Preventing Trucker Back Pain

Trucking has the potential to be a rewarding career, but it’s also important to consider possible downsides and ways to minimize their effects. One such downside is trucker back pain. While not all drivers experience this pain, some will due to the effects of spending long periods of time sitting down behind the wheel. Luckily, … Continue reading “Preventing Trucker Back Pain”

Daytime vs Nighttime Trucking

Trucking is an essential part of our nation’s economy, and you’ll see semi-trucks on highways transporting freight at all hours of the day and night. Some types of trucking allow drivers to choose their own daily schedule, provided they can deliver their haul on time and follow all hours of service (HOS) regulations. Others may … Continue reading “Daytime vs Nighttime Trucking”

CDL School Study Tips

The first step in becoming a truck driver is passing the test to earn your commercial driver’s license (CDL). The CDL test is broken up into two parts: a written general knowledge exam and a skills test. Like any test, the written exam requires you to study and prepare for the variety of information it … Continue reading “CDL School Study Tips”

Semi-Truck Backing Tips

Backing a semi-truck is one of the most difficult maneuvers for a truck driver, but an essential skill that must be taken seriously. This skill takes time to develop, but with patience and consistent effort, it is possible to do it effectively. Mastering backing will distinguish you from amateur drivers.   Keep these tips in … Continue reading “Semi-Truck Backing Tips”