Category Archives: Driver Tips

Best trucking jobs for Beginners

Becoming a truck driver is no small feat. There’s a lot of hard work, time and money that goes into starting a trucking career. For starters, a person has to have the appropriate schooling, a stated-issued commercial driver’s license and typically hundreds of hours of road experience. So let’s say you’ve accomplished these task/requirements and […]

Eating on the Road

Eating regular, balanced meals is a challenge for most new over the road drivers. The lure and convenience of truck stop buffets is strong, but there are many healthy, easy and cost-effective alternatives. Like most aspects of OTR trucking, it takes planning ahead to maintain a wholesome diet in the face of the constant temptations […]

Balancing the Budgets

Balancing the Budget: Managing Time and Miles as a New Driver One thing that attracts a lot of people to a career as a truck driver is the opportunity to be paid based on performance; the more miles you run, the more you can earn. But sometimes having this carrot dangling out in front of […]