9 Tips for Improving Your Driver Coaching Program

Maybe you’re a fleet manager looking to improve your existing coaching program. Perhaps you’re an employee proposing a new driver training initiative to company management. Or you could be a veteran behind the wheel who enjoys informally coaching young drivers. Whatever your situation, there are major incentives for wanting to set up or improve a driver education program. After all, safe and efficient driving decreases fuel and maintenance costs while protecting drivers and the company’s reputation. For all those reasons and more, Commercial Truck Trader has put together 9 tips for improving your driver coaching program: 

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11 New Year’s Resolutions for Drivers in 2021

It’s safe to say that 2020 was a rough year for just about everybody, but we’re optimistic as we look forward into 2021. By making — and keeping! — a few New Year’s resolutions, you too could be in store for your best year as a driver or small business owner ever. Here are Commercial Truck Trader’s 11 New Year’s resolutions for drivers in 2021: 

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13 Tips for Winterizing Your Commercial Vehicles

We all look forward to the winter holidays, but that also means winter weather is right around the corner. Whether you drive a pickup truck, cargo van, big-rig, or other truck or van, freezing temperatures and winter precipitation can impact your commercial vehicle’s performance or even cause lasting damage. For those who have a single commercial vehicle, and for fleet managers overseeing many trucks and vans, Commercial Truck Trader has put together 13 tips for winterizing your commercial vehicles in preparation to face the harsh weather of the season: 

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8 Tips for Safe Driving During Trick ‘r Treating

We have fun writing about the most haunted roads in America, but the real danger on Halloween is the increased risk on the road for drivers and pedestrians. Sadly, twice as many children are hit and killed by cars on October 31st than any other day. This is largely because the hours of trick ‘r treating present a trifecta of risks: darkness, a spike in pedestrians, and multiple distractions in the form of decorations and costumes. Whether you drive a semi-truck or an HVAC van, here are Commercial Truck Trader’s tips for safely operating your commercial vehicle on Halloween: 

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Is it Safe to Ship Commercial Vehicles?

Shipping a commercial truck or van, or any oversized vehicle, may seem like a big risk, especially if you’re not familiar with the process. Fortunately, shipping commercial vehicles is safe. In fact, oversized vehicles such as trucks, busses, RVs, and limos are shipped all over the country on a regular basis. However, there are a few things to know first before you consider shipping a commercial vehicle: 

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4 Big Reasons to Buy Used Commercial Vehicles

From expanding your fleet to simply replacing unrepairable trucks, there are many motivations that may lead you to consider buying a commercial vehicle. At Commercial Truck Trader, we’re dedicated to connecting business owners and drivers with the very best trucks and vans for their lives and livelihoods. Our online marketplace offers listings of new and used vehicles. Those glossy new trucks are immediately appealing to anyone. However, for some customers, new isn’t always the most practical choice, which is why used commercial vehicles also perform so strongly on our site.

What makes purchasing a used truck or van such a smart decision for so many? In this article, we’ll review the primary benefits of buying used trucks and vans! Continue scrolling to find 4 big reasons to buy used commercial vehicles:

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Drivers Beware! 11 More Haunted Roads in America

Drivers Beware! 9 of the Most Haunted Roads in America

Drivers across the nation have spine-tingling tales of the strange and supernatural, from creepy local folktales to terrifying personal experiences. Last year, we reviewed 9 of the most haunted roads in America, which largely focused on the East Coast. This year we’re back, with 11 more haunted roads stretching across the United States, from Wisconsin to Texas to California. If you find yourself driving on any of these roads, especially around Halloween, take heed of these spooky warnings!

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Back to School: Buying a Commercial Vehicle During a Pandemic (Infographic)

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Across the country, students are returning to school (or virtual classrooms) to learn new things. And for those who are in the market for a new commercial vehicle, it’s time to go back to school too. There’s plenty to review about purchasing best practices, and now there’s a new subject: buying during COVID-19. So, before you purchase your next vehicle, hit the road with Commercial Truck Trader’s ABCs of Buying a Commercial Vehicle During a Pandemic: Continue reading “Back to School: Buying a Commercial Vehicle During a Pandemic (Infographic)”