Monthly Archives: May 2017

Top Ten Ways to Spend Your Home Time as a Truck Driver

Posted: May 30, 2017

Truck driving is definitely not for the weak of heart.  It is a demanding job that requires flexibility, skill, stamina, and attention to detail.  Plus, many truck drivers spend several days at a time away from home.  While it can be challenging to be away for extended periods of time, truck driving is also an exciting and rewarding job that allows you the opportunity to explore and see new sights.  Using your time at home wisely can impact your time on the road.   Check out the top ten ways to make sure you make the most of your time at home.   Spend quality time with your kids and … Continue reading

Carter Express Sponsors 4th Annual United Way Truck Pull

Posted: May 23, 2017

  Carter Express is excited to announce that we will be the Presenting Sponsor again this year at the 4th Annual United Way Human Truck Pull. This competition will support the United Way of both Madison and Delaware counties, which supports children, individuals, and families throughout the communities to empower them and help them thrive.   Teams participating in the truck pull will compete to pull a 33,000 lb. semi with a 53 ft. trailer as fast as they can. There will be 2 divisions: Men’s teams & Co-ed teams. Awards will be given to the “Fastest Team Overall”, as well as the “Fastest Team” from each division. Finally, there will … Continue reading

Carter Express Vandalia Launches Two New Customer Lines

Posted: May 8, 2017

The Carter Express Vandalia (DCD) facility has already undergone several changes in 2017.  Last week, the team celebrated not only the launch of a new management team (Site Manager, Facility Manager, and a Floor Supervisor) but also two new customer lines:  Toyota Export and Toyota Service. The Vandalia team has work very hard to be successful in the two launches and also the transition in management.  During this time, everyone had to be on their A-game in order to maintain continuity on the floor and keep the highest standards we all expect at Carter throughout the transition. Phil Hammel, Nick Geesaman, Nicholas Lance, Drake Hatch, Greg King, and of course … Continue reading

Drive Smarter: Tips from Truck Drivers

Posted: May 2, 2017

Safety is one of the most crucial aspects of truck driving, not only for the drivers themselves, but also for everyone else on the road. Julius Caesar is quoted as saying, “Experience is the teacher of all things.” One of the best ways to learn is through your experience and the experiences of others. So we decided to ask truck drivers what they do to stay safe on the road. Take a look at the top 5 responses:   Donald R. Isaacs Sr. says, “Safe following distance and checking mirrors in order to know what is going on around me.” Making sure that you are always aware of your surroundings … Continue reading


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