Category: Tips and Tricks

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5 Ways to Raise CSA Scores

What Are CSA Scores, And Why Are They Important? CSA is the program from FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) that focuses on safety compliance and enforcement. CSA creates safety accountability for vehicle carriers and operators by identifying safety issues and drawing attention to them to create change via warning letters and investigations. CSA safety … Continued

5 Reasons to be a Truck Driver in Maine

Maine is an ideal place to start – or continue – your OTR career! Here are a few advantages to being behind the wheel in the Pine Tree State: 1.Year-Round Experience There are no off-seasons here! You’ll be driving in all conditions: Long, sunswept highways in the summer; hauling over frozen roads and frost heaves … Continued

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A Truck Driver’s Guide to Being Healthy on the Road

Long bouts of being OTR and the constant disruption to a “normal” schedule can leave drivers feeling stressed and unsettled. With a little forethought and focus on self-care, small changes add up to a big difference in your physical and mental health while balancing long-haul drives! Stay Hydrated It’s easy to forget, or even avoid, … Continued

Fuel-Saving Tips for Truckers

Little changes in your daily routine can make a BIG difference when it comes to fuel efficiency! In fact, increasing your fuel efficiency by 1 MPG can save over $10,000 per year. Here are a few easy ways to cut down on fuel consumption: Maintenance Tips to Help Save Fuel Keep up with Proper Tire … Continued

Six Signs It’s Time to Start Your Career as a Truck Driver

1. You Have a Passion for the Road/Desire to Travel  Have you always been the king or queen of roadtrips? Do you find miles passing by to be comforting, meditative, or exciting? If driving sparks a true passion for you, it’s a sure sign that you’re meant to pursue a career as an OTR driver. … Continued

The importance of cleaning and disinfecting your truck for the long haul

Between the new COVID variants, flu season, and the onset of dirty, slushy weather, it’s now more important than ever to keep trucks clean and sanitized. A few simple steps will keep your driving space safer as well as provide a sanitary and fresh work environment for coworkers! Where to Start When Sanitizing Your Truck … Continued

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Top Ten Truck Driving Songs to Listen to On The Road

When you’re on the road and a great song comes on, do you sing along at the top of your lungs, drum along on the steering wheel, or just sit quietly and let it wash over you? Regardless of your musical tilt, the following driving tracks are bound to elevate your spirits and your energy … Continued

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The Pros and Cons of Pets On The Road

Long hours away from home, hauling freight across new borders sounds much more inviting with your favorite furry friend sitting in the passenger’s seat! Pets are proven to be a wonderful addition to life on the road. However, it’s important to consider all aspects of the responsibility before committing to a full-time four-legged or other … Continued

Gearing Up for Summer Driving

Summer Driving Safety Tips & Helpful Reminders The first rain after a dry spell can cause roadways to be much more slippery due to a build-up of rubber and oil on road surfaces. This time of year, more children are out of school and potentially near streets and roadways, and there are more people on … Continued

Protecting Your Investment

Why Climate-Controlled Storage Matters Climate-controlled warehousing keeps your inventory safe during normal weather conditions, even when you might not realize that your investment needs to be protected. Being in a climate-controlled environment brings stability of temperature, air pressure, and humidity. This keeps your products in great condition so they will look impressive when customers receive … Continued