header image

Our Blog

Truck driving is riskier than many people think.   Transportation had the highest incidence of fatal work injuries, according to the latest “Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries” report released by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The number of fatal work injuries that occurred in 2016 by transportation and material moving workers was 1,388, out […]

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a new rule that reduces annual fees for truck drivers that are required to take part in the Unified Carrier Registration Plan (UCR). The UCR Plan requires motor carrier operators that engage in interstate commercial transportation to file an annual application and pay an annual fee. The […]

    The plank pose is one of the best core exercises you can do, and it’s an easy exercise for truckers to do while on the road. These plank exercise upgrades will deliver killer head-to-toe body-shaping benefits.   1.      Plank pose with toe taps If you want to help tone your glutes and inner […]

  Emerging technologies are targeting autonomy, safety and efficiency for the trucking industry. Both traditional trucking suppliers and technology start-ups are striving to be the first to impact the industry’s landscape dramatically in the coming decade. New fatigue-monitoring systems aim to reduce crashes using wearables, smartphone-based tests and camera systems. These innovative technologies could pave […]

  Today’s trucking industry is focused on attracting and retaining qualified truck drivers, and truck manufacturers are trying to help. Truck drivers today need to be rested and competent and the latest interior designs are primarily focused on making drivers more comfortable and productive.   New technologies, designs, and engineering methods are working cohesively to […]

  Advances in safety technology, automation, and telecommunication are increasing the number of younger truck drivers that are entering the trucking industry. Younger drivers tend to be more engaged with user-friendly technologies, so the adoption of driver-assist systems and state-of-the-art communications is a draw for young recruits interested in trucking.   The trucking industry is […]

  Winter often bring atrocious weather conditions on the roads that you can’t always predict. And while you can’t prevent harsh temperatures, snow, ice and de-icing chemicals, you can take precaution to get your vehicle prepared for the bad weather that inevitably lies ahead. Here are 10 tips to help mitigate the effects of winter […]

Declaring that it was “designed like a bullet”, Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Semi truck November 16, 2017, at a launch event. The heavy-duty electric freight vehicle has a 500 mile range, can haul 80,000 pounds, and has semi-autonomous capabilities. The minimalist-designed vehicle looks very futuristic and sleek. It is a fully electric Class 8 […]

It’s flu season – time for truck drivers to get a flu shot. Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. A flu vaccine can prevent missed work, doctor’s visits and the discomfort of being sick. Truck drivers are specifically advised to get a flu vaccine as soon as […]

Does your butt go numb while driving in your cab? Do you have chronic neck and low back pain? Is your backside a little droopy? If so, you just might have gluteal amnesia, or dead butt syndrome. Thankfully, you don’t have to quit driving to end the pain and discomfort. Just follow these tips to […]

Menu Title