Truck drivers have a reputation for being tough. And while you do work hard and are dedicated to your jobs, “tough” doesn’t mean you’re impervious to the stresses of life on the road. Use these tips to help you improve your mental health and enjoy your time out on the road.
Truck driving can be a very rewarding career, but it certainly has its challenges. One of the biggest is health issues that can come with the job. Long hours in the driver’s seat, as well as the isolating nature of trucking, can have serious consequences for your health.
Truck driving often feels like a lonely profession. After all, you spend the majority of the time alone in the cab of your truck. In a time where drivers may be feeling more isolated than ever on the road, we want to emphasize that we’re here for you.
Most people likely see driving a truck as a male-dominated industry. While it’s true that the number of male truck drivers outnumbers the female drivers, women have certainly had a hand in shaping the transportation industry into what it is today. Some of these incredible women include:
Love is in the air, and we’re feeling it here at Carter Express! Valentine’s Day makes most people think of cards, chocolates, and roses – but without the hardworking men and women of the road, none of these things would be possible. That’s why, at Carter Express, we reward truck drivers with incentives they love, like:
The holidays may be over, but winter weather is still posing significant challenges for CDL-A truck drivers across the country. From slick streets to poor visibility, inclement weather makes driving hazardous for anyone out on the road.
Not only does it make cooking dinner simple, but it also provides warm, comforting meals that are perfect for the colder temperatures. We’ve pulled together five of our favorite slow cooker recipes that are scaled down to fewer servings – perfect for truck drivers on the road: