also getting paid by how much work they get done, whether it be by the mile, by the hour, or a percentage of what the load pays. Staying awake and alert for long periods of time is critical if you want to […]

By |Tuesday, September 22, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off

You Won’t Get Anywhere in Trucking If You Can’t Get Along With Your Support Personnel

By Brett Aquila

It All Starts In the Offices

Truckers are the last in a long line of people it takes to keep the freight move around this country. Not last in importance, but last in the order of things to be done. Long before you get assigned a load as a driver you often have hundreds […]

By |Friday, July 31, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off

18-Year Old’s as Truckers Drives Up Safety Fears

RATE OF CRASHES IS HIGH

Industry wants age lowered from 21 because of a shortage of drivers (Associated Press 7/11/2015)

Parents may hesitate to hand teens the keys to the family car, but Congress is proposing to allow drivers as young as 18 to get behind the wheel of big rigs on the nation’s interstates.

Federal regulations require […]

By |Monday, July 13, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off