A Trucker’s Perspective: Life in the Slow Lane

Posted: January 22, 2016

Truckers often debate the mythical 5 to 10 MPH buffer police give when they clock you, but is it true and does it even matter? Sure, when you’re looking at a 500+ mile journey, that extra 10 MPH sounds like a lot of time savings, but what’s the cost? Safety, fuel, tickets, bonus opportunities, etc.? More often than not, the biggest cost is your stress level and sanity. Faster-paced, aggressive driving can lead to a tremendous amount of stress to what is already a stressful job. Between dealing with the 4-wheelers, construction zones, and deadlines, drivers find themselves under constant pressure, and the increased anxiety of speeding will only lead … Continue reading

Dealing with Jack Frost and Other Winter Truck Driving Tips

Posted: January 11, 2016

According to legend, Jack Frost is responsible for all the ice, frost, snow, sleet, and other freezing weather that comes with winter. Depending on who you talk to, he paints intricate frost patterns, nips at noses, or is a grandfatherly-like figure that covers the world in snow and ice. When you drive professionally, it’s all too easy to get familiar with his work. Here are some tips and reminders that can help you deal with Jack Frost.

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