Cool Driving During Summer Trucking (Infographic)

 

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Most people love rolling the windows down and cruising along on a summer drive. But for truckers, summer driving is not just a nice few minutes between destinations, it’s their full time job with its own set of precautions and problems to look out for in order to stay safe and comfortable. Here are our tips for summer trucking: Continue reading “Cool Driving During Summer Trucking (Infographic)”

Do Truckers Still Use the CB Radio?

Back in 2007, we wrote about how the CB radio was alive and well in trucks across the country. Since then, we’ve seen the introduction of even newer, improved mobile technology, including significantly more advanced smartphones, GPS tools, and telematics. Now, as rising generations enter the industry, many ask if they should bother to include a tool that saw its peak in the 1970s and 80s in their 21st-Century cabs. It’s a fair question, so again we ask, Do Truckers Still Use the CB Radio? Continue reading “Do Truckers Still Use the CB Radio?”

More Trucks on the Road, But Fewer Places to Park

The number of big trucks on the road continues to increase, but the number of places to park remains low.

 

A story on Parking-net describes how some truck stops are full 24 hours a day, leaving some truckers to find alternative parking. It may not sound like a big deal, but parking in undesignated areas can be dangerous and illegal.

Also, going back on the road only contributes to traffic congestion. Meanwhile, the law requires truckers to take breaks. What are they to do when there are no break spots to be found? We’re hoping you have some tips for fellow drivers!!

Do you struggle to find parking?? What is do you think is the solution?? Let us know in the comments below!!